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Community Garden at the Phillips County Extension Office

Community Garden Projects

The Garden the Plains website serves as a resource for gardening best practices. Through research and experience, our aim is to support those who explore sustainable gardening on the Golden Plains. Click here for more information.

Beekeeping in the Golden Plains Area

Check out more information at the Colorado Beekeepers Association web site

The Sweet Smell of Victory

How Gardeners Are Drawing on History to Help During the COVID-19 Pandemic

With many people staying close to home during the coronavirus pandemic, gardening has become popular, specifically vegetable gardens. COVID-19 has led to high unemployment, causing food banks to be overwhelmed, so people are growing food not only to feed their families but also to help their communities. It’s an old idea reborn to meet the moment.

Check out the interview with Grow and Give gardeners in the Golden Plains Area following a macroburst event in June, 2020.

Let’s Grow Together

Learn to grow food and donate extra locally. The resources below are designed to help you grow your own food this year and beyond. You got this, Colorado! Colorado State University Extension & Master Gardeners are here to help every step of the way. More resources are added weekly and will change with the season. Learn more about the history of victory gardens.

Check out Plant Talk Colorado

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