The Hammonton Community Garden was established in 2015 with help from the Town of Hammonton, Atlanticare, and many other generous donations and with volunteer assistance from many.
The garden is located at 11th and Washington Streets, by the NJ Transit train station parking lot.
Garden plots are available for a rental fee of $20 each per season. Each raised bed is 12 feet long by 4 feet wide.
During the gardening season (April – November) we schedule monthly Community Workdays, to meet fellow gardeners and beautify our shared garden space!
All Community Garden members (new & returning) must attend a Garden 101 session. If you are a new gardener and have not attended a session, please email us.
If you would like to join us in 2022, please fill in the application below, print and send the completed application with payment to:
Hammonton Town Hall
100 Central Ave.
Hammonton, NJ 08037
Checks should be made out to the Town of Hammonton. Please write Community Garden in the memo line. Please also email email@example.com when you have submitted your application.
Community Garden meetings are held monthly, at 6:30 pm on the First Monday of the month (directly before the monthly Green Committee Meeting). Please email us with suggestions, questions and comments anytime.
The garden is a place to learn and share information, and we are happy to offer Garden Talks in partnership with the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Atlantic County and other local garden experts.
Garden Talks at the Hammonton Community Garden are free and open to everyone! Join us:
Monday, August 1 @ 5:30 pm – Backyard Composting
Tuesday, August 16 @ 6 pm – Hydroponics on a Budget with Jean Adamson
Children’s Garden Workshops
Cultivate a love of nature and discover the many benefits a garden provides.
Children’s Workshops provide fun and engaging garden themed classes to help children develop an appreciation of the natural environment. Both children and parents will become eco explorers as they collaborate in hands on garden activities. RSVP in advance to reserve your spot. HammontonGreenEvents@gmail.com
Sat. July 30th 9:30am to 10:30am
Identify the restorative properties of our favorite flowers. Flowers have been known throughout time to have the ability to brighten our moods and help heal our bodies. Learn which flowers are edible and how they can add excitement to our culinary creations.
FUN WITH FUNGI
Thursday August 11th 9:30am to 10:30am
Learn all about the life cycle of a mushroom from seed to bloom! Discover the mysterious kingdom of fungi and its role in creating healthy soil. Join us as we identify some of our favorite fungi.
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