1825 5th Street between L and Pole Line Road
113 18'x20' plots
Current information is on the City of Davis website - see link below.
Coordinator is Bob Stephenson.
There is also a community garden at the Cannery, 1701 Harvest Street.
Plots are rented to gardeners on a calendar year basis
Gardens are open to visitors who respect the plots as property of the tenant gardeners. No public harvesting!
• (530) 757-5626 or communitygardens@cityofdavis.org
• https://cityofdavis.org/city-hall/parks-and-community-services/parks-and-greenbelts/community-gardens

Commonly referred to by area residents as the "hippie garden." (Sometimes it's pejorative, sometimes affectionate. Depends on the tone.) The other major public garden in Davis is the Experimental College Garden. It appears that the city's open container ordinance does not apply to this park. There is a waiting list for renting plots here. Contact the coordinator at communitygardens@cityofdavis.org to be added to the waiting list.

For information on gardening and other gardens in Davis, see the gardening page.




Flowers in bloom Compost Bins Delicious green wonderland


Year round jack-o-lantern Hang Loose Guarding the entrance Guarding the entrance (with grapes of doom)


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2009-12-08 16:44:06   Does anyone know what the large rig and construction that has been going on here is all about? —JoePomidor

2009-12-09 00:47:51   They are drilling a well. —DonShor

2010-11-30 15:06:34   There is currently a waiting list (about a one-year wait). To get on the waiting list you may contact the coordinator at communitygardens@cityofdavis.orgJaneSchaferKramer

2010-11-30 15:09:25   All are welcome to visit the garden, but please don't steal our produce! Gardeners invest time, energy, and money in their plots. Chances are, if you stop to chat nicely with the gardeners, you may be offered some surplus during harvest times! (Gardeners regularly donate their surplus to Davis Community Meals.) —JaneSchaferKramer

2011-03-30 11:08:48   Any gardeners at the 5th Street community garden interested in a Davis local food network, please see Facebook Group: "Davis Kitchen Gardeners". Crop/Seed swap, backyard fruit harvest, vacation watering and encouragement for Central Valley urban agriculture. —svolmer