Boston is Growing Gardens Spring Meetings and Workshops, Jun. 4 & Jun. 9

BIGG LogoWant to grow healthy, tasty, & organic vegetables in your neighborhood? Community garden plots are available in Dorchester! Join Boston is Growing Gardens now for a series of workshops and community meetings to help you get started. A community garden plot sign-up will take place Saturday, June 4 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Nightingale Community Garden, 512 Park Street, Dorchester 02124. A "Planting Seedlings and Helping Them Thrive" workshop will take place Thursday June 9, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Barry Street Garden, 39 Barry Street, Dorchester 02125. If you have any questions please contact Grantley Payne at 617-542-7696 x. 21.



Planting Seedlings and Helping Them Thrive

Thursday, June 9, 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Barry Street Community Garden

39 Barry Street, Dorchester 02125 

Learn how to grow heat-loving vegetables in your plot this season. Now is the time to plant your delicious tomatoes and peppers! 


Nightingale Community Garden Plot Sign-Up

Saturday, June 4, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Nightingale Community Garden

512 Park Street, Dorchester 02124 

Come out to Nightingale to pick your vegetable plot! The new garden will have 125 plots.


For more information about community gardening opportunities in Dorchester, please contact BIGG Project Manager Grantley Payne at 617-542-7696 x21 or email BIGG at   


Are you interested in obtaining a garden plot in Dorchester? Click here to download BIGG garden plot application.