PHIG entrance sign near a raised bed




Contributor Spotlight

Many thanks to our PHIG contributors helping us recently and in the past. Earth Day - composting
Thanks to those who donated for the Special Event on May 5: East Bay Gives!

Our sincere thanks to all of the donors and volunteers who have made this garden possible.
Thanks to David for his help in building a storage shed for our composting system project.
Thanks to Laurie and Ray for reconstructing the kiosk panels after vandalism.
After several years of 24/7 online service at PHIG to the school and the community, our donated Davis Instruments weather station will need to be replaced. Since we are part of the Citizen Weather Observer Network and the GLOBE program that reports to NASA and NOAA, we really want to get back online as soon as possible. Please let us know if you can help!

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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