The Collierville Victory Garden and Butterfly Haven is committed to the Memphis Area Master Gardeners' mission to pass on the joy of gardening and UT Extension horticultural knowledge. Through the generosity of the Collierville Christian Church and MAMG, this Plant-A-Row for the Hungry (PAR) garden donates its vegetables to the Collierville Food Pantry, Resurrection Catholic School and Fayette County Project Outreach and its flowers to Page Robbins and Habitat for Humanity.
Questions? contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org Located at 707 New Byhalia Rd, Collierville, TN - behind Collierville Christian Church
This week’s upcoming CVG Organized Work Opportunities
Monday —4 pm - 6 pm - at the garden
Thursday— 7:30 am - 9:30 am - at the garden
Most Recent Harvest donations
YTD Harvest Donation total = 1768 lbs
14 bouquets of zinnia sent to Page Robbins
32 lbs to the Fayette County Project Outreach
22 lbs to the Collierville Food Pantry
On MondayJuly 18 - Val F., Susannah, Deena, Susie, Janet K., Twila, Stephanie harvested 25 lbs of tomato, green bean, and cucumber, and 7 lbs of eggplant, zucchini, and hot peppers. Shona picked up the harvest for Fayette County Project Outreach. Went bug hunting in the okra. Twined up plot 6 cow pea/ field pea vines.Worked on compost. Harvested 14 bouquets of zinnias. Hand watered archway boxes.
On TuesdayJuly 19 - Stephanie fresh cut the harvested zinnia stems and delivered the 14 bouquets to Page Robbins Adult Day Center. Started making new carrot seed “tape” using toilet paper.
On WednesdayJuly 20 - Stephanie checked on garden and irrigation. Harvested 2.2 lbs of arkansas traveler tomato. Saw a few half eaten tomatoes…. Harvested 2 homestead ungrafted tomato (1 lb). Saw two eaten grafted celebrity tomatoes.
On ThursdayJuly 21 - Twila, Leah, Val F., Kim, Stephanie, Amy, Evelyn. Harvested 4.4 lbs of green beans and cucumbers; 16.2 lb of tomatoes and peppers. Stephanie delivered Thursday’s harvest as well as Wednesday’s tomato to the Collierville Food Pantry. Topped most of plot 5 beds with compost. Weeded. Afterward, Stephanie went to Tractor Supply for a chipmunk trap and set it up at the garden. At monthly MAMG meeting that evening, Val T. and Stephanie sliced some tomato trial tomatoes and asked master gardeners to participate in a taste testing.