Support the Gardens

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The Communiversity Gardens are supported by the DeKalb County Community Gardens (DCCG).

How Your Donation Can Help

  • $25 of seeds can produce over 500 pounds of food for families in need.
  • $25 would cover the cost of four hand tools to help volunteers maintain the gardens efficiently.
  • $100 would sponsor one fruit-bearing tree.
  • $150 would cover the cost of materials for one 5'X10' garden bed.

Supply Wish List

  • Compost
  • Soil nutrients
  • Wheelbarrows
  • Native plants
  • Reusable shopping bags for donations
  • Plant identification markers
  • Lumber for raised beds and benches
  • Twine and other materials to secure plants
  • Tall plant support stakes
  • Hand tools and gloves

Contact Us

niucg@niu.edu