Despite freezing temps in the first week of March, activity at the South Norfolk Community Garden will spring to life soon. The garden is located at 1014 Jackson Street, Chesapeake, VA 23324. When things get rolling, community gardeners meet on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays at the Community Garden. The garden is open sunset to … Continue reading Spring appearing soon — we promise! Garden plots available
Community Garden Hours:Sunrise to Sunset Plots are $10 each per year. The GREEN garden plots are Private Plots reserved for individuals and families. The BROWN Community Plots that are open to all residents in the community for harvesting. The YELLOW box is for composting. Volunteers always welcome. Please use our contact form to request more information … Continue reading Garden Hours & Plot Map
Beginning with those who sprouted the idea for a community garden and brought it to life, the little garden in the South Norfolk Historic District continues to bloom and grow, thanks to the volunteers who have given thousand of hours, and thanks to the generous donations of materials, plants & seeds, soils & fill, tools, machinery, and funds for … Continue reading Garden Triumphs
The South Norfolk Neighborhood Watch Group Inc. formed a committee in March of 2012 to discuss the possibility of a community garden in South Norfolk. The committee established its goals, a property was located and planning began. The new property was cleared in June. By Thanksgiving of 2012, members were donating greens to community dinners and a local soup kitchen. The little garden … Continue reading History of the Historic South Norfolk Community Garden
Community Garden Hours: Sunrise to Sunset Plots are $10 each per year. The GREEN garden plots are Private Plots reserved for individuals and families. The BROWN Community Plots that are open to all residents in the community for harvesting. The YELLOW box is for composting. Volunteers always welcome. Please use our contact form to request more information about the Community Garden. … Continue reading Garden Forms
Vegetable Planting Guide For The South Here is a guide we have been using for the past few years that has worked well for us. This vegetable planting guide was passed on to us from a Master Gardener who has used it for many years! Hope this helps you. If you have any questions please … Continue reading Vegetable Planting Guide For The South
The primary goal of the Historic South Norfolk Community Garden, 1014 Jefferson St., Chesapeake, VA 23324 USA, is to bring neighbors together and, together, complete the growing season with a bountiful harvest of vegetables and fruits. The garden provides fresh flowers, fruits and vegetables for families who invest their time and energy in the Community Garden, and it facilitates neighborhood sharing and … Continue reading Garden Goals
• Maintain and enhance the property at 1014 Jefferson Street. • Create new or repair 4 x 8 ft garden beds for volunteers to raise organic vegetables for their families. • Donate garden grown vegetables to help support neighborhood soup kitchens and food banks. • Maintain and expand the composting and rainwater collection systems to … Continue reading Continuing Projects
Meet your neighbors at the Historic South Norfolk Community Garden and pitch in to help on volunteer work days, on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month, weather permitting. The garden is located at 1014 Jefferson St. in South Norfolk, Chesapeake, Virginia 23324 and is open daily, sunrise to sunset.
Garden Project #1: Rainwater system for the Community Garden The Historic South Norfolk Community Garden is seeking to install a rainwater watering system similar to the image below.The watering system will help irrigate the garden in an economical and ecological way, saving money on electricity and preserving ground-water resources. It will also serve as a … Continue reading Garden Projects: We need your help!