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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-7529

1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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Renew Your Garden Plot

Renewal Timeline

September 7, 2019 to October 3, 2019 – Portland Community Gardens hosts in person renewal events for people who need to pay for their plot in cash or fill out a scholarship form. Scholarship forms accepted via mail, phone, or in person.

  • October 31, 2019 -  Plots automatically renew and balances are loaded on to accounts.
  • November 15, 2019 -  Payment is due.

Renew in person
Registered gardeners can renew plots in person for the 2019-2020 community garden season at any of our fall renewal events. Come to an event to pay for your plot for next year, complete a scholarship application, request a different plot, and update your contact information. See the 2019 Fall Renewal Event Schedule.

Ready to renew and pay for your reservation for the 2019 - 2020 garden season? Please take time to review the garden policies and liability statement. By paying or accepting scholarship assistance for your plot, you agree to abide by the garden policies.


Plot Fees and Payment Options

  • A - ADA Accessible Raised Bed (4x8x2 sq. ft.) - $20
  • E - Starter Plot (approx. 50 sq. ft.) - $20
  • G - Single Plot (approx. 100 sq. ft.) - $36
  • J - Standard Plot (approx. 200 sq. ft.) - $66
  • P - Double Plot (approx. 400 sq. ft.) $124
  • V - Quad Plot (approx. 800 sq. ft.) $220

Pay online

Pay by phone

Pay by mail or in-person

  • PP&R Customer Service Center, 111 SW Columbia Street, Suite 660, Portland, Oregon 97201
    *With your payment, enclose a payment form. Check or money orders should be written out to City of Portland with your garden name and plot number in the memo line.You can also pay in person at any Portland Parks & Recreation Community Center.

Request a scholarship
We can offer scholarship assistance to gardeners with limited income. Please complete the scholarship form and return it to the community garden office.

If you would like to contribute to the scholarship fund to help support a fellow community gardener with limited income to grow healthy, fresh, and culturally significant produce for their families, you are welcome to include your contribution with your plot payment.

The City of Portland is a duly incorporated municipality in the State of Oregon exempt from federal taxation pursuant to 26 USC 115(2) as a tax exempt public corporation. Contributions to the City of Portland are defined as charitable contributions pursuant to 26 USC 170(c) (1), and are deductible as provided by federal law. The City of Portland, Oregon federal tax identification number is 936002236.


Refund and Cancellation Policy
To cancel your plot and request a refund, contact the community garden office at pkcomgard@portlandoregon.gov or call 503-823-1612. We will issue a full refund for cancellation and refund requests received within two weeks of payment. All fees will be retained by Portland Parks & Recreation for cancellations made after two weeks of payment.


Do you have a co-gardener?
A co-gardener is anyone who is gardening with you in your plot. If they have been listed as the co-gardener longer than anyone on the wait list, the co-gardener can become the primary gardener if you choose to release your plot.

To add a co-gardener, send their first name, last name, phone number, email, and mailing address to pkcomgard@portlandoregon.gov or call 503-823-1612. Their information will be added to your file and community garden correspondence.


Contact Us

PP&R Community Garden Program
6437 SE Division Street
Portland, Oregon 97206
503-823-1612 (office)
503-823-2246 (fax)
pkcomgard@portlandoregon.gov