WELLAND DOWNTOWN BIA COMMUNITY GARDEN
The Welland Downtown BIA Community Garden was built thanks to The New Horizons for Seniors federal government grant and in partnership with the City of Welland and The Niagara Launch Centre. The mandate of the garden is to serve as a gathering place for our local senior population where they may benefit from outdoor physical activity, a sense of community, and in sharing their skills and wisdom with the younger generation.
Coordinators: Welland Downtown BIA
Garden Location: 152 Hellems Street, Welland ON, (corner of Hellems and Young Street) on the property of Niagara Regional Mortgage Services Inc.
Plot Size: 511 square foot garden with fully accessible raised garden beds, medium raised garden beds and ground beds
Number of Plots: 29 accessible raised beds, 1 large ground bed
Plot Fees: Free to senior citizens
Services Provided: onsite workshops, onsite experts. All are welcome at the workshops
Open To: All senior citizens in the Welland area, or greater Niagara Region. Leftover beds may be used by all, and help planting, weeding and watering alongside the seniors is always welcome.