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March 2020

AGM 2020

March 9, 2020 @ 7:00 PM
Fish Creek Library, 3rd floor, Programming Room

You are welcome to our Annual General Meeting of 2020.

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May 2020

Garden On! – Webinar

May 5, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Online Webinar,

The South Central Garden Coalition is hosting a two-part series of educational workshop webinars in May, on the 5th and 25th of May. The workshop essentials - great for beginner or intermediate gardeners don't waste an inch of space in your garden Part 1 focuses on hardier veg (early starts) and getting ready for the warm season stuff (tender varieties) $10 + fees ($11.06) per session taught by Janet Melrose, Calgary's Cottage Gardener all registrants are eligible for 1 of…

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February 2021

Garden On! 2021

February 20 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Online, Canada

March 2021

Garden On!- Lets Get Edible Gardening! Part 2

March 20 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Online Canada

Register at: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/garden-on-lets-get-edible-gardening-part-2-tickets-136216907437?aff=ebdsoporgprofile&keep_tld=1 What topics are going to be covered: environmental/climate issues as they affect our gardens; how your soil affects when you can get sowing/planting; direct sowing/planting by soil temperature; succession planting; watering techniques; early protection from the weather and insects; potting on, hardening off and transplanting seedlings; This seminar is open to any interested gardener, new and old!

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April 2021

Garden On!- Rewilding the Urban Garden

April 13 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Southwood Community Association, 11 Sackville Drive Southwest
Calgary, AB T2W 0W3 Canada
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Register at: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/garden-on-rewilding-the-urban-garden-tickets-136217260493?aff=ebdsoporgprofile&keep_tld=1 What topics are going to be covered: What is rewilding?-the philosophy, principles and objectives; designing your garden to be wild; plant species, combinations and schemes; cultural techniques- soil improvement, mulching, over seeding lawns; providing various types of habitats-shelter, food, water, breeding This workshop will include a hands on component. Open to any interested gardener, new and old!

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Annual General Meeting- 2021

April 20 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

TO: All Acadia Community Garden & Art Society (ACGAS) Members  Dear Members, Over the past 8 years, we've grown considerably - and that's not entirely a gardening joke! As such, your Board of Directors felt it was time to update the bylaws to reflect that growth and change. These adjustments and additions, seen below, will be presented and voted on at this year’s Annual General Meeting scheduled via Zoom on Tuesday, April 20th @ 6:30 pm. As usual, we'll also…

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May 2021


May 6 @ 12:00 AM - May 16 @ 12:00 AM

RAIN BARREL FUNDRAISER Upto May 16th 2021 Acadia Community Garden & Art Society is pleased to announce that we have partnered with RainBarrel.ca! Rain barrels are $80 each and must be pre-ordered online at https://rainbarrel.ca/acadiagarden   Each rain barrel includes a leaf and mosquito filter basket, an overflow adaptor, a spigot and an overflow hose. Orders are due Sunday, May 16th and pre-ordered rain barrels and accessories will be delivered to your home beginning Friday, May 28th Help support the…

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Covid-19 update 2021

May 7 @ 5:59 AM

Please be sure to follow all current Covid-19 protocols in the Community Garden, especially those pertaining to Outdoor Gathering. We want to be very careful to keep our Essential Service OPEN. Thank you for your cooperation. https://www.alberta.ca/coronavirus-info-for-albertans.aspx Joanne Klein (she/her) President Acadia Community Garden & Art Society

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Season Opening

May 8 @ 9:00 AM
Acadia Community Garden, 332 - 94th Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta T2J0E8 Canada
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Attention All New Gardeners!! Official Season Opening May 8  Due to the 5 person maximum outdoor gathering limit, we’re cancelling our official opening event. Rather gardeners are invited to begin gardening immediately. Our Garden is classified as an Essential Service and as such, we ask that you follow all AHS protocols so we can remain open for the growing season. Be informed about the Covid-19 safety practices. Click here to know more- https://growingacadia.ca/event/covid-19-update-2021/   Happy Planting! - Your Board of…

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Garden On!- Growing Great Garden Soil

May 11 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Acadia Community Garden, 332 - 94th Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta T2J0E8 Canada
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Register at: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/garden-on-growing-great-garden-soil-tickets-136227220283?aff=ebdsoporgprofile&keep_tld=1 What topics are going to be covered: what is soil?; physical, chemical, biological properties; soil food web- what it is and the critters that we need; our native soil; what annual vegetable gardens need for soil; what perennial gardens require in their soil; soil amendments and fertilizers; growing medium for containers; cultural methods to improve soil- no till, mulching, weeding, cover cropping, composting; when to do what to your soil. Open to any interested gardener, new and…

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