Community Garden Plots

As of April 20th, all Community Garden Plots have been reserved for the Summer 2021 season. Thank you for checking! Community Gardens open Saturday April 24th, weather permitting! 

The Community Garden is a popular amenity to residents of the City of South St. Paul having been in existence at the Fleming Field McMorrow site since the early 1990’s. Due to its proximity to the Fleming Field Airport runway, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has directed the removal of the historic Community Garden site from what they have designated as the Runway Protection Zone (RPZ) to comply with the FAA land use guidelines.

South St. Paul Community Garden
682 Verderosa Avenue

The Community Garden is located adjacent to the public DNR Boat Launch and City Compost Site off of Verderosa Avenue and the Highway 494 Wakota Bridge.

  • 15’x20’ Garden plots wide walking lanes and buffers between each individual plot.
  • 3 dedicated lanes with 3 spigots each making a total of 9 available spigots, located closer to each individual garden.
  • Fencing and a lock-secured gate provide added security to garden access and, equally important, protection from wildlife.
  • Parking includes adequate ADA/disability parking, with paved overflow parking available at the adjacent boat launch parking lot.

2021 Garden Plot Registration - SOLD OUT for 2021 Season. 

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Garden Plot Rental Fees Tax Included

Resident Senior (55 and over)$16.07
Resident Adult (18-54)$21.43
Non-Resident Senior$32.14
Non-Resident Adult$32.14

South St. Paul Parks & Recreation: 651-366-6200, Register at City Hall,  125 3rd Avenue North, South St. Paul


Garden Advice and Tips

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Find some great gardening tips and advice through the University of Minnesota Extension at this link:  University of Minnesota Extension - Gardening Advice