On-site communication can enhance participation and support the goals of your workplace garden project. Physical features to add community and educational value for employees and other participants include:
Best placed in an easily viewed and accessed area of the garden. Protect with a weather-proof case or under a shelter. Use for posting printed garden education materials such as tip sheets and guides, employee participation guidelines, event and activity announcements, seed packets, lost & found, recipes, etc. Effective locations are entrances, shed doors, water spigot, compost bins, demonstration or donation garden plots.
Best placed in an easily viewed and accessed area of the garden, such as a shed door. Protect under a shelter. Good for gardener-to-gardener and/ or garden educator communication, posting announcements or questions, requesting or offering expertise or assistance, and general communication. Good for posting veggie swaps, tallying donations, tracking growth, introducing new gardeners, etc.
Garden Entrance Signage:
Depending on how your garden is set up, it may be useful to have educational signage. Suggestions include: