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Garden plots are 10 feet by 10 feet.
Link with payment instructions will be emailed to you.
Please refer to the plot map below.
Staff will make all efforts to accommodate the reservation requests, however, in the event that the requested plot(s) is not available an adjacent plot will be reserved.
City of Forest Lake
THE CITY AGREES TO:
Prepare the garden plot for planting.
Stake out each 10’x10’ plot and identify all plots by number.
Make water accessible to gardeners. (Note: hoses are not available)
I, THE GARDEN
PLOT RENTER, AGREE TO:
Supply my own seeds, fertilizer, water containers and tools for proper preparation and cultivation of crops.
Be a good gardening neighbor by:
Limiting activity by me and my family or guests to my personal plot only
Parking only in approved parking areas
Harvesting produce from my garden plot only
Helping to keep the area clean; removing paper and trash from the area.
Keep garden pests (weeds, insects and diseases) under control. Weeds are considered to be out of control if
they become greater than six inches in height or are flowering or going to seed.
Completely removing any manmade materials by October 31
. Plant materials should be left.
The community gardener shall keep his/her garden plots cultivated and shall abide by the following restrictions:
No structure, other than protective fencing shall be built on the premises. Individual gardens may be fenced
with chicken wire no more than six feet in height to protect crops from animals.
Garden tools may not be left unattended.
No temporary fixtures, portable equipment or materials shall be placed on the premises which may tend to
create a nuisance.
No automobiles, trucks or trailers shall be parked on the premises, except in designated parking areas.
The community gardener agrees to assume all liability and to indemnify and compensate the City for any injury or
damage to persons or property. The garden plot renter further agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the
City against all actions, claims, damages or demands which may be
brought or made against the City by reason of
anything done by the renter in the exercise or purported exercise of the rights and privileges herein granted.
THE CITY OF FOREST LAKE ASSUMES NO LIABILITY FOR ACCIDENTS OR INJURY TO PARTICIPANTS OR OTHERS
EITHER ON OR ADJACENT TO THE GARDEN AREA. NEITHER DOES THE CITY ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ACTS OF
VANDALISM OR LOSS OF CROPS DUE TO THEFT.
I agree to abide by these conditions set forth for the Community Gardener.
Applicant’s signature on the Garden Plot Application acknowledges receipt and agreement to abide by the
conditions contained within this Community Gardens Rental Agreement.
By checking the "I agree" box below, you agree and acknowledge that 1) your application will not be signed in the sense of a traditional paper document, 2) by signing in this alternate manner, you authorize your electronic signature to be valid and binding upon you to the same force and effect as a handwritten signature, and 3) you may still be required to provide a traditional signature at a later date.
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