Community Gardens

The Town of Oakville has four community gardens with plots available for rent:

  • Kingsford Gardens – Sherwood Heights Drive and Kingsway Drive, east of Ford Drive
  • Lyons Lane – Lyons Lane and the South Service Road, east of Kerr Street
  • Memorial Park - Central Park Drive, west of Trafalgar
  • Shell Park – Lakeshore Road West between Great Lakes Boulevard and Chalmers Street, east of Burloak Drive

Garden plots are open between May 1 and October 31 for non-commercial use only. Due to the high demand, the above locations are available to Oakville residents only. To place your name on a waitlist for one of the gardens, register for a garden plot online. Search the Community Gardens map for location details. Accessible planter tables are available at Memorial Park Gardens.

Garden plot availability and pricing

Register for a garden plot waitlist online. Please note that it can take anywhere from one to two years to obtain a plot at your garden of choice.

2018 Garden Plot Rental Fee: $85.09 (tax inclusive)
2019 Proposed Garden Plot Rental Fee: $89.35 (tax inclusive)

Services included

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

Seedy Sunday at the Oakville Public Library

In partnership with Oakvillegreen Conservation Association, the Oakville Public Library is pleased to present Oakville Seedy Sunday on Sunday, February, 24, 2019 from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. This free event is being hosted at Rehearsal Hall at Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre (QEPCCC) at 2302 Bridge Road. 

In addition to the library's official launch of its popular seed library, several workshops will be available, as well as a seed swap, and fun activities for all ages. For more information, visit the Oakville Public Library's Seedy Sunday page.

For more information

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