Rental Terms and Conditions

The Inglewood Community Garden Rental Agreement

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 in the Inglewood Community Garden within the specified time frame.

3. If you are a “new gardener” (that is, you have not rented a bed 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 Waiver 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 of community work

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

7. Contact information required:
(a) Your “unique” email address [that is, an email address which is not currently used by another Primary or Secondary gardener], the ICG will use this email address for routine communications and special notices,
(b) Your postal code and
(c) Your telephone number

8. Notify the garden’s administrators promptly if your contact information changes

9. Agree to complete and submit a Covid-19 Access Request Form — if requested — in the Spring of 2021

Code of Conduct

1. Children must be adequately supervised at all times

2. Disruptive, disrespectful or abusive behaviours are unacceptable and will simply not be tolerated

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 bed

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

a. Be considerate of neighbouring beds, 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 bed and the area around your bed free of weeds

c. Keep the area between your bed and adjacent beds 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 bed, notify the garden’s administrators in a timely manner

7. If your bed 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 bed will be harvested and donated to one of the ICG’s Community Service Organization partners

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