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January: Time to Pay Garden Dues

January 11, 2015


Garden membership and maintenance dues are paid every January and help the garden stay in tip-top shape.  Please pay before January 31 and mail your check to Altadena Community Garden, P.O. Box 6212, Altadena, CA  91003-6212.

Member Dues: $73

Associate Member Dues: $30

Handicapped Plot Dues: $43

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Garden Closes in on Corner Revitalization Project Goal with $2,000 Left to Raise

July 16, 2013

Since April, the Altadena Community Garden has been raising funds to redesign and plant the strip of land, laden with invasive plants and litter, surrounding the garden at the intersection of Lincoln Ave. and Palm St. Please consider making a tax-deductible donation to the Altadena Community Garden’s Corner Revitalization Project.  Or contact garden president Silvera Grant at or 626-398-9840 .

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A Gentle Reminder to Pay Your Garden Membership Dues

February 20, 2013

A Gentle Reminder to Pay Your Garden Membership Dues

If you haven’t yet paid your garden dues, please send a check today to Altadena Community Garden Treasurer Sarah Hunt at 3663 Giddings Ranch Road, Altadena, CA 91001.

Dues are $73.00 for garden members and $30.00 for associate members.

Our dues are critical in supporting the maintenance of our community garden and the many programs we offer. Please submit your payment today.

Vegetable Gardening Classes Are Back for 2013!

February 12, 2013



Learn to grow your own vegetables  and become a certified UC Victory Gardener through the Grow LA Victory Garden Initiative at the Altadena Community Garden.  Register early as these popular classes fill up fast!

Beginning Classes: Saturdays, March 2, 9, 16 and 23.  Topics will include soil preparation, plant selection, seed starting and transplanting, harvesting, composting, planting raised beds, irrigation, building raised beds, integrated pest management, container planting and seed saving.  

Intermediate Classes: Saturdays, April 13, 20, 27 and May 4 (Topics forthcoming)

Cost: $55 for each series or $15 per class

Registration: Contact Jeri Huston 626-345-5466

For more information about the UC Cooperative Extensions, Los Angeles County, visit


Altadena Community Garden Hosts FREE Rose Workshop

January 27, 2013


Topic:    Roses: Planting, Pruning & Propagating

Fee:       Free

When:    Saturday February 2, 2013, 11:00 a.m. 

Where:  Altadena Community Garden

What to bring:     Your own gloves, clippers

The Altadena Community Garden and Pasadena Learning Gardens is offering a free workshop on Saturday February 2, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the Altadena Community Garden.  Learn from Master Gardener Mark Rice and local rose expert Elvira Smith during this free hands-on workshop.

Bring gloves and clippers and, if you would like to start your own roses from clippings, one- or five-gallon plant containers filled with garden soil.

Please consider helping: We hope this workshop will mark the beginning of a community of rose experts who will transform the toil of winter pruning into valuable learning opportunities for others.  If you’re a knowledgeable rose person and want to get involved please contact or 626-272-2752.


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