Community Gardens

Community gardens are an important component in creating a healthy, sustainable city. Thank you to everyone who participated last year and welcome to all you gardening newcomers! We hope you have a great growing season! Community Gardens 2021 graphic-2

Thanks to everyone who reserved their garden plot this year. All plots have been spoken for.

Spring is finally here and it's time to sign up for your garden plots! Two (2) garden plot locations are available this year:

  • 47 Street(across from the Early Education building)
    • One (1) plot per household allowed
    • All plots have been spoken for at this location.
  • Montgomery Park(53 Street & 52 Avenue)
    • Two (2) plots per household allowed
    • All plots have been spoken for at this location.

Plots are 10 feet x 30 feet and will be assigned on a first come, first serve basis. The number of plots are limited at each location.

Steps to reserve a garden plot:

  • Contact Public Works by email at publicworks@wetaskiwin.ca or phone at 780.361.4436.
  • If there are any available plots at your preferred location, the Terms of Reference/Application form will be sent to you.
  • A $50 deposit is required prior to planting. This can be paid at City Hall Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (closed 12 noon to 1:00 pm) by cheque, cash, debit, credit card, or money order. *$30 will be refunded at the end of the season once the garden plot is properly cleaned out by the plot holder.

Got questions? Check out the FAQs! Still have a question? Call Public Works at 780.361.4436.

Additional Information

Responsibilities of Plot Holders
  • An agreement must be signed prior to deposit payment.
  • Plot holders must pay a $50 deposit before planting.         Payments can be made by cheque (mail or drop off in the mail box on NW side of City Hall); or by credit card with signed pre-authorization form (email reception@wetaskiwin.ca to request the form)
  • All plots must be kept weed-free, and must not encroach on the neighbouring plot.
  • Any plots that fall under disrepair or are abandoned will be tilled after contact is attempted with the plot holder, and the deposit will be forfeited.
  • All plots must be harvested and cleaned up no later than the end of September (any plots not cleaned up shall also forfeit the deposited amount).
  • All users must agree to only use organic products for fertilizer and pest control.
Responsibilities of the City of Wetaskiwin
  • All plots will be ready for planting by the Friday before May long weekend.
  • The City shall do all pre-season tilling and will mark out all the plots prior to planting season.
  • The City of Wetaskiwin will provide water to both garden locations.
  • The City of Wetaskiwin is not responsible for any loss or damages.