The City of Escondido is home to one of the most unique gardening programs in the state. The City boasts three community gardens with over 145 garden plots available for residents to use. Although the City supports the gardens, community volunteers manage each of them individually. Please contact the individual leagers for plot availability.
South Escondido Garden
1540 South Escondido Boulevard
Escondido, CA 92104
Fidel Angeles, 760-746-4693
The garden has 40 plots each with a size of 4'x16'. The garden it equipped with a garden faucet system and includes all necessary garden tools and wheelbarrows. In addition, the garden has one bathroom and monthly green waste removal service.
Escondido Community Garden
West side of Centre City Parkway between El Norte Parkway and Mission Avenue
Plot Information: Beth Mercurio, 760-580-4390
The garden has 80 plots each about 4'x20'. The garden includes a small storage shed, covered cabana sitting area, and picnic tables. Numerous garden faucets are found throughout the garden for watering. The garden also has a bathroom and weekly green waste removal service. The garden also has nighttime lighting.
West side of Centre City Parkway between El Norte Parkway and Mission Avenue (just west of the Center City Garden)
Plot Information: Sharon Finchum, 760-233-1445
Open to all Seniors age 55 or older
The garden has 26 plots each about 16'x16'. The garden includes a small storage shed and all necessary tools to manage your garden plot. In addition, the garden has a bathroom and weekly green waste removal service. The garden also has nighttime lighting.