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Rent your own garden plot and plant your own vegetables at Ballenger Creek Park. Plots for the 2014 season are all full. To be put on the waitlist, please call 301-600-1646. 

Cost: $67 per plot, per calendar year (limit of 2 plots per person)
Plot Size: 15' x 15'

Plots are rented March 15th-October 31st
Garden Plot Hours: 8:00 am - Sunset, seven days per week

Frederick County Parks is responsible for:

  • Tilling the gardens at the beginning and end of growing season
  • Water Supply (water hydrants provided)
  • Initial Soil Amendments
  • Emptying compost bin
  • Mowing/trimming path and fence line
  • Program administration

Community Gardeners are responsible for:

  • Supplying own garden tools and hoses
  • Seeds/plants
  • Daily/weekly maintenance/upkeep of their own garden plots and adjacent walkways
  • Report any problems to Parks & Recreation staff immediately

Making reservations:
To make your reservation, please call 301-600-1646. Payment is due when making your reservation.

Park Map
Community Garden Plots Diagram
Rental Agreement
Rules and Regulations

For more information, please call 301-600-6816