Resources

What’s On My Food? :: Pesticides On Food

Try to follow this as our primary knowledge resource!

No Digg Gardens Great website. Talks about the lasagna approach to a raised bed garden. Composting link is awesome. Great resource. Mary

Straw Bale Gardening



University of California Cooperative Extension Gardening An online guide to Gardening in California. 

Square Foot Gardening. Some good tips. 

Gardenology.org is a complete plant and garden wiki encyclopedia. So far we have 10,971 plant entries and other articles written and edited by gardeners from around the globe, with 10,077 photos. Check out the Help page to see how you can edit any page right now.

Long Beach Community Garden
Provides an example that discusses membership, bylaws, rules and regulations, officers and directors, committees, events, newsletter, and many other helpful items.

When Should I plant my garden? Planting guide here


American Community Garden Association
    

BEST PRACTICES - 10 TIPS SERIES

During ACGA's 28 year history we've created a series of tip sheet and have collected best practices from community gardens throughout the country. Here are links to download-able versions of our most popular tip sheets:

10 tips for starting a community garden (PDF)

10 top tools for community gardens (PDF)

10 kids gardening tips (PDF)

10 ways to preserve your garden (PDF)

Tips for Starting Seeds (PDF) 

How to Save Seeds (PDF)

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