Community Gardening

What's a Community Garden?

A community garden is a collaborative greenspace in which the participants share in both the maintenance and the rewards.

"Plant Clinic" articles in the Miami Herald are free on-line to learn about gardening in south Florida. Stay up to date on landscape issues.

Fact sheets to get you started

University of Florida websites

For Miami-Dade residents, we offer additional publications and we can help guide you in your community garden project. Please contact us at aghu@ufl.edu or call 305 248-3311 x 236.

For residents in other areas of Florida, please contact your local Extension office.

 http://solutionsforyourlife.ufl.edu/map/index.html

Community Vegetable Gardens in Miami-Dade

The Miami Beach Victory Garden

226 Collins Ave, Miami Beach. The garden has 20 plots and it's under the care of the Parks and Recreation Department of City of Miami Beach, but it's managed by a core of community volunteers.

miamibeachvictorygarden@gmail.com

Community garden at Liberty Square

Liberty Square Housing Development, 65th Street NW at 14th Avenue, Miami. The garden is made up of more than 40 plots.

Contact  Juanita Shanks, Executive Director of Keep Miami Beautiful.

(305)960-2816   

Email: jshanks@keepmiamibeautiful.com

http://www.keepmiamibeautiful.org/

Roots of the Grove Garden

Vegetable community garden located at 3196 Plaza Street at Day Avenue, Coconut Grove.

http://www.afhmiami.org/page/roots-of-the-grove

Roots In The City

The focus of this garden is community development, creating jobs and beautifying Miami's inner city.  The organization has established several community gardens and tree nurseries in Overtown.

http://www.rootsinthecity.net/Home.html

MIami-Dade Coutny Public Housing Agency

Miami-Dade County Public Housing Agency’s elderly housing development at Robert King High Towers, 1407 NW 7 Street. Contact Brett Bibeau, The Miami River Commission.

http://www.miamirivercommission.org/

Gardens Still in the Planning Stage

Comm”U”nity Garden, University of Miami

Article in The Miami Hurricane article.

Vegetable Gardening


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Home Horticulture Program

For horticultural advice, please leave a brief message at 305-248-3311 x228 and your call will be returned within 24 hours during the work week, if not sooner.

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