Get Growing this Spring at the Homestead Community Garden!

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Date: February 18, 2014

Get Growing this Spring at the Homestead Community Garden!

Want to garden but don't have the space? Want to expand your garden? Apply for a plot in Homestead National Monument of America's Community Garden this spring. The Monument is now accepting applications for the fifth year of its Homestead Community Garden. 

Applications are available at the Heritage Center or Education Center from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. They can also be downloaded at Applications must be dropped off at the Monument or emailed to e-mail us by Friday, March 14, 2014. 

The monument will provide a free 10' x 15' plot and water. It is one plot per application with a limit of two plots per address. No pesticides will be allowed. Plots selected by lottery onMarch 15, 2014.

Visit the Monument's Community Garden webpage at formore information. Contact Park Guide Molly Watters with questions at 402-223-3514 or email her at e-mail us.

Remember, Homestead National Monument of America has an exciting schedule of events planned for 2014. Keep up with the latest information by following us on Twitter (HomesteadNM) and Facebook (HomesteadNM).

Homestead National Monument of America is a unit of the National Park Service located four miles west of Beatrice, Nebraska and 45 miles south of Lincoln. Hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission is free of charge. For additional information, please call 402-223-3514 or visit


The National Park Service cares for special places saved by the American people so that all may experience our heritage.

Last updated: April 10, 2015

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8523 West State Highway 4
Beatrice , NE 68310


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