Community Garden Plots

2021 Season Information  

Renting a community garden plot is a great way to get outside, meet your neighbors, and grow your own food!


Garden Plot Registration

New Renters

  • Online registration opens on April 1, 2021.
  • Registration form to be posted at 7 a.m.

Returning Renters 

  • Registration available March 4, 2021 - March 19, 2021.
  • 2020 garden plot renters have the opportunity to reserve the same plot (one per person) online or by phone.
  • For those registering online, you will need to access your ActiveNet account. Do not create a new account as each 2020 rented plot is linked to an existing account # in your name.
  • If you wish to change plots, you will need to wait until April 1, 2021 and register as a New Renter. 

Garden Plot Locations & Fees

Chadek Green Park   

1920 Friendship St. Iowa City, IA 52245

  • Mini Plot (10x10') - $10 for Iowa City Residents & $15 for nonresidents
  • Small Plot (10x20') - $15.75 for Iowa City Residents & $20.75 for nonresidents
Kiwanis Park 

1519 Teg Dr. Iowa City, IA 52246

  • All Plots (10x20') - $15.75 for Iowa City Residents & $20.75 for nonresidents
Reno Street Park 

516 Reno St. Iowa City, IA 52245

  • All Plots (10x20') - $15.75 for Iowa City Residents & $20.75 for nonresidents
Wetherby Park 

2400 Taylor Dr. Iowa City, IA 52240

  • Small Plot (10x23') - $15.75 for Iowa City Residents & $20.75 for nonresidents
  • Large Plot (10x50') - $25.75 for Iowa City Residents & $30.75 for nonresidents

End of Season

Please don't forget to remove all your non-plant material (plastic, metal, cardboard, newspaper, etc.) from your rented city garden plots by Friday, October 1, 2021. If you are still looking for fresh produce this season, check out the Iowa City Farmers Market. For more information visit, icgov.org/farmersmarket.


Contact Us

Questions? Please contact Recreation Program Supervisor Jeff Sears or 319-356-5034.