Showing posts from March, 2020

City of Surrey Best Practice Guidelines for Community Gardens during COVID - 19

Best practice guidelines for community gardens during COVID-19 Community gardens are a key component to neighbourhood food security. While we are in an ever- evolving situation, it is important that community garden coordinators, members and volunteers change the way we organize based on the most recent public health information. The City of Surrey encourages community gardeners to monitor the following resources for COVID-19 updates: ➢  City of Surrey ➢  Fraser Health ➢  BC Centre for Disease Control ➢  Public Health Agency of Canada Public health advice may change, so please check the above resources for the most current information to protect you, your family and fellow community gardeners. Keeping each other safe in the community garden Every person entering the garden is responsible for preventing the spread of infection. Here’s how you can safely tend the community garden: ➢   Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds ➢   Avoid touching eyes, nose o

NOTICE Dunsmuir Gardener Information

Hello Dunsmuir Garden members, There are activities this week that everyone needs to be aware of: 1. With the postponement of the AGM we did not have the opportunity to distribute 2020 membership cards so this Wednesday March 25 they will be placed in a box inside the small tool shed. If you wish to obtain your new card please look for it there. Please only take your card. 2.  On Thursday March 26 the City of Surrey will be blocking the road at our driveway in order to remove trees that were felled and bucked up some time ago. The garden will remain open but there will be no vehicle traffic permitted while this work is underway. 3. Please review the attached  Bee Announcement prepared by Bee Coordinator Dave Hoffman. Also, review Asian Giant Hornet Alert from the Province of BC. 4. Currently Blackie Spit Park remains open as does the Dunsmuir Gardens. Please diligently observe all precautions, personal protection and social distancing during this Covid-19 pandemi