United City of Yorkville
Community Garden FAQs and Application Form
About the Program
There are 50 garden plots available on a first-come, first-serve basis in two sizes: 10 X 10; and
15 X 20. Below are just a few frequently asked questions with answers to help you
in making your decision to garden with us this spring!
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q. Where is the site located?
A. The site is located on city property on the north lot across from Home Depot on Cannonball Trail.
Q. How much are the plots?
A. The fee for a 10 X 10 size plot is $20. The fee for a 15 X 20 size plot is $35.
Q. Will water be available in close proximity to the garden plots?
A. Yes, water will be accessible to gardeners.
Q. Will my plot be tilled before I plant, or do I need to till my own plot?
A. The City of Yorkville will till and prepare all garden plots for planting.
Q. Can I get more than one plot?
A. Applications are due on April 15, 2012. Individuals requesting more than one plot will be assigned a second plot, if available, after April 15.
Q. When is it too late to submit an application?
A. Applications will be accepted until May 15, 2012.
Q. Are plots available for Yorkville residents only?
A. If still available, Garden plots will be assigned to nonresidents requesting a plot after May 15, 2012.
Q. Can I reserve my garden plot over the phone?
A. No, reservations will not be accepted over the phone.
Q. Do I need to sign a waiver before I am assigned a plot?
A. Yes. An application form, wavier, and payment must be submitted before receiving an assigned garden plot. Gardeners will not receive a plot until payment is received by the United City of Yorkville. Please review all rules and guidelines before submitting your application. All rules and regulations will be enforced.
Q. How and where do I submit payment for my plot?
A. You can fill out the required application form and wavier and mail with payment to: The United City of Yorkville, Attn: Community Garden, 800 Game Farm Rd., Yorkville, IL 60560. You can also bring your application, wavier, and payment to City Hall at 800 Game Farm Rd.
Q. Are credit cards accepted?
A. Credit card payments will not be accepted. Cash or checks only.
Q. Who can I contact for additional information or questions?
A. For more information e-mail email@example.com or call 630.553.4350.
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