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

For more information

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