May 1st, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Preparation. Help us prepare the beds for planting. We’ll dig, spread mulch, and so on. All Rockford residents are welcome. Please bring your own gloves and tools (and mark them!). On the grounds of SecondFirst Church, 318 N. Court. St., Rockford. Look for us on the west side of the property near the intersection of Church St. and Park. Ave.
May 3rd, 6:00 p.m.
Decoration. Under the guidance of local artists, we’ll decorate the garden boxes. Participants can take home starter tomato plants and other giveaways will be provided.
Every Saturday throughout the gardening season.
Upkeep. Join us most Saturdays for a little camaraderie with fellow gardeners as we do a little tilling, pruning, and harvesting.