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THE GRATEFUL GARDEN

The mission of Aiken Senior Life Service’s Community Garden is to serve our seniors and the greater community by stewarding a space for our members and volunteers to grow and harvest organic produce, as well as educate people of all ages about the benefits of sustainable and eco-friendly gardening.

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GARDEN WORKDAY SCHEDULE

9/5/23

8:00 - 10:00 AM

Join the Master Gardeners and participate in a general workday involving routine garden maintenance! Please dress cool and bring water for hydration.

8/22/23

7:00 - 10:00 AM

Join the Master Gardeners as they dismantle beds and pots in preperation for winter planting and carry out routine garden maintenance. Those who wish to help can work 7-9 or 8-10. Please dress cool and bring water for hydration.

8/15/23

8:30 - 10:30 AM

Join us as Master Gardener Gloria Wade gives a brief talk on Pallet Gardening, a unique space space-saving technique. Participate in routine garden maintenance and help prepare for the upcoming Fall planting season! 

8/8/23

8:30 - 10:30 AM

Join the Master Gardeners as Ellie Carlisle gives a brief 15-minute talk on Straw Bale Gardening, a space-saving technique, and utilizing it to grow Pie Pumpkins! Participate in routine garden maintenance and join in on a discussion for the fall planting plans.

8/1/23

8:30 - 10:30 AM

Join the Master Gardeners as Rita Treger gives a brief 15-minute talk sharing tips, tricks, and techniques for growing tomatoes. Participate in routine garden maintenance and join in on a discussion for the fall planting plan, organization of the shed, and items needed for the garden.

Workday Schedule

PRODUCE HARVEST RECORD

Date
Produce
Quantity
Total Weight
08/15/2023
Hot Peppers
1.5 lb
08/15/2023
Cayenne Peppers
.68 lb
08/15/2023
Bell Peppers
5.2 lb
08/15/2023
Cucumber
2.6 lb
08/15/2023
Basil
1.8 lb
08/07/2023
Zucchini
9.9 oz
08/07/2023
Tomatoes
1 lb 13.9 oz
08/07/2023
Yellow squash
15.7 oz
08/07/2023
Hot Peppers
.6 oz
08/07/2023
Cayenne Pepper
.4 oz
08/07/2023
Bell Peppers
15.7 oz
08/07/2023
Cucumber
2 lb 14.5 oz
08/01/2023
Tomatoes
1 lb 7 oz
08/01/2023
Yellow Squash
6 lb 5 oz
08/01/2023
Jalapeno Peppers
5 oz
08/01/2023
Cayenne Peppers
3 oz
08/01/2023
Bell Peppers
1 lb. 12 oz
08/01/2023
Cucumber
2 lb. 5 oz
08/01/2023
Basil
8 oz
07/25/2023
Jalapeño Peppers
3
6.6 oz
07/25/2023
Serrano Peppers
9
5.8 oz
07/25/2023
Squash
29
3 lb. 6.3 oz
07/25/2023
Cherry Tomatoes
5
1 oz
07/25/2023
Tomatoes
11
2 lb. 5.8 oz
07/25/2023
Green Bell Peppers
12
1 lb. 7 oz
07/25/2023
Basil
6.3 oz
07/25/2023
Zucchini
1
10.3 oz
07/25/2023
Cucumber
2
11.6 oz
07/25/2023
Eggplant
3
1 lb. 6.5 oz
07/21/2023
Squash
2
15 oz
07/21/2023
Eggplant
3
1 lb. 6.5 oz
07/21/2023
Cucumber
2
11.8 oz
07/21/2023
Tomato
1
7 oz
07/18/2023
Basil Sprigs
5.3 oz
07/18/2023
Potato
1
1.7 oz
07/18/2023
Serranno Peppers
2
0.6 oz
07/18/2023
Squash
4
10.7 oz
07/18/2023
Cucumbers
4
1 lb. 13.8 oz
07/13/2023
Serrano Pepper
14
3.4 oz
07/13/2023
Yellow Bell Pepper
1
3.4 oz
07/13/2023
Cucumber
2
1 lb. 1 oz
07/12/2023
Cucumber
2
1 lb. 7.6 oz
07/12/2023
Squash
2
7.7 oz
07/07/2023
Zucchini
1
12.2 oz
07/07/2023
Squash
2
10.7 oz
07/07/2023
Hot Peppers
2
0.6 oz
06/29/2023
Cucumber
1
3.2 oz
06/29/2023
Green Bell Pepper
1
12 oz
06/29/2023
Squash
2
11.2 oz
06/27/2023
Squash
1
8 oz
06/22/2023
Zucunni
1
12 oz
06/20/2023
Potatoes
2 lb. 1 oz
06/14/2023
Potatoes
15 oz

DONATION WISH LIST

  • Ag Fabric 40% Shade Cloth 10x20 (2) 

  • Fiskar 6" Micro Tip Pruning Snips (4) 

  • Husky 4-shelf metal storage shelf (1) 

  • Round Shovel (1) 

  • WD-40 gallon (1) 

  • Gallon vinegar (1) 

  • Square Shovel (1) 

  • 12" Libman Lobby Dust Pan and Broom (1) 

  • Metal Rakes (2)

  • Misting Bottles (12) 

  • Hand Cultivator (2)

  • Hand Trowels (2) 

  • Professional Classroom Size Dry Erase Board (1) 

  • ​​50 foot garden hose (1) 

  • Adjustable Sprayer Head (1) 

  • Suncast Resin Rolling Lawn Utility Cart (2) 

  • Frost Free hydrant for hose (1) 

  • Dr. Earth 4 lb. Tomato & Vegetable Fertilizer (2) 

  • Mini Handle Shovels (2) 

  • 20 lb. Bag Garden Safe Diat0maceous Earth (2) 

  • Neem Oil 236 ml (2) 

  • Resin Hidden Garden Hose Cube (1)

Produce Harvest Record
Donation Wish List
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