If you are wanting to grow your own produce but do not have the space, then come enjoy the experience at a Town of Normal organic community garden. The Town has two organic gardens available for your personal gardening indulgence.
Open registration for the garden plots is generally held the second week of March and plots are assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis with preference given to Normal residents. Returning gardeners have the option to renew their plot each year. Renewals and new garden plots are limited to one per family.
2024 Registration Dates
Tuesday, March 5
Thursday, March 7
Annual fees for available plot sizes
10' x 10'
10' x 20'
20' x 20'
The gardens are tilled and prepared prior to the start of each season. All soil amendments and plant applications must meet organic standards. Synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides, and fungicides are strictly prohibited. Water is available at both sites. Participants must maintain their plots as weed-free as possible.
Registration Form- must be printed and taken to the Parks and Recreation office to ensure the requested plot is available.
For more information call 309-454-9540, M-F 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
The Town of Normal is dedicated to providing aids and services leading to effective communication for persons with disabilities so they can participate equally in the Town’s initiatives. If you need assistance accessing or reading materials provided by the Town, please reach out to the Town of Normal ADA Coordinator Greg Troemel at 309-454-9580.