Riverside Community Garden




Our first garden work day will be held on Saturday, April 9, from 10am-12noon.

Come to the garden at Adelaide Street and Crystal Avenue,

where you can sign up for the 2022 growing season.
We will prepare garden beds for planting; spruce up common areas;

share seeds; plant cool weather vegetables; and plan improvements for our 10th year.

Download a flyer


Feel free to email info@riversidecommunitygarden.org,

or call or text Ronna at 860-772-8439 for more information.


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About the Garden

Riverside Community Garden is located on the corner of Crystal Avenue and Adelaide Street. The garden's 48 raised beds are available to individuals who live and/or work in New London. It is East New London's first Community Garden.

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Organic Gardening

Growing organically protects soil and water, reduces exposure to harmful chemicals, and produces food higher in vitamins and minerals. Ask if you'd like information about organic fertilizing, pest control and sources of organically-grown plants and seeds.

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We have begun recruiting gardeners for the 2021 growing season. The cost of renting a 3'X6' bed is $15, with discounted rates available. Download an application, or email info@riversidecommunitygarden.org if you'd like more information.

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Riverside Community Garden has collected photos of the construction process and plans to continue documenting each year of community gardening here. If you have photographs to add to our site, let us know –we'd appreciate your sharing them with us!

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Garden Guidelines

Open registration for 2021 will begin on March 1. Gardeners may sign up for 1 or 2 beds. Beds should be planted by June 1, and regular maintenance (weeding and watering) is required. All members should plan on participating in group activities.

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RCG has the following committees: Membership, Events, Upkeep, Education. If you are a member of the Riverside Community Garden and interested in serving on one of the committees – or starting a new one – let us know.

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About the Riverside Garden!

The Riverside Community Garden is a new community garden located in New London, Connecticut. Established with the generous support of FRESH-NL, the garden is the first to specifically serve the East New London neighborhood.

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