Garden Directory

Welcome to the NCCGP Garden Directory!

 

We created this directory to help foster and create connections in the garden community.

 

Our directory includes gardens big and small all across North Carolina, those tucked-in neighborhoods for the community, gardens with specific functions, and those serving a variety of missions and educational purposes. See below for our complete list of garden categories and descriptions.

Use this Garden Directory to:

  • Locate a garden in your area

  • Connect with fellow gardening groups

  • Learn more about our network of gardens

  • Add your garden to our database

TO LOCATE A GARDEN

USING THE MAP BELOW YOU CAN SEARCH FOR GARDENS IN OUR DATABASE BY: 

GARDEN CATEGORY | ADDRESS | ZIP CODE | RADIUS | GARDEN NAME

GARDEN CATEGORIES

Allotment Community

Gardens are divided into individual plots and managed by those gardeners. Donations may or may not be made to those in need in the community. Fees may or may not be charged to use the space.

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Farm/Market

These gardens grow food communally for its members such as a co-op or to sell at tailgate or farmers markets.  Profits may be funneled back into the garden or to the growers.

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Neighborhood

Gardens that serve the surrounding community.  The primary focus may be on education or be a hybrid of allotment, communal, youth, or donation gardens.

Communal Community

With no individual ownership, all the work and harvests are divided among the gardeners.  A portion of the harvests may be donated directly to the community or to a community agency serving those in need.

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Donation

Harvests from these gardens are donated directly to community members in need or to social agencies serving those in need by garden members, organizations, or faith based groups.

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Youth

Gardens focus on engaging and educating youth to grow food, primarily grades PreK-12.  These gardens are usually located in school settings or at other youth-oriented organizations.

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Therapeutic

The focus is on growing food or flowers for social and therapeutic benefits.

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Company/Institutional

Gardens are managed by members or employees of specific businesses or institutions such as universities.  Gardens may or may not be on the premises of the business or institutions.