Bowmanville Gardening

“Come when you can, leave when you must.”

Participate in the BCO’s Community Garden Programs

The Bowmanville Community Organization offers different ways to get involved in their very active community garden programs. There are a multitude of community gardening meetings and garden work days. Beyond that, the BCO rents plots to gardeners on an annual basis.

Scroll down to learn more about how you can get involved.

Questions? Contact the BCO Gardening Committee via the form at the bottom of this page.

BCO Gardening Meetings & Garden Work Days

Please note that dates, times, and locations are subject to change.

The best way to stay informed is to be included on the gardening notification email list.

Please check our Events Calendar, where gardening related events and work dates will be posted.

To Enter volunteer hours completed please fill out this form: BCO Gardening Volunteer time record FORM 

BCO Gardening Plots

The Gateway Garden (5386 N Ravenswood Ave) and Bowmanville Garden (5410 N Bowmanville Ave) lots are available to gardeners interested in growing vegetables and edible plants.


The 2020 BCO Vegetable Garden Plot Application, for the Gateway Garden and Bowmanville Garden, is now closed.

There are still great ways to get involved!

Please keep an eye on the Events Calendar and email gardening@bcochicago.org to learn more about other great ways to get involved and to be added to our email list. There will be tons of engagement opportunities available throughout the entire growing season.


Contact the Gardening Committee

Bowmanville’s Gardens

Read about the history and use of each of our vegetable garden spaces here.

Gateway Garden

Bowmanville Community Garden

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