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Community Gardening

Cultivate and harvest your own organic vegetables in one of 17 community gardens throughout San José.

To Qualify for the Community Garden Program

  • Residents ages 18+ may rent a garden plot
  • Place your name on a waiting list if the community garden is filled to capacity
    • To register or place your name on a waiting list, call the Community Gardens Program at (408) 793-4165, or send an e-mail to community.gardens@sanjoseca.gov
  • One garden plot allowed per resident
  • Plots are issued on a year-to-year basis from January 1 to December 31
  • Annual registration cost, depending on the community garden, is $150.00 ($12.50 per month)
    • Annual registration includes a water fee and an administrative fee, and may include a materials fee, depending on the community garden
  • Plot sizes range from 100 sq ft to 600 sq ft
  • The community gardens program adheres strictly to Organic gardening principles, concepts, and practices
    • Use of pesticides, herbicides, chemical fertilizers, or other such substances or practices inconsistent with organic gardening are prohibited
  • Five (5) ADA accessible garden plots are available at Guadalupe Community Garden. Individuals with a disability will have priority in renting any of the ADA accessible garden plots

Important Resources

Community Gardens Program

200 E Santa Clara St.
9th Floor
San Jose, CA 95113

9:00 am - 5:00pm
Monday-Friday
Main: 408-793-4165
E-mail: community.gardens@sanjoseca.org

Facility NameAddressPhone
Berryessa Community GardenBerryessa Community Garden
San Jose, CA 95133
(408) 793-4165
Bestor Community GardenS. 6th Street and Bestor Street
San Jose, CA 95112
(408) 793-4165
Calabazas Community GardenBlaney Avenue and Danridge Drive
San Jose, CA 95129
(408) 793-4165
Cornucopia Community GardenS. King Road and Story Road
San Jose, CA 95122
(408) 793-4165
Coyote Creek Community GardenTully Road and Galveston Avenue
San Jose, CA 95122
(408) 793-4165
Discovery Community GardenBranham Lane E. and Discovery Avenue
San Jose, CA 95111
(408) 793-4165
El Jardin Community GardenS. King Road and Story Road
San Jose, CA 95122
(408) 793-4165
Guadalupe Community GardenWalnut Street and Asbury Street
San Jose, CA 95110
(408) 793-4165
Hamline Community GardensHamline Street and Sherwood Avenue
San Jose, CA 95126
(408) 793-4165
Jesse Frey Community GardenW. Alma Avenue and Belmont Way
San Jose, CA 95125
(408) 793-4165
La Colina Community GardenAllegan Circle near Lean Avenue
San Jose, CA 95123
(408) 793-4165
Laguna Seca Community GardenManresa Court and Bayliss Drive
San Jose, CA 95139
(408) 793-4165
Latimer Community GardenLatimer Avenue and Duvall Drive
San Jose, CA 95130
(408) 793-4165
Mayfair Community GardenKammerer Avenue and Sunset Avenue
San Jose, CA 95116
(408) 793-4165
Nuestra Tierra Community GardenTully Road and La Ragione Avenue
San Jose, CA 95111
(408) 793-4165
Pueblo de Dios3257 Payne Avenu
San Jose, CA 95117
(408) 793-5533
Rainbow Community GardenJohnson Ave & Rainbow Dr
San Jose, CA 95129
(408) 793-4165
Wallenberg Community GardenCurtner Avenue and Cottle Avenue
San Jose, CA 95125
(408) 793-4165