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2023 Community Garden Plot Rentals

Date: March 15, 2023

Time: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Contact: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation

Location: 225 East Third Avenue Bowling Green, KY 42101


2023 Community Garden Plot Rentals

Each year Bowling Green Parks and Recreation offers 48 (26-large and 22-small) garden plots for community members to grow their own produce, flowers and/or plants.  These garden plots are located at Spero Kereiakes Park at 1220 Fairview Avenue, Bowling Green, KY. Garden plots will be available for use April 1, 2023 and any remaining items will need to be removed no later than October 31, 2023. Gardens will be plowed under after this date for the winter. Additional information about the Community Garden plots can be found at

Plot Type Size Price
Full Plot           30' x 60' $40/each; limit one per household
Small Plot 30' x 30' $20/each; limit two per household


Rental Date: March 15 at 8:30 am at Bowling Green Parks and Recreation's Administrative Office, 225 East Third Avenue, Bowling Green, KY

Special Instructions: Garden plots will be offered in a first-come; first-serve basis. Perspective renters will enter the front entrance of Bowling Green Parks and Recreation, 225 East Third Avenue. A registration table will be set-up inside the front entrance. Please pick the next number available, write down your name and leave a call back number on the sheet provided. Please return to your car and wait to be called into the building. You will be called in the order you are listed on the registration sheet. When you enter the building to make your garden plot purchase, go to the window to right just inside the double doors. Once, the purchase has been completed, please exit the building.

Proof of residency (driver's license, utility bill, etc.) will be verified at the time of purchase.

 If you need additional information, please contact Bowling Green Parks and Recreation's Administrative Office at 270.393.3549.

Calendar: Parks & Recreation

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