We're sorry, but online registration is not allowed for this activity. Please call the Phillips Recreation Center at (217) 367-1544 for registration information.
Garden at the oldest local organic community gardens! Since 1975, the Meadowbrook Organic Garden program has supported healthy bodies and a healthy community. We provide space, water, hoses and wheelbarrows. You supply tools, plants, labor, and optional fencing. The garden season runs from the first Sunday in March through the first Sunday in November. A garden supervisor can assist with questions or concerns. Garden plots are rented in as is condition and participation is at your own risk. This is a community garden and interaction with the general public is expected and encouraged. For more information, call 217-384-4062 or read the garden manual at
Register for the garden service by calling 217-367-1544. Online registration is not available. In addition to the plot rental fee, gardeners pay a $30 deposit. The deposit is returned at the end of the growing season if the gardener abides by the Urbana Park District's published guidelines. Returning gardeners in good standing earn a discounted deposit.
New gardeners must attend a Garden Meeting at the Anita Purves Nature Center where garden plot selection will take place. You must register and pay for the garden at least two days prior to attending a meeting.
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