Interested in more in-depth material to help your garden grow? Check out these garden manuals, which will help you with everything from starting seeds to cleaning up your garden after harvesting in the fall!
This sample land use agreement is intended as a guide only; be sure that the final agreement you use meets the needs and details of your group and the property owner. Information in brackets should be changed as necessary for each garden’s purposes. Sample Form: Permission for Land Use
Garden rules should be established for every community garden. Rules are an excellent way to ensure everyone understands how the garden will operate and what is expected of each gardener. These rules are intended as a guide only. Each garden’s rules will vary depending on the needs of each garden. Sample Garden Rules and […]
Below is a sample plot registration form for community gardens. Information in brackets is to be determined by individual gardens, as appropriate for their use. Sample Form: Garden Plot Registration
Below is a sample contract for a community garden. Information in brackets is to be determined by individual gardens, as appropriate for their use.
Gardening offers challenges and rewards, so it’s best to seek out the answers to questions you may have about the plants, soil, and other characteristics and aspects of our gardens. Check ACGA’s collection of articles on gardening and the experience of gardening.
Looking for other resources to help your community garden? Here is a list of outside links that cover a range of topics, with a special focus on help for non-profits and charity organizations.
Community gardening can incorporate the triple-bottom line goal of sustainability – to provide benefits that combine the environment, economic development, and social equity. ACGA is committed to helping advance sustainability, and we are working on compiling a solid list of resources to help you and your community garden’s efforts to reach that triple-bottom line, as […]
Here is a list of resources that will help address basic questions about community gardening and horticulture.
Do you have limited space around you, but plenty above? Rooftop gardening is a growing trend, especially in urban locations, and there are an increasing number of links and resources available to help you plant a successful harvest above your head.