Orchard Community Garden
About the Garden
Orchard Community Garden is a beautification and community-building project in North Salt Lake. Our mission is to continue fostering community relationships through sustainable agriculture and shared education.
The garden includes twenty larger plots (8x4) and seven smaller plots (4x4). Each plot is watered by an automatic drip system. The water supply is maintained by the city, but each plot user must maintain their own drip system. The water will be turned on each year beginning April 15th.
Each plot user is responsible for maintaining their plot, preparing the soil, planting, weeding, and end-of-season cleanup.
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Cost for each Large plot:
- $20 per year for residents of North Salt Lake City
- $30 per year for non-residents
Cost for each Small (1/2) plot:
- $10 per year for residents
- $15 per year for non-residents
- First, residents who have rented plots in prior years and are current on their reservation fee and have paid the plot fee by the April 1st, ranked by seniority.
- Second, residents who have not rented in the immediate prior season but who have applied for a plot and paid the required fee before April 1st of each year.
- Third, non- residents who have rented plots in prior years and are current on their reservation fee and have paid the plot fee by the April 15th, ranked by seniority.
- Fourth, non- residents who have not rented in the immediate prior season but who have applied for a plot and paid the required fee before April 15th of each year.
Please make your reservation now for a community garden plot in person at City Hall.
Contact Afton Paul, Community Garden Coordinator: 801-643-0256 or Stan Porter with any questions.
We're always looking for volunteers to help with landscaping and beautifying our community garden. If you would like to volunteer, contact Afton Paul: 801-643-0256 or Stan Porter.
Teach A Class
If you have an interest in gardening, lawn care or a related topic and would like to share that information with others contact us about what you would like to teach. Classes need to be limited to less than an hour. Master gardeners welcome.