Seminole Heights Community Gardens

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Our March Monthly Meeting is this Tuesday the 20th @ 6:30pm

We schedule the evening of the third Tuesday of each month to discuss all pertinent topics related to keeping our garden bountiful and our organization thriving. Everyone is welcome. Our next meeting:

  • When: 6:30 pm Tuesday March 20, 2018
  • Where: Seminole Heights Branch Library (SE corner of Central Avenue and Osborne, Room 220).

Please join us!



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Children in the Garden (for ages 4 – 9)

Children ages 4 – 9 will learn how to grow a garden and participate in garden related crafts and games. Parents who do not need to directly supervise their child can help out with other gardening tasks, or relax and get to know your gardening neighbors! Please RSVP to so we can plan to have enough supplies.

We will meet 10am – 11am on the following Saturdays:

March 10 / March 31 / April 14 (part of Art in the Garden) / April 28 / May 12 / May 26

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Yoga in the Garden

Tish Ganey, Registered Yoga Teacher and owner of Take Me To The River Yoga Studio invites you to a 30-minute session at the community garden on Saturdays, 8:30 to 9:00 am. This is an excellent introduction to yoga’s benefits to both mind and body…

Tish will take you through a basic routine of standing poses, teaching and training. No mats are required, but shoes (any kind) are recommended.

Her Yoga In The Garden begins March 3, and she returns March 24 and 31. Tish is reaching out to other local yogis to cover March 10 and 17, so it’s hoped that a yoga in the garden experience can soon become a regular part of your week.

Her certifications and professional experience teaching yoga is extensive, so we think you’ll find these Saturday sessions to be wonderfully rewarding. Each class is offered on a donation basis, with the proceeds supporting continuation of the Seminole Heights Community Garden.

See you bright and early, Saturday March 3!

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Our compost is active

Beautiful mosaic sign by member Carolyn Adler

Curious about compost? Community members bring us kitchen scraps and deposit them in the white buckets just outside our fence. We have a 3 bin compost system which we dig out at least once a week and then layer in the scraps & coffee grounds together with dry leaves. Do you want to help us compost? We always welcome more!
-veggie scraps, fruit peels, almost everything plant-based (see exceptions below)
-coffee grounds & tea bags
-egg shells
-meat or dairy
-hard nut shells, avocado pits (these take too long to break down)
We use this dirt to plant everything in our garden which adds nutrients back in to the soil.
Join us Saturday mornings if you want to come by and see how it works, or we welcome scraps in the buckets near our sign (6114 River Terrace) at your convenience.
Thank you for helping us grow!

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Join us for Brunch in the Garden

It’s time to put down our tools and enjoy our new space.

Please join us 10am – 12pm on Saturday February 17th at 6114 River Terrace.  Bring a dish to share, and BYOP – bring your own plate, utensils and glass or water bottle. In the effort to be more sustainable we ask that everyone take out of the garden what they bring in, so come prepared!

See you at brunch next weekend!


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Welcome (back) USF Student Volunteers!

Once again, the Seminole Heights Community Garden will benefit from a USF Morning of Service event. We’re expecting up to ten student volunteers to visit us this Saturday morning, arriving at 9:15-9:30 am and leaving 12:15-12:30 pm. That’s three hours of people power, and we need to show our appreciation with lots of members on hand to greet and guide them. Can you help?