Invasive Species List

In addition to all trees and strongly rooted shrubbery, the following plants are not permitted in the Shandaken Community Garden Individual Plots due to their tendency to take over!

Shandaken Community Gardens, Weeds and You

Compost / Topsoil

Local sources for topsoil and compost in Mt. Tremper and Kingston. They load and deliver, or you can arrange for your own pick-up.

Jeff Collins Landscape and Stone Supply 845-688-7423

Moo Doo

Benjamin Brothers in Arkville, 845 586 4652, offer composted vegetable matter as top dressing or soil.

Adam’s Fairacre has the Moo Doo & Espoma line as well as Botanical Interest Seeds.

Cover Crops

Johnny’s Selected Seeds: Cover Crop Comparison Chart

Hudson Valley Seed Library: Fall Cover Crops for Home Gardens

Reputable Companies

Consider using seed companies that abide by the Safe Seed Pledge

What is the Safe Seed Pledge & Why is It Important?

Seed Savers Exchange

Seeds of Change

Botanical Interests

Turtle Tree Biodynamic Seeds

Hudson Valley Seed Library

John Scheeper’s Kitchen Garden Seeds

Horizon Herbs

Wood Prairie Farm



High Mowing Seeds

Reputable Garden Products


Moo Doo

Adam’s Fairacre has the Moo Doo & Espoma line as well as Botanical Interest Seeds.

Sunflower in Woodstock has Seeds of Change.

Gallo’s of Woodstock has Seeds of Change and Botanical Interests available.

Every year the Catskill Native Nursery hosts the Wildflower Festival which features Hudson Valley Seed Library seeds and seedlings as well as seedlings that Diane and Francis started too. Many heirlooms and OP seedlings. Great selection of herbs in little pots too.