Employees Invited to Lease a Plot in New Community Garden
People with green thumbs, black thumbs and all colors in between are invited to try their hands at gardening beginning next month when the student-led group Garden in the Desert opens the UA’s second community garden.
Students have been in charge of the garden project, but employees and community members are invited to lease plots in the 1,600-square-foot garden near the Highland Garage. A standard plot is 20 feet by 3 feet, and rent will run somewhere around $10 a month, depending on the length of lease.
"I’d really like to put out the word to folks who are interested in gardening: You don’t have to have experience," said Chet Phillips, the Associated Students of the University of Arizona’s graduate assistant for sustainability and a UA doctoral student in arid lands resource sciences.
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