Advice and Resources for Starting a Community Garden
Starting a Community Garden Checklist
If you're mulling over whether a community garden will work for you and your group, here are some question to ask - and get answers to - before you commit.
American Community Gardening Association (ACGA)
American Community Gardening Association has a wonderful web site filled with information about how to start a community garden, who to contact for permits and grants, youth projects and just about everything you need when you're just starting out.
Community Gardening Toolkit
The Community Gardening Toolkit is a downloadable package of documents to get you organized and up and gardening. Each document is a customizable blueprint for different aspects of planning, coordinating and executing your garden.
Tips from Other Community Gardeners
Who knows better than someone who's actually established and worked in a community garden? I've asked our readers to share their experience and advice and here is what they've said.
Share Your Community Gardening Wisdom
If you've been part of a community garden, in any capacity, we would love to hear your thoughts on the process, the pitfalls and any general reflections.See submissions