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

  • Work Party Hi All, For those of you who still need hours, A work party will be help at 9:00 on Saturday Sept. 30. Second date (rain Date) Oct. 7th at ...
    Posted Sep 18, 2017, 10:58 AM by Gary Leather
  • meeting tonight -9/12/17 Good Morning All, Tonight is our Sept. meeting in the garden at 6:00. We will choose the placement of our sign and decide on future work party dates. For ...
    Posted Sep 12, 2017, 6:49 AM by Gary Leather
  • pot luck Good Evening Gardeners- Please join us at the garden Sunday at 6:00 for our Pot luck dinner. Bring a dish to share, your own plates and utensils and beverage ...
    Posted Aug 12, 2017, 4:14 PM by Gary Leather
  • Help with sawmill wood Good morning Tom steed needs help picking up posts from the sawmill in Cornwall. He will follow with info. If you can help let him know.   Claudine -- President,  Town of ...
    Posted Aug 10, 2017, 5:03 AM by Gary Leather
  • July minutes and August agenda Good Morning Please join us in the garden tonight at 6:00 for our monthly meeting.To get a copy of the documents go to: https://sites.google.com/site ...
    Posted Aug 8, 2017, 5:06 AM by Gary Leather
  • meeting Aug 8 Good Morning Gardeners, Our next meeting will be Tuesday August 8th at 6:00 in the garden. Pot Luck next Sunday. Agenda to follow... See you in the garden, Claudine ...
    Posted Aug 7, 2017, 7:46 AM by Gary Leather
  • 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
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