Wowie! Spring certainly is in full bloom already. And we at Backyard Harvest are busy preparing for a season of gardens filled with yummy fresh heirloom tomatoes, peppery salad greens, buttery cabbage, onions, edible flowers, basil, cilantro, oregano…the list goes on. Which brings us to the fact that….
The deadline to sign up for a Full Service Garden for the 2010 season is THURSDAY, APRIL 29! Contact Krista now to set up a free consultation for these beautiful, uplifting & delicious garden packages that include:
~ 16 to 20 weeks of fresh vegetables, herbs and edible flowers (over 30 different crops)
~ A comprehensive, professional garden design
~ Personal urban farmer who will install and maintain the garden, harvest the vegetables and leave them at your door
~ Community events (e.g. garden parties, workshops, canning bee)
~ Site assessment including soil test*^
~ Compost blend*^
~ Compost tea
~ Plants and seeds (over 30 different crops!)
~ Watering system (timer, hose, sprinkler)^
~ Garden journal with notes and communication with your farmer
~ E-newsletter from Backyard Harvest
~ New in 2010: Add-on gardens! (Heirloom Potato Bin, Strawberry Companion Bed and Asparagus Companion Bed also available a la carte – see details below)
*Negotiable and to be determined in a consultation
^One-time set-up cost. Returning patrons will have all or part this cost waived.
Costs for our Full Service Gardens range between $11 and $13 per square foot depending on your desires and site requirements. This service is available in South Minneapolis (S of Lake St), Highland Park (St. Paul), Morningside (Edina) & Northeast Minneapolis.