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
- Raised Bed Garden Made Easy
- Easy to Grow Vegetables
- Starting a Community Garden
- Florida Vegetable Gardening Guide
- A Guide to Raised Bed Gardening in Miami-Dade County
University of Florida websites
- Vegetable Gardening - Presentations
- Vegetable Gardening - Publications
- Lawn & Garden Publications - Miami
- Lawn & Garden Publications - Florida
For Miami-Dade residents, we offer additional publications and we can help guide you in your community garden project. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 305 248-3311 x 236.
For residents in other areas of Florida, please contact your local Extension office.
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.
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.
Roots of the Grove Garden
Vegetable community garden located at 3196 Plaza Street at Day Avenue, Coconut 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.
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.
Gardens Still in the Planning Stage
Comm”U”nity Garden, University of Miami
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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.