Community Gardens

Shell Park signThe Town of Oakville has three community gardens with plots available for rent to residents:

  1. Shell Park – Lakeshore Road West between Great Lakes Boulevard and Chalmers Street, east of Burloak Drive
  2. Kingsford Gardens – Sherwood Heights Drive and Kinsgsway Drive, east of Ford Drive
  3. Lyons Lane – Lyons Lane and the South Service Road, east of Kerr Street

The garden plots are open between May 7 and October 31 for non-commercial use only.

Plot rentals

  • 2016 rental fee - $81.00 per plot (tax included)


  • Offers of renewal are sent to existing tenants in January
  • Existing tenants must confirm their acceptance of the renewal by March 31 in order to guarantee they can continue to rent the same garden plot
  • For first-time renters, contact 905-845-6601 to request a plot in the garden of your choice
  • If a plot is not available you will be added to a waiting list and contacted when a plot becomes available


Tenants are responsible for maintaining their garden plots throughout the season, including watering, pruning, harvesting, fertilizing and pest/disease control. We offer the following services to tenants:

  • On-site water and disposal bins
  • Spring bed preparation (weeding, removal of loose debris) for new tenants only
  • Spring rototilling

For more information contact ServiceOakville

tel: 905-845-6601
TTY: 905-338-4200