Community Gardens

Grow your garden with the City

Planning to plant some fruits and vegetables this summer? Use one of the City’s 178 community garden plots to show off your green thumb. Pick a plot at Smith Park, Harrison Park or Brookside Park. A plot measuring 10 by 15 feet costs $40 for the season (May – October) with a maximum of three plots per renter. 

Fee assistance is available to qualifying Bloomington families. For more information, visit or call 952-563-8877. Applicants must complete the fee assistance application process before a rental application can be submitted. It may take up to one week to process fee assistance applications. Return renter and new renter registration is open now.