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Newsletter: October 7, 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

As gardeners, begin to think about what you would like to learn next season in the garden. We will begin to create next year’s schedule with loads of events and activities.

Friday: turn compost, prune back dried cherry fruits from the tree, harvest figs aggressively. I have noticed them rotting on the vine. Thank you.

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

Fundraiser of the Week

Noise in the Attic brings you, A benefit shoe for the Virginia A. Cory Community Garden.

Thursday Oct 7, 2021

Doors at 7:30 p.m. Music at 8 p.m.

Admission: suggested $5 minimum donation

Little Hag (Solo)
Foes of Fern
Joseph Alton Miller

Inkwell Coffeehouse

All Proceeds go to support he Monmouth University Virginia A Cory Community Garden

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