Now that we have seen how other community gardens are run, it’s time for our group to make a start planning
Having formed a group and planned your garden project, it’s time to find a site if you do not have one already.
Now that you have brought your gardening group together and found land, it’s time to start the design process…
You might think that it has taken a lot of effort to get this far are you are right, but time spent in planning is time well spent. You don’t then have to waste your time correcting the mistakes of bad or non-existent planning.
With your garden designed, constructed and planted out, your project now moves into a maintenance phase in which gardening, rather than construction, is the main activity. There will still be garden beds to build for people who join the garden, of course, compost to make and plants to propagate.
Useful skills for community garden organisers. You might find these skills among your community garden group or in community college courses, your local library or on the worldwide web.
The level of formal organisation in a community garden depends on the number of participants and how well they know and get on with each other. For larger gardens, having new members sign an agreement covering their gardening activity is a way to…
This is a document produced by Waterloo community gardeners outlining participant responsibility and regulations for the use of the community garden. Rhonda is a community worker presently working in community waste education with South Sydney Council.
POLICY – Randwick Community Organic Garden THIS POLICY IS EFFECTIVE FROM 14TH APRIL 1997 Aims promote a harmonious mix of the diverse approaches to sustainable gardening encourage the spirit of cooperation, consultation, community pride and achievement making productive use of waste land to acquire, share and increase knowledge and practice of organic gardening cooperate with […]