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Will Detmer Gardens

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Will Detmer Community Gardens provide members of the community a place to plant and harvest fruits and vegetables. Seasonal and year-round garden plots are available for rent. With your rental you will have access to: Workshops and Trainings; Produce and knowledge swaps; Composting area; Finished compost and woodchips; Fenced and locked garden space; Produce wash station; Communal tools and equipment; Active honeybee hives; Fruit bearing trees; and Volunteer opportunities with garden partners.

Online Garden Plot Reservation

Type of Garden Allotted Season Size Fee
Raised Bed: half 4 per gardener April 15th- Nov. 7th 4' x 8' $25
Year-Round Plot 4 per gardener Jan. 1st - Dec. 31st 10' x 10' $25
Seasonal Plot 4 per gardener April 15th - Nov. 7th 10' x 10' $25
Seasonal Plot ADA 1 per gardener April 15th - Oct. 31st 10' x 10' approx. $25

With approval of Garden Manager, a gardener may rent additional plots/beds over the allotted number after May 1. Please go online after May 1st to rent additional plots/bed.

If you have reserved a plot and need to enter the garden area, please call the office at (812)349-2800 to obtain the key code which will allow entry into the Gardens.

Scholarships are available. Please contact the Garden Manager at (812)349-2805 or for more information.

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