Sunday, March 30, 2014
Communal gardening is ideal for people who love to dig in the dirt but live in apartments with little or no yards. The resulting fresh fruit and vegetables are mostly for personal use. But some might be slated for local Food Banks.
The scarecrow (below) survived winter looking like a zombie that is about to get up and drag its feet the way spring has done.
According to historians, he bought 150 acres (much of it sandspit) for fifty dollars. The subsequent park (in fact all of Crescent Beach) was once called Blackie's Spit.
Over the years Surrey acquired greater portions of the heritage land and in 1975 garden plots were created within a larger sanctuary preserved for wildlife.
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