Renton Community Garden

Contact Information
Parks and Recreation
Renton, WA 98057
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Welcome to Renton’s Community Gardens!

Registration starts early January of each year, and our growing season runs from mid-April to early October (exact dates are weather-dependent).

Learn how to start a community garden in your own neighborhood, check out ‘How to Start a Community Garden’.

Looking for more information about gardening? Check out Renton Community Gardeners Resource Guide.

Photo of community garden sign

The city maintains two gardens: the North Renton Garden and the North Highlands Garden.

Scholarships are available to help with the registration fee.  Youth up to age 18 years old, adults 50 & older and individuals who participate in adaptive recreation programs may complete a scholarship application.

North Renton Garden

  • 713 N. First Street, Renton 98057
  • City staff prepares soil and plots.
  • Gardeners responsible to maintain and water their plots.
  • Water available.
  • Limit one (1) space per household.
  • Plots are approximately 10’ x 40’
  • Register for #18545 Fee: $34 resident/$40 non-resident.
  • Guidelines

North Highlands Garden 

  • 3000 NE 16th St, Renton, 98056
  • Two sizes of raised-bed galvanized steel containers.
  • Gardeners responsible to maintain and water their beds.
  • Water is provided.
  • Limit one (1) bed per household.
  • Register #18537 Large raised bed: 2' x 6'.  Fee: $15 resident/$20 non-resident
  • Register #18536 Small raised bed: 2' x 4'.  Fee: $10 resident/$15 non-resident 
  • Guidelines

North Renton Greenhouse

  • 3000 NE 16th St, Renton, 98056
  • Year-round temperature-controlled greenhouse.
  • Gardeners are responsible to provide, maintain and water their own plants.
  • All plants must be started from seed in the greenhouse.
    Water is provided.
  • Table spaces are 4' x 3'. - limit 2 spaces per household
  • Two Sessions each year
    Winter / Spring = January - July
    Summer / Fall = July - December  
    Exact Dates are TBD
  • Register #18550  Winter / Spring. Fee: $34 resident / $40 non-resident

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