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Welcome- we are glad you are interested in gardening at Duckwood Community Gardens, at 2010 Duckwood Road, Fountain CO, hosted by CSU Extension.

There are 40 4×8 raised wooden beds. The garden is fenced with 4 gates with nearby parking and a storage shed.  Free water from 4 taps is included in the cost!


  • $20 for a single 4’x8’ bed
  • $35 for two 4’x8’ beds
  • If you have been financially impacted by COVID-19, we have a limited number of 4’x8’ plots for $5.

How to Apply:

  • If you agree to these rules, click here to submit your application
  • We will send out details on paying via PayPal once your application is approved. You will be able to begin gardening once we have your money, your volunteer waiver, and after the garden opens on April 30.

If you have questions:

Irene.shonle@colostate.eduIrene Shonle, CSU Extension El Paso County Horticulture.

Keeping ahead of COVID-19

This rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) has imposed an unsettling, fluid situation upon our community and its businesses. While the team here still aims to maintain a “business as usual” approach, we are making a number of significant changes to our operations to account for a situation that is far from normal.