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 have questions about becoming a garden member or if there is availability , contact CAC Project Manager Mark Palczewski, markuri@gmail.com.

If you are ready to start the sign up, contact Town of Montgomery Clerk’s office. tstickles@townofmontgomery.com

Ask for the garden Indemnification Agreement. Notarize, complete, and return the Agreement to the town.

Once the Town has your completed paperwork, the Garden Treasurer, Claudine Sullivan claudinewalden@gmail.com will contact you regarding payment.

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:

Claudine Sullivan

Garden Treasurer

8 Harvard Drive

Walden, NY 12586

Make the checks payable to TOMCOM Garden

Quick Links to Garden Info

Some photos from our 2019 garden

Click here to view photos of our 2016 Garden

Click here to

view photos of our 2018 Garden

For More photos of our Garden over the past years you can go to

What's Growing in our Gardens

Enjoy these photos taken (by Gary Leather) during our 2015 Season

Click here if you would like to see the 2015 Garden photos.

Webmaster: Gary Leather (tomcomgarden@gmail.com)