|March 2013||Returning gardeners pay balance on plot;
County tills garden, weather permitting
|April 2013||Volunteers stake plots
Gardeners clear aisles and paths
Planting begins (peas/spinach/lettuce/beets)
Use cold protection for tomatoes and peppers!
|May 2013|| WATER TO PLOTS
Ladybugs begin returning to the garden
Wind protection still needed for seedlings!
Board of Director's Meeting
|June 2013||Begin harvesting greens
Daylight lengthens - garden open until dark
|July 2013||Keep after weeds and bugs
Plant late season peas and spinach
|August 2013||Danger of hail greatest 1st week of August
Shorter Daylight- garden closes at dark
Dumpsters available for garden refuse end of August
|September 2013||Zoo picks up excess produce until gardens close October 15
Frost is possible from mid-month; cover tomatoes!
Continue harvesting greens and root crops
BCGA Annual Membership Meeting
|October 2013||Garden Mix delivered for gardeners who ordered
Big clean up weekend begins.
Gardens are closed for the season
|November||Gardeners pre-register for 2014 season to retain current plot|
BOARD OF DIRECTORS meets monthly March - November