Since I greedily planted the long, narrow front garden smack up against the fence that separates us from legions of parked cars and noisy, fast-moving traffic, it’s difficult to maneuver around for photos (and maintenance). Also, a lot of toothy customers are packed in these close quarters, like the fearsome ‘Jaws,’ and Furcraea macdougalii. I constantly vacillate between privacy and a more streamlined garden that’s visually open to my neighbors. The west end closer to the driveway is unhedged, but this eastern end is like a little green cloister.
The EagleVail Community Garden would like to thank the EagleVail Metro District for their generous support in allowing us to use the garden site.
2020 Garden Plots!
Corporate Gardeners – please use this online application.
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It’s not too late to apply or renew! Please submit the Renewal Application and Money as soon as possible to secure your garden plot.
The Rocky Mountains of Colorado may not be the first place that comes to mind when you think about growing tomatoes, squash, or tender greens. But although the growing season at 7,600 feet above sea level is short, it’s very intense!
The residents of EagleVail, with the support of the EagleVail Metro District, created the community garden under the leadership of community organizers Cassie Pence and Keri Hayes in 2011. The first enthusiastic plot holders planted their gardens in the spring of
This time of year finds most people scurrying about with a long list of ‘gotta-dos’.
There are a few things to keep an eye on, and a few optional things you can do in the garden like
Please don’t forget about taking care of your feathered friends!
Caring for Your Christmas Tree
Ready to jump into gardening? It can be daunting at first, but gardening is an incredibly rewarding hobby to get into. Our Vegetable Gardening Guide for Beginners will help you to plan and grow your tastiest vegetables ever. Find out how much food you need to grow to feed a family, top 10 vegetables for a beginner, and more tips.
Vegetable Gardening for Beginners
Why garden, you ask? If you’ve never tasted garden-fresh vegetables (lots of people haven’t!), you will be amazed by the sweet, juicy flavors and vibrant textures. There’s absolutely nothing quite like fresh veggies, especially if you grow them yourself—which you can!
In this guide, we’ll highlight the basics of vegetable gardening and planning: how to pick the right site for your garden, how to create the right size garden, and how to select which vegetables to grow.
Pick the Right Location
Picking a good location for