Established in 2018 to provide people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds with a quiet and enjoyable space to grow organic fruits, vegetables and herbs, learn about gardening and build relationships.
Registration and Plot Information
We assign plots each year starting February15th through May 31st, as space is available. If your request is received after the cutoff date for plot assignments, or there are no available plots, you can add your name to our waitlist. To learn more about our Garden, please review our Frequently Asked Questions section.
Returning gardeners will be assigned the same plot at last year, unless there is a change in the program, or they request a different location. Due to heavy demand, returning gardeners are limited to one (1) plot total. If you wish to have more than one plot, you must wait until after the renewal period which end May 31st.
Plot Sizes and Annual Fees
$55 – Garden Enthusiast Plot (4’ x 20’) – Available only for families, groups or experienced or returning gardeners.
$40 – Wheelchair Accessible Plot – Best suited for individuals with limited mobility or wheelchairs.
$35 – Square Foot Plot (4’ x 4’) – Ideal for new gardeners or for individuals who only need a small space.
$25 – Friends and Neighbors Plot (4’ x 6’) – Ideal for individuals willing to work side-by-side, new gardeners or individuals who need a small space.
$20 – Beginners Plot (3’ x 5’) – Ideal for new or inexperienced gardeners
Upcoming Gardening Workshops and Community Events
Community Garden Clean up and Earth Day CelebrationSaturday, April 22, 10:00 am – Celebrate Earth Day and help support our community Garden by joining us outside and working together.
Square Foot Gardening DemonstrationSaturday, May 20, 10:00 am – Join us in our community garden to learn how to layout and construct a garden plot and maximize production in a small space.
Roosevelt Community Garden Planting DaySaturday, May 20th, 11:00 am – Garden members and volunteers will plant seasonal crops such as beans, melons, and tomatoes for a summer harvest.
Fall Harvest and Community Garden Clean UpSaturday, October 21st, 10:00 am – Let’s get ready for the cool weather. Help us harvest summer crops, plant garlic and prepare the Garden for winter.
Volunteer and Master Gardener Days
In Partnership with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County
Third Saturday of Every Month
May until October, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Volunteer Master Gardeners Kathy Gaffney and Audrey Thomas from Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County will be on hand to answer questions and share practical gardening techniques.
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Season Five at the Roosevelt Community Garden Completed
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A New Season Has Begun at the Roosevelt Community Garden
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Fourth Season at the Roosevelt Community Garden
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Roosevelt Community Garden Safely Reopens
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