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Qualifications

Add Your Name to the Wait List

Add Your Name to the Wait List

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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

Add Your Name to the Wait List

Add Your Name to the Wait List

Add Your Name to the Wait List

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All existing plots have been assigned. But, you can add your name to our 2020 waitlist. When a plot opens up, we will contact the next applicant on the list. CLICK BELOW to add your name to the WAITLIST for 2020!

PLOT REQUEST, VOLUNTEER FORM & CONTRACT

Garden Rules & Regulations Contract 2020 (pdf)

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Volunteer & Garden Plot Request 2020 (pdf)

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Voluntaria y solicitud de jardín 2020_Espanol (pdf)

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RULES FOR A SUCCESSFUL GARDEN

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Garden Plot Rules and Regulations Contract 2020

 

  • 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.