London-Middlesex is in the Red/Control category of the Provincial Keeping Ontario Safe and Open framework. A number of City facilities have reopened to the public for in-person programs and services.
London is home to 17 community gardens. Over 450 gardeners are active within the gardens, which are located on municipal green space in neighbourhoods across the city.
Community gardens provide residents with many opportunities including access to healthy and low-cost food, healthy physical activity, skills enhancement, the development of meaningful relationships, and building cross-cultural partnerships.
To see a map of London’s community gardens, click here.
For the full community garden guidelines document, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
New gardener registration is now open for next year’s gardening season.
1. Create your Play Your Way Online account:
To create your account visit Play Your Way Online and select the ‘Create Your Account Signup’ option.
If you’re not sure if you already have an account in our new system or need assistance, email us at email@example.com and a member of our Customer Service Team would be happy to help you.
2. Register for your plot:
Phone registration is not currently available. View the most up to date information on COVID-19 impacts on City services.
Is your preferred garden full? Visit the “Garden Plot Waitlist 2021” under the facilities tab on Play Your Way online to be added to the waiting list.
Plots are rented on a geared-to-income basis. The rental fee ranges from $15.30 to $40.80 for a plot of approximately 200 to 400 square feet for the season (May 1 to November 30). Plots may vary slightly in size depending on the location. Gardeners are responsible for opening their garden plots up in the spring and putting their plot “to bed” in the fall. Gardeners will receive specific Guidelines for gardener responsibilities to follow. To review these before Please read before you request a garden plot.
Standing height raised beds are available upon request. Wheelchair accessible plots are listed by garden and are available through our registration. Please contact us for more information.
If you feel uncomfortable or unwelcome at your community garden you are able to submit an R-zone report
The 2020 community garden season opened with appropriate measures in place to slow the spread of the COVID virus.
Gardeners are asked to do their part and abide by the following new COVID-specific rules to keep our gardens and our gardeners safe. These are in addition to the traditional rules for every gardening season.
Gardens are open to registered gardeners only and remain closed to the public.
Gardeners not able to follow these rules will be asked to leave and will risk losing the privilege to garden.
Petersville Community Garden is seeking new members for the 2021 growing season. Members for communally-tended and individual plots are available. To learn how you can become a member, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Ann Street (accessible)||65 Ann Street||Full|
|Berkshire||418 Berkshire Drive||Limited availability|
|Blackfriars||2 St. Patrick Street||Full|
|656 Elizabeth Street||Full|
|Ed Blake (Accessible)||449 Barker Street||Limited availability|
|Glen Cairn (Accessible)||150 Helena Avenue||Limited availability|
|Kiwanis (Accessible)||312 Kiwanis Park Drive||Limited availability|
|Meadowlily||1610 Commissioners Road East||Full|
|Meredith||At Maitland & Nelson Streets||Limited availability|
|Nicholas Wilson (Accessible)||16 Fitzroy Place||Limited availability|
|Proudfoot (Accessible)||695 Proudfoot Lane||Full|
|Reservoir||59 Woods Egde Close||Full|
|Riverforks||17 Becher Street||Full|
|Thames Park (Accessible)||15 Ridout Street South||Full|
|University Heights||290 Trott Drive||Full|