Baltimore County Community Gardens

Baltimore County has community gardens located in some parks.  For more details, call the park office at the number listed.  Normal park office hours are 9-2, Monday - Friday.

Baltimore County Demo Garden

Catonsville

  • Oella Community Garden
    Location: Located in the nursery near the Molly Bannaky House on the grounds of the Benjamin Banneker Historical Park, 300 Oella Ave.
    Description: Limited number of of plots, those who had the plots the prior year have priority. (They hope to be expanding in the number of plots.)
    Contact: Click "Join Us" on the garden website and leave a message for an email response.
  • Spring Grove Community Garden - 50 single 10 x 10 plots, $40.00. 
    Description: Garden is managed by The Spring Grove Community Garden Collective, a member-run cooperative supporting a therapeutic garden for SGHC patients that lends itself to community integration. Shared compost bins, shed, community tools, running water on site, deer fencing. 
    Contact: For more information or application e-mail Karen at Karenka99@aol.com, or Veronika at vehuko@gmail.com

Cockeysville

  • County Home Park
    Location: Gibbons Blvd., Cockeysville, MD
    Description: Community Garden with 40 -50 individual plots.  Share size: 20’x30’
    Fee: $18.00/year/plot, limit 2 plots per person
    Open: Dawn – Dusk, 7 days, April through October
    Registration: March 20, 2012. 7-8PM Cockysville Middle School cafeteria.
    Information: no water available at site. Plot will be tilled April 15th.
    Contact name: Cockeysville Recreation Council, 9841 Greenside Dr., Cockeysville, MD 21030
    Contact phone: 410-887-7734
    Email: rpcrc@bcps.org
  • Oregon Ridge Park
    Garden location: 13555 Beaver Dam Rd., Cockeysville, MD (behind The Oregon Grille Restaurant)
    Description: Community Garden with 50 – 100 plots
    Share size: 10’ x 10’, deer fenced gardens
    Fee: $25/10'x10' plot
    Open: mid March-October 31st; sunrise to sunset
    Information: water and tool shed available
    Contact phone: 410-887-1815
    Email - Betsy Kadow, info@oregonridgenaturecenter.org

Dundalk

  • Stansbury Park
    Garden location: 7880 Stansbury Rd., Dundalk
    Description: Community garden with 110 individual plots
    Share size: 19’x19’, waitlist
    Fee: $12/year/plot
    Open: Mother’s day – October, 7am - dusk
    Information: water available
    Contact name: Dundalk-Eastfield Recreation, 2801 York Way, Dundalk, MD 21222
    Contact phone: 410-887-7155
    Email: dgrove@baltimorecountymd.gov
  • Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) Dundalk Community Gardens
    Garden location: 7200 Sollers Point Rd.,Dundalk, MD on Dundalk campus in back between gym & turf field
    Description: Campus communal garden, 40’ x 80’
    Open: planting, growing, and harvesting season, call for hours
    Information: need volunteers, communal campus garden, vegetables donated to Community Assistance Network
    Contact name: Keith Henn
    Contact phone: Keith Henn, 443-840-3754
    Email: khenn@ccbcmd.edu

Essex

  • Community College of Baltimore County Essex
    Garden location: 7201 Rossville Rd., Rossville, behind Franklin Square Hospital
    Description: Communal campus garden, organic, 55 sq ft of raised beds, student operated
    Open: planting, growing, and harvesting season, call for hours
    Information: need volunteers, excess produce donated to Eastern Family Resource Center
    Wish list: advice/instruction on composting, canning, drying, companion planting
    Contact name: Beth Shrader
    Contact phone: 443-840-1675
    Email: eshrader@ccbcmd.edu

Owings Mills

  • Northwest Regional Park
    Location: 4515 Deerpark Rd. (corner of Lions Mill and Deerpark Rds.)
    Description: 4' x 5' boxes with plots
    Fee: none
    Open: Dawn to dusk
    Information: water fountain, public parking, no hose
    Contact name: Jodie Blackford
    Contact phone: 410-887-1582
    Email: jblackford@baltimorecountymd.gov

Parkville

Perry Hall

  • Perry Hall Community Garden
    Garden location: Baker Lane behind Rosedale Federal S&L, 9618 Belair Road, Nottingham, MD. 21236
    Description: Community garden with 21 plots, 1 teaching plot
    Share size: 10' x 10'
    Fee: $15/year/plot
    Open: March 15–October 31; dawn–dusk
    Information: water available
    Contact name: Mark Patro
    Contact phone: 443-255-1484
    Email: perryhcommunitygarden@gmail.com
    Website: https://www.facebook.com/PerryHallCommunityGarden

Reisterstown

  • Hannah More Community Garden
    Garden location: 12039 Reisterstown Rd., Reisterstown, MD (Behind Hannah More School)
    Description: Community garden with 24 individual plots
    Share size: 30’ x 30’
    Fee: $10/year/plot
    Open: March 15 – October; dawn - dusk
    Information: fencing in process, water available
    Contact name: Tim Miller, Reisterstown Area Recreation Council,
    Contact phone: 410-206-0702

Towson

  • Forge Park
    Location: 301 Schwartz Ave.
    Description: 16 20'x20' plots, fenced
    Fee: $20.00/season
    Open: April - October, sunrise - dusk
    Information: water available, minimal parking
    Contact name: Skip Falatko, 410-3777421
    Email: skipfalatko@gmail.com
    Website: www.towsonrec.com

Turner Station

  • Turner Station Community Gardens
    Garden location: Avondale & Center Avenues, Dundalk, MD
    Description: Open space worked by individuals and groups, 1 acre+-
    Share size: varies
    Fee: $ 10 – 15/yr,
    Open: April – November; sunrise - dusk
    Information: children’s section
    Contact name: Katherine Scott 410-388-9698

Windsor Mill

  • Rockdale Park
    Garden location: 3400 blk N.Rolling Road btw Liberty and Milford Mill Rds, across from Milford Garden Dr., Windsor Mill, MD
    Description: Community garden with 80 gated plots, including 4 full or 10 half raised bed handicapped plots
    Share size: 4’ x 20’, waitlist
    Fee: $20/year/plot, key deposit $5
    Open: year-round, dawn to dusk
    Information: water available, raised bed handicapped plots, restrooms in park
    Contact name:  Liberty Road Recreation Office, Milford Mill Academy, 3800 Washington Ave., Baltimore, MD 21244, 410-887-0700
    Contact phone: Mrs. Levey, 410-655-2763
    Website: http://www.libertyroadrecreation.com

Woodlawn

  • Woodlawn Community Center & Woodland Memorial Park & 4000-6000 address block of Gwynn Oak Ave.
    Location and space available for development of a community garden. No garden currently exsists at this location. Water is available. There is also a Senior Center.
    Contact: Maurice Watkins
    Contact phone: 410-887-1357
    Jurisdiction: Baltimore County Parks: Woodlawn 410-887-1357

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