Community Gardens

Community Garden Info from the Learning Store

Starting a Community Garden

A community garden is any space that is used by a group of people to grow plants for beauty, education, therapy or food.  Douglas County has approximately 15 community gardens ranging from small to large.  These include:


 Bayside Baptist Church in Superior

Corner of New York and Belknap, Billings Park, Superior

Contact info: 715-394-6002

Free plots, seeds and plants.  Spots are limited


Broadway Community Gardens:  sponsored by Superior Council for the Arts

Corner of Broadway and Hammond

Contact info:  715-392-6007 or email at info@superiorcfta.org

Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/BroadwayCommunityGardens/

Rental plots available in the spring


Catlin Greens Community Garden:  Managed by Superior Housing Authority

Plots are reserved for Superior Housing Authority Residents.  The gardeners keep everyone they grow for themselves or can share with others if they wish.

The Superior Housing Authority welcomes pre-approved volunteer groups to assist gardeners in the Catlin Green garden.

 


Cooper Elementary Garden;  sponsored by Cooper Elementary School

Billings Park, 1807 Missouri Ave, Superior

Contact info: 715-394-8790, school

Website:  http://bit.ly/1XlWHz9

Volunteers needed during the summer months for weeding and watering


Four Corners School – Indigenous Species Garden

4465 E County Rd B, Superior

Second and third grade students


Solid Rock Supplemental Food Garden:  Managed by NW Community Service Agency

1118 Tower Ave, Superior

Volunteers needed for the community garden

715-392-5127


Solon Mercantile Community Garden

11287 S Mertzig Parkway, Solon Springs

Garden plots at no charge until full


Wentworth Community Garden

Wentworth Gardens, 4474 Wentworth Rd, South Range, WI 54874

Plot sizes are 20’x20′ for $25 and 20’x30′ for $35.  No pesticide use is permitted.  Plots are in full sun, tilled area with a water source, parking and a fence.  Checks can be mailed or brought in and payable to Wentworth Gardens, 4474S Wentworth Road, South Range 54874

715-364-2393

 

Other community gardens:  Superior Head Start, Northern Lights School,  Bryant School, Peace Lutheran in Poplar, Solon Springs School Garden, Town of Parkland, Town of Wascott

 

If you know of another community garden that is not listed, please call Jeanne Ward, Administrative Program Assistant at UW-Extension, Douglas County at 715-395-1364 or email jeanne.ward@ces.uwex.edu .

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