Community Garden 2019 Season

Posted: February 11, 2019

The Vernon Township Community Garden, located on Route 517 (next to the dog park), will open for the season on March 30, 2019.

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 May 25, 2019. Any existing garden member who does not register by April 1, 2019 will forfeit his/her plot and it will be offered to the waiting list. Plots that have not been planted by May 25, 2019 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 17, 2019.

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