Elm Red Raiders Garden Now Accepting Applications

The Red Raider Community Gardens at Elm Street Elementary School is now accepting gardener applications for the 2024 growing season. Garden plots are available at 585 Elm Street including 4’ x 8’ raised beds for $25 and 10’ x 20’ in-ground beds for $40. The Community Gardens season is from April 1 through November 15. On school days, the garden is open sunup to 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to sundown. On non-school days, the garden is open sunup to sundown. 


Applications are available in person at Elm Street Elementary School, Painesville City Local Schools Board Office and Painesville City Hall. Applications are also available online at redraidergardens.wixsite.com/homeFor plot fees, checks can be made payable to Painesville Community Gardens.

Completed application, signed waiver and plot fees can be mailed to:

Painesville Community Gardens
Care of: First Congregational Church
22 Liberty Street
Painesville, Ohio 44077


Red Raider Community Gardens is a collaborative effort between Painesville City Local Schools, the City of Painesville, First Church Congregational, Lake Erie College, the Lake County General Health District and a handful of volunteers from the Lake County Master Gardeners. For more information about the organization, contact 440-487-1292 or [email protected].