This is a 20 x 40-foot demonstration garden designed to feed a family of four to six. We hope to educate those who have never grown their own vegetables by planting a spring, summer and fall garden. We grow vegetables that a majority of families would like to grow and eat. We try at least one unfamiliar vegetable as a learning example. We have room to rotate the crops. The garden area along the fence has been added for vining crops. Smaller gardens were added for corn and blueberries. While not
The walking trail is part of the walking trail that wound through old Fort Chaffee. We are working on restoring part of the trail that runs behind the wildflower meadow. We are creating habitat for the wildlife and identifying and planting trees native to Arkansas.
Welcome Garden/Education Center
The Welcome Garden, as we call it, is beside the steps to the Isaac Witt Education building and along the walkway. The garden is designed to welcome our visitors and demonstrate options for foundation planting. We use perennials to give constant blooms from early spring to late fall.