Come Plant With Us!

If you love garden-fresh produce but lack the space to plant a garden, then come plant with us!

  • 10′ x 10′ plots are available in Old Mill Park, 500 W. Byron Ave.
  • The annual garden season is: May 1 – October 15
  • Daily garden hours are from dawn – dusk
  • Addison Park District will till the soil before the gardening season begins
  • Addison Park District will provide water for gardening in the park
  • Gardeners must bring their own watering can for watering

The annual fee per garden plot is $25R/$35 NR (limit 2 per household). If you are interested in gardening with us next summer, please contact us.

Applications will be accepted by appointment on a first-come-first-served basis starting March 15 at Community Rec Center, 120 E. Oak St.

Community Gardeners are asked to follow the pledge below…

I pledge to…

  • Plant my garden keep it maintained until harvest time.
  • Refrain from putting up any fencing around the perimeter of my garden plot.
  • Plant tall crops where they will not shade neighboring plots.
  • Ensure that any rambling crops in my garden remain within the border of my plot.
  • Maintain a healthy garden by using only organic substances and amendments.
  • Visit the garden only between the hours of dawn and dusk.
  • Remove everything from my plot by Oct. 22, 2021 (stakes, poles, remaining plants).

For more information, please call (630) 233-7275, option 2.

 

Benefits of Community Gardening

  • Improve dietary habits through education
  • Reduce risk of obesity and obesity-related diseases
  • Improve mental health and promote relaxation
  • Increase physical activity through garden maintenance