Tour De Coop Sat. Nov. 3rd 2012
The First Annual Tour de Coop is Saturday Nov. 3rd from 11-4 at The Bell Garden. Come from 11-12 for an education session with Alyce Dobyns, a UCAN(urban chicken advocates of Nashville) founding member, as she leads a discussion on getting started with hens. Then from 12-4 you can tour 10 West Nashville coops. Tickets are $20 and benefit The Bell Garden.
Another Saturday at the BELL
Look at all the good they do! Check out more pictures on facebook!
March 17th Garden Party!
Our volunteers are the best! We had another amazing Saturday in the garden on March 17th. Our big project for the day was planting some daylilies. Dorothy (the spriest 89 year old I’ve ever met) led everyone in proper planting techniques. In addition, we harvested about 25 pounds of kale for a local restaurant! Check out some more cool photos from Saturday on our facebook page. We...
Volunteer Focus: The Taylor Family from Bozeman,...
We were so lucky to have a super enthusiastic and helpful family join us in the BELL on our first Saturday workday: the Taylors! Buck, Kristin, Ben and Kendall came all the way from Bozeman, Montana, to help us get our garden rolling this season. They are spending their spring break traveling around the southeast and volunteering with different community organizations as they go! They helped us...
First Saturday Garden Party!
We had our first group of Saturday volunteers out to the garden on March 10th. It was a beautiful day and a LOT was accomplished! We set up the chicken fence, planted about 500 more onions, weeded the peas, and set up the compost area! Way to go volunteers!
Peas on Earth
If you’re like me, your mouth is watering just looking at these sugar snap peas. Luckily, in just a handful of weeks we’ll be eating these beauties ourselves, straight out of the garden! More than twenty-five helpful gardeners from Bellevue Middle School came out to the BELL last Thursday as part of the Owls in the Garden program. They learned about seeds and then planted over 200...
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Welcome to the BELL Garden Blog!
We’re glad you’ve found us! Bookmark this page and visit it often to find out what we’ve been up to in the garden. We’ll be posting lots of pictures, sharing stories, and even adding some seasonal recipes for you to try at home. We’re excited about everything the garden has to offer us in 2012, and we can’t wait to share the bounty with you!