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About Willie Streeter Community Garden

In Winslow Woods Park on South Highland Avenue, Willie Streeter Community Garden is a place for members of the public to try their hands at gardening in rented plots. The garden includes in-ground plots (available in two sizes) as well as raised beds for rent. Garden tools, other amenities, and educational opportunities are available to gardeners as well.

Plots are available for use starting in mid-April. 

For more information about the community gardening program, or about renting a garden plot at Willie Streeter Community Garden, call (812) 349-3704 or communitygardens@bloomington.in.gov.

 

Hours of Operation

Dawn to dusk, April through October.

 

Registration and Garden Plot Rental

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Returning gardener registration was scheduled to begin Monday, Feb. 14. However, due to a technical issue with the software used for garden plot rental registration, the returning gardener registration will being instead on Tuesday, Feb. 22. New gardener registration is scheduled to begin as early as March 9, barring any other technical difficulties. 

Gardeners who rented plots in 2021 can rent new plots beginning February 22. New gardener registration begins as early as March 9. Garden plots are available to rent throughout the season or until all plots are rented.

For registration updates and email reminders, click here and send your contact information to the Community Gardening program coordinator to be added to the list.

 

 

Financial Assistance

To ensure gardening opportunities are available to all members of the Bloomington community, financial assistance is available for those in need to help cover garden plot rental fees. For more information or to receive an application, call the Parks and Recreation office at 812-349-3700.

Registration Code 2022 Plot Rental Fee Plot Description
165202-A $75/in-city, $87/non-city Organic Large Plot
200 sq. ft.
165202-B $40/in-city, $47/non-city Organic Small Plot
100 sq. ft.
165202-C $40/in-city, $47/non-city Organic Raised Bed
32 sq. ft.

Accessibility

See Community Gardening main page for full details.

Sponsorships and Donations

The Community Gardening program benefits from generous donations from corporations, businesses, groups and individuals in the form of seeds, plants, tools, soil amendments and other supplies, which allow us to keep our gardening opportunities affordable to all. There are a number of opportunities to become a donor to or sponsor of the Community Gardening program. Sponsorships or donations are accepted throughout the year. For more information about making a sponsorship or donation to the City's community gardens, contact Sarah Mullin at 812-349-3704 or email communitygardens@bloomington.in.gov.