APPLYING FOR A PLOT

Qualifications

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Please note the following:

  • Applicant must be a full-time resident of Port Washington with proof of residency
  • Applicant must be willing to sign contract upholding Garden rules, regulations and annual fees.
  • Applicant must sign contract commiting to Garden upkeep and respect for other's property

Garden Contract

Application Process

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We are currently accepting WAIT LIST applications only.


To apply for a plot please:

  1. Download an application below
  2. Mail to: GLCG Plot Application - PO Box 1656, Port Washington, NY 11050

Get on the Wait List

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All plots have been assigned. CLICK BELOW to add your name to the WAITLIST for 2019.

WAITLIST

PLOT APPLICATION, VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION & CONTRACT

2019 RULES & REGULATIONS CONTRACT - ENG-SPAN (pdf)

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PLOT APPLICATION & VOLUNTEER FORM 2019 (pdf)

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SPANISH - PLOT APPLICATION & VOLUNTEER FORM 2019 (pdf)

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RULES FOR A SUCCESSFUL GARDEN

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Garden Plot Rules and Regulations Contract 2019

 

  • No gardener can begin planting until contract is signed.
  • Each gardener is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of their garden plot.  Watering, weeding, harvesting and other garden related maintenance are all the responsibility of the gardener.
  • Garden plots are to be cared for at least once a week.
  • If the gardener is unable to come to the garden for a period of time, they may arrange for a friend, fellow gardener, or garden committee member to help them.  If any given plot remains unattended for more than 3 weeks that plot is subject to reassignment.
  • Gardeners are responsible for supplying their garden tools and supplies.  A limited supply of tools will be available in the garden, but must be returned after use, and may not be removed from the garden.
  • Gardeners may decorate their plots with removable decorations.  Gardeners may not paint or attach anything to their plot, or add decoration to communal spaces.
  • Gardeners may only harvest from their garden bed.  Gardeners may not take anything from other members’ plots.  Gardeners may not harvest or pick from communal areas without permission from a garden committee member.
  • Children are welcome in the garden but must be accompanied by an adult and must be supervised at all times.
  • The application of pesticides of any kind to the garden plot or anywhere in the garden is strictly prohibited.
  • Preference for next year’s plots will be given to this year’s applicants first.
  • Plot fees of $40 are due in full before planting season begins.
  •  Gardeners are responsible for clearing their plot of all plant material before December 1, 2019.  Exceptions can be made on a case by case basis, but permission must be obtained from the garden committee.
  • Every gardener is responsible for attending one scheduled two-hour garden help session per year, to help maintain the communal area.
  • No illegal substances can be grown.
  •  The Garden Committee expects to maintain a level of beauty within the Community Garden proper, and reserves the right to prohibit use of certain materials not in keeping with our fundamental aesthetic.
  • The Garden Committee reserves the right to terminate ownership of a garden plot at our discretion.

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