Rose Roots Community Garden
Warm Welcome to New Gardeners
Gardeners Growing Community
Thank you to all the amazing gardeners, neighbors and friends who keep helping build the garden community! We are excited to welcome a record number of new gardeners this year!
We have a Sold Out garden season in 2021! Please contact us Here to be added to our waiting list for 2022, and in the meantime, watch our Calendar for upcoming Community events. We are excited to be growing a cohesive community of active members.
For new gardeners, Rules & Regulations can be found Here. You are welcome to start preparing your plot if you've completed your registration. The water will be turned on by the city after the last anticipated frost (usually early May). We are looking forward to meeting everyone at our Garden Opening Day Sunday May 23 from 2-4 pm at the garden. Find more information Here.
We are a 100% volunteer organization and every member's contributions count! Don't hesitate to contact us for mentorship and more ways to get involved!
Erin Newton, Rose Roots President, 2021
"May the Road Rise Up to Meet You.
May the wind, be always at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face.
And the rains fall soft upon your fields."
We Love our Arvada Community!
Our Plots are Sold out for 2021!
We also have a full waiting list, but feel free to participate in our community events this year, get to know our gardeners, and join our community in 2022!
2021 Garden Leadership:
This year, all the positions of President, Vice-President, Administrator, Treasurer, and Membership have been filled. We are looking forward to a cohesive fun 2021 Rose Roots Garden Season! Meet our 2021 our leadership team Here, and reach out with your ideas!
Gardening is the New Getting Out!
Celebrating 10 Years growing community this year, we have new Rose Roots Apparel Here. Get your order in before June 1 when the store closes.
Monthly All Gardener Meetings:
Repeat every month on the First Monday at 6 pm In Person at the garden to offer ideas and input. Check the Calendar for weather changes (meetings changed to online due to weather will be held on Google Meet. you can call in Here.) Meeting Agendas and Minutes can be found Here.
Note: Our first All gardener meeting will be May 3.
Compost is Here!
Lush dark compost was delivered outside the west boundary of the garden. Feel free to take one wheelbarrow load to start so we can be sure everyone gets some! (Note: The lighter colored manure pile is still "cooking" to kill off potential seeds, so let that one rest.)
Start reading up on safe Harvest processing and produce storage approaches Here.
Latest Blog Posts
Rose Roots Community Garden is a local Community Garden that brings together community in North West Arvada, Colorado. We’ve been working since 2012 to grow local and healthy produce in an open space that enables residents to be involved in planting, growing, and maintaining a garden. Whether you're a seasoned gardener or a Green hand, we encourage you to join us and contribute towards making a difference. Meet our Community.
Note: We offer Learning and Helping Scholarships Here. In doing so, we pledge that any community member experiencing financial hardship or other extenuating circumstances is always welcome to join our community by emailing us Here to get a plot if they are available.
"The glory of gardening: hands in dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture the garden is to feed not just the body, but the soul."
~ Alfred Austin
Did You Know?
Rose Roots Community Garden, Part of Arvada's Public City Parks, is an organic garden run entirely by volunteers.
Rose Roots Garden was founded in 2012 and we started donating produce in 2013 to community organizations in need. in 2021, our 9th year of giving, our goal is reach a donation total of 15,000 lbs!
Did You Know?
Rose Roots has 89 15'x15' plots and 8 ADA accessible raised beds. Water, tools, fertilizer and compost are provided with plot fees.
Rose Roots offers scholarships for plot fees to families in need and for student service projects here.
Good Garden Times
"Nature never did betray the heart that loved her"
Gary Williams, Gardener
What is cool about gardening with three generations in our family is getting to spend relaxed time outdoors with my family. It is so gratifying to see something flourish when you contribute.
Gina Schley, Founder
The process of helping develop this garden with our community has been life changing for our family. My children are growing up with their hands in the dirt and their community around them.
Laura Bennett, Gardener
I love growing my own organic food, sharing it with friends and family, and being part of a group that helps grow community.
An Inclusive Community
We welcome all races, ages, religions, countries of origin, sexual orientations, genders and abilities. We garden together, learn from, and honor each other's journeys.