Rental Terms and Conditions

The Inglewood Community Garden Plot Rental Agreement

This page contains the revised text of the 2020 version of the ICG Plot Rental Terms and Conditions — which will come into effect during the 2019 Autumn Plot Renewal and Plot Rental Program.

Sections edited have been highlighted in yellow.

If you wish to compare this document to the previous version click on this link — Plot Rental Terms and Conditions 2019

Terms and Conditions

1. Read and abide by these Terms and Conditions and Code of Conduct

2. Pay the specified seasonal rental fee for a raised bed plot in the Inglewood Community Garden within the specified time frame.

3. If you are a “new gardener” (that is, you have not rented a plot previously nor attended in In-Person Orientation) you must attend an In-Person Orientation session before gardening by yourself in the Inglewood Community Garden

4. Complete and submit the Inglewood Community Garden Liability Waver before gardening by yourself in the Inglewood Community Garden

5. Complete and record, in the Volunteer Log Book, a minimum of 5 hours of community work in support of the Inglewood Community Garden OR pay the annually specified Remittance Fee in lieu of the 5 hours

6. Have your plot planted by June 10 and cleaned up by October 10 of the annual Gardening Season

7. Provide an active email address, your personal mailing address and telephone number and notify the garden’s administrators promptly if any of your contact information changes

Code of Conduct

1. Children must be adequately supervised at all times

2. Disruptive, disrespectful or abusive behaviours are unacceptable

3. All pets must be kept on a leash at all times, all pet droppings must be removed by the pet’s companion

4. Use only natural and / or organic fertilizers and remedies; if in doubt contact the garden’s administrators

5. Harvest only crops grown in your own plot

6. Maintain your assigned plot during the growing season according to the following guidelines:

a. Be considerate of neighbouring plots, for example, not blocking sunlight with tall structures or plants

a1. All structures on or attached to a raised bed are temporary and must be dismantled at the end of the Gardening Season

a2. No structure on or attached to a raised bed may be higher than 2m (6 feet 6 inches) above the ground level adjacent to the outside of the bed

b. Keep your plot and the area around your plot free of weeds

c. Keep the area between your plot and adjacent plots clean of refuse

d. Maintain the tools and facilities belonging to the Inglewood Community Garden in a responsible manner

e. If you are unable to maintain your plot, notify the garden’s administrators in a timely manner

f. If your plot does not appear cared for, you will be given notice. If the conditions causing the notice are not addressed within 48 hours of such notice being emailed the produce in the plot will be harvested and donated to a charitable organization and you may forfeit your gardening privileges

Failure to comply with any of the above commitments may result in the suspension or loss of your gardening privileges and prevent you from renewing your rental plot