Calling all gardeners.
The City of Red Deer’s public garden plots will be up for rent at the Cemetery Services at the Alto Reste Cemetery office on Wednesday.
The previous year’s gardeners will be given the opportunity to renew their applications first.
The remaining spaces will be available on a first-come, first-rent basis.
New renters will be allowed to apply from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the site located 3.6 km from 30th Avenue on Hwy 11E.
Two plot sizes are available — $26 for a medium (five by 12 metres or six by 10 metres) and $41 for large (10 x 12 metres).
Plots are located at Red Deer College Gardens, Parkside Gardens (off Nash Street behind 52nd Avenue) and Piper Creek Gardens (south of 19th Street on 40th Avenue –medium only).
The preferred payment is cheque and must be made during the application process.
The garden plots will be ready for planting when weather and ground conditions permit.
Once gardens are tilled and plots are staked, gardeners may begin planting. Gardening season ends on Oct. 13.
For more information, contact city Parks Amenities at 403-342-8303.