Welcome to the Arvada Gardeners website!

Growing with the Community

A community garden is a shared space gardened by a group of people. In Arvada, Colorado, the Arvada Gardeners manage two community gardens - the main Arvada Community Gardens with 140 plots on City land and one smaller site - at the Well House called the Delva Community Garden - on private property.  The Arvada Community Gardens are open dawn-to-dusk, daily, year round.

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Please join us for our 24th, annual Open House

August 17th, 2019 at the garden!

 

Click the link below for details:

 

Open House Flyer 2019

 


 

 

 

 

Onion Class  

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2019 FREE Garden Classes Flyer

Click the link below to see the exciting classes we will offer to the gardeners and the Arvada community:

Garden Classes Flyer

Garden class Handouts-03/20/19

Starting Seeds Handout

Soil Amendments Class

Onion Class Handouts

Companion Planting in Colorado

Herb Class Handout 2019

Pest and Weeds Class Handouts 6/2019

Growing Great Flowers Class Handout 7/10/2019

Seed Saving Class Handout 7-17-19


 

   

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The Arvada Gardeners have  been named a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Business by the League of American Bicyclists

*See the link below for more information:

 http://bikeleague.org/content/butcher-baker-bicycle-maker-new-bicycle-friendly-businesses-awarded 


   

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Thinking about becoming a member?

Contact Judi Sedustine 303-907-2502 

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To print out and complete an Application and Release form-click the link below:

 Garden Application and Release

Mail completed application and release forms to:

Judi Sedustine

6116 Vrain St.

Arvada, Co.  80003

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Current Members:

If you would like to retain your current plot for 2019 make sure you have:

  1. Completed the required 15 hours of community work in the garden per plot.
  2. Cleaned out your current plot for the winter (all weeds, plants and garden equipment have been removed from your plot)
  3. NOTE:  Current members must print out and complete the above updated application and release form for our records. 
  4. TO PRINT OUT THESE DOCUMENTS: Click the link below. You must SAVE the document to your computer first.  Be sure to label the documents clearly for easy retrieval. 
  5. Go into your documents and retirieve the document and click PRINT.   
  6. Mail your completed form to Judi Sedustine as below or bring it to the next meeting. 

If you are in good standing with the above requirements, you must pay for your current plot no later than February 11, 2019.  You can bring it the monthly February 11 garden meeting or mail your check to:

Judi Sedustine

6116 Vrain St.

Arvada, Co.  80003

The fees are $40.00 per plot and $25.00 for a raised bed

We look forward to gardening with you!

 

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Garden Tours:
The garden is staffed and open to the public on Wednesday and Friday evenings, 5pm to 7pm and on Saturday and Sunday mornings from 8am to noon.   For other times you can also schedule a guided garden tour.  Contact our Garden Tour Director, Ann Woods at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   She can accommodate most groups:  families, children, seniors, daycare and social groups.  Tour may include the garden plots, greenhouse, compost area, ditch and pumps, ADA beds, barn, new shed, gourd arbor, beehives, Monarch Butterfly area, pumpkin patch, gazebo, porta potty, herb garden and “the view.”   She can cater the tour to meet your group’s needs and interests.  Please contact her if you are interested in a garden tour.
 
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SUPPORTING OUR COMMUNITY   Our club participates in many activities within the community. From providing support for city-sponsored events to helping preserve the heritage of gardening in the area, our focus is to have fun while increasing our sense of community pride. The Arvada Harvest Festival and the Festival of Scarecrows are just two of our favorites. 

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SUPPORTING OUR LOCAL FOOD BANK   We support the Arvada Community Food Bank and Jeffco Action Center by allocating dedicated garden plots to these organizations. In 2014 we donated 1913 pounds of fresh produce, our best year ever. In 2015 we will encourage all members and renters to plant a little extra to help reach this goal. An on-site refrigerator provides safe and convenient storage of produce between deliveries. 

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The DELVA COMMUNITY GARDEN located on the grounds of The Well House Assisted Living Home, 6501 W. 60th Ave., Arvada, Co., has really been a garden since 1954, when Ed Delva moved his family from North Denver to Arvada.  When Ed Delva died in 2008 the fate of the garden was uncertain. It was far too big for just a few gardeners to maintain.  The neighborhood was nervous about what would happen to the land.  Mr. Delva, as well as the garden, had been a fixture in the neighborhood and no one wanted to see the garden lost. The family contacted the Arvada Gardeners in 2010 with a proposal to the turn the garden into a community garden.  Delva Community Gardens has 20 plots available to rent each year.