Jefferson County Community Garden
The Community Garden is sponsored by the City of Ranson and the Jefferson County Office of the West Virginia University Extension Service. It provides those individuals and families who do not have adequate land at home, an opportunity to raise a garden.
Garden Opens May 1st2013 Community Garden Application
Space is rented on a per foot basis with a uniform width. An application for space can be printed and returned to the address on the form. The Community Garden is indebted to several people and organizations that reduce the cost of operating the Garden. Thanks to the Individuals who have made the community garden possible: City of Ranson, Mark & Marty Kable, Southern States, Lyle C. Tabb & Sons, INC., Poly Processing of Winchester.
Cultural Practice Information
Mulch Study on Celebrity Tomatoes
In 2008, Celebrity tomatoes were grown on four different mulches to evaluate the impact of these mulches on production. This same study is being replicated again in 2009. Celebrity is a vigorous tomato with excellent adaptability and disease resistance. It has a medium sized flavorful fruit that ripens in 65 days.
Transplanted May 30th.
First Fruit: August 8th
Last Fruit: September 19th
Total production by Mulch Type:
Black Plastic: 54.96 Newspaper: 66.93 White Paper: 67.04 Red Mulch: 91.13
Transplanted: May 21st
Total Production by Mulch Type: