Garden Plot Program
Spring Update 2017
As of May 15, all garden plots have been tilled, surveyed and are ready for planting! Please triple check your location before planting; each plot should have four corner stakes.
There are still plots available at the Parkside location. Please call 403-342-8303 for availability.
Important Dates 2017
|Early March||Registration reminder letter mailed out to those who gardened in 2016|
|March 6 - 24||Those who gardened in 2016 can re-register|
|April 3 - 21||Previous registrants wanting to change to another available plot are able to switch|
|April 22||Remaining plots open to the general public. Register at the Recreation Centre this day only from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Historically, plots have sold out on this day. If you are interested in a plot after April 22, please call 403-342-8303 for availability.|
|May 19||Plots open for gardening (weather dependent)|
|July 3||'Weed it or lose it' date|
|October 10||Plots close for the season|
- Michener Gardens (3809 55 Street)
Surrounded by natural area, this is a quiet and picturesque site is a great gardening location.
- Piper Creek Gardens (1709 40 Avenue) - South of Waste Transfer Site along Piper Creek
This property is a former farmstead and has old country farming charm.
- Parkside Gardens (5320 67 Street) - North of Save on Foods, north and south of Nash Street
Immediately adjacent to the plots is a playground and community food forest for you to use and enjoy.
- Twin Spruce Gardens - SW Corner of 30 Avenue and 19 Street
Nestled in south east Red Deer across from the County Fire Hall is the newest garden plots location, Twin Spruce Gardens. This name celebrates a rich history of gardening, orchards and agriculture in the area.
Plot Sizes and Pricing
|Plot||Approximate Size (m2)||Cost per growing season ($)|
We accept all methods of payment including cash, cheque, debit, Mastercard and Visa credit cards.
City of Red Deer garden plots are pesticide-free (Parks & Public Facilities Bylaw 3255/2000). Conventional pesticides (including herbicides, insecticides, fungicides and rodenticides) are prohibited. Certain ecologically sensitive pest control products may be considered at the discretion of the City of Red Deer Parks section. Refer to our Gardening resource sheet (pdf)
For more information on gardening opportunities please contact:
Hours of Operation: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday to Friday