Our Gardens

We take great pride in our four amazing gardens, which are paid for by annual plot fees and built and maintained using volunteer labor.

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Mack Park Garden

 

Mack Park is a gardener's garden. Located at the top of Mack Park, the in-ground plots here are huge.  The experience of Mack Park's gardeners is obvious, as their crops are unique, beautiful, and clearly bountiful. Plots are $40 for the season.

 

Mack Park Garden Captains: Hannah Beth Hembree 

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Mack Park Chart (2022)

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Palmer Cove Garden (newly renovated!)

Renovations are complete! The newly completed garden has 70+ large raised beds, including seven fully accessible, ADA-compliant beds. Thanks to a grant partnership from Keep Salem Beautiful, we will also install a pollinator garden featuring native wildflowers this season! Located on the Salem Street side of Palmer Cove Park in the heart of Salem. Boxes are $40 for the season.

Palmer Cove Garden Captains: Jennifer Percy + Walter Morrell

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Palmer Cove Chart (2022)

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Splaine Park

Nestled within a little-known Central Salem ball field and playground, Splaine is a wonderful place to garden while the family plays or watches a game. This garden offers 4'x8' traditional-depth beds (12"), and 3.5'x5' beds at 34"deep easy access. It's home to our cooperative effort with Salem's Native Tree + Shrub Nursery, and features donation plots that educate our community + honor the Indigenous planting practices of the tribes on whose land we garden. Boxes are $20 or $40,

 

Splaine Park Garden Captains: Jillian Rubel + Courtney Denison

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Splaine Park Chart (2022)

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Pickman Park

 

Pickman Park is located in South Salem, in the middle of a gorgeous salt marsh on an unused tennis court, and features 4x4' and 2x8' raised beds. Watch red-tailed hawks, wild turkeys and snowy egrets while you garden.  Boxes are $20 for the season.

 

Pickman Park Garden Captain: Susan Abusharkh - Recruiting for a co-captain!

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Pickman Park Chart (2022)