44 plots are designated as seasonal plots.
The Garden season typically runs from April to early November.
The Garden is opened and closed annually on dates
announced by the Garden Steering Committee.
Plot #7 is designated as an accessible seasonal plot.
It is a raised bed designed to accommodate gardeners who find it difficult to bend over.
Ten plots are designated as year-round plots.
These plots can be over-wintered. Year-round plots are an additional $10 per year.
Onsite amenities include:
Individual 10' x 10' plots in quality loam augmented with
MOGFA-certified organic compost.
Shade porch and picnic table
Wheelbarrows and hand tools
Seasonal Plot, Saco Resident: $25
Seasonal Plot, Nonresident: $35
Year-Round Plot: add $10 to above
In addition, each gardener is expected to
volunteer a total of two hours per year for the Garden.
We have a range of volunteer tasks that are needed
to keep the Garden running smoothly!
Community Garden plot rental registration
is opened annually by the
Saco Recreation Department
according to the following schedule:
Returning renters in good standing:
Opens early December 2020.
Saco Residents: Open to all Saco residents
starting in the first full week in January 2021.
Nonresidents: Open to all members of the public
starting in the first full week in February 201.
When registration is open,
you may use the link below
or register in person at the Saco Community Center,
75 Franklin St. Saco
In-person registration is also subject
to the above schedule.