The Garden at 485 Elm
People growing together:
a collaborative community garden in Montpelier, Vermont

Pre-Work Party gardening with the Garden Teams

Registered gardeners at the Garden at 485 Elm are welcome to simply show up, check the task board, and get gardening. But gardeners who want to help plan and organize the garden participate in one or more teams:  Soil Health, Compost, and Garden Planning & Donations. Last weekend, Garden Team members

Gardening for the future: 2016’s gardeners made sure we’d have delicious parsnips in 2017

Cleaning up the perennial bed. It’s out by the road in front of our garden fence.

Taking inventory of the drip watering systems donated to the garden through the Vermont Community Garden Network

Pulling last year’s kale and Brussels sprouts stalks

We thought we’d harvested all the garlic before planting carrots. Now we have an even tastier crop.