PNA Garden Club
Join the new PNA Garden Club!
ABOUT THE CLUB
The PNA Garden Club is a volunteer organized and operated club, hosted and directed by Eddie Strange* (Groundskeeper) at the Phinney Center campus.
- To educate, engage, and build community through gardening and stewardship.
- To organize a team of volunteer gardeners to help transform (and maintain) the PNA gardens into dynamic, vibrant, sustainable, landmark gardens, community and activity-oriented spaces, such as The Chess Park, Children’s Garden, etc., as well as being a part of the planning and preparation of future grounds-related projects.
- Monthly club meets
- Seasonal garden task “to-do’s” with a presentation, tutorial, and Q & A
- The general curriculum for each month’s gardening presentation is provided, as part of the “Garden Journal” packet, to all PNA Garden Club members.
- Learn 100% organic and sustainable gardening practices, landscape and plant design
- Learn all aspects of yard/garden planning, maintenance, lawn care, pruning, tools and equipment, composting, etc.
- Hands-on grounds maintenance volunteer time
- Swap seed, plants, starts, etc.
- Have fun working in the gardens and visiting with one another
- Discuss and coordinate general Garden Club business and activities
- Host, or otherwise support, partner with other organizations, programs, events, and activities (e.g, seed and plant swaps, children’s garden programs for PNA hosted programs, one-off activities and events, community apple cider press events, invite guest speakers, presentations, and more!
Gardening enthusiasts, volunteers, folks interested in learning more about gardening, new homeowners looking to learn the ropes of home and garden maintenance, folks considering starting a new gardening/yard maintenance small business, or folks just looking to meet new friends in the area, WE WANT YOU! Join today!
All ages, all skill levels, all levels of physical abilities are encouraged to join! There are TONS of ways to participate (watering the gardens, planter boxes, containers and indoor plant care, prepping seed starts and such, plant design, club coordinators, helping host events and activities, and more!) Most activities are wheelchair accessible. The only requirements are an interest in gardening, meeting new friends, and an interest in community building. (Kids under 18 must have permission from a parent or guardian.)
Meets last Fridays of the month, 10 am – 2 pm at the Phinney Center
*Meet Eddie on his blog, The Homesteader’s Hearth and Home Herald