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Celebrating our 20th season in 2017!

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2017 Registration Dates

Returning Gardeners:  February 22, 8:00 a.m.

New Gardeners:  March 8, 8:00 a.m.

Register at Kent Commons, 525 Fourth Ave. North in downtown Kent (corner of 4th and James)

253-856-5000

 

Welcome to the Kent Community Garden! Our seasonal organic garden has been thriving since 1997, providing fresh food, flowers & crops, a sense of community, and the benefits of physical activity to thousands of people.

Safety, Participation, Conservation, and Conduct for Community Gardeners

BASICS

  • ORGANIC GARDENING ONLY.  www.omri.org to check whether your product is OK to use.
  • Season:  April 1 through October 30, dawn to dusk
  • Location:  Corner of  64th Avenue South and West James Street
  • Plot Size:  approximately 20' x 20'
  • Cost:  $45 rental/water fee + $25 refundable "good gardener" deposit 
  • TO REGISTER call the Kent Commons at 253-856-5000.
  •  Previous year returning gardeners can pre-register for the same plot until open registration starts.
  • First come, first served. All plots not rented become available at open registration.
  • CHECK THE PLOT MAP BELOW CAREFULLY BEFORE YOU REGISTER - SOME PLOTS HAVE SPIGOTS ON or IN THEIR BOUNDARIES.
  • Produce and crops grown at the community garden may not be sold, but DO share freely with your family, friends, and neighbors.  Extra produce can also be donated to the KENT FOOD BANK to help others in our community.

PARKING

RELATED INFORMATION

Rodale's Organic Gardening Beginner Tips

Rodale's Organic High Yield Veggie Tips

Garden Hotline

Sustainable Gardening Tips

Master Gardeners Foundation

Organic Gardening Tips

P-Patch PLOT MAP web

 

The Kent Community Garden is a collaborative effort between the city and the LDS Bishop’s Storehouse and Cannery, which owns the property. The volunteers of the Community Garden Leadership Group (CGLG) provide a hub for sharing information and gardening tips on site and online. We recognize and appreciate both the LDS and the CGLG for their commitment to this program – Thank you!

 

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