Returning gardeners can renew their plot leases beginning Monday, March 1, 2021. New applicants may register for a plot beginning Monday, March 15, 2021.
To lease a plot you will need to contact the Ewing Municipal Clerk’s Office, 609-538-7609, to schedule an appointment. In order to limit exposure time for staff and residents please print and complete the Plot Application and Gardener Guidelines we’ve provided. Fill out the forms and bring them to your appointment along with your lease fee. Plot leases are $5 per plot and residents are limited to two plots. Checks should be payable to Ewing Township and exact currency is required.
A form outlining the gardening practices during the COVID-19 pandemic is also provided. Please take the time to review them to keep yourself and other gardeners healthy.
A meeting for members of the Ewing Community Garden Association will be held on Thursday, February 13, 2020, 7:00 p.m., Room 208 at the Ewing Community Center, 999 Lower Ferry Road. On the agenda is a review of the current garden bylaws and guidelines, spring garden cleanup day, long term garden projects, and community partnerships.
The next meeting for members of the Ewing Community Garden Association will be held on Wednesday, April 3, 7:00 p.m. at the Ewing Community and Senior Center, 999 Lower Ferry Road. The agenda for this meeting will include welcoming new gardeners, planning for the spring garden clean up and creation of a children’s garden.
The Ewing Community Garden Association and the Ewing Green Team are hosting a presentation on gardening with birds, bees and other pollinators. Mary Anne Borge, a naturalist and educator, will be presenting at the Ewing Public Library at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, March 25.
Spring is not far off and it’s time to get involved in community gardening in Ewing. The Ewing Green Team invites interested residents to be a part of the “grow local” movement and register for a garden plot at the Ewing Community Gardens on Whitehead Road Extension. Returning gardeners can register beginning on March 1st. New applicants may register beginning March 15th. Plots are limited so come early.
There is an active gardening organization so be sure to meet your neighbors and get involved. Regular site clean ups will be held.
Registration Details for the 2018 Gardening Season
The 2018 Registration for Garden Plots at the Ewing Community Gardens on Whitehead Road Extension Will Begin in March in the
Office of the Clerk (2nd floor) 2 Jake Garzio Drive
Ewing, NJ 08628
Plots are $5.00 each and you can purchase up to two plots.
Thursday, March 1, 2018 Registration will Open for Previous Year Plot Holders
Thursday, March 15, 2018 Registration will Open for New Applicants
Owners of Plots in 2017 will have an opportunity to reserve their same plots from the prior year.
If there are still plots available on April 15th, 2018 you may purchase additional plot(s). Please call the clerk’s office at (609) 538-7608 to find out if more plots are available.
You must be present to buy your plot(s).
Ewing Township residents only (proof of residency is required) No Exceptions!!!
The official opening of the gardens is weather determined and announced later in the season.
Our fall community garden clean up day is Saturday, September 30. Roll up your sleeves and help us get the garden ready for winter. Bring work gloves and tools. Student volunteers from The College of New Jersey will also be helping.