We are an organization of committed local residents who want to work as a gardening community to grow organic vegetables for our own health and the health of our families. Take a look around and learn more about us and our connection to the Sarasota community.
March/April: Bush Beans, Pole Beans, Lima Beans, Mustard, Okra, Peas. Continue planting warm-season vegetables such as eggplant, southern pea, bush bean, sweet potato, and summer squash. Watch irrigation if the weather is dry.
An active gardener in the Culverhouse Community Garden plants and harvests on a timely basis, keeps their plot weed free, and keeps the four surrounding paths weed free and well mulched.
An active gardener visits minimally two hours a week.
For prolonged absences, the gardener notifies the managers, and arranges for someone to harvest and maintain the paths and plot or closes the plot by clearing and covering as per county requirements.
In keeping with the spirit of a community garden, an active gardener contributes to the upkeep of the common areas of the entire garden. garden. An active gardener is responsible for recording common area work time and performing a minimum of 16 hours a year, as required by the Sarasota County Community Garden Program.