Above / Full plots and half plots are available for space at the Ron Ory Community Garden Plots where sunflowers have been known to grow big time! (PN File Photo)
Naperville Park District will begin open registration for garden plots for the 2022 season at the Ron Ory Community Garden Plots beginning at noon Tues., March 22, for Naperville residents and beginning at noon on Thurs., March 24, for nonresidents. Each year garden plot rentals are made available to the public after priority registration for returning gardeners has concluded.
“New and experienced gardeners are welcome at the Ron Ory Community Garden Plots,” said Nature Center Manager Angelique Harshman. “We have full or half plots available, and offer free gardening workshops to assist beginning gardeners in planning and managing their garden.”
A map of the Garden Plots, a set of guidelines and other resources are listed at www.napervilleparks.org/gardenplots.
Gardening Workshops online
Prospective gardeners can view recordings of a Basic Gardening Workshop and an Organic Gardening Workshop, and other helpful information on the webpage. During the gardening season, a group of master gardeners plants and harvests vegetables in several plots and is available to give advice to other gardeners.
Register online, by phone or in person beginning at noon March 22
Garden plot registration may be completed online, by phone at (630) 848-5000 or in person at Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center, 305 W. Jackson Ave., or at Fort Hill Activity Center, 20 Fort Hill Drive.
The Ron Ory Garden Plots are located along West Street, across from Knoch Park.