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Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a community garden near me?

Visit our “Find a Garden” page and zoom in on your neighborhood to find a community garden near you.

How can I join a community garden?

Visit our “Find a Garden” page, click on a community garden near you, and contact the volunteer Garden Manager whose contact information shows in the pop-up box. Please note that there are waitlists for most of our community gardens.

Can I volunteer in a community garden?

Yes! We have regular volunteer opportunities and can arrange for groups to volunteer. Click here for more information.

How can I start a new community garden?

Visit our “Start a Garden” page for valuable advice on starting a new garden. Once you have a volunteer leadership team in place, we’d be happy to meet with you to offer you advice.

Can you answer my specific gardening question?

We recommend that you contact the Master Gardener hotline with your specific gardening questions at (626) 586-1988 or