Churchill Park Community Garden - sustainable, healthy food in the city

Gardening Tips

The links below provide tips on healthy, productive gardening, and some suggestions about how to handle the most common weeds and pests that we find at Churchill Park Community Gardens. To access each file, click on the link.

Sustainable Gardening

Tips on saving water


Weeds

Ragweed (High priority - MUST BE CONTROLLED BY ALL GARDENERS!)

Amaranthus (July/August) low priority

Chickweed (spring / fall) high priority

Crabgrass (spring) medium priority

Garlic mustard (spring) high priority

Nutsedge (summer) low priority

Quickweed (summer) high priority

Ragweed (late spring / summer / early fall) high priority

Twitch grass (spring / fall) high priority

Insect and other animal pests

Flea beetles (spring)

Slugs and earwigs (all season)

Squash pests (summer)

Japonese beetles (summer)

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