It will be spring before you know it, so fill out your application now to have a shot at a plot at Johns Creek's Newtown Park Community Garden.
The community garden offers 41 plots in which people can grow vegetables and flowers. Community gardens are popular among people with little or no space for gardens. The community garden has four raised beds, which appeal to people who have trouble working at ground level. The plots measure 4 feet by 8 feet.
The Johns Creek Garden Association, which manages the community garden, is accepting applications by mail from Feb. 15 through March 15. Applications delivered after March 15 will be placed on a waiting list.
Applications for one of the garden plots are limited to members of the Johns Creek Garden Association, which costs $10 to join. There also is an application fee of $60 per year, or $25 for gardeners 65 years or older. Membership and application fees are refundable for people not selected for a plot.
All plots except for two demonstration plots assigned by lottery. First priority will be given to Johns Creek residents.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.WHAT: Newtown Park Community Garden application period
WHEN: Feb. 15-March 15
WHERE: Newtown Park, 3150 Old Alabama Road, Johns Creek, GA 30022
WHO: Interested Johns Creek gardeners, especially those with limited space for gardens