South Hiram Community Garden

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South Hiram Community Garden
South Hiram Elementary School

213 South Hiram Road
Hiram, ME 04041


Mark Miller
207 625- 8116

School Vegetable Garden, School Composting

When was your garden project started?
Spring of 2012

What type of facility hosts your garden?
Public School

What does your garden project include?
Vegetables, Composting Bin, Composting School Waste, Fruit Trees

Who volunteers in your garden?
Teachers, Parents, Family Members, Community Members

How is your garden project funded?

What community connections do you have?
Local Farmers, Other Local Businesses

Who tends the garden when school's out?
Volunteer students/families, Other volunteers, Summer school students, Me!

What are your future goals?
To expand the current three raised beds to six beds, add a cold frame and fencing, and plant fruit trees and bushes.

What is your most significant need?
Advice on best varieties of fruit plants for our area that are hardy and pest resistant because we can't spray with pesticides.