Emerging Invasive Species

Spotted Lanternfly The spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) is a planthopper which is native to China, India, and Vietnam, but has also spread to Korea around 2006. It was detected in Pennsylvania in 2014, and has since been found to have confirmed populations in Delaware, New Jersey and Virginia. Its preferred host is tree-of-heaven (Ailanthus altissima), but it … More Emerging Invasive Species

UPCOMING EVENT DATE CHANGES

Our Community Day, scheduled for Saturday, August 7, has been moved to Sunday, August 15 from 3-6 PM. We hope everyone can come out, especially those interested in planning our anticipated annual picnic, tentatively scheduled for Saturday, September 18 (originally scheduled for Sept. 11). The picnic will honor our late leader, Mr. Williams and we seek your input and participation. We hope to create a plan … More UPCOMING EVENT DATE CHANGES

Upcoming Virtual Event – What is Organic Gardening

Join us for our second bi-monthly virtual member call on Wednesday May 26th 7:00-8:30 PM Presentation by Denny May, former Section B Captain What does it mean to garden organically? How do you control pests? What can you add to the soil? Why do you need to add anything to your soil? What is compost? Why … More Upcoming Virtual Event – What is Organic Gardening

This Afternoon – Community SHARE Day 2:00- 5:00 PM (5/14/2021)

Please join us today for our annual Community SHAREDay from 2pm-5pm. This is an opportunity for you to SHARE seeds, seedlings, knowledge, and/or LEND a hand. We are very excited to offer this opportunity to our members and we hope to see you today. If there are any other questions you may have, come see … More This Afternoon – Community SHARE Day 2:00- 5:00 PM (5/14/2021)

Happy New Year!

Congratulations to the Blair Road Community Garden Association 2021 Board of Directors! ​T​he election committee collected 48 ballots by the end of the day on December 7 and the votes were unanimous for the appointment of the existing board members as well as a new Section B captain, Medhanit Ephrem. A special thanks to all who … More Happy New Year!

Volunteers Wanted – Inspection Committee

The BRCGA Board of Directors announces the “2020 Mid-Season Plot Inspection and Committee”. The Mid-Season Inspection is a pre-inspection prior to the National Park Service’s (NPS) official review of our garden for safety and violations. We invite members to participate in this important community task by joining a team of fellow members to conduct a walk-through of … More Volunteers Wanted – Inspection Committee

COVID-19 Safety

Guidelines specific to preventing the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) √ If you are sick and/or have been exposed…………STAY HOME! √ Please WEAR a face covering or mask when around others not in your family. √ Gardeners must follow SOCIAL DISTANCING (a minimum of 6ft distance from others) regulations while in the garden. √ GATHERINGS of … More COVID-19 Safety