The following are policies to be aware of while gardening in Saint Paul:
- Boulevard Gardening
wondering how tall your ornamental grasses can be in your boulevard? Maybe you’re not sure what the city considers a boulevard. Are you wondering if you can use herbicides, pesticides and/or fertilizers? Read the Care and Maintenance of Boulevards to find out all this information and more!
- Use of Pesticides and Fertilizers on Park Property
Are weeds, insects and other issues bringing you and your community garden to an all-time low? Are you considering using Fertilizer and/ or Pesticide? Don’t abuse, review the Fertilizer and Pesticide Use Policy.
- Residential Composting
Are you interested in starting a compost site for your residence? From less trash to having your own organic soil, composting is an easy and environmentally friendly way to make a difference. Review the Residential Composting Policy for information on city regulations for composting.
- Planters in Commercial Areas
If you, as a Saint Paul business, would like to help beautify your neighborhood with a planter(s), review the Planters in Commercial Areas Policy for details on allowances and restrictions for the city of Saint Paul.
- HRA Garden Lease Guidelines
Promote a sense of empowerment and healthy food alternatives with a community vegetable garden. Check out the Garden Lease Guidelines for transforming vacant lots into a community garden.