Garden Plots

  1. 2024 Season Announcement
    Renewal period is from 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2023 to 8:59 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 8, 2024. 

    Open registration period is from 9 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 8, 2024 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2024.

Community gardening is an important part of our lives. It allows us to commune with nature and produce food for our families and friends.

The City of Rockville has extensive parks and open spaces, including 176 garden plots at Woottons Mill Park. Each garden plot is approximately 25-by-25 feet and provides an opportunity for local residents to grow their own food and other plants. Woottons Mill Park features 106.5 acres of land, tennis and basketball courts, forest preserve and nature trail, foot bridge, playground, picnic tables, and grills.

$75 per plot for the 2024 season (Rockville Residents)
$85 per plot for the 2024 season (Non-Rockville Residents) 

Program Run Dates

The 2024 Community Garden Program at Woottons Mill Park runs from April 1, 2024 to November 17, 2024.


Garden plot renewals for the 2024 Community Garden Program at Woottons Mill Park starts at 9:00am on November 15, 2023 and ends at 8:59am on January 8, 2024. Changing plot(s) or renting additional plots must wait until open registration. Renewal information, with instructions, has been e-mailed to each current plot holder. 

Open Registration (Non-Renewals)

Open registration to the general public begins at 9:00am on January 8, 2024 and is available through 5:00pm on November 17, 2024.

Still have questions? Contact the Department of Recreation and Parks: 


Community Garden Location:
Woottons Mill Park
472 Hurley Ave.
Rockville MD 20850

Administrative Office:
Rockville Civic Center
Business Office
at Glenview Mansion
603 Edmonston Drive
Rockville, MD 20851
Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(closed from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.)

Instructions on How to Reserve Garden Plots Online at Woottons Mill Park

Review Program Guidelines & Rules

Review the document called Community Garden Program at Woottons Mill Park to learn the terms and conditions for program participation.

Log Into CivicRec to Select Your Garden Plots

Visit and either log into or create your new CivicRec account. Once you log into the CivicRec platform, you will be on the Catalog landing page. In the keyword filter located on the left-hand side of the Catalog page, enter in the keyword garden. This will pull up the activity called CIVIC CENTER GARDEN PLOTS. Click on the hyperlink named Community Garden Program at Woottons Mill Park to view available garden plots for the season. You can click on the plot numbers you would like to rent, place them in your Cart, and proceed to payment.

Acceptable Forms of Payment

CivicRec accepts Visa and MasterCard online. If you want to pay for your garden plot(s) by cash or check, you must visit the Rockville Civic Center Business Office during the open registration period to complete the registration process and submit payment in-person. Our office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (closed for lunch from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. daily).