Community Gardens

General Information

Community GardensCommunity Gardens Tool Kit – University of Maryland Grow it Eat it

Basic tips and local resources for starting a community garden – Healthy Harford – Harford Style magazine article page 37.

Interested in starting a community garden?

The University of Maryland Master Gardeners program will help you get started, and even provide a free soil sample testing. Contact Joyce Browning, Extension Program Assistant & Master Gardener Coordinator, Harford County 410-638-3255 or jbrowni2@umd.edu.

Did you know that representatives from the Maryland Master Gardner’s Program have a booth every Saturday at the Bel Air Farmers’ Market, April through November? These specially trained folks are there to offer advice on soil testing, gardening, landscaping, Bayscaping, creating a rainwater garden, lawn care treatment, non pesticide and herbicide alternatives and more.

Interested in being part of an existing local community garden?

Bel Air

Town of Bel Air Community Garden at St. Matthew’s Luheran Church. Media Coverage. 410-838-3178 for more information.

Aberdeen

Boys and Girls Club of Harford County – Aberdeen site. Media coverage. Contact staff at garden@bgcharfordco.org or 410.272.0010×16.  InformationMembership Application

Forest Hill

Grand View Farms

Havre de Grace

Havre de Grace Green Team Community Gardens – Application, Facebook page. The Havre de Grace Green Team is also beginning an urban orchard project.

Aberdeen Proving Ground

APG Vegucation project

Darlington

Parks and Recreation – Francis de Silva Park, Darlington. Contact Jane Howe at janehowe@aol.com

Edgewood

Harfords Harvest Community Garden –Edgewood Recreation Council.  Harfords Harvest Community Gardens of Edgewood is now accepting garden plot requests for the 2017 garden season.  For further information about the Community Gardens, to include annual plot rental costs, Please contact Michael O’Hern at michael.ohern@verizon.net, or Danny Lynn O’Hern at dannyohern@verizon.net, or call 443-807-9770.

 

Do you know of a local community garden? If so, send us a note at info@healthyharford.org so we can add them to our list.