APPLYING FOR A PLOT

Qualifications

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

Application Process

Garden Plot Application submission runs

Jan 1 - March 31, 2018.

To apply for a plot please:

  1. Download an application below
  2. Mail to: Preserve Committee - 33 Manorhaven Blvd, Port Washington, NY 11050
  3. Await lottery drawing on 4/1/18
  4. Accept or release plot by 4/7/18

News and Updates

Application Deadline is March 31, 2018


We are sorry, but applications received after this date cannot be considered.


Plots will be awarded by lottery on April 1, 2018. You will be notified via phone if you receive a plot and will need to sign a contract securing your plot.

PLOT APPLICATION, VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION & CONTRACT

PLOT APPLICATION & VOLUNTEER FORM - ENG. (pdf)

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NPLOT APPLICATION & VOLUNTEER FORM - SPANISH (pdf)

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GARDEN PLOT RULES & REGISTRATION CONTRACT (pdf)

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RULES FOR A SUCCESSFUL GARDEN

Plot owners should adhere to the following rules:

  • No gardener can begin planting until contract is signed.
  • No gardener can begin planting in the Growing Love Community Garden until May 6th, 2018 at noon.
  • 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.  Gardeners may arrange for other gardeners to water their plots.
  • Gardeners are responsible for supplying their garden  tools and supplies; a very limited supply will be kept in the shed and will need to be signed in and out as used.
  • Children are welcome in the garden but must be accompanied by an adult and must be supervised at all times.
  • Garden plots are to be cared for at least once a week.
  • It’s the gardener’s responsibility to notify a garden committee member if he or she is not able to care for their plot in any given week.  If any given plot remains unattended for more than 3 weeks that plot is subject to reassignment .
  • The application of herbicides (weed killers) 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 may harvest vegetables and flowers from their garden bed only.
  • At the end of the growing season, gardeners are responsible for clearing their plot of all plant material and leaving the plot as they found it in the spring.
  • 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.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD, PRINT AND SIGN CONTRACT