In this Underground's Garden Leader Spotlight, Garden Leader Coordinator Emily Frost tells the true story about the organic growth of a neighborhood, a garden, and the man who helped bring them together. Click here
to read it!
At Garden Leader Round Tables, garden leaders gather together to share insight and resources, address common challenges together, and learn from DUG staff and one another about how to help their gardens reach their full potential. Click here
to learn more!
Engaging community in the garden
We all know that community gardens are vibrant spaces for intergenerational learning and incredible tools for community health
. A part of that is that they offer communal space for far more than planting, weeding, and watering. Community gardens provide a beautiful backdrop for a variety of engaging activities. Here’s a list of some of our favorites that we have seen over the years:
Food and recipe exchanges
Seed and plant swaps
If you are in a community garden, how have you utilized your community garden space in a unique way that engages your neighbors? Let us know on Facebook
or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In partnership with Denver Recycles, Denver Urban Gardens offers free composting workshops multiple times each month, from April through October. Learn the basics of composting, the basics of vermicomposting (great for apartments and classrooms!), or how to build a healthy pile from scratch. Click here
to view the schedule or to register!