Planning the community garden is an exciting stage!

This section is all about establishing the garden; determining the responsibilities of those involved, planning the growing season and building infrastructure. See below for some downloadable resources to inspire the beginning stages of your community garden.


community garden best practices

Community Garden Best Practices

This toolkit outlines key steps to starting a garden and supports to help along the way.
Published By: Food Security Network of Newfoundland and Labrador

garden welcome pack

Gardeners Welcome Pack

A template for creating material that will inform how your garden works and how others can get involved.
Published by: University of Missouri Extension

sample rules and regulations for a community garden

Sample Garden Contract

An example of a Gardeners Contract.
Adapted from City Farmer
Published by: Halifax Garden Network

guerrilla gardening

Guerrilla Gardens

A quick overview of guerrilla gardening including; what and where to plant.
Published by: Halifax Garden Network

container gardening

Container Gardening

a quick guide to keeping plants happy and healthy in containers
Adapted from Food Share
Published by: Halifax Garden Network