Community Garden

Edgerton Community Garden Plot Registration- 2020 Season

Grow Your Own Local Organic Food!

Registration


Weds, Feb 26, 10 AM: Returning Gardeners Registration Opens: Returning Gardener Registration

Weds, March 11, 10 AM: New Gardener Online Registration Opens: New Gardener Registration

Call 651-249-2170 if you need help with online registration. Plots fill quickly, so we recommend creating an account for the registration software beforehand, and register promptly after registration opens.

Rent a Plot or Raised Bed Options:

  • 12-foot by 15-foot in-ground plot
  • 4-foot by 8-foot raised bed (18 inches height)
  • 3-foot by 5-foot Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessible raised beds, reserved for people using canes, walkers, or wheelchairs

2020 Community Garden Info

  • The City will provide water spigots.
  • Renters agree to plant, maintain, and harvest their plots using organic (chemical-free) methods.
  • The fee is $25, plus software registration fee, per plot or raised bed for the entire 2020 garden season.
  • Garden Season is Friday May 1, 2020 through Monday, October 19, 2020
  • If you have Community Garden questions, call Coordinator, Oakley Biesanz at 651-249-2173.
  • Scholarships Available for reduced rental fee for Maplewood Residents: 

    When registering for your plot, please provide documentation showing current enrollment in Food Stamps/SNAP program, WIC, or Free & Reduced Lunch Program for a reduced rental fee of $10.00 per plot. Call 651-249-2170 

Open House 2020               

Friday, May 1, 4:30PM-6:30PM.  At Edgerton Community Garden: Corner Of Roselawn & Edgerton, North Of Edgerton Elementary. Drop-in and take a tour the Edgerton Community Garden.  Poor weather back-up location inside Edgerton School Gym.  Meet other garden enthusiasts, get gardening information from a Master Gardener, socialize, and find out which plot is yours! Free!  Drop-in program; no registration required.

Location

The Community Garden is located in Edgerton Park near the baseball fields and the playground. The park is located near the corner of Roselawn and Edgerton in Maplewood, and just north of Edgerton Elementary School.

Gardening Tips

This handout highlights research-based gardening tips for building your soil and controlling pests and weeds organically. This handout was put together by Jeffrey Gillman, former professor at University of Minnesota in Horticultural Sciences, and his presentation for the Community Gardens of Maplewood and North St Paul. The following translations are provided by local volunteers:

Gardening Resources and Nearby Community Gardens