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Jefferson Park Community Garden Plots

Looking for space to grow your own garden? Plant your favorite produce in your own community garden plot. Located in Jefferson Park, the goal of the community gardens is to provide a safe, enjoyable space for everyone to experience recreational gardening. If you're interested in a plot or want to know more, please contact Sean Dickerson at sdickerson@springfieldparks.org or 217-544-1751 ext. 1012.

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A patch of spinach
Squash growing at Jefferson Park community garden
A view of Jefferson Park Community Garden


  • Season: April 1 - November 1 annually
  • 10 x 20 ft. plots can be reserved for $10.
  • Plots are tilled annually by Park District maintenance
  • Accessible during normal park hours
  • Near Organic: No chemical fertilizers, insecticides or herbicides
  • Water is available; use appropriately


Marigolds, collard greens and other vegetables grow in Jefferson Park's community garden.
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Sean Dickerson

217-544-1751 Ext. 1012

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