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Vegetable Garden

Posted by cahnrs.webteam | December 20, 2013

Highlights

  • Square foot garden beds
  • Raised beds, tomato training, “Wall-of-Waters”, row covers, and growing support systems
  • Garden mural
  • Composting demonstration area

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Raised beds are used to enable amending the soil. Row covers and other Spring sheltering methods are used to protect young plants from elements and birds and to give plants a good start on the growing season. Various gardening techniques are demonstrated in the garden including square foot intensive gardening, trellising to save space, and tomato training.

The garden is watered both by drip and overhead irrigation. Weeding is done by hand and insects are washed off with water or handpicked.

Produce is donated to Second Harvest and to area missions. The Master Gardeners encourage all gardeners to “Plant a Row” for the hungry.

The composting area demonstrates various styles of composters as well as graduated compost storage areas where prunings from the rest of the Demonstration Garden are piled, chopped, and allowed to decompose for use back in the Garden.

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Location

1620 S. Union
Kennewick, Washington

(In Kennewick’s Grange Park behind the Mid-Columbia Library)

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Donations

Your donation will help the Demonstration Garden stay beautiful.

Donations are tax deductible and are made to the Benton-Franklin Master Gardener Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization.

Donations of any size are appreciated. Donations of $100 – $499 are recognized with an engraved bronze plaque to be placed in the brick pathway at the entrance to the Demonstration Garden. Plaques are engraved with your name or a 54 character message of your choice. Consider donating “a brick” in celebration of a child’s birth, a special occasion

Donations of $500 or more are recognized with your name posted on the donor board in the Pergola at the entrance.

Donation Form