Community Garden Plot

Please note: As of May 22, there are a few plots remaining. Please email Anne Sandor at for info about plot availability and registration options.

Do you have a green thumb and want to explore the world of gardening? We have garden plots available at Hill Farm Acres located at 695 Barlina Road, behind Barlina House Preschool and Barn.

Garden plot dimensions: 20' x 40'

Growing season: May 1-October 31

Please note: in person registration not available. Email Anne Sandor at for more info.
Registration/reservation is in person only at the Crystal Lake Park District Administration Building located at 1 E. Crystal Lake Avenue during the hours of 8:30 am-5 pm, Monday-Friday.

2020 Growing Season Information

Feb 3-Feb 28:Returning gardeners register for same plot from last year

Mar 2-Mar 6: Returning gardeners register and may switch to a new plot

Mar 9: Registration is open to all Park District residents

Mar 16: Registration is open to the public

Gardeners will receive plot assignments at time of registration along with the plot guidelines/soil preparation for our organic gardens. An email needs to be provided at time of registration to receive up-to-date information during the growing year. Questions? Contact Marguerite at the Administrative Office front desk, 815-459-0680, ext. 1204 at


Resident Fee $40/plot
Resident Senior Fee (Ages 60+) $25
Non-Resident Fee $55/plot
Non-Resident Senior Fee (Ages 60+) $40