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How to Register for a Community Garden Plot

Spring Registration

Attending Spring Registration is the best way to reserve a plot(s).  Spring Registration is designed as a community-building event and all gardeners are strongly encouraged to attend.  Here you will meet fellow gardeners, receive a Gardener’s Handbook and learn about participating at your community garden.



                                      The 2014 Spring Registration Day 
                                         HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED
                                              to Tuesday, March 4
              at 5:30 p.m. at the Senior Activity and Wellness Center
                                          945 S. College Avenue.  

 For additional information about Spring Registration and participating in a Park Land Community Garden, see the following document:

Registration Information

Waiting List

The Waiting List it is a way for gardeners to let us know they are interested in a plot, you can have your name added to the Waiting List at any time.   If your name is on the Waiting List before February 10, you will be invited to Spring Registration.  If your name is added to the Waiting List after February 1, you will be contacted immediately if a plot is available.  To have your name added to the Waiting List contact Fayetteville Parks and Recreation Department by email: or call 479-444-3467.

Plot Fees

The rental period begins the day following Spring Registration and ends the last day of February annually.  The fee includes the use of water.

Walker Park plot fees:                                                                   
$20 for a 50 square foot plot
$40 for a 100 square foot plot

Jefferson plot fees:
$15 for a 30 square foot plot
$30 for a 60 square foot plot

GRANTS: Community Garden Plot Grants are available! Please contact Parks and Recreation. For more information visit us on the web at                                      

Plot Assignment Priority

 This priority has been established to insure that all citizens have an opportunity to participate in a Community Gardens in the Parks garden. 
  1. Returning gardeners in good standing who have pre-registered.
  2. New gardeners who are on the Waiting List and attend Spring Registration.
  3. Returning gardeners who did not pre-register or attend Spring Registration.


Is for current gardeners only, it is open during the last two weeks of September.  Dates are announced through e-mail and posted at the garden.  When you pre-register, your plot(s) will be reserved for you until Spring Registration Day.