sample garden rules
- Subject: [cg] sample garden rules
- From: Sally McCabe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Tue, 11 Jun 2002 21:47:43 -0400
Title: sample garden rules
Here are the rules we use to govern ourselves at Seedy Acres.
Gardeners sign two copies each year--one goes in the garden file, and
the other goes home for hanging on the refrigerator, in case people
forget what they agreed to do. And yes, we are still selling square
inches of the garden for $10, if anyone is interested.
2002 Seedy Acres
Rules for the Garden
The basic fee for a garden plot is $10, payable no later than Good
Friday of each year.
Garden meetings are held the 2nd Thursday of each month in the
gardening season: April, May, June, July, August, September.
Individual plots must be cleaned and started no later than May 1, or
they will be given to the next person on the waiting list and the plot
fee returned to the original applicant.
Each gardener is responsible for weeding and clearing his/her plot AND
the paths around it AND the adjacent fence line AND the outside of the
Each gardener is expected to spend at least 4 hours/week working on
his/her plot and the surrounding area.
Gardening activity and plant growth must be restricted to the
gardener's plot. Please prevent vegetation from attacking walkways and
Each gardener is responsible for trash removal.
Gardens in weedy & uncared-for condition by July 4th will be
cleared. They will be given to existing gardeners for fall planting
only. They will be open for new gardeners in the following season.
Pesticide use by gardeners is prohibited. Violators will lose their
plots, and their plot fees will be returned.
Stay out of other people's plots unless specifically invited.
If pets are brought into the garden, the person responsible must clean
up any droppings, food, etc.
If, for any reason (health, vacation, work pressure), you will be
temporarily unable to maintain your plot, inform the coordinator. If
you have a substitute gardener, inform the coordinator.
ALL gardeners will participate in garden activities and events
filling water barrels
clean up days
preparation for City Gardens Contest, Harvest Show and
special fundraising events
At the end of the season, all dead plants and weeds should be removed,
boxed and placed at curbside on trash day.
Non-compliance with these rules will lead to 2 warnings and then to
expulsion. You will lose your plot, and your plot fee will be
Any rules to be added or eliminated later must be passed by the
majority of the participating gardeners.
I understand that neither the garden
group nor owners of the land are responsible for my actions. I
THEREFORE AGREE TO HOLD HARMLESS THE GARDEN GROUP AND OWNERS OF THE
LAND FOR ANY LIABILITY , DAMAGE, LOSS OR CLAIM THAT OCCURS IN
CONNECTION WITH USE OF THE GARDEN BY ME OR ANY OF MY GUESTS.
I understand all these rules and
regulations and promise to follow them in good conscience.