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Bridgeland-Riverside Vacant Lots Garden (Heritage Site)

 
Address: 56 - 7 Street NE ,
Calgary,
AB
Contact:Mike Ricketts - 403 293-1369
Landowner:City of Calgary Parks
Established:1920's
Insurance:N/A
Gardener's Profile:Open to volunteers only; it is not a public garden -- individual plots not available. Volunteers maintain the garden
Site Size:125 ft. x 120 ft.
Number Of Plots:4
Plot Size:25 ft. x 75 ft.
Annual Fee:0
Major Funding:N/A
Electricity:No
Water:Rainwater
Fence:Yes (picket and chain link)
Raised Beds:1 for strawberries
Composting:Yes (2 bins each 64 cubic ft -- 4x4x4)
Shed:Yes (12x8ft.)
Path Materials:Grass and dirt
Organic Restrictions:No fertilizer, natural organics only
Amenities:3 benches, raspberry and nanking cherry patches, artwork from Langevin School students. 4 garden beds as per original heritage site layout
Paid Facilitator:No
Social Events:Frequent tours, constant visitors
Challenges:Maintaining historic look and perimeters
Is the Garden on Private Land or Public?:Public