Gardening

Being next to Olbrich Botanical Garden, it’s only natural that the residents of Eastmorland have a strong interest in gardening. We have an active community garden located along Hargrove Street near Walter Street.

In addition, the Eastmorland Community Association hosts an annual plant & seed swap. The swap, held the third Saturday in May, offers neighbors the opportunity to meet fellow neighbors who enjoy gardening. Neighbors swap plants, seeds and bulbs as well as some gardening materials and tools.

Gardening Resources

Neighbor Ed Woolsey, a staff member of the University of Wisconsin Department of Horticulture, has provided a couple of planting calendars appropriate for the climate in Eastmorland:

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Plant-a-Row

Plant a Row for the Hungry

Eastmorland is a participant in the Plant a Row for the Hungry Neighborhood Challenge. The challenge is sponsored by the Community Action Coalition for South Central Wisconsin (CAC). Hunger is a global problem, but the lack of fresh vegetables in our own neighborhoods is something we can address with the help of our local home …

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