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By Marc Lutz
Wrangell Sentinel 

Community garden springs forward in efforts to get growing


Marc Lutz/Wrangell Sentinel

From left: Community garden board members Kim Wickman, Grace Wintermyer, Sage Smiley and Valerie Massie, along with other volunteers, have been busy preparing the expanded garden. The garden is now open for community members looking to rent beds to grow their own plants.

What started as the seed of an idea has germinated into a full-grown program to help the community get involved in gardening.

Over the past couple months, the Wrangell Community Garden board has been meeting, planning and organizing cleanup days. As such, the garden, located at the old Lions Ball Field at 1.5 Mile, is ready for gardeners looking to grow their own plants and produce.

Once overgrown with weeds, the site is now cleaned up, garden beds are set up and soil is piled up and ready to be shoveled in. Though the board is still waiting to obtain the new, larger-volume composter, a co...

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