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Bloomington Community Gardens

In 2022, a total of 178 garden plots are available to local gardeners. The application process begins in January (see timeline below). Pricing for rental of plots will be $43 per plot for Bloomington residents and $55 per plot for nonresidents. Fees apply to ground level and raised bed plots.   
map of locations of garden plots
Community Gardens

2022 community garden plot rental timeline

Date Significance
January 20 - February 10 Return renter priority rental period
March 7 Garden plot rentals open to all
April 15 Last day to cancel rental
April 22 First day of gardening season, weather permitting
June 1 Deadline for plots to be planted
October 23 End of 2022 season (only unwanted plant material should be left in plot)