project leader
Deborah T
6715 Gateway Blvd
(District Heights )
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the project

The garden will serve as an outlet for exerting their physical strength in soil preparation, weeding, harvesting, and help bridge the generational gap between the students and the adult residents in the community.

Learn more here!

the steps

  1. Trees, stumps and weeds removed 
  2. Permanent Garden Sign, Message Center
  3. Garden Arbor
  4. Game Tables, dining table/ seating (benches)
  5. ADA Walk Way
  6. Street Art
  7. Raised beds (2)  (24” or 36” high
  8. Garden Inspiration signs (ex. Grow It, eat it,  Educate, RRR’)
  9. Mosaic Planting beds/boxes
  10. Bleachers

why we're doing it

Healthy food and healthy living is what we want to share by teaching others. 


1. Landscaper/Contractor labor costs (demolish/level the ground surface to make it accessible to all individuals): $1,000

2. garden – soil (two raised beds) and pea gravel (walking paths)

2) gathering space install seating, tables,,art/street paint, and; eco-friendly ground materials such as grinded granite, soil, flowers/plants, solar string lighting, stone, large chalkboard): $3,500

3).Site signage (enclosed information kiosk and Garden name sign): $500

SUBTOTAL = $5,000
ioby Platform Fee  $35
ioby Fiscal Sponsorship Fee (5% of total) $150
3rd Party Credit Card Processing Fee (3% of non-match dollars) $90

RAISED = $3,390.00
less ioby Platform Fee (covered by New Dream) $35.00
less ioby Fiscal Sponsorship Fee (5%) (covered by New Dream) $155.32
less 3rd Party Credit Card Processing Fee (3% of donations on ioby) (covered by New Dream) $46.60

Revised Budget, 12/3/2014

1. Landscaper/Contractor labor costs (demolish/level the ground surface to make it accessible to all individuals): $1,800

2. Two raised beds (around trees) building material, plant materials, paint: $490

3. Garden Name Sign and enclosed information kiosk: $1100


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  • Fred M.
  • Angela W
  • Tommy Womack
  • Barbara M
  • ASH Ministries
  • K. Hill
  • Alan Jones, Raymond Buford, & the District Heights Community Garden Program Bus trip on October 9, 2014
  • Sandra Womack
  • Ayo
  • CD
  • Pearl Turner
  • Deborah T.
  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous