Our Partner Gardens

Come Grow With Us! builds food-producing farm and hosts a FREE, garden information sharing network in Union County. All community gardens are invited to join!

14 Annual Tour de Elizabeth

Winfield Scott Park, Elizabeth, NJ

May 21, 2017  7:30 AM

BT Mathis Community Garden

Contact: Diane and BT

Mathis Phone: 908-590-6100

Email: btmathis2843@aol.com

Twp. Of Union Community Garden

Contact: Adrienne Kubicz

Phone: 908-347-7736

Email: adriennesflowergarden@yahoo.com

Linden Comm. In Cooperation

Contact: Kishon DuBose Phone: 908-290-3107

Pamela Jones Phone: 908-447-9877

Email: cicpamelajones@comcast.net

 

Scotch Plains-Fanwood Community Garden

Contact: Lynn Susan Wurzberger Phone: 908-967-2469

Email: lynnsusanw@comcast.net

 

Elmora Library

Contact: Mary Faith Chmiel Phone: 908-354-6060

Email: mfchmiel@elizapl.org

 

Hillside Victory Garden

Contact: Bettye Hooks Phone: 908-693-0947

Email: jeep5151@aol.com

 

New Providence Community Garden

 

 

Rahway JFK Community Garden

Contact: Deb Stuart Phone: 973-382-9311

Email: dstua74567@aol.com

Roselle Park Community Garden

Contact: James McCrady Phone: 908-623-9013

Email: jmccrady@ucnj.org

Grace Episcopal Church Garden

Contact: Rev. Tim Moore Phone: 973-214-0055

Email: tmoore12@comcast.net

Richmond Towers

Contact: Darryl Phone: 908-405-0548

Email: sharynjordan23@yahoo.com

Rahway Gateway YMCA

Contact: Althea Liewellen Phone: 908-720-4330

Email: altheal746@gmail.com

Reeves-Reed

Contact: Althea Liewellen Phone: 908-720-4330

Email: altheal746@gmail.com

Linden Dill Ave. Community Garden

Contact: Deacon Ezra Brown Phone: 908-230-9354

Email: delaware61@aol.com

Come Grow With Us! Partner Garden Requirements:

  • To attend a 2 hour “Season Opener” meeting prior to the start of the season
  • Two head gardeners must be identified per location
  • A dedicated area for a raised bed garden
  • An existing water source, or plans to create one
  • To ONLY use organic compost and insecticide.
  • Must display a CGWU Partner Garden sign (supplied)
  • Weigh produce and maintain a daily log as picked (scale provided)
  • Gardens must submit annual harvest log with total garden weight and donation weight

 

Come Grow With US! Offers Partner Gardens the following partner support:

  • Soil testing via Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Union County
  • Garden design and plot planning
  • Non-GMO seeds and organically grown transplants
  • Organic fertilizers (as available)
  • Disease and pest management support
  • Ongoing garden support
  • Continuing Educational Instruction through Farm & Garden Adventures held (for up to 20 participants)