Community Garden

Reserve Your Community Garden Plot

The community garden is located in the Pat & Jim Brockenborough Rotary Health Park. The park is located at 14th and Madison in the historic Fountain Avenue Neighborhood.

2023 Season:  March 13 - October 31.  Registration begins February 1, 2023.

New and returning gardeners can reserve a garden plot. Beds range in size and are available to reserve for one growing season (April - October). Note: A $20 CASH refundable cleanup deposit is due at registration.  It will be returned aft the end of the season if the garden bed is cleaned by October 31.

  • Large Plot (17' x 3') - $40/season + tax
  • Medium Plot (13' x 3', 12' x 3', 11' x 3', 11' x 4') - $30/season + tax
  • Small Plot (10' x 3', 8' x 3') - $20/season + tax

Garden beds are reserved on a first come basis by contacting Paducah Parks & Recreation at 270-444-8508. A Garden Plot Application must be filled out completely and returned to the Parks office when making your reservation. A $5 refundable key deposit is due at registration. Community Garden Rules

Community Garden Resources

Whether you are a home gardener or a gardener at the Community Garden, below are several resources to make your garden the best it can be.  

Community Garden

American Community Gardening Association
Message Boards through iVillage Garden Web


McCracken County Cooperative Extension Office (UK College of Agriculture)

Farmers' Market and Fresh Vegetables Information and McCracken County Horticulture Agent


Vegetable and Home Gardening

Home Vegetable Gardening (50 page document)
Missouri Botanical Garden--Help for the Home Gardener