RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR 2015 GROWING SEASON
• The Community Gardens will open April 1st (weather permitting) and be cleaned up by November 1st.
• Gardeners shall assist in spring preparation and fall cleanup of the Community Gardens.
• Individual garden plots are to be used for growing fruits, vegetables, flowers and herbs for personal use and not for commercial sales or the growing of illegal plants.
• A maximum of one garden plot per family is permitted. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older.
• Plots are non-transferable. All plots will be surrendered back to the Manager at the end of the growing season.
• Garden plots must be planted no later than June 15th or they are subject to forfeiture.
• The use of fertilizers, insecticides or weed repellents is prohibited.
• Gardeners are responsible for cultivating (excluding spring cultivation by Manager), weeding and watering their own plots. Gardeners will maintain their plots on a weekly basis or arrange for a designee to perform such maintenance if Gardeners are unable for any reason, including vacations, to maintain their own plots.
• Garden plots that show no sign of activity within 30 days of being rented will be considered abandoned and may be re-rented to another Gardener. Rental fees will not be refunded.
• All garden plots are subject to occasional inspections. Plots that are not regularly weeded or maintained will be considered in violation of these Rules and Regulations. The Gardener in violation will receive an email notifying the Gardener of the violation and requesting that the garden be brought into compliance. A second inspection will take place the following week. If the plot is still not in compliance, the plot will be surrendered and all fees forfeited.
• Children are welcome, but are to be monitored and shall not be permitted to play in other Gardeners’ plots or around gardening equipment.
• Pets are not permitted in the Community Gardens.
• When watering with a hose, use the provided “Y gate” to allow two hoses to run at the same time. If others are waiting, please limit watering time to 15 minutes. The Gardener MUST be present when watering. Do not leave running water unattended. Sprinklers are not permitted.
• No structures, including fencing, scarecrows, windmills, etc. are permitted in the garden plots.
• The use of biodegradable mulch is encouraged. Examples include aged compost, leaves, straw and hay. Carpet mulch, stone and sod are not permitted.
• Plots must be weeded and kept free of trash or other debris. Stones and other materials shall not be discarded on the surrounding walkways or parking area. No littering or dumping of kitchen garbage. Please use the compost bins provided and remove any trash. The Community Gardens is a “carry in-carry out” facility.
• Garden plots will be numbered. Please do not remove or relocate these numbers.
• Unauthorized expansion of your plot into adjoining plots or walkways is prohibited.
• The gates in the Community Gardens shall remain closed at all times.
• The Community Gardens are open from 8:00 a.m. to sunset. No gardening activity is permitted after sunset.
THE MANAGER IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE INCURRED BY REASON OF THEFT, LOSS, DAMAGE OR DESTRUCTION OF PERSONAL PROPERTY.
Twin Hills Farm, LLC, an independent legal entity, is not acting as a partner, agent, representative, or subcontractor of Natelli Communities or any of its affiliated entities. None of the agents, employees, officers, directors, partners, managers or owners of Natelli Communities makes any representation or warranty of any kind relating to the products or services provided by Twin Hills Farm, LLC, and shall not be responsible or liable for any loss, damage or claim related to any product or services rendered to customers by Twin Hills Farm, LLC or its agents, employees, officers, directors, partners, managers or owners.