Skidmore Park Community Garden announces that garden plots are now available for the 2014 growing season! There are 24 raised-bed plots in this neighborhood park near the Earl Street Dairy Queen. Plots come in two sizes: 40 square feet and 64 square feet; the annual fee for all plots is $25. The Early Bird registration deadline for returning 2013 gardeners is February 15. Registration for new gardeners opens February 16, and the final deadline for all registrations is March 15. A mandatory orientation will take place on Monday, April 14 from 6:00-7:00 pm at the garden, 1084 East 4th Street. An indoor location for orientation will be announced, should the weather refuse to cooperate. Applications are available for download on the Skidmore Park Community Gardens Facebook page, or you can pick one up at the Dayton’s Bluff Community Council office at 798 East 7th Street. Plots are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis, so get your application in today! Spring will be here before you know it. Questions? Call the Dayton’s Bluff Community Council at 651-772-2075.