First Annual Gloucester Grow Fest!

Have you heard?? Backyard Growers is hosting the first annual Gloucester Grow Fest!

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Join us at Burnham’s field on Saturday, June 2nd to celebrate healthy eating, green living, and warm weather! There will be garden tours, art projects, yummy food, games, live music, community yoga, and more! This event is free and has something for people of all ages. See you there!

Bloom with Backyard Growers in April!

It’s seed planting time! See how you can be involved with Backyard Growers this month:

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Looking for a fun and education way to spend April break? Join Backyard Growers on April 17th and 18th for days filled with plants, seeds, games, crafts, and more!

Contact: or call 978-281-0480 for more details.


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Want to learn more about the square foot garden method? Join us on April 25th to become familiar and equipped in square foot gardening and leave with your personalized garden plan.

For more information contact or call 978-281-0480


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Backyard Growers is hosting our annual Spring Seedling Sale April 22-25th. Seedlings are sourced from Cedar Rock Farms and will be available for purchase via cash, check, card, or SNAP/EBT. The sale begins Sunday, April 22nd from 12-5pm and will continue 9am-5pm Monday-Wednesday at the Backyard Growers Office (271 Main St). See you there!


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Looking for ways to support Backyard Growers this spring? Consider our Get-A-Garden, Give-A-Garden Program! Your contribution not only pays for a garden bed for your household, but provides a garden to a local family through our Backyard Garden Program. Want more information? Contact or call 978-281-0480

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Looking for a great way for your kid to spend April break? Join us at Backyard Growers for two days filled with plants, seeds, and lots of fun! For children ages 5-8. April 17 and 18, 9am-12pm.

Scholarships and discounts available; contact for more information.

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Are you looking for a way to spend more time outdoors and to give back to your local community this spring? Consider our get-a-garden give-a-garden program. Applications for the 2018 growing season now available! Call 978-281-0480 or email for more details.

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Backyard Growers 2018 Annual Free Seed Swap!

It’s officially spring and that means time to start a garden! There might be snow on the ground, but it’s the perfect time to make a garden plan and start seeds indoors.

Stop by the Backyard Growers office anytime between 12-3pm this Saturday to swap seeds, connect with gardeners, learn about home composting and indoor seed starting, and more!

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