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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 and Manitou Springs Seed Library.

There are 40 4×8 raised wooden beds and 4 10×12 plots. 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
  • $30 10’x12’ plot
  • $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:

We plan an orientation and seed swap at the garden on Wednesday, May 5th, 2021 from 4-6 pm. Come meet your fellow gardeners, check out your plot, and get and share seeds!

If you have questions:

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

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.