Email us to be placed on our waiting list. As plots become available we first offer them to those on our waiting list. Email us your name, and a viable phone number. Do not submit anything else at this time. We will contact you by return email.
Our email is firstname.lastname@example.org
Fresh South, Inc. is a 501 3C non-profit organization. Its board manages the Peachtree City Community Garden.
Plots are rented on an annual basis (Rental period is from January thru November). The renewal period for returning gardeners for the 2023 planting season is Sept. 4, 2022 – October 16, 2022. After October 25 plots not reserved by returning gardeners will be open for rental by other parties. If not paid in full, a minimum of 50% of rental fee is due with registration. The balance is due by November 19, 2022. Returning gardeners may keep their current plot/plots or exchange for any vacated plot. To obtain an additional plot returning gardeners must be on the waiting list and wait their turn. Fees are not refundable. Rental fee: 8x20 plot ………. $ 125.00 (each additional plot is $95.00) 8x10 [1/2 plot] …. $ 70.00
Non gardening access fee $25.00 annually
Monies collected are to be used for insurance, city fees, general maintenance of the garden, administrative expenses, tools, repairs, social events, promotional and marketing expenses, educational programs or capital improvements.
Only organic/natural pesticides and fertilizers will be used by gardeners and are supplied by the individual gardener. Vegetable transplants or seeds are provided by gardener. (No trees, bushes, cacti, mint, or invasive plants are allowed)
2023 PTC Community Garden Rules
Each gardener is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of their garden plot and the entire exterior common side area on which your number is located along with the smaller side aisle facing the nearest fence (this area will be shown to you). Please refrain from using dilapidate, rusted or weather worn items or furniture. Watering, weeding, harvesting and any other garden related maintenance are all the responsibility of the gardener. Gardeners may arrange temporarily for others to tend/water their plots. If you will be traveling for two weeks or more please notify the garden board prior to leaving and make arrangements to have someone tend your plot and area of responsibility.
When a work day is scheduled gardeners are expected to participate. If they are unable to do so, they will be given the option to volunteer on a different date by weeding a garden common area.
ABANDONED GARDENS MAY BE REASSIGNED OR COVERED BY THE BOARD. A) If a garden is not prepared by April 20, 2022 or planting is not begun by May 15 and the board is not notified as to the reason it will be considered abandoned. There will not be a refund. The entire garden plot is expected to be used sometime within the growing season or a plot may be divided. B) Weeds. …If a member is notified via email two (2) consecutive times within a three (3) week period to weed their garden including the assigned perimeter and it has not been weeded it will be considered abandoned. The board reserves the right to not allow a gardener to return if they must be notified multiple times through the season to weed. If you are ill please let us know.
Only organic/natural pesticides and fertilizers will be used by gardeners and are supplied by the individual gardener. Vegetable transplants or seeds are provided by the gardener. (No trees, bushes, cacti, mint or invasive plants are allowed). For safety and maintenance purposes, all aisles need to be kept clear of tomato cages, trellises, poles, tools or anything else which inhibits walk-ability and safety.
Community tools will be returned to the shed for storage and cleaned of debris.
Nothing shall be grown on the garden fence or in pots/planters outside of garden plots. Pots maybe used within plots. All plantings must be kept within the inside of a garden plot’s perimeter. Garden beds may be raised using wood or compost boards only (no straw beds). All mulch must be biodegradable (the use of leaves, or straw is suggested, no stones, pebbles or other hardscape material). All mulching product must be stored in the garden plot.
Compost bins are available but the posted guidelines must be followed.
Always monitor when watering the garden. Never leave the water on but drain the hose of water replacing it within its irrigation hole and ALWAYS replace cover correctly.
Children are welcome in the community garden but must be accompanied by an adult and must be supervised at all times. No animals are allowed within the fenced area.
ALWAYS lock the gate AND shed after leaving. If you unlocked a gate or the shed it is your responsibility to lock them back up even if other gardeners are present. A key is hanging from one of the picnic tables if you get locked in. Please replace the key if you need to use it
No nails, screws etc. are to be inserted into the plastic lumber sides of garden plots without permission.
Please be mindful that this is a shared space.
If you have questions, or are unable to fulfill your commitment, are leaving town for an extended amount of time during the growing season, please contact the board via email: email@example.com