Location

We have moved,
and are now located
at Martin Road Park,
in Ferndale, Michigan.

(see map)


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last updated:
August 15, 2017

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GOOD NEIGHBORS GARDEN
Schedule of Events


Regular Events:

Group discussion meetings
--- When: Group discussion meetings generally are held on the 2nd Wednesday of every month, from 6:30 pm to 8 pm. We do not meet in December, due to the holidays.
--- Location: Kulick Center in Ferndale. The Kulick Center is located at 1201 Livernois, between 8 and 9 Mile Roads, on the west side of Livernois.


Planned Events:

Date: Saturday, August 26, 2017

Location: Good Neighbors Garden, at Martin Road Park, in Ferndale

Event: Group work event. Possible projects are: dig weeds out of compost, anchor fence posts with crushed rock, install raised beds adjacent to fence for perennials, make/install signs.

Details: Normally runs from early morning, to some time past noon.

Date: Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at 6:30 PM

Location: Kulick Center, in Ferndale

Event: Group discussion meeting (held monthly, usually the 2nd Wednesday of the month)

Details: Discussion of issues pertaining to running the garden.

Date: Saturday, October 14, 2017

Location: Good Neighbors Garden, at Martin Road Park, in Ferndale

Event: Harvest/Clean-up Party

Details: Celebrate end of season with harvested food and other dishes, after cleaning up the garden space from the summer and preparing the garden for the winter.


Past Events:

Date: Saturdays, June 08 and June 15, 2017

Location: Good Neighbors Garden, at Martin Road Park, in Ferndale

Event: Fence Day, I & II

Details: Completion of the front portion of the new, wood fence.Congratulations, guys!

Date: Saturday, June 03, 2017, at 10 AM.

Location: Good Neighbors Garden, at Martin Road Park, in Ferndale

Event: We continued adding compost to the seven new raised beds, cleaned out weeds, transplanted some perennials, planted summer crops such as beans, carrots and tomatoes, and other tasks.

Details: Normally runs for several hours.

Date: Saturday, May 20, 2017, at 10 AM.

Location: Good Neighbors Garden, at Martin Road Park, in Ferndale

Event: Construction of new raised beds, and other tasks. The day started off cloudy, but ended up beautiful.

Details: Normally runs for several hours.

Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017, at 10 AM.

Location: Good Neighbors Garden, at Martin Road Park, in Ferndale

Event: Spring Cleaning and Setup - continuation of a week of cutting the grass, transplanting perennials, and prepping community beds. Staked new plots, transplanted raspberries, and more.

Details: Normally runs for several hours.

Date: Saturday, October 8, 2016, 11 AM - 2 PM

Location: Good Neighbors Community Garden at Martin Road Park

Event: Harvest Party

Details: This year, we held our annual Harvest Party in conjunction with the Hilton Fall Festival. Along with some produce from the garden, including water melon grown this year in the children's plot, and pickled veggies for sampling, we had crafts, games, and free gifts.

Date: Sunday, June 26, 2016, at 9:00 AM

Location: Martin Road Park, in Ferndale; across the Curling Club building

Event: Plot assembly, for raised beds

Details: With hard work and lots of participation, we constructed most of our raised beds, and planted some of the community plots.

Thanks to the following, for their generous donations: Durst Lumber generously provided a one-time discount for lumber, and a free delivery. Pawluk Design and Build generously contributed some labor. Cinzori organic farm generously donated nine flats of organic starter plants.

Date: Saturday, Apr 23, 2016

Location: Martin Road Park, in Ferndale, MI (across the Curling Club building)

Event: Garden Fence Day

Details: We put up a good portion of the fence, and marked off the location for the community plot beds.

Date: Saturday, April 16, 2016, at 9 AM

Location: Good Neighbors Garden

Event: Garden Move Day

Details: With a strong crew of GNG and Community Housing volunteers, we got a lot done today. We took down all of the community beds, the large water collector, the bee enclosure, our hand-painted signage, and most of the fence.

We then moved the fencing, our 275 gallon rain water drum, and other stuff to the Martin Road Park. We also transplanted four of our fruit trees.