Grow something in Rex

Singleton signing up participants for annual community garden

— Do you prefer to say to-may-toe, or to-mah-toe?

Either way, Clayton County Commissioner Sonna Singleton wants to see residents playing in her district’s community garden.

She hopes to see them planting seeds and growing flowers or vegetables.

It doesn’t matter if it’s tomatoes, squash, carrots, radishes, tulips or Black-eyed Susans.

The commissioner’s desire is to see gardening bring the community together.

Seth Coleman, Singleton’s constituent aide, said the commissioner is inviting residents to sign up for her annual spring Community Garden program. Singleton has organized the garden since 2010 and this year’s planting season will begin in March at the Carl Rhodenizer Recreation Center in Rex.

“Participants with plants currently growing in the garden should harvest them no later than Feb. 23, 2013, so that the grounds may be prepared for this year’s new plants,” said Coleman in a written statement.

Interested gardeners should contact Singleton at 770-477-3213 to get their space.