----gardenplotsSamThompson.JPGCommunity Garden Plot

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


Reservations are in-person only at the Crystal Lake Park District Administration Building, 1 E. Crystal Lake Avenue during the hours of 8:30 am-5 pm.

Feb 1-Feb 17: Returning gardeners register for same plot from last year

Feb 20-Mar 3: Returning gardeners register and may switch to a new plot

Mar 6-10: Registration is open to all Park District residents

Mar 13: 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? Please email Anne Sandor or call at 815.459.0680 x 1204.



Resident Fee $40/plot
Resident Senior Fee (Ages 60+) $20
Non-Resident Fee $55/plot
Non-Resident Senior Fee (Ages 60+) $40