Garden Tasks

Each plot holder of the Eagle Vail Community Garden is required to give a minimum of 10 hours of time per month to the communal aspects of the garden. Here are some ways to fulfill that commitment.


You can fulfill your volunteer commitment to the garden by taking on a garden role for the season. In addition to the volunteer opportunities listed under “Volunteer Commitment,” garden members fill the following roles:

  • Media Helper: Help communications coordinator by sending out e-blasts to garden and community members, posting e-blasts and other information on Face Book, and writing and sending out press releases
  • Event Coordinators : Organize the event, along with the help of event helpers
  • Event Helpers (4-8 per event)
    • Help out with any or all of the following: planning the event, setting up before the event, taking down and cleaning up after the event
  • Bulletin Board Caretaker
    • Amend and add information, as necessary, to the bulletin board

If you are interested in filling any of these roles, contact us at for more details.


Water (But don’t overwater! Check the moisture meters.)

  • Hugelkultur bed (big mound by the parking lot)
  • Strawberry bed
  • “Log” beds around the front entrance
  • Spiral herb garden
  • Squash bed
  • Hops along the fence
  • Lavender along fence


  • Tighten hoses at the faucets
  • Rewind hoses that are poorly wound
  • Clean up and organize shed
  • Pick up and remove trash (trash bags in shed)
  • Tighten screws on sprayer nozzles (screwdriver in shed)


  • Hops bed inside the front fence
  • Front entry gardens
  • Pathways between raised beds
  • Squash and strawberry beds
  • Spiral herb garden
  • Under rocks bordering parking lot

Questions? Email us at


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