Come Grow With Us at the Ewing Community Gardens

Spring is not far off and it’s time to get involved in community gardening in Ewing.  The Ewing Green Team invites interested residents to be a part of the “grow local” movement and register for a garden plot at the Ewing Community Gardens on Whitehead Road Extension.   Returning gardeners can register beginning on March 1st.  New applicants may register beginning March 15th.    Plots are limited so come early.

There is an active gardening organization so be sure to meet your neighbors and get involved.  Regular site clean ups will be held.

Registration Details for the 2018 Gardening Season

The 2018 Registration for Garden Plots at the Ewing Community Gardens on Whitehead Road Extension Will Begin in March in the

Office of the Clerk (2nd floor)
2 Jake Garzio Drive
Ewing, NJ 08628

Plots are $5.00 each and you can purchase up to two plots.

Registration Dates

Thursday, March 1, 2018 Registration will Open for Previous Year Plot Holders

Thursday, March 15, 2018 Registration will Open for New Applicants

Owners of Plots in 2017 will have an opportunity to reserve their same plots from the prior year.

If there are still plots available on April 15th, 2018 you may purchase additional plot(s). Please call the clerk’s office at (609) 538-7608 to find out if more plots are available.

Requirements

You must be present to buy your plot(s).

Ewing Township residents only (proof of residency is required) No Exceptions!!!

The official opening of the gardens is weather determined and announced later in the season.


For information about the Ewing Community Gardens Association email ewingcommunitygardens@gmail.com.  Look for the upcoming ad in the March Ewing Observer.

Garden Contest Deadline Extended!

Calling all Ewing Gardeners!

There’s still time to enter our 2017 Garden Contest.  We have extended the submission deadline to August 15th so now’s the time to take your garden photos and get your submission in.  Check out our 2017 Garden Contest page for information on rules, eligibility, and the entry form.

The 2017 Garden Contest is sponsored by the Ewing Green Team, the West Trenton Garden Club and Ewing Girl Scout Troop #70138  and we hope that you will want to show off all the fruits of your labors This contest is for amateur gardeners only, so don’t be put off, give it a try!

The contest is being run in conjunction with our Fall 2017 Garden Tour.   It is separate from the tour and you don’t have to participate in the tour to enter the contest, but we would love it if you would!  We realize that not every gardener is confident or experienced enough to showcase their garden on a garden tour. So, to encourage more homeowners to join in our beautification efforts we are running the Garden Contest.

Important Dates

Entry deadlineTues, Aug 1  Tuesday, August 15th
Finalist Notification – Fri, Sept 1
Judges visit gardens – Week of Sept 5
2017 Through the Garden Gate Tour – Winners announced Sat/Sun, Sept 16 & 17
Winners will also be announced at Ewing’s Community Fest celebration on Sat, Sept 23rd

We believe that growing gardens grows community! We invite you to grow a greener Ewing along with us and show off all the beauty you have labored so hard to create. This contest is for amateur gardeners only, so don’t be put off, give it a try!

For additional contest details such as eligibility, judging and how to enter, check out our 2017 Garden Contest page.

Prizes

There will be prizes! We have a rain barrel for each winner and gift certificates from local nurseries. More information will be coming soon!