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Community gardening questions?

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ACGA is a great place to ask questions and share perspectives about all aspects of community gardening. You can ask us directly via our contact form, buy copies of our annual magazine addressing different community garden topics at our Shop, or visit our Resources page for links and references.  Last but not least, you can post your garden or find a garden using our interactive garden map.

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President's Message

Dear Members, Supporters/and Board of Directors,


I hope this message finds you well. I am writing to inform you about an exciting event on the horizon and to provide a brief update on spring gardening.


Save the Date: ACGA Conference 2024

We are thrilled to announce the upcoming American Community Gardening Association (ACGA) Conference, scheduled to take place from September 25th to 29th, 2024, in the vibrant city of Boston. This conference promises to be an enriching experience for all attendees, featuring a diverse range of workshops, engaging tours, and invaluable networking opportunities. It's an event not to be missed, and we encourage you to mark your calendars and save the dates. Further details regarding registration and the conference agenda will be shared in the coming months.


Spring Gardening Season My Favorite Time Of The Year

As we embrace the arrival of spring, it serves as a timely reminder that now is the perfect opportunity to start planting and nurturing our gardens. Spring marks the beginning of a new planting season, offering a fresh start and endless possibilities for cultivating vibrant and sustainable green spaces. Whether you have a small backyard garden or manage larger agricultural plots, this season presents an ideal time to sow seeds, plan crop rotations, and implement innovative techniques to optimize yields and promote biodiversity.


We encourage you to take advantage of the favorable weather and longer daylight hours to embark on your gardening endeavors. Remember to consider factors such as soil preparation, selecting suitable plant varieties, and incorporating eco-friendly practices into your gardening routines. Let's harness the energy of spring to cultivate thriving gardens and contribute to the beauty and abundance of our surroundings.


Thank you for your ongoing support and dedication to our shared agricultural endeavors. Together, we can continue to foster growth, sustainability, and community resilience within the agricultural sector.



Cathy Walker


Happy Female Gardener
Vegetable Garden
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