PHIG entrance sign near a raised bed

 

 

 

Volunteer Spotlight

Many thanks to our PHIG volunteers helping us recently, on Earth Day, and at PHIG's Open House celebrating Seven Years of Sustainable Practices. Contact us to view the slide show. Earth Day - composting

Our sincere thanks to the donors and volunteers who have made this garden possible.

Thanks to Russ for his help in getting our weather station online. View current weather conditions at PHIG anytime. The summary tab can also give you information for the week. For more information about the weather station , contact PHIG.

Welcome to the
Pleasant Hill Instructional Garden (PHIG)
Water Conservation Demonstration Garden

Starting in Spring of 2007 as a landscape design applications class project in the Mt. Diablo Adult Education Gardening Program, in less than a year PHIG went  from a plan on paper to the beginnings of an over 4000 square feet demonstration garden for water conservation and habitat restoration.  The official groundbreaking for the garden took place on Sept 15, 2007, Pleasant Hill's Community Service Day. Thanks to donations and an all-volunteer effort  with the assistance of many community organizations, the garden now hosts a kiosk structure, an arbor, benches, tools shed, planting beds, pathways, a composting area, and a variety of drought tolerant and California native plants on what was formerly a scrap of wasteland used for overflow parking.
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Douglas Iris
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PHIG (Pleasant Hill Instructional Garden)
P.O.Box 23454, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
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Tax-exempt 501 (c)(3)  Pictures courtesy of Monika Olsen

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