GALION — Sow Lovely Community Garden on Harding Way West at S. Jefferson St, is gearing up for the 2022 planting year. The backyard garden, which aims to offer “a safe and clear area for anyone in the city of Galion to cultivate plant life,” is being produced and preserved in partnership with Galion Seventh Working day Adventist Church.
Very last year, organizers Renee Lillard, Zach Morrow, and Nancy Bittner had been capable to get donations for materials and, together with a team of volunteers, establish several raised-mattress plots. “We’ve place a great deal of heart into this tiny task and we hope to see it mature into a thing that our full local community will gain from,” shares Morrow.
Lillard provides, “Our purpose is to give our community the chance to plant a yard, to have fresh new veggies [and] to give little ones a prospect to discover how to increase a backyard with our assist.”
“We are enthusiastic to make a location obtainable for folks to plant a backyard so they can have fresh new meals for their households to take pleasure in,” agrees Bittner.
At this position, only a few planting boxes are obtainable, so place is minimal anyone fascinated in reserving a expand space must act speedily. To reserve a location, call the church at 419-468-9191 and leave a information that involves a identify and callback amount, and an individual will connect with back again to ensure.
Garden organizers are looking for sponsors within the local small business group to assist in their targets of: 1) including 4 to 5 new lifted beds to the existing elevated beds that ended up constructed last 12 months, and 2) setting up running h2o for backyard garden irrigation.
$100 Community Sponsor: company name on our sponsor sign
$250 Community Grower: business title on sponsor indicator, small business sign on an 18” lifted-bed fixture
$500 Group Gardener: company name on sponsor signal, company indication on a 36” elevated-mattress fixture
$1000 Neighborhood Cultivator: business name on sponsor indicator, enterprise signal free of charge-standing beside the a few-tier showcase fixture at the entrance of the backyard
Connect with or text Lillard at 419-631-4151, or Morrow at 740-225-8325 with basic questions. For inquiries regarding tax exemption or to reserve a backyard garden plot, phone the church at 419-468-9191.
In 2021, volunteers crafted four square lifted-mattress planters and a large, 3-tier display planter for the neighborhood yard.
Renee Lillard and Zach Morrow explore this year’s group gardening plans of installing h2o service and escalating the range of lifted-mattress planters at the Sow Stunning Yard on Harding Way West & Jefferson St.