The City of Newport News has community garden plots available for Newport News residents. These plots are available on a first-come, first-served basis. To apply for a garden plot, read the Community Garden Rules and complete the Community Garden Application (PDF). There is a $30 fee to reserve a garden plot for the season. Plots are approximately 18 by 40 feet in size. View a diagram of the garden plot layout and parking area (PDF).
The Community Garden is located in the large open field at 75 Yorktown Road in the Lee Hall area of the city. Yorktown Road (State Route 238) may be accessed by either Warwick Boulevard (State Route 60) or Jefferson Avenue (Route 143). The site is located a short distance to the west of the Lee Hall Mansion and a short distance to the east of the Lee Hall Depot. The site is also easily accessed via Interstate 64 (Exit 247).
Please read the Community Garden Rules and fill out the Community Garden Application (PDF). Once your application has been reviewed, you will receive information about your plot assignment from the Community Garden Coordinator.
Applications may 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