The Ted and Chris Robb Garden is maintained by a variety of individuals, from students, faculty and staff to the surrounding community. Volunteers are always welcome to help.
Meet our past Research Students and Garden Wellness Ambassadors here.
DIY Videos by our own Dr. Mark Brunell
To watch the instructional videos click here. Topics include:
· Laying out a garden(sample from Fall 2013)
· Bed Preparation
· Irrigating crops using drip tape
· Amending the soil
· Selecting crops and understand crop seasons
· Planting seeds in the greenhouse
· Direct Sowing (Broadcasting) of Seeds
· Transplanting seedlings
· Managing pests without synthetic pesticides
· Protecting crops
· Harvesting crops
· Recording and managing crop data
· Marketing produce
Other Volunteering Opportunities:
Boggs Tract Community Farm is a 2.5 acre farm with a chicken coop, family plots, and a local CSA. Part of Puentes, a larger non-profit organization focused on sustainable agriculture, Boggs is a great place to learn more about where your food comes from and how it grows. If you would like to volunteer, visit the Puentes Facebook page.