Guidelines for members


  • Your own plot to plant

  • You can plant, tend, grow and harvest your own produce

  • You have access to communal resources e.g. tools, compost, mulch, seeds, water

  • You have access to your plot any time of the day

  • Plots can be used by individuals, families or community groups

  • Invitation to share skills and knowledge and to gain assistance with your plot.


  • Plot holders are expected to focus on organic food production.

  • Pay the fee for the use of your plot due in December each year.

  • The plot holder is required to regularly tend their garden bed.

  • If the bed is not maintained the plot holder may risk having their bed reallocated.

  • The plot holder is expected to weed and maintain the paths around their plot.

  • If there is no activity on a the plot for 6 to 8 weeks it could be reallocated without a refund.

  • If a plot holder needs to take extended leave, or exceptional circumstances arise, the plot holder is expected to make arrangements to have their plot tended while away.

  • You are expected to share your gardening knowledge, ideas, seeds, etc.

  • Keep your garden plot tidy and safe by controlling weeds and removing dead plants.

  • Plot holders are expected to take responsibility for some other aspect of the community garden.

  • It is expected that members will work in the garden at least once a fortnight.

  • Members are expected to attend community meetings held once or twice a month on Sunday morning.

  • Members are expected to attend monthly community working bees.