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Newsletter: October 21, 2021

Tomorrow’s fall festival: Monmouth University’s school of social work & occupational therapy are hosting a fall festival for all on October 22nd from 4 – 6 pm at the garden. It will consist of inter-generational events, games, snacks, and fall activities.

This Week

Friday: harvest swiss chard and turn compost. Cut back oak tree and cherry tree.

Figs. Please help yourself to the figs for the remainder of the season. Enjoy!

Next Week

Monday priorities: 4 pm to 6 pm

  • Clean up back fence
  • Begin to organize shed

Friday priorities: 9 am to 12 pm

  • Compost!!
  • Weed the front flower beds.

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