Forsyth Community Gardening offers a wide variety of resources to individuals who
are currently involved with community gardens. From rototillers,
to heirloom seeds, to information
on beneficial insects, we have the resources your garden needs to grow!
Additionally, our FCG Documents make it easy for
you and others at your community garden record harvest totals, keep track of volunteer
hours, and more. By recording this information and sharing it with Forsyth Community
Gardening, you can help us measure the impact of community gardens in our area.
Individuals who are interested in starting a community garden will also find useful
information in the Printed Materials section
and the FCG Documents page. These resources will
help you gauge community interest, organize individuals, and take the first steps
towards starting a community garden.
Don’t see what you were looking for? Contact Megan Gregory
with any questions or for more information.
Forsyth Community Gardening’s Tool Lending program is operated out of the tool shed
Forsyth County Agricultural Building. We have a wide range of manual and
power tools available for lending. If you would like to check out tools, please
follow these steps:
- Look at the
Tool Inventory & Picture Guide.to see what tools are available for lending and
what they can be used for.
- Review Forsyth Community Gardening's Tool Lending Policy and Liability Waiver. You will be asked to
sign this form indicating your agreement with the policy upon picking up tools.
- To request tools, please call 336-703-2850 or fill out the online Tool Request Form. The front desk staff will be in touch within
two business days to confirm if tools are available and coordinate tool pick-up
and drop-off times. Tool pick-up and drop-off times can be arranged from Monday
through Friday, 8:30 am – 11:30 am OR 2:00 – 4:30 pm.
If there is a tool you would like to borrow that you don't see here, please contact Megan so we can put it on our wish list!
Thanks to the generosity of Lowe’s Foods and other donors, Forsyth Community Gardening
maintains a Seed Bank with vegetable, herb, and flower seeds, which are distributed
free to community gardens registered with our program. Not listed in our
Add your garden today!.
To set a time to pick up seeds, please call 336-703-2850 or stop by the Forsyth
County Agricultural Building from Monday
through Friday between 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. To make sure you’re planting during the
ideal season for each crop, review our Piedmont Garden Calendar
and NC State’s Vegetable Planting Guide for the Piedmont.
If you would like to donate seed packets to the Seed Bank, please contact Megan.