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Willowridge Community Garden

 
Address: 680 Acadia Drive SE ,
Calgary,
AB
Contact:Contact at: wrveggiesandherbs@gmail.com
Landowner:City of Calgary
Established:2009
Insurance:Yes, through Willow Ridge Community Association
Gardener's Profile:Residents of Willow Park and Maple Ridge communities.
Site Size:190 ft. x 40 ft.
Number Of Plots:40
Plot Size:16 ft. x 4 ft. (2.5 ft. high)
Annual Fee:26.25
Major Funding:City of Calgary, South Centre Mall, Willow Ridge Community Association
Electricity:No
Water:Yes, by adjacent soccer field irrigation system
Fence:Yes, 8 ft. high around entire garden; 3 gates, locked during off-hours
Raised Beds:Yes
Composting:Yes
Shed:Yes, 8 x 6
Path Materials:Grass
Organic Restrictions:No chemical pesticides or fertilizers
Amenities:Hoses at every 4th bed, stone patio
Paid Facilitator:No
Social Events:Fall harvest party, with produce grown in the garden
Challenges:Fundraising, lawn maintenace between beds, lost keys
Is the Garden on Private Land or Public?:Public