Your acceptance in future years may take into account your compliance with the rules and regulations set forth on our rules and regulations form. Upon acceptance you will receive a copy of this contract, the rules and regulations, and a plot map with your garden spot clearly marked. Attendance at an "Orientation Day" is mandatory for new RUGN gardeners. You will be notified when "Orientation Day" will take place.
You also agree to RUGN's Garden Rules:
1. Respect other’s plots and the communal spaces of the garden. Only harvest from your own plot, or with the express permission from another gardener.2. Don’t waste communal resources i.e. water, compost, wood chips, etc.3. Please clean and return any shared tools or supplies to the storage area when finished.4. Do not plant invasive perennials (mint, raspberries, artichokes, etc.) in your garden plot, but you may keep them in removable containers.5. Only organic fertilizer, weed and pest control may be used inside garden plots.6. Maintain and weed your plot, the pathways that surround it, and contribute at least 4 volunteer hours per month to the upkeep of the whole garden. 7. No pets in the garden.
WARNING NOTICES AND PLOT REASSIGNMENT: If your plot is overgrown with weeds, or there is no evidence of activity after June 1st, you will receive a warning from the garden manager. After 10 days of no response or action, your plot may be reassigned. So make sure we have the most up-to-date contact info!
*Please Note: If you decide to stop using your plot, please notify the RUGN coordinator, so your plot can be reassigned to someone on the waiting list. Or, if you are unable to harvest your plot in a timely manner, please notify your garden manager so that your produce can be donated to a food pantry.