Spring 2021 Garden Happenings & Activities

4 Apr

Watch this page (and subscribe for email notification from CVEarthlab.com ) to stay up to date on the latest activities and offerings. This timeline lays out the planned order of time-sensitive tasks. Dates and times may change based on weather.

Key Dates and Seasonal Targets to Note

Saturday, April 10th , 10:30am to 11:00am

Three Sisters Planting & Bed Prep

We will prep the bed, build mounds of soil, and plant corn. For more–> The Three Sisters Garden

Mid-April Raised Bed Prep & Work Day

Put your hands in the dirt! We will fill the beds with soil and compost. Little hands needed for tilling!

Mid-April Strawberry Plant Transplanting & Potato Planting

TBD – Based on exactly when orders arrive

Week of April 26th

Plant Sister 2 of 3 Sisters Garden (Pole beans)

Plant Distribution

Saturday May 1st

This is for people who pre-ordered kitchen herb pots (basil, parsley, dill) and lavender starts. Come to the garden to get’em!

Flower Transplanting

Fri Eve/Sat/Sunday (Ap 30, May 1st & 2nd)

After the flats of marigolds, coleus, snap dragons arrive from the GrowNYC plant sale, extra hands will be needed to care for and transplant the flowers into raised beds and containers around the garden. Lots of watering opportunities!

Week of May 2nd

Plant Sister 3 of The 3 Sisters Garden: Squash

Wednesday Evenings in May (Tentative)

Gardeners will converge to discuss care for the seedlings started at March workshop. Bring your questions to the garden. Exact time TBD. Also in May: Opportunities to harvest sugar snap peas and various lettuces.

Late May, Early June

Transplant the tomatoes, peppers and flowers we’ve been growing at home on a weekday evening or weekend day.

About CVEarthlab Garden: CVEarthlab is a self-funded educational garden in the children’s play area behind 195 Adams St. Learn more at CVEarthlab.com. All residents are most welcome to plant with us!


2 Responses to “Spring 2021 Garden Happenings & Activities”


  1. What Is a Three Sisters Garden? | Concord Village EarthLab - April 7, 2021

    […] We will plant this raised bed in phases, starting with the corn on Saturday April 10th at 1030am. (RSVP to cvearthlab@gmail.com — These are much appreciated, to allow for social distance planning). Check the calendar of events for more on the spring timeline. […]

  2. Come Plant Corn Sat 10:30am | Concord Village EarthLab - April 9, 2021

    […] For more details on upcoming planting and activities, check the calendar of events . […]

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