Community Garden Plots Still Available

El Dorado School Community Garden

There are still a few great garden plots available in Santa Fe’s community gardens.  If you are interested in gardening this summer but don’t have the space to do it, want learn more about gardening, or just enjoy the camaraderie of gardening with others, run, don’t walk, to one of the following community gardens. They’re available on a first come, first serve basis and are going fast!

The Railyard is still accepting applications for 50 square ft. parcels. The plots are available for a fee of $15 each. Planting will begin in April. For more information and applications go to: thegardens@railyardpark.org. or contact Gaelle de Tassigny through their website.

The El Dorado School Community Garden has 32 square foot in-ground and raised beds available. A one time fee of $30 is required for new members plus $35 for each plot. They also offer shares in their communal area. You can learn more on their website. To sign up, contact Marilynn Jacobs at (505) 466-6707 or www.eldogarden@comcast.net.

The Milagro Community Garden is currently accepting new gardeners and has a waiting list. Plots are approximately 10’ by 16’ and membership is $25 per year, with a one-time fee of $30 the first year. Full and partial scholarships are available.  You can email Milagro_Garden@att.net for more information.

The three City of Santa Fe Community Gardens may have plots available.  They are Sunny Slope Community Garden, Maclovia Community Garden and Frenchy’s Community Garden.  Contact Jessie Esparza at 955-2106 for details.

For more information about community gardens in Santa Fe go to: www.santafecommunitygardens.org

And don’t forget about coming to Home Grown New Mexico’s kick-off potluck tomorrow night, Tuesday March 29th.  Hope to see you at the Santa Fe Complex!

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