Overbrook Community Gardens Update

Are you interested in supporting…  *Healthy eating?            * Food self-sufficiency?  * Beautification in Overbrook?  * Community spirit in Overbrook? 
We welcome RETURNING AND NEW GARDENERS! 
For more information, read on or click on the poster: 2019. OCG.Poster.INFORMATION BULLETINS
1.  “GARDENING 101”  – everything that you need to know about growing food.  
DATE:   Thursday, May 9th   TIME:   6:30 to 8 p.m.           COST :  Free for members  PLACE:  Overbrook Community Centre,  33 Quill Street Master Gardener and workshop leader is Tom Marcantonio. 
 
2.   OVERBROOK GARDENS CLEAN-UP:  – for new and returning gardeners  DATE:   SATURDAY, MAY 11   TIME:   11 A.M. TO 2 P.M.   PLACE:  Meet us at the garden shed. This is an opportunity to prepare your box and to learn more about our maintenance. 
 
3. PLANT SALE:  purchase new plants for your garden /open to everyone! DATE: FRIDAY, MAY 31   TIME:   6 TO 8 P.M.   PLACE:   OVERBROOK COMMUNITY GARDEN SITE,    EDITH STREET/QUEEN MARY ALL PROCEEDS GO TO THE OVERBROOK COMMUNITY GARDENS. 
 

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Overbrook Community Gardens: the 2019 season is almost here!

You are invited to an INFORMATION MEETING on Thursday, April 25, 2019 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the  Overbrook Community Centre (OCC), 33 Quill Street.

APPLICATION AND AGREEMENT FORMS are available at the main desk at OCC.

1. OCG.Poster.Apr25.2019

Gardening Workshop tonight!

A reminder to all interested gardeners in Overbrook:
“Gardening 101 – Gardening Basics”
Who: Tom Marcantonio, Master Gardener
What: Gardening basics in preparation for our growing season.

“What do you want to grow?”

Come with your ideas of what you would like to grow.

This workshop will help you plan your garden.


When: Wednesday, 29 March, 6:30 to 8:00 pm

Where: Overbrook Community Centre
33 Quill Street @ Queen Mary (Bus #18)
All community gardeners are encouraged to attend!

We hope to see you there!

Contact Information: 32OverbrookGardens@gmail.com
Application Forms: Overbrook Community Centre Reception

Two Overbrook Community Garden events!

Logo community garden1. Overbrook Community Gardens and Healthy Food Tasting!

Date:   Thursday, September 8

Time:   5 to 7 p.m.

Place:  Overbrook Community Gardens,  behind the Community Centre, 33 Quill St.

Free food tasting by Ottawa Health Dept., with recipes, and Ottawa Library Bookmobile services for all!   Please join us and bring your friends!!

2. Loblaws Canning and Jarring Workshop- Your Guide to Food Preserving

Date:  Monday, September 19

Time:   6 to 8 p.m.

Place:  Loblaws Vanier Market, McArthur Avenue at Vanier Pkwy.

Featuring ….Tasting and light snack   -2 Preserving recipes -1 Jar of each recipe to take  Home.  Bring your own garden vegetables to preserve!

Cost:   $10.00

To Register: Email Kim Duncan   (pccookingschool.vanier@loblaw.ca)

or Margaret Hughes, dietitian(margaret.hughes@loblaw.ca)  (613) 853-9387

Looking forward to seeing you!

Sheila Perry and the Overbrook Community Gardening Team