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Community Gardens

Grow your own vegetables and flowers while cultivating a sense of community in our community gardens!

Community Garden with vegetables growing in planter beds.

General information

  • Garden plots are 20’ by 20’
  • City provides plot and water access, gardeners are responsible for tilling, planting, weeding, etc.
  • No refunds after May 1. A $5 cancellation fee will be applied to refunds before May 1
  • All gardens must be attended to by May 31, planted by June 15, and have something planted the entire season
  • Renters must have their plots cleaned and cleared by November 15

Community Garden locations

  • Historic Eidem Farm, Noble Parkway and 101st Avenue North
  • Southbrook Park, 62nd and Douglas Drive
  • Lakeland Park, 6901 66th Avenue

Cost

$55 per season

Applying for a community garden

2022 Community Garden application

Lakeland Community Garden Lottery application

Requirements for applicants

  • A copy of a photo ID or utility bill with corresponding address
  • Full payment
  • Signed rules contract
  • Signed application form

Priority for accepting applications

Priority for applications are given in this order:

  1. Last year’s renters
  2. Brooklyn Park residents
  3. Non-Brooklyn Park residents

Applicants will be wait-listed on a first-come, first-served basis.

2022 Schedule for accepting applications

Date begin accepting Application type
Tuesday, January 25, 4 p.m. Lakeland garden lottery application due
Tuesday, February 1, 4 p.m. Returning gardeners application deadline
Tuesday, February 8, 9 a.m. All applications for residents
Tuesday, March 1, 9 a.m. In-person and mail-in applications for non-residents
Thursday, March 30 Registered gardeners’ applications for a second plot processed