On the corner of Franklin Avenue and 9th Street (the southeast corner at the roundabout) there is a small(ish) community garden designed to to conserve water by using treated storm water for irrigation. Franklin’s Corner Community Garden is “an edible food forest which is open to the entire neighborhood to care for and to utilize without cost.” They are opening up signups for new plots next week:
Franklin’s Corner Community Garden will have signups for plots for the 2017 growing season on Saturday, April 29 at 11 a.m. at 9th Street and Larch Drive. Gardeners will be enrolled on a first come, first served basis.
Franklin’s Corner Community Garden, located at the intersection of 9th Street and Franklin Avenue, is an entirely organic community garden that utilizes water wise conservation techniques and serves the neighborhood in which it is located. This garden also features an edible food forest, which is open to the entire neighborhood to care for and to utilize without cost. Franklin’s Corner Community Garden is maintained entirely by volunteers.
Gardeners in excellent standing from the 2016 growing season have been contacted for the 2017 season and will not need to participate in the signups.
Those interested in signing up for plot are asked to review the gardener’s agreement online in advance of Saturday’s signups. It can be found at: www.franklinscorner.org.