Garden Progress: 2007

picture of ground breaking

Pleasant Hill Community Service Volunteer Day, 9/15/07 was (literally) the garden groundbreaking day.  With an initial grant from the City of Pleasant Hill, Mt. Diablo Adult Education Gardening Program students and their teacher, Monika Olsen, could visualize the water conservation demonstration healthy garden become a reality. 

picture of compost binStudents designed the landscape with the theme ‘California Natural’, building a composting system to recycle neighborhood and school waste.

boy scouts laying a path

Boy Scout Troops 405 and 421, students and other volunteers laid wheelchair-accessible paths allowing middle school children and others to walk to school safely through the garden. And for his Eagle Scout Project, Sam Fugate provided vehicle barriers around the perimeter of the garden.

boy scouts laying a path

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