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Spring Garden Blitz!



The Gardens Project is welcoming Spring this year with a county wide gardening volunteer day - the Spring Garden Blitz! The Blitz will take place on March 20th from 9am - 12pm at your local community garden! There will be 14 gardens participating in Ukiah, 1 in Potter Valley, 3 in Willits, and 3 on the Coast. Check out the list below for contact information for gardens that are participating.

Come out and get dirty, help grow some food, and meet some new people!







Ukiah, for all Ukiah gardens, contact The Gardens Project, lneely@ncoinc.org, (707) 462-2596 x 186

Orchard Apartments, 9am-12 pm

  • Making an herb bed, installing a garden perimeter of fruit trees and perennials, painting signs
  • Number of volunteers needed: 8

Plowshares Peace and Justice Center, 9am-12 pm

  • Finishing building a potting shed, double digging garden beds, painting signs
  • Number of volunteers needed: 5

Ukiah High School, 9am-12 pm

  • Forming garden beds, building compost piles, laying irrigation on the 1 acre hillside, painting signs
  • Number of volunteers needed: 10

Talmage State Preschool, 9am-12 pm

  • Planting summer crops, double digging beds, pathwork, painting signs
  • Number of volunteers needed: 10

North Pine St. Apartments, 9am-12 pm

  • Weed removal, build and finish raised beds, move compost, pathwork, painting signs
  • Number of volunteers needed: 8

Jack Simpson Senior Apartments, 9am-12pm

  • Install drip irrigation, build new raised beds (old folks can't bend very well), build worm bin
  • Volunteers needed: 5

Fort Bragg

Fort Bragg Learning Garden, 12-4 pm

  • Prepare and plant beds
  • Number of volunteers needed: 8
  • Contact: Noyo Food Forest, (707) 964-0218

Fort Bragg Head Start Preschool, 12-4pm

  • Make new beds (digging and protecting from gophers), begin mural on tool shed, finish shelving in interior of tool shed, planting. Carpenters welcome! All welcome!
  • Number of volunteers needed needed: 6
  • Contact: Kim, 357-1529

Potter Valley

Potter Valley Youth and Community Center, 9am-12pm

  • Number of volunteers needed: 8
  • Help start this garden! Preparing garden beds, weeding, moving compost, planting, painting signs
  • Contact: Maria, 743 1789, pvhealthystart@gmail.com

Willits, for all Willits Gardens, contact Mason at The Gardens Project, mgiem@gmail.com, (707) 841-0464

Brookside Farm, 10am-12pm

  • Weeding, planting, tilling, greenhouse construction, painting signs
  • Number of volunteers needed: 10

Willits Integrated Service Center Garden, 10am-12pm

  • Cultivate soil, build a berm and rain swails, start work on a tool shed, painting signs
  • Number of volunteers needed: 10

Willits Head Start Preschool, 10am-12pm

  • Install irrigation, build beds, plant herbs, grasses, and perennials, install garden sinks, pathwork, painting signs
  • Number of volunteers needed: 5



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