Volunteers Wanted – Inspection Committee

The BRCGA Board of Directors announces the “2020 Mid-Season Plot Inspection and Committee”. The Mid-Season Inspection is a pre-inspection prior to the National Park Service’s (NPS) official review of our garden for safety and violations. We invite members to participate in this important community task by joining a team of fellow members to conduct a walk-through of … More Volunteers Wanted – Inspection Committee

COVID-19 Safety

Guidelines specific to preventing the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) √ If you are sick and/or have been exposed…………STAY HOME! √ Please WEAR a face covering or mask when around others not in your family. √ Gardeners must follow SOCIAL DISTANCING (a minimum of 6ft distance from others) regulations while in the garden. √ GATHERINGS of … More COVID-19 Safety

Fall 2019 Membership Meeting

Greetings fellow gardeners! FRIENDLY REMINDER Annual Fall Membership Meeting Saturday November 2, 2019 @ 10:00 A.M Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Neighborhood Library 7420 Georgia Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20012 We will be having our annual elections. Announcements will also include a reflection on the 2019 gardening year and updates to the bylaws. We look forward … More Fall 2019 Membership Meeting

Honey Bees; Heros of Our Planet — Crooked Bear Creek Organic Herbs

Have you ever had the opportunity to observe the busy work of a tiny honey bee as it meanders from flower to flower on a clear, sunny day? There’s something truly captivating about honey bees that draw us deeper into their world. We see honey bees frequently in books, movies, and television, where they are […] … More Honey Bees; Heros of Our Planet — Crooked Bear Creek Organic Herbs

2018 BRCG Calendar

The 2017-2018 Board of the Blair Road Community Garden has gotten off to a great start planning events for the 2018 garden season. We hope we can help all of our gardeners have a productive and bountiful year. To that end, the BRCG Board has established a garden calendar for the 2018 garden season.   It is mandatory … More 2018 BRCG Calendar

’tis the season … for planting Garlic

Many of Blair Road Community Garden members have already started planting a favorite local crop: Garlic. There are many strategies for planting garlic: Plant it just before the ground freezes. (When is that exactly?) Plant it just before Halloween. (What if it’s still warm outside?) Plant according to the lunar calendar. (Does that actually work?) … More ’tis the season … for planting Garlic