INFORMATION ABOUT JOINING THE WAITING LIST FOR A GARDEN PLOT
Nunawading Community Gardens Inc. No A 0016584V
Nunawading Community Gardens, PO BOX 630 Brentford Square 3131
We have two gardens, ‘Jolimont’ 127 plots and ‘Slater’ 42 plots and they are for growing vegetables, herbs, fruit or flowers for your own use.
They are situated at:
- 82 Jolimont Rd Forest Hill, and
- Slater Reserve, Grosvenor St Nth Blackburn
Plots are approximately 31 square metres. Slater begins with a half plot initially. The waiting lists at both gardens can vary, and currently there could be a wait of at least a year or two, or more.
There is a limit of one plot per household, and you must be a resident or ratepayer of the City of Whitehorse.
Our policy is that no poisons and no weedicides are to be used on the plots or paths. If you fail to abide by this rule, you will lose your plot. If this policy does not suit the way you like to garden, there are a few other Community Gardens which do allow the use of pesticides, so you should contact them instead.
To be on the waiting list, you need to pay $5 membership each year. You may attend our general and annual meetings each year (we have speakers on gardening topics), come to our February Harvest Show, and participate in any special offers to get seeds and manure. You will be sent newsletters before each meeting. To stay on the list, you will need to renew your $5 membership each year when sent a reminder.
When a plot becomes available, we will contact you by phone. You will then pay:
- $50 deposit (refundable if plot returned in good condition) & $25 for full plot rental
- $15 for half plot rental (Slater begins with a half plot initially)
- Pro-rata if part way through a year.
- $5 refundable deposit for a key to the shed and gate.
You will need to spend 3-4 hours per week to maintain the plot, keeping your garden and pathways reasonably weed free and tidy, and follow the Rules and By-Laws.
If you would like to have your name added to the waiting list, please fill in the form, show you are a resident or ratepayer of the City of Whitehorse, and pay $5 membership to our account.
Account Name: Nuawading Community Gardens Inc
BSB: 063 236
Account #: 00900869
Please use your surname as the reference.
Obtaining plot, please download the application form to fill in and send both pages to the address on form.
Alternatively phone for information and we can post you a form.