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6 Tips for Setting Up Community Gardens in HOA Neighborhoods

In the modern digital age we're living in, setting up a community garden may be exactly what HOA neighborhoods need to get their members off their digital devices and back to nature a bit.

Community gardens promote positive relationships within neighborhoods, provide healthy activities for people of all ages, and if done well produce a good amount of healthy food.

In an effort to help planners get their thoughts aligned, here are 6 tips for setting up community gardens in HOA neighborhoods.

Gain and Gauge Support from Homeowners
Board members and homeowners interested in starting a community garden should start by gauging the support for the idea with community members.

Planners can gain and gauge support with methods such as:
surveysemailstext messagesphone callsflyersword of mouthannouncements at board meetingsarticlesfundraiser events  The main idea is to see how much support there is for such an idea; just keep in mind that some people may get excited about the idea only once it …