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University Gardens Neighborhood (UNC)

29 March 2016

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Welcome to University Gardens Neighborhood of the ECC! We are located between 900 E. and University Street & South Temple and 500 So. Get the zoning map here.  University Gardens is a perfect college neighborhood, where residential streets divided by grassy medians are within walking distance of locally owned pizza parlors and coffee shops; and […]

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Safe Passage for Pedestrians across Dangerous “Hot Spots” in the ECC

10 October 2015

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With the highest density in the City and seven arterial streets/ highways cutting through all of it’s neighborhoods,  the ECC launches a campaign to request more be done to provide safe passage for all pedestrians. See the summary of the ten year plan and what is left to be done here: CIP 2013 Pedestrian Safety […]

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University Neighborhood Community Garden

22 May 2015

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University Neighborhood Community Garden

Due to the generous support and commitment towards community from  Intermountain Salt Lake Clinic, the ECC is proud to add this beautiful garden space to our long tradition of parks, open space and gardens. The ECC has entered into a long term lease for this community garden space. Various rules have been established to both […]

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How Our Community Garden Works

20 May 2015

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How Our Community Garden Works

  HOW OUR COMMUNITY GARDEN WORKS Our community garden is a shared space –a commons. Gardeners not only tend their own plots, but also collaborate with each other to take an active role in all levels of garden development and ongoing maintenance. By contributing their volunteer time toward the needs of the whole, everyone has […]

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Is Community Gardening Right for You?

20 May 2015

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Is Community Gardening Right for You?

Is Community Gardening Right for You? The following information may be useful to you if you are thinking about becoming agardener in this neighborhood council. Benefits and Rewards Despite the extra responsibilities, community gardening is immensely popular with many benefits! If you’ve never gardened in a community garden before, you can look forward to more […]

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Water Wise Gardening

1 March 2015

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Water Wise Gardening

How Much Water Is Enough? On average, most vegetables need around 1-2 inches of water per week. During March and April, cooler temperatures and spring rains will usually provide most of your watering needs, although occasional hand watering may be required for seeds and seedlings. When temperatures rise in May, the irrigation system will be […]

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Organic Standards

2 February 2015

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Organic Standards

ORGANIC STANDARDS Our Philosophy Gardening organically is a commitment to health, a respectful relationship to the earth, and a love for the many facets of gardens and gardening. For us, being organic is sticking to a simple philosophy: keeping our gardens and our gardeners healthy. Keeping the gardens healthy means that we work in natural […]

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Our Garden Policies

2 February 2015

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Our Garden Policies

GARDEN POLICIES 2015 Various rules and policies have been established to manage this garden space. All policies and rules have been established to protect and secure the safety of all. If you are interested in joining our garden we highly suggest you first read about the garden policies and rules to make sure this garden […]

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Helen’s Neighborhood Demonstration Orchard- Spring 2014

1 October 2014

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Helen’s Neighborhood Demonstration Orchard- Spring 2014

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Newsflash: The City gives a positive response to our request for Safe Passage for Pedestrians on 100 South and South Temple!

28 August 2014

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Newsflash: The City gives a positive response to our request for Safe Passage for Pedestrians on 100 South and South Temple!

Last week the City Council approved capital improvement projects through out the city including several that respond directly to our request for safe passage across the arterial  streets that run through East Central. The City Council allocated:  $50,000 to provide for installation of pedestrian-activated flashing LED warning lights at crosswalks on 100 South at 1000 […]

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