Giving Gardening: Tips and Best Practices

Solid Ground.


This document from a Seattle-based food and nutrition group helps congregations make the most of their gardens.


tips on soil building, pest management, and maximizing growing space, when to harvest; planting calendar; Seattle-based donation sites

Recommended Audience

Clergy and lay leaders



Practical Applications

  • Discover new ideas for your congregation's garden after reading this article.
  • Consult this resource for advice on how to keep produce fresh and when to harvest.

About the Contributor

Marie Fleming

Marie Fleming was a contract resource consultant for the Center for Congregations. Her consulting practice includes congregation-based Permaculture Design and equipping congregations for creation care.

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