Hollins University Community Garden

Hollins University Community Garden "Like" our page to see what's going on! We'll keep you updated on volunteer hours as they are determined. Questions? Email [email protected].
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Operating as usual

11/01/2016

Hi everyone! If you're interested in local politics, there's an FERC hearing on the mountain valley pipeline happening this Thursday at 5 at the Sheraton hotel. I'm more than willing to provide rides from Hollins!
http://appvoices.org/fracking/fight-mvp/

Hello everyone! We have our volunteer hours for this semester available below - if you can't come during any of these ho...
09/13/2016

Hello everyone! We have our volunteer hours for this semester available below - if you can't come during any of these hours you can message us here and we'll get back to you ASAP!

Hello All! We will be having our meeting in Janney Lounge at 5:30pm tomorrow night. The Janney Lounge is located in mood...
11/10/2015
Hollins University Community Garden

Hello All!
We will be having our meeting in Janney Lounge at 5:30pm tomorrow night. The Janney Lounge is located in moody on the main floor past the bathroom on your first right. There will be discussion about the garden/ upcoming events/ volunteer hours. I hope to see all your lovely faces tomorrow at the meeting. For more information about the garden click on the link below. Thank you for your time.
https://www.facebook.com/Hollins-University-Community-Garden-1385483128349249/?ref=aymt_homepage_panel

"Like" our page to see what's going on!
We'll keep you updated on volunteer hours as they are determined. Questions? Email [email protected].

10/24/2015

Hey everyone,
Remember from 11am-1pm free pumpkin carving and painting! We've also got free baked goods!

10/06/2015

Hey Everyone! I just wanted to inform you about the Hollins University Garden club meeting today in Janney Lounge(in moody past the bathrooms on your first right) at 5:30pm. Feel free to bring your dinner and chat about the HUG club! Also, we will talk about some of our fun upcoming events! Come one come all! Also, like the page for updates/ volunteer hours are up now!

09/15/2015

Hey Everyone! I just wanted to inform you about the Hollins University Garden club meeting tomorrow in Janney Lounge(in moody past the bathrooms on your first right) at 5:30pm. Feel free to bring your dinner and chat about the HUG club! Also, we will have light refreshments and a few open officer positions to talk about! Come one come all! Also, like the page for updates/ volunteer hours (TBD)!

09/08/2015

Hey Everyone! I just wanted to inform you about the Hollins University Garden club meeting tomorrow in Janney Lounge(in moody past the bathrooms on your first right) at 5:30pm. Feel free to bring your dinner and chat about the HUG club! Also, we will have light refreshments and a few open officer positions to talk about! Come one come all! Also, like the page for updates/ volunteer hours (TBD)!

The Hollins University Monarch Butterfly Waystation is being planted today! The official sign will also be posted there ...
05/13/2015
How to Create Your Own Monarch Butterfly Rest Stop

The Hollins University Monarch Butterfly Waystation is being planted today! The official sign will also be posted there today. Volunteers will be at the waystation and/or the community garden from 8am to 5pm today. Please come out and share in the "ground breaking" of this important conservation and educational initiative on Hollins' campus! (The monarch butterfly waystation is located below the community garden and behind the large recycling bins in Siberia parking lot.)

Watch this great National Geographic video to learn more about Monarch waystations: http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/news/140819-monarch-butterfly-way-station-vin

Aug. 19, 2014 - Habitat loss and the destruction of native plants have been responsible for the rapid decline of the monarch butterfly, the most recognized butterfly in North America. To help protect these majestic insects as they migrate, citizens in the U.S. are resorting to a simple yet powerful…

Relevent to this Reading Day!
05/10/2015
Antidepressant Microbes In Soil: How Dirt Makes You Happy

Relevent to this Reading Day!

Soil microbes have been found to have similar effects on the brain as Prozac without side effects and chemical dependency. Learn how to harness the natural antidepressant in soil and make yourself happier and healthier in this article.

05/06/2015

There will be no volunteer hours today from 2-5.

The garden will be here!
04/27/2015

The garden will be here!

04/22/2015

Updated volunteer hours-- Monday: 2-4, Tuesday: 11-2, Wednesday:2-5, Friday: 1-4, Sat: 2-8

04/16/2015

Hey guys, we've been hearing some people want to come out and volunteer but aren't sure when we're out there. here's a list of hours: PLEASE tell us if you go out during these hours and there's no one there.

Tue:
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat:
9:00 am - 11:00 am
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sun:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

04/13/2015

Get ready for the adopt a plant: We'll be adopting out flowers all week during lunch and dinner! We have baby marigolds, pansies, petunias and more! Come by to name your plant and reserve a spot for it in the garden beds outside.

Oooooh no, it's an updated task list! Work-study students and volunteers alike can reference this before going out to th...
04/08/2015
Hollins Community Garden Task List

Oooooh no, it's an updated task list! Work-study students and volunteers alike can reference this before going out to the garden. If there are ANY questions, refer to the numbers on the sheet.
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1owyXWjvU4jjwdvo7DE-7uA7SELlaohQzXYd-IJ6TjxE/edit

Hollins Community Garden Task List Last update: Tuesday April 7th, 2015 (This list is always being updated and changes are visible live as it is edited.) New Volunteer Hours: Tuesday: 11-2 Friday: 9-1 and 1-3 Saturday: 9-11 and 2- until dark Sunday: 1-3 Please email [email protected]

04/03/2015

For anyone interested, there will be NO volunteer hours this morning. HOWEVER, the garden will be open for the Paint A Pot event at 1. Hope to see you there!

04/02/2015

There's an event this Friday! Come paint mini-pots with us out at the garden, and we'll have seeds for you to grow in your room! The painting starts at 1, and we're there until 3. Come on guys, let's get some baby greens out into the world!

03/30/2015

Hey guys, we're back from break, and Spring has officially arrived! We have a LOT planned for the month of April, so stay tuned here for updates as things happen.

For a sneak peek, we have:
Paint a Pot - THIS FRIDAY APRIL 3rd
Mulching Day - April 11th
AND we're adopting out plants the whole week from Aprill 13-17. We'll also be selling corsages for Spring Cotillion, so watch out for that!

03/18/2015

Okay, it's time for a gritty work post. Work-study students! Taylor Frost, Emma Nixon, and Kary Frost, if you guys could message Maura Lydon with emails and/or phone numbers, we need to set up a work-study group meeting!

Hey guys, we heard that there was a lot of support for our paint a pot event. Well we officially have a flyer now, and t...
03/10/2015

Hey guys, we heard that there was a lot of support for our paint a pot event. Well we officially have a flyer now, and these should be appearing around campus all week! Bring quarters, dollar bills, and pennies: it'll be a dollar for a pot and all the paint you can smear all over it!

03/08/2015

So, there were some minor complications in the lip balm ingredients department, but those have officially been sorted out! We'll be meeting again, same time, same place, this very Friday! Stop by if you want to help out.

03/06/2015

The lip balm practice is on!!! We're meeting in the botany lab from 1-3 today!

03/05/2015

Sorry guys, the meeting tonight is canceled. :(
The weather should be better tomorrow, so we're not planning on canceling the lip balm practice. If it cancels, we'll post again here!

We have so many things happening in March, and here is the first event in our line up! Come out to the garden this very ...
03/04/2015

We have so many things happening in March, and here is the first event in our line up! Come out to the garden this very Friday to start planting our crops: if you have a vegetable you'd like to see in the markets before school ends, now is the perfect time to start planting seeds. (we heard broccoli and carrots were called for? coming right up!)

03/03/2015

You guys know we've been working on lip balm and body butter recipes for ages: now's your chance to help out! We have the recipes, but we need your help to perfect them: come by the botany lab on Friday to help out. We’ll be cooking from 1-3 (clubs looking for service hours, we’re looking for your aid!)

03/02/2015

Greetings to all you garden enthusiasts! As of tomorrow volunteer hours are back online, so don't forget to stop by the garden whenever you can. We have some really cool things planned for this semester, so stay tuned!

Hours are:
Tuesday: 11-2
Friday: 9-1 and 1-3
Saturday: 9-11 and 2- until dark
Sunday: 1-3

03/01/2015

Hey guys, we're still looking for officers! If you are interested in being a Head Gardener, a Vice President, or an Event Coordinator, please let us know! You can message us here or email us at [email protected]

It's that time of year at last! The garden's first spring market will be this Friday, February 27, in Moody dining hall ...
02/24/2015

It's that time of year at last! The garden's first spring market will be this Friday, February 27, in Moody dining hall from 11:30-2:00.

02/20/2015

While the snow lasts, volunteer hours are temporarily suspended. We're sorry for the inconvenience.

Hey guys! Here's the updated task list! If you have anything you think needs to be added, definitely let us know! https:...
02/15/2015
Hollins Community Garden Task List

Hey guys! Here's the updated task list! If you have anything you think needs to be added, definitely let us know!
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1owyXWjvU4jjwdvo7DE-7uA7SELlaohQzXYd-IJ6TjxE/edit?usp=sharing

Hollins Community Garden Task List Last update: Sunday February 15th (This list is always being updated and changes are visible live as it is edited.) New Volunteer Hours: Tuesday: 11-2 Friday: 9-1 and 1-3 Saturday: 9-11 and 2- until dark Sunday: 1-3 Please email [email protected]...

02/13/2015

The new volunteer hours for the garden are official! Come by at any time in these hours to get your times signed off, or email us at [email protected]!
Tuesday: 11-2
Friday: 9-1 and 1-3
Saturday: 9-11 and 2- until dark
Sunday: 1-3

02/12/2015

First meeting tonight! Join us in Janney Lounge at 5! Bring your dinner in to start talking about what plants YOU want to see in Moody! as locally sourced as possible.

02/11/2015

Hey guys, our first meeting will be on Thursday February 12 in Janney Lounge at 5! Come eat some food with us and talk about food! We'll be setting out a lot of new things, so it's a great time to get interested.

01/30/2015

First flowers are in the ground! Well, sort of. Keep checking back for photo updates on the seedlings, but so far we have pansies, lavender, and nasturtiums planted in the greenhouse to keep them warm.

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7916 Williamson Rd
Roanoke, VA
24020

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Delicious eggplant from our community garden !