Limited Number of Community Garden Plots Available

Thu April 6, 2023

The Crystal Lake Park District offers a Community Garden at Hill Farm Acres at 695 Barlina Road, behind Barlina House Preschool in Crystal Lake. If you enjoy the outdoors, saving money and growing plants, you'll want to have one of our 20' by 40' garden plots! Flowers, vegetables, herbs, or whatever you desire, will grow well in the rich soil. Plots are available to both residents and non-residents. An email needed to be provided at the time of registration to get up-to-date information during the growing season.

Non-Resident Garden Plot Fee: $55 per plot/$40 senior citizen (ages 60+)

Resident Garden Plot Fee: $40 per plot/$20 senior citizen (ages 60+)

Through March 10: Registration is open to all Park District Residents

Beginning March 13: Registration is open to the public.

More info and link to garden plot registration form

The growing season is from whenever the soil is able to be cultivated (typically around the first week of May) until October 31.  Complete soil preparation and garden plot guidelines are available at the time of plot reservation. Register in person only at the Crystal Lake Park District Administrative Office at One East Crystal Lake Avenue, Crystal Lake. Office hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-5 pm. For more information call (815) 459-0680.