Community Gardens

Enjoy the bounties of your harvest! Rent a plot at the community gardens off Elmerton Avenue. Each 30'x30' plot is tilled and ready for planting. The 30'x30' plots are $15 per plot. Each gardener will receive several packets of assorted vegetable seeds. A limited number of special 10'x10' plots have been set aside for children ages 12 & under, cost is $5 per plot. Pre-registration is required and must be made in person.

Registration for the 2019 growing season will be held at the Dauphin County Parks & Recreation office (100 Fort Hunter Road, Harrisburg, PA 17110) on Thursday, March 7th from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Gardeners who have previously rented plots and who are in good standing from 2018 will be able to pre-register on Wednesday, March 6th from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. For additional information, contact Michelle McKeown at or by calling 717-599-5188 ext. 2117.

Click here for the 2019 Dauphin County Master Gardener Spring Workshops.