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

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

News and Updates

All plots have been assigned. We are currently accepting applications for the WAIT LIST.

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