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. Community Gardens are SOLD OUT for 2019. If you'd like to be added to the waiting list, please email

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 starts at 9:00 am. 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.