Human Community and Human Condition
Pets and Domestic Animals
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Project in progress

What is your wish for this project?

Our nonprofit, the Outback Cat House Rescue, wishes to transform a small, empty lot next to our building into a community garden and composting area. Currently, there are no community gardens or composting systems in the area, though we are located in a rapidly growing, densely populated urban area of Rogers, Arkansas. With this initiative, we would invite our surrounding neighbors, many of which have children, to join us in building, planting and maintaining our garden....read more

How are you going to do it?

We wish to begin this project at the end of May. Initially, we plan to build lifted beds and pallet gardens made from recycled wooden pallets. We then plan on planting late-summer vegetables and herbs that are appropriate to our USDA Plant Hardiness Zone (Zone 7). During this time, we will also begin composting, using waste from the rescue and any other waste from volunteers or participants. We aim to have the garden and composting system fully up and running by the end of June. Classes will be ...read more