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April in the Garden

How did your gardens hold up to this week’s crazy winds?  It was a nail biter!  We normally see a lot of wind this time of year but we set some records on Thursday.  Luckily, there’s still time to replant if anything was damaged.

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Spring Sale on Garden Beds

Spring is just around the corner and the Provident Community Garden is having a sale on garden beds!  The initial $75 fee is being waived.  Now, the only cost is $10/mo for maintenance which includes water.  It’s time for you to jump in and start gardening without the hassle of installing raised beds and irrigation in your backyard.   Our 4′ x 8′ beds are filled with great soil and each have their own irrigation hookups.  This is also an easy way for experienced gardeners to expand their garden space.  Come join our community of gardeners!

We are located at 6001 W Oakey, behind the Mountain View Church.  Take a look at our Available Garden Beds and contact Nedra Hoogland at nedrahoogland72@gmail.com to reserve your bed.  We’ll see you in the garden soon!

Happy Gardening!


Garden Beds are Waiting for You

The holiday season has come to an end which means it’s time to start thinking about our gardens for the spring cool season. Joining a community garden is an easy way to try your hand at gardening. The beds are already built, filled with great soil and have individual irrigation hookups. It’s also a great way to learn from your neighbors.  Even if you’ve passed the novice gardening stage long ago, joining a community garden is an quick way to expand your growing space.  It’s also very rewarding to guide others as they embark on their gardening journey.

The Provident Community Garden has 4’x8′ raised beds ready for planting.   We are located at 6001 W Oakey, behind the Mountain View Church.  There is a one time fee of $75.  Water and maintenance is $10/mo paid quarterly.  Please contact Nedra Hoogland at nedrahoogland72@gmail.com with any questions or to join our community of gardeners.

Here are some highlights from our fall cool season…

Non-vining varieties of peas are easy to grow without a trellis.


Beautiful head of broccoli is ready to pick!


Romaine lettuce




Beautiful purple cabbage

Happy Gardening!