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Newsletter: October 1, 2021

Fundraising event: Thursday, October 7th inkwell coffeehouse is hosting a fundraiser for our garden. The event begins at 7:30 pm. Inkwell coffeehouse 665 2nd Avenue Long Branch, NJ 07740

This Week

This week we saw the end of the tomatoes. We have pulled them out of the their garden beds and will plant a field pea crop to enrich the soil.

Turn compost please. As a reminder, please let me know if you are interested in covering your garden bed with field peas.

Next Week

Monday priorities: 4 pm to 6 pm

  • field pea cover crop
  • harvest chard, master gardener bed
  • herb maintenance

Friday priorities: 9 am to 12 pm

  • compost!!
  • prune cherry tree

Cover Crop of the Week

Workday Task List


  • Perimeter of fence (inside and outside)
  • Shed and Compost areas
  • Perimeter of communal raised beds
  • Pollinator beds outside fenced area

Cleaning and Organizing

  • Communal materials
  • Shed
  • Tools

General Maintenance

  • Pulling dead plants and crops
  • Repairing Hoses and Irrigation lines
  • Repair and maintain rain barrel
  • Repairing fence

Seasonal or As needed

  • Soil installation
  • Woodchip/mulch installation
  • Harvesting crops
  • Irrigating pollinator beds