Welcome to the Town of Montgomery CAC Community Garden at Benedict Park

Want to grow your own food, your own flowers? You can! Take this fantastic opportunity to become a gardener in the new Town of Montgomery CAC Community Garden.

  The new award winning Town of Montgomery Conservation Advisory Council (CAC) Community Garden is available for you in Benedict Park, a Town of Montgomery Park. Located on Rte 17K one mile west of the village of Montgomery NY, the garden occupies two acres of high ground within the one hundred acres of Benedict Farm Park. The community garden is divided into 66 single plots most 20 ft x 20ft and available to be gardened singly, double, triple or in quadruple combination.

  Each gardener or team of gardeners will be required to donate $25.00 per plot and contribute at least 2 hours of community garden service. Running water, communal tools, a compost pile and fencing have been provided. Gardeners use their plots to grow both vegetables and flowers. 

  A common area in the garden, with a picnic table and fruit trees and berry bushes is available to the gardeners for pot-luck dinners, gardening demonstrations and relaxation


How to join the garden

  If you would like to have a plot in the garden, you need to contact Richard Phelps, the CAC Project Manager at rlphelps@frontiernet.net to find out if a plot is available. If a plot is available and assigned to you then you will need to complete the Indemnification Agreement that is under the "DOCUMENTS" tab on this website and have the Agreement notarized and both pages given to the Town Clerk at the Town Hall.

  Payment of $25 per plot is due at that time. A check or money order for $25.00 ($35 for one of the larger plots) should be sent to:

        Jan Kinney

        Garden Treasurer    

        29 Harmony St.

        Montgomery, NY 12549

Make the checks payable to TOMCOM Garden

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Recent Garden News

  • Food Pantry garden gate and others things Good Morning All,  The garden is in great shape this year- thanks for all your hard work! I will be in the garden Monday to hopefully fix the pole by ...
    Posted Jul 23, 2017, 6:40 AM by Gary Leather
  • Additional weed whacker and more string Hi fellow gardeners,     At our last meeting I was asked if I might be able to pick up a 2nd weed whacker for the garden.  I got it today ...
    Posted Jul 18, 2017, 1:30 PM by Gary Leather
  • Tuesday meeting, minutes, agenda Good evening all, Hope you all had a great weekend. The garden had a downpour on Saturday and boy did the weeds love it! While the ground is soft, its ...
    Posted Jul 10, 2017, 5:50 PM by Gary Leather
  • July 11th meeting & more Good Morning gardeners, Our next monthly meeting will be this Tuesday, July 11 at 6:00 in the garden.  The weather may not co-operate so the backup plan is ...
    Posted Jul 9, 2017, 1:58 PM by Gary Leather
  • Garden Volunteer Opportunities Hi Gardeners,     Some of you have ask me or wondered what you could do to put in your 2 hrs. of volunteer time for each of your plots.  With the ...
    Posted Jun 30, 2017, 1:36 PM by Gary Leather
  • Straw will be available on a first come basis tomorrow Hi Gardeners,    I just spoke to Michelle and she will be getting some straw tomorrow afternoon and will be leaving it behind her plot on the black plastic.  I will ...
    Posted Jun 12, 2017, 5:40 PM by Gary Leather
  • meeting date and pest info Good morning all, Looks like a great day to be in the garden! Our next meeting will be June 13th at 6:00 in the garden. Our first Pot Luck ...
    Posted Jun 11, 2017, 11:57 AM by Gary Leather
  • Meeting May 9, 2017 @6:00pm Good Morning Gardeners, Our next meeting will be Tuesday May 9th, 2017 in the garden at 6:00pm. Nancy Moore will head the meeting for me, I have been called ...
    Posted May 8, 2017, 4:50 PM by Gary Leather
  • Meeting recap, work party, updated rules Good Morning Gardeners, Thank you all for the great turnout in the garden Tuesday night.  Water will be on in the next few weeks, apple trees will be pruned soon ...
    Posted Apr 14, 2017, 5:04 AM by Gary Leather
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