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The garden was developed to cultivate individual growth and self-sufficiency through community gardening and gardening education.

It is located just north of Veterans (Airport) Park at the intersection of East Airport Road and Teeples Drive.

A Members Handbook explains more about the garden and discusses the rules, guidelines and expectations associated with using the garden.  The following are some highlights from the handbook:

  • All Gardeners must fill out an application and agree to abide by the rules of the handbook.
  • A membership fee must be paid; however grants may be available if there is a need.
  • Plots include 4′ x 12′ raised beds and 8′ x 12′, 12′ x 20′, and 20′ x 20′ ground plots.
  • You must maintain the entire plot and be responsible for items associated with it.
  • You must attend at least one pre-season work day and give service during the season.
  • All plots must be prepared for planting no later than the last Saturday in May.
  • You must be willing to clean up and prepare the plot for winter when the growing season is over.

You are encouraged to also take advantage of expertise provided by Master Gardeners in the community.  This is available for the community regardless of your involvement in the Community Garden.