Davenport Community Garden Digital Portfolio

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Garden backside
Garden backside

The garden is bare. No landscape. Just weed infested mulch. The lack of paved pathways and raised, ADA compliant garden beds does not allow wheel chair accessibility.

Splintering Garden Box
Splintering Garden Box

Garden boxes were extremely worn down.

Weed Infested
Weed Infested

The weed infested soil makes it extremely difficult to upkeep the garden's conditions.

Beautiful Harvest
Beautiful Harvest

People want to grow things! But they also want to be able to sit on a bench when they're tired, or find shade when it's too hot.

Volunteers
Volunteers

The Davenport High School Future Farmers of America, along with several members of the community, volunteered their time to break down the old garden boxes in preparation for the reconstruction. The project has already begun!

Girls Know How to Use Power Tools
Girls Know How to Use Power Tools

Since the new garden will provide a great opportunity for hands on learning experiences for students, the local Davenport schools are excited to work with the Davenport Community Garden.

FFA Volunteers and Old Garden Boxes
FFA Volunteers and Old Garden Boxes

The FFA adviser and horticulture teacher at Davenport High School will use the new garden site for educational demonstrations, senior projects, and much more.

Davenport Community Garden - Presentation - Entrance View 5-5-16 (1)
Davenport Community Garden - Presentation - Entrance View 5-5-16 (1)

Plans for the new garden

Front Aerial View
Front Aerial View

Current design of the renovated garden. Includes xeriscape and hardscape, paved pathways and ADA compliant garden boxes, benches, a shade structure where events will be held, and more!