≡ Menu

Eddie Albert Community Garden Plots

The Eddie Albert Gardens are located in Dodds Park at 1501 North Mattis Avenue in Champaign.  Eddie Albert Community Garden plots are available for everyone – from the experienced gardener to the beginner.

Eddie Albert Gardens

Gardening Season

The gardening season begins during the first week of April.  Water is turned on by mid-April.  Plots are available on a year-round or season-by-season basis.  Plots that are rented year-round do not need to be cleared by any particular time of year and are the year-round responsibility of the renter.  Plots that are rented season-by-season must be cleared by November 1.  

Please note: Spring till is the responsibility of the plot renter.

Pricing & Rental Information

Registration is at the Leonhard Recreation Center only.  Sorry, no online registration is available at this time.  Plots are available year-round in a 20′ x 20′ size or season-by-season in a 20′ x 20′ or 20′ x 30′ size. Elevated plots are available for gardeners with disabilities. Registration for those who had gardens in 2020 begins November 25. New gardeners may enroll beginning December 9. LIMIT 2 PER HOUSEHOLD.

  • 20′ x 20′ Seasonal Plots (April – October) are $30 for residents or $45 for nonresidents
  • 20′ x 30′ Seasonal Plots (April – October) are $40 for residents or $60 for nonresidents
  • 20′ x 20′ Year-Round Plots (1/1 – 12/31) are $40 for residents or $60 for nonresidents


We’re happy to help!  Please call 217-398-2550 or email bret.johnson@champaignparks.org.


Translate »