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The City of San Luis Obispo has four community gardens sites with over 100 plots available for City residents to lease.

Broad Street
The Broad Street Garden has 17 plots and is located on the North end of Broad Street, between Lincoln Street and the Highway 101 southbound  on-ramp.

Laurel Lane
The Laurel Lane Garden site has 16 plots and is located next to Fire Station #3 near Augusta Street intersection.

Emerson Park
The Emerson Park Garden has 38 plots and is located on the corner of Nipomo and Pismo Streets, next to the Parks and Recreation Department.

Rotary Garden at Meadow Park
The Rotary Garden contains 40 plots. It is located at the west end of Meadow Park with the nearest access on South Street. More information and photos coming soon!

Prospective Gardeners
The City of San Luis Obispo community garden plots are available to City residents on a first-come, first-served basis. The annual fee a $24 base rate plus a $.03 assessment charge per square foot. All garden sites currently have waiting lists.
To be added to the wait list please call 781-7300.

Enrichment Programs
Check back for more information on the annual Seed Exchange and garden workdays coming soon.


Local Garden Events

 

Advice to Grow By Workshop Series

presented by the Master Gardeners San Luis Obispo

Workshops are held the 3rd Saturday of the month

UC Master Gardeners San Luis Obispo Events Calendar

 

Garden Links

 

Master Gardeners of San Luis Obispo County

http://groups.ucanr.org/slomg/index.cfm

 

San Luis Obispo chapter of the California Native Plant Society

http://www.cnps-slo.org/

 

Pests in the Gardens

http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/menu.homegarden.html

 

Urban Bee Garden information

http://helpabee.org/

General Information
The four Community Garden sites are a great asset to San Luis Obispo. For more information about the Community Gardens program, events or to volunteer, please call 781-7300.

 

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