Hi gardeners, my name is Alex Oberle and I am the new Community Gardens of Cedar Falls manager for 2021. I want to thank former managers Peg Keller and John Smith for the assistance that they have provided to help me transition into this role over the past few months. I’ve gardened at the community gardens since the very first year it was established, typically renting a full plot and growing both vegetables and flowers, especially tomatoes and winter squash. My wife and I have a big backyard garden too, but every year that goes by there is more shade and we’ve had to transition some of those raised beds back to lawn due to lack of sunlight. I look forward to meeting all of you. Please always feel free to email me with any questions or concerns at cedarfallscommunitygardens at gmail.com.