Community Garden 2017 Season

Posted: January 27, 2017

The Vernon Township Community Garden, located on Route 517 (next to the dog park), will open for the season on April 15, 2017.

A limited number of plots are available and registrations are now being accepted. Plots are 12’ x 14’ and the annual rental fee is $40.00.

Ready to plant some seeds and cultivate flowers, vegetables and friendships? Download and complete the following forms:

Mail or deliver these forms, with your check made payable to Vernon Township Recreation, to:

Vernon Township Recreation Department
21 Church Street
Vernon, NJ 07462

Please note that the $40.00 rental fee is non-refundable and must be paid at the time of application. Fees are used solely for garden cultivation, maintenance and improvements; this activity is not-for-profit.

Cultivation and planting must be started by June 1, 2017. Any existing garden member who does not register by April 15, 2017 will forfeit his/her plot and it will be offered to the waiting list. Plots that have not been planted by June 1st will be forfeited and offered to the waiting list unless prior approval is granted. Plots must be tended through the time of fall clean up which will be completed no later than November 19, 2017.

Have questions or need more information? Contact the Vernon Township Department of Recreation and Community Development at 973.764.4055, ext. 2261.