Community Gardens

Close up plants in Community Garden

The Lakewood Community Gardens (located on Candlewood Street between Woodruff Avenue and Palo Verde Avenue) offers a unique leisure opportunity to residents of all ages.

The City of Lakewood provides water and general maintenance for the overall facility.

Take advantage of Southern California's year-round growing season and reserve a plot today!

Visit the Community Gardens website.

Garden plot information

  • The 3-acre site is divided into 323 individual gardening plots of 10' x 15'.
  • Plots are currently available for Lakewood residents only on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Annual fee is $15 (January through December). 

Check availability

There may be a waiting list for these popular spots. 

Call the Recreation & Community Services Department for availability: 562-866-9771, ext. 2408.