Garden Plot Application and Agreement Form

Chain of Lakes Church 10130 Davenport Street NE, Blaine, MN 55449 763-208-8049

info@colpres.org www.colpres.org Applicant Information

 
 

Last Name: ________________________________________ First: ___________________________________

Street Address: __________________________________ City: ____________________ Zip Code: _________

Home Phone: ___________________ Work/Cell: ___________________ E-mail: _______________________

Please check one: Church Partner ___ Lakes Resident___ Neither Lakes Resident or Church Partner___

Annual Plot Number Requesting: 1st Choice _____ 2nd Choice _____ 3rd Choice _____

Perennial Plot Number Requesting: 1st Choice _____ 2nd Choice _____ 3rd Choice _____

If you are willing to share ½ a plot with another gardener please check here___

After registration has closed we will offer the option of sharing ½ a plot to those gardeners that were unable to secure a plot for this year. We will forward you the contact information for those gardeners and arrangements including payments should be determined between the two parties.

 

Mail application and check to: Chain of Lakes. Once we receive your application we will assign you a plot number.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Location: Garden plots are located at the west end of the church property.

 *Parking is available on church property. Street parking is for residents only.

I hereby agree to lease a garden plot at the Chain of Lakes Church Community Gardens:

The _COL Church___agrees to:

  1. Have the garden plots ready for planting approximately mid May.
  2. Stake out and identify with a number each 15’x20’ plot.
  3. Provide water access.
  4. Till the garden plots in the spring.

 

The Lessee agrees to:

  1. Abide by the rules and regulations for community garden plots established and provided by the COL CHURCH (next page).
  2. Hold the COL CHURCH harmless from vandalism, theft, property damage or personal injury that may occur in said garden area.
  3. Assume all the responsibility for all personal property and personal belongings used at the garden area.
  4. The term of this agreement shall be from the date of this agreement through October 13th of the same year, at which time all vegetation and

    personal property shall be removed by the gardener from the garden area.

  1. Allowing the COL CHURCH to use personal information for the purpose of contacting the lessee, and to share with other gardeners, but not to the

    public. The lessee may choose to withhold this information, but must notify the COL Church Administrator (info@colpres.org)

 

I have read, understand and agree to all of the above-mentioned conditions for the rental of the Chain of Lakes Community Garden Plots.

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PAYMENT INFORMATION

Amount Due: $25 Participatory Plot (Sign attached agreement)    $50 Non-participatory Plot

Payment Type: ___Check (Checks payable to Chain of Lakes Church) ___Cash

Signature: ____________________________________________________

Office Use Only: Date Received: __________ Plot Number Assigned: ____ Processed by: ______________

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chain of Lakes Church

Community Garden Plots

RULES AND REGULATIONS 2017

  1. Crops, plants, vines and vegetation must be contained within the boundaries of one’s 15’x20’ garden plot.
  2. Participants may garden at their own convenience during the hours of 5:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., seven days a week.
  3. Community garden plots are intended for personal use only. Gardening for commercial purposes is not allowed.
  4. Pets are NOT allowed in the community garden area.
  5. Children in the community garden area MUST be supervised at all times.
  6. Garden plot participants are expected to keep their plots clear and free of weeds. PLOTS THAT ARE NOT ADEQUATELY CONTROLLED OF WEEDS, AND ANNUAL PLOTS BE CLEANED OUT BY THE END OF THE SEASON, WILL LOSE PRIORITY FOR RENTING SPACE THE FOLLOWING YEAR.
  7. Weeds and cuttings should be placed in the composting bin.
  8. All weeds, cuttings, and other debris must be removed with each visit.
  9. Absolutely no dumping of debris into other garden.
  10. No illegal plants, shrubs, etc. will be tolerated. Annual flowering plants are acceptable.
  11. Fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides will be used in a way that will not detrimentally affect adjacent garden plots or grass areas. PLEASE BE RESPONSIBLE!
  12. Structures, other than trellis for vegetation are not allowed.
  13. Water will be supplied by Chain of Lakes Church. Gardeners may use their own hoses. DO NOT DRINK. WATER IS NOT FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION.
  14. Wood chips or cedar will not be used for compost.
  15. All crops on annual plots MUST BE harvested by October 16, 2017.
  16. All non-compost material MUST BE removed from annual lots by October 16, 2017.
  17. Eight plots are designated for perennials. The plot will not be tilled after spring 2016. Gardeners are responsible for weed control and debris year-round.  Plot payment is due by October 15th of the preceding year.
  18. The Chain of Lakes Church, OR the Governing Board assumes NO LIABILITY for any injury, damage, theft or loss of property of the gardeners.
  19. The Community Garden Board reserves the right to have full access to all garden plots at any time. This will ensure that all rules, regulations, and laws are being observed.
  20. This community garden plot site is temporary pending future land use and may be moved to another location. A one year notice will be given to gardeners prior to this action.
  21. There will be an annual informational meeting at the church office. At that meeting, anyone interested will have a chance to join the Governing Board.
  22. Watch the bulletin board at the garden site for further news and updates.

 

 

 

 

Participating Plot Agreement

 

I agree to provide at least 4 hours, per plot of volunteer time to the operation of Chain of Lakes Community Gardens.  This can include serving on the Board, spring garden set-up, water hookup, deer fence set-up/maintenance, compost tending, mowing, and/or fall clean up.

By participating in the Chain of Lakes Garden cooperative I will receive a reduced fee for my plot

Service opportunities will be provided by e-mail and through the bulletin board located at the gardens.

 

 

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