Located at 3700 Largo Drive, Miramar, FloridaThe 3,150 s.f. Miramar Community Garden located at Fairway Park, is the first demonstration “micro farming system” in Broward County; an environmentally and economically sustainable system that creates a network of healthy food sources of naturally grown vegetables and fruits, a social network for garden volunteers to learn about the urban agricultural industry and the opportunity for vocational training.
Visitors are welcome! The garden has a see-through fence where the current crops and garden components can be seen. Twenty-two Miramar Community Garden Volunteers tend the garden on a daily basis at different hours of the day.
Volunteering at the Miramar Community Garden! Enjoy
fresh fruits and vegetables while learning about healthy living
and becoming part of the Miramar Community Garden family! There
are many rewarding benefits to members, such as having access
to delicious organic fruits, herbs and vegetables, learning
about Florida growing and sharing good times with other likeminded
* When: Two+ hours per week
* Eligibility: Miramar residents over 21 years old
A “green thumb” is not a requirement, volunteering can be done through fundraising, organizing, and more.
Applying is an easy two-step process:
Step 1: Complete online application below
Step 2: Print and fax or mail this form
3700 Largo Drive
SIZE: 3,150 s.f.
- Planter bags
- Fence (245 linear feet galvanized re-purposed fence from PD building)
- Drip irrigation
- Rain barrels (Fourteen 96-gallon containers repurposed, retrofitted & interconnected)
- Composting stations
- Florida aromatic wildflower garden border around garden perimeter for pollination
- Fruit tree (mango) representing Tree City USA designation
CROPS (Summer 2010):
- Tomato plants; Everglades, Pepper plants; Hot Cocktail; Cayenne; Poblano; Sweet Red, Malanga; Pigeon Peas; Sweet Potato; Amaranth/Callaloo, Collard Greens, Eggplant, Okra, Hot Hawaiian Peppers Tomatillo, Watermelon, Basil, Catnip, Mint, Oregano, Parsley, Rosemary, sage savory, Tarragon, Dwarf Banana, Papaya, and Yucca.
CROPS (Fall 2010):
Broccoli, beets, cabbage, lima bean, onions, radish, tomatoes, cauliflower, collards, sweet potatoes, spinach, strawberries, squash, eggplants, Chinese cabbage, romaine lettuce, arugula, curly endive, kale, amaranth/callaloo, cucumber, pumpkin, pineapple, peanuts, basil, catnip, mint, oregano, parsley, rosemary, sage, tarragon, dwarf banana, papaya, yucca, pepper and peas: wando, dwarf-grey and blackeye.
Harvest Circle Donors Program
Please call Elsi Rose at (954) 602-3270 for details
on how to donate.
Checks (payable to the City of Miramar Community Garden), credit cards, and inkinddonations are accepted.
Special Thanks To:
Miramar Community Garden Components
Florida aromatic wildflower
|Garden Treasures Winter 2010||Garden Treasures Fall 2010||Garden Treasures Summer 2010|
|Kid's Drawings for the Garden|
- Also find the Miramar Community Garden Photo Gallery on Facebook
Fairway Park, 3700 Largo Drive, Miramar - (954) 602-4797
- 02/19/11 - Sun-Sentinel - Miramar looks to expand community garden
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- 10/18/10 US Mayor - Miramar Micro Urban Farm
- Fort Lauderdale Green Culture Examiner - Grand Opening Article
- 4/29/10 Community Garden Presentation
- Urban Farm Handbook
- 10/24/10 - Miami Herald - Groups Savor Fruits - and veggies - of labor
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