Subscribe

How Does One Get a Plot in a Community Garden?

DSCN1683, originally uploaded by Prince of Petworth.

A reader has a specific request:

“I’m not sure where else to turn! I moved to the Fort Totten area earlier in the spring and have since discovered what appears to be a community garden near the intersection of 10th and Emerson NE, behind a gas station. I can’t find it on the DC Community Garden website, but would love to get a plot. Do you know of anyone who would have info about it, or other community gardens in the Fort Totten area? There is also an even bigger one near Jarobe Printing at 15 Oglethorpe Street, NW (visible from the metro on the way to Takoma Park) but I can’t find a point of contact for that one, either.”

So if anyone has specific information on those gardens I’m sure it would be greatly appreciated.

But I’m also curious in general how one would go about getting a plot in a community garden throughout the city. Anyone have advice?

Recent Stories

January 19 Coronavirus Data New Cases: 489 confirmed and 108 probable From the Mayor’s Office: “The District’s reported data for January 20, 2022 includes 524 new confirmed positive coronavirus (COVID-19)…

Signs of the Times

Posting this one from DC Homeland Security & Emergency Management for posterity: “If you’re hitting the grocery store to prepare for winter weather, please just buy what you need and…

photo by Jennifer “Dear PoPville, January 19, 2022 — The Wharf ice-skating rink, Curling & Cocktails. Early in the event, my friend and I were randomly paired by the organizers…

If you have any animal/pet photos you’d like to share for the regular fix please send an email to princeofpetworth(at)gmail(dot)com with ‘Animal Fix’ in the title and say the name…

×

Subscribe to our mailing list