The Community Garden at Talbott Park is a place for community members to grow the garden they always wanted. It may be a beautiful flower garden or full of vegetables for your family to enjoy. Work side by side with neighbors or a new friend - a peaceful atmosphere with unlimited possibilities!
Growing Season: April 1 - October 31
Community Garden Plots - first come, first serve. Available March 2 for the 2020 growing season.
Raised Plots: 4' x 8'
Annual Fee: $25 per plot - includes water (plus a one-time refundable $25 deposit)
In-Ground Plots: 8' x 16'
Annual Fee: $40 per plot - includes water (plus a one-time refundable $25 deposit)
NEW this year!
- Revamped small raised beds and large in-ground plots for easier access.
- Kid Zone for all gardening families.
- Beehive with native bees in garden to help with pollination.
- New nutrient-rich soil tilled into every new plot and raised bed.
Benefits of a Community Garden
Provides a place to teach & learn gardening ~ Opportunity to appreciate nature ~ Gardening incites long-term problem solving ~ Composting, mulching & recycling ~ Produce your own food & reduce the family grocery bill ~ Expose new generations to cultural traditions ~ Interact with neighbors and build relationships ~ Foster sense of community ownership & stewardship ~ Youth better understands where and how we get our food supply ~ Fresh produce and the physical activity of gardening improves overall health & decreases illness susceptibility ~ Provides an appropriate habitat for native pollinators to thrive