Monrovia Community Garden Pilot Program Ready for Ribbon Cutting

Monrovia Community Garden will host its first class, a workshop on veggie gardening, on July 27. – Courtesy photo / Facebook, @monroviacommunitygarden
Monrovia Community Garden will host its first class, a workshop on veggie gardening, on July 27. – Courtesy photo / Facebook, @monroviacommunitygarden

The City of Monrovia will launch the Monrovia Community Garden Pilot Program with a formal Ribbon Cutting on Saturday at 9 a.m. at 303 W. Colorado Blvd. The entire community is invited to join the celebration.

The Community Garden has garden beds which include:

  • Individual irrigation for each garden bed.
  • Organic soil in each plot.
  • An educational demonstration garden.
  • Permanent fencing.
  • Decomposed granite pathways.
  • Fruit trees that have started to bear fruit.

The garden was designed to provide the community with a variety of opportunities to learn about urban gardening and sustainability, while providing interested families with a space to grow their own garden. Out of the 27 individuals who applied, 21 burgeoning gardeners were accepted for the available private garden plots and they have already started gardening.

For more information, visit monroviacommunitygarden.org.

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