Miss Jeanne

There are no words to express the loss that our garden family, Apex UMC and the Apex community has suffered.  This past Easter Sunday on April 12th, Jeanne Hack, our benefactor and dear friend went home to Jesus.  She was laid to rest latter that week beside her dear husband, Joe.  When gatherings are possible…

Current Garden Hours

Please check this space for current garden hours as they do change based on season and weather.  Thursday evening hours will be added in mid-June. SATURDAY MORNINGS:  8am – Noon TUESDAY EVENINGS: 6pm – 8pm THURSDAY EVENINGS: 6pm – 8pm (beginning June 18)

NEW Garden Protocols re COVID 19

These are extraordinary times.  This is a bit long. Please stick with me – this is important. You will all have heard that Wake County has issued a Proclamation of Emergency Restrictions (the Stay at Home Proclamation) to slow the spread of COVID-19.  You may have wondered how this will affect the garden.  The proclamation…

Statement of Inclusion at Simple Gifts Community Garden

Some of you may have heard about the global United Methodist Church’s decision to continue to exclude LGBTQIA persons from the sacraments of marriage and ordination at our recent worldwide General Conference.  Simple Gifts Community Garden is a mission of Apex UMC, and along with our local church, we are committed to continuing to practice…

Garden Spring Social 2-11-2019

Y’all Come!! Please join us Monday, February 11th between 7:00 and 8:30pm at Tonya’s office – Triangle Home Team Realty, 207 S. Salem St.  (You can park on Salem or Moore Streets near the bank or Holland’s Jewelers.) Drop in any time and enjoy delicious desserts, lots of great information, games and prizes and a…

Events

Saturday, April 22, 2017 Come celebrate Earth Day at our first annual Plant Swap for Pollinators! What’s the easiest way to get free plants for your yard or garden and help at-risk pollinator… Source: Events

Garden opens March 4th!

This beautiful weather we’re having is making me think about putting peas and potatoes in the ground!  Hope y’all are thinking that too!  We’ve got an exciting year coming up in 2017 – our Plant Swap for Pollinators will be April 22.  We’ve got a freshly painted shed to decorate with inspiring quotes about things…

Garden needs

Hi garden friends,  The cucumbers, squash, peas, beans and peppers are producing like crazy.  We’ve been picking so many cucumbers you wouldn’t believe it!  The tomatoes are starting to come in too.  We have a lot to harvest each workday!  Here’s some things the garden needs:  YOU – we’d love to see you and many hands…

Thursday workday begin!

Hi Gardeners, The Garden will start Thursday workdays this week.  The garden will be open from 5 to 7.  We have a great crop of cucumbers, squash, beans, blackberries and maybe cowpeas that will need picking.  I think our row of cukes has been taking performance enhancing drugs, it’s been producing so much.  We also…

Garden start 2016!

Two weeks from this Saturday is our first garden workday for 2016.  That’s exciting!  It will be great to see old friends and meet some of you that we’ve corresponded with over the winter. I’m looking forward to checking on our honeybees again and seeing how our pollinator garden perennials have fared.  Of course we’ll…