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Winston Heights Mount View Community Garden

 
Address: 520 – 27 Ave. N.E. ,
Calgary,
AB
Contact:Garden Leader: Allison Contact at: communitygarden@winstonheights.ca or 403-276-5474
Landowner:Winston Heights-Mountview Community Association (License of Occupation from City of Calgary)
Established:2014
Insurance:Yes
Gardener's Profile:Families, couples, singles, seniors
Number Of Plots:58
Plot Size:4ft X 8ft (50); 4’ x 12’(3); 4’ X 4’(2); U-shape (1) and 2’ X 6’ (2) (wheelchair accessible)
Annual Fee:$50 or $25
Major Funding:CIP Grant (Alberta Lotteries), TD Bank, Neighbours Grant from The Calgary Foundation, Local Business
Electricity:No
Water:Yes
Fence:No
Raised Beds:Yes
Composting:No
Shed:Yes
Path Materials:Rundle stone
Organic Restrictions:No pesticides/herbicides on food sources.
Amenities:Cedar gardens shed has metal sculpture on sides and a dragonfly sculpture above the door. Archway entries, benches throughout, picnic table on flagstone patio with pergola, parking lot, playground adjacent. Recent addition of Little Free Library. 7 hose bibs through the garden. Perennial garden with boulders. Multiple fruit trees and berry shrubs. Tasting bed and medicinal plant bed for public use… plus donation garden beds where produce goes to Veterans Food Bank.
Paid Facilitator:No
Social Events:Build celebration, Windup Celebration, Gala Grand Opening 2015, BBQ’s, Workshops
Challenges:Very few so far…some minor issues with produce theft and minor vandalism.
Is the Garden on Private Land or Public?:Public