Parks and Recreation

White Oak Community Garden 2020

ALL GARDEN BEDS ARE RENTED OUT FOR 2020kale

Please check back periodically for information for renting next year.

For more information on renting a bed at the White Oak Community Garden in Independence, contact Suzanne Meyer at smeyer@indepmo.org or Mary Ripley at mripley@indepmo.org.

White Oak Community Garden (136 N. White Oak) Bed Rentals

Sold out.

  Renters are responsible for maintaining their beds for the entire season.

If you are interested in renting a garden bed, please email smeyer@indepmo.org for additional information. 

 

2020 Upcoming Events 

No upcoming events scheduled at this time.  Please check back.

                                  



National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA)

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Master Gardeners of Greater Kansas City

For horticultural information and training using information that is specific to the local climate, soils, and plants, check out Master Gardeners of Greater Kansas City.

The Giving Grove

https://www.givinggrove.org/our-story

Community Gardens Located in Independence

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Independence has three gardens open to the public where you can rent garden beds. These include: 

  • White Oak Community Garden
    • Open to the community
    • Contact Suzanne Meyer:  816-325-7320 or Mary Ripley: 816-325-7191
    • 136 N. White Oak (West of Community Service League building)
  • Habitat for Humanity Garden
    • Open to the community
    • Contact  816-461-6551
    • 505 N. Dodgion
  • Hy-Vee Community Garden
    • Open to the community
    • Contact Teequa Knapp: 816-478-7090
    • 4545 S Noland Road

  


eggplantThere are also several gardens that are available for residents. These include:  

  • The Groves
    • Open to residents at the Groves
    • 1515 W White Oak
  • Mount Washington Apartments
    • Open to residents at Mount Washington
    • 570 S Evanston Ave
  • Hawthorne Community Garden
    • Open to residents of Hawthorne neighborhood
    • 16995 Dover Lane
  • Fairmount Plaza Garden
    • Open to residents of Fairmount Plaza
    • 615 N. Huttig Avenue
  • St. Paul Community Gardens
    •  3601 S. Sterling Ave.
    • Questions: Sara Scheil (816) 356-6986

    • stpaulcommunitygarden@yahoo.com

The White Oak Community Garden was opened in 2014, using land owned by the city. The garden is open to all Independence residents who wish to garden.