Garden Sites
emersongarden1The City of San Luis Obispo has four community gardens sites with over 100 plots available for City residents to lease.
Broad Street
The Broad Street Garden has 17 plots and is located on the North end of Broad Street, between Lincoln Street and the Highway 101 southbound  on-ramp.
Laurel Lane
The Laurel Lane Garden site has 16 plots and is located next to Fire Station #3 near Augusta Street intersection.
Emerson Park
The Emerson Park Garden has 38 plots and is located on the corner of Nipomo and Pismo Streets, next to the Parks and Recreation Department.

Rotary Garden at Meadow Park
The Rotary G
arden contains 40 plots. It is located at the west end of Meadow Park with the nearest access on South Street. More information and photos coming soon!

Prospective Gardeners

The City of San Luis Obispo community garden plots are available to City residents on a first-come, first-served basis. The annual fee a $24 base rate plus a $.03 assessment charge per square foot. All garden sites currently have waiting lists. To be added to the wait list please call 781-7300.

ent Programs

Seed Exchange at the Library Community Room
Join the sixth annual community Seed Exchange for a “storytelling library” about seeds, plants, and gardens, featuring guest speaker, John DeRosier. For more information contact Elizabeth Johnson at 544-5364.

Local Garden Events

Advice to Grow By Workshop Series
presented by the Master Gardeners San Luis Obispo Workshops are held the 3rd Saturday of the month UC Master Gardeners San Luis Obispo Events Calendar


Garden Links

Master Gardeners of San Luis Obispo County

San Luis Obispo chapter of the California Native Plant Society

Pests in the Gardens

Urban Bee Garden information

General Information

The four Community Garden sites are a great asset to San Luis Obispo. For more information about the Community Gardens program, events or to volunteer, please call 781-7300.