REGISTRATION DATES: Please call our office at 815-786-8044 for more information.

RETURNING GARDENERS: Can register after February 1, 2023

NEW GARDENERS: Can register after March 1, 2023

Garden Plots are available at our Sandwich Park District Community Garden. The plots are approximately 10 x 50 (1 row) and are limited to two (2) per household. Garden plots are available for residents, non-residents, and non-profits to rent. We ask you to plant more and donate whatever you can to the local food pantries.

The Local Food Pantries are:

  • Cornerstone Food Pantry,
  • Harvest Chapel Food Pantry
  • John’s Lutheran (Somonauk) Food Pantry.

We ask that you coordinate your donation directly with the food pantry of your choosing.

Planting Date: Plots are open on May 1st, weather permitting. The park district tills the area before and after the season and supplies water tanks. You will need to supply necessary gardening tools.

Clean Up: By mid-October you will be required to clean your area, a compost bin is available.

Cost: $25.00 per plot for residents, non-residents, and non-profit organizations. An additional $25.00 refundable security deposit will be collected. Part of your obligation is to weed and clean your area during the season and at the end. If you do not fulfill your obligation to clean your plot you may jeopardize your opportunity to rent next year and will forfeit the $25 deposit.

*Person(s) renting a plot must be 18 or older and have a valid driver’s license.

Special registration forms must be completed at the park district office.

Location: The garden is located on Gletty Road, just south of Rt. 34 on the right side of the road.

Plots: 13 plots available


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