Community Gardens

All Spring 2023 plots are full.
Registration for the 2023 growing season begins November 1, 2023. 

Please call 301-600-2936 to be placed on a waiting list.

Renting Your Own Garden Plot

Rent your own garden plot and plant your own vegetables at Ballenger Creek Park


$67 per plot, per calendar year (limit of 2 plots per person)

Plot Size

The plot sizes are 12'x12' feet. Plots are rented March 15th-October 31st

Garden Plot Hours

The garden's hours are 8 a.m. to sunset, 7 days per week.

Frederick County Parks is responsible for:

  • Tilling the gardens at the beginning and end of growing season
  • Water Supply (water hydrants provided)
  • Initial Soil Amendments
  • Emptying compost bin
  • Mowing / trimming path and fence line
  • Program administration

Community Gardeners are responsible for:

  • Supplying own garden tools and hoses
  • Seeds / plants
  • Daily / weekly maintenance / upkeep of their own garden plots and adjacent walkways
  • Report any problems to Parks and Recreation staff immediately

Making reservations:

To make your reservation, please call 301-600-2936. Payment is due when making your reservation.


For more information, please call 301-600-1646
Community Gardener
Garden Plot