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Sale on Vegetable Plants at Sunny Garden greenhouse/nursery

I dropped by the Sunny Garden greenhouse (on Rt 9D near Stewarts)  with my wife on Saturday and decided to buy a few more cherry tomato plants.  I was happily surprised that ALL their vegetable plants are on sale! (my four plants, already with green tomatoes, were only 25-cents each!).  It appears that all the tomato plant varieties have green tomatoes, so if you thought it was too late to plant, it looks like this is your opportunity to catch up!  I don't know how much longer they will have…


Added by Steve Knowles on June 22, 2015 at 12:42pm — No Comments

Beacon Community Garden

The Beacon Community Garden, in its 4th year, is a non-profit started by Susan Ruckdeschel and other local residents to establish a source of free food for those in need. In the back of St. Andrew's church on South Avenue, we have 8 plots just about ready for seeding and planting. Please call 845.380.3437 if you are interested in maintaining a plot for the 2012 growing season. A $15.00 (refundable) deposit is required. Plots are given out on a first-come-first-served basis.

Added by Susan Ruckdeschel on April 26, 2012 at 11:53am — No Comments

Community Gardening Project: A New Beacon Trend?

I had to walk down to the East end of Main Street today and see what exactly was going on over there. I had heard that the lot between the building in front of the dummy light and the apartment building on the corner of Main & Verplanck was being transformed into a community garden.

The garden is a collaborative project between 6 residents of the apartment building next to the lot. They wanted to create a sustainable model that other… Continue

Added by Venessa Miemis on April 25, 2009 at 7:03pm — 9 Comments

Beacon Community Garden – volunteers needed

for Saturday, march 21st!

What is the Beacon Community Garden?

Out of concern for the rapidly rising costs of food, along with the current state of economic conditions throughout the country, a caring group of people came together to develop a community garden in Beacon, NY. The mission is that it be shared by those who benefit directly from it – families struggling with the rising costs of food. Families who participate in the garden and benefit from it, at no… Continue

Added by Kelly Kingman on March 14, 2009 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

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