Become A Member
Becoming a member of 34th Street Community Garden is simple. Just rent a plot at the garden, fulfill your service hours,and you are considered a member of the community garden! Renting a garden plot for the season is only $25.00, and the season runs from January to December. Members will have access to garden classes, garden tools, and many other resources provided by the garden staff. Sign up today to start enjoying the many benefits of 34th Street Community Garden!
1. Each gardener is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of their garden plot and land areas around plot. Watering, weeding, harvesting and any other garden related maintenance are all the responsibility of the gardener. Gardeners may arrange for other gardeners to water their plots.
2. Tools will be made available for use during the regularly scheduled work time each week. A limited number of tools, hoses and watering equipment will be available in the community garden storage bin for use during non-scheduled work times. Regularly scheduled work times will be posted on the garden bulletin board.
3. The Garden Coordinator will make accessible tools and watering equipment. Gardeners are responsible for returning all equipment to Gardens Coordinator when not in use.
4. Children are welcome in the garden but must be accompanied by an adult and must be supervised at all times.
5. Each gardener must complete a Release of all Claims form before any work in the garden can begin.
6. Garden plots must be cared for at least once a week. It is the gardener's responsibility to notify the coordinator if he or she is not able to care for their plot in any given week. If any plot remains unattended for more than three weeks that plot is subject to reassignment.
7. 34th Street will provide all soil to be used in Garden Plots. The application of herbicides (weed killers) to the garden plots is prohibited.
8. Assignment of garden plots will be made by the garden coordinator.
9. Plot fees are due in full before the garden season begins.
10. Gardeners may harvest vegetables and flowers from their garden only.
11. 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.
12. The Garden Committee is responsible for ensuring that the rules are followed at all times.
13. All gardeners are encouraged to get to know fellow gardeners and assist with garden upkeep.