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Newport News Now is a daily e-newsletter that launched in March 2016. Articles that ran in our newsletter between March 2016 and March 2018 are available on these pages. Newsletters produced beginning in April 2018 can be viewed on our new daily newsletter page.

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Mar 28

Garden Plots Available in the Newport News Community Garden

Posted on March 28, 2017 at 9:15 AM by Communications Department

The City of Newport News community garden has open plots available for Newport News residents. These plots are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. garden plots_SCTo apply for a garden plot, read the Community Garden Rules and complete the Community Garden Application. There is a $30 fee to reserve a garden plot for the season and plots are approximately 18 by 40 feet in size. View a diagram of the garden plot layout and parking area online. The Community Garden is located in the large open field at 75 Yorktown Road in the Lee Hall area of the city.

Once you have read the rules and completed the application, you will receive information about your plot assignment from the Community Garden Coordinator. Applications can be hand-delivered (Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.), mailed, emailed, or faxed to: Community Garden Coordinator, Newport News Park, 13560 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News, VA 23603. The email address is and the fax number is 757-886-7981.

For more information call the Newport News Community Garden Coordinator at 757-886-7911 or email