Twin Oaks Community Garden is located on the corner of 14th Street NW and Taylor Street NW, Washington DC which borders the neighborhoods of Columbia Heights, Petworth and 16th Street Heights. The garden is owned by the DC Department of Parks and Recreation and is managed by a Garden Board made up of community garden members. Twin Oaks is comprised of two separate gardens defined as North and South for the corresponding sides of Taylor Street on which they lie. 


Plots in both the North and South gardens are 10 feet by 15 feet in size and are available to rent for an annual fee of $30.
All plots receive ample sunlight during the growing season and water is available to the garden at both sites. Hand tools, hoses and watering cans are provided for gardeners. Current gardeners in good standing with garden rules are given first preference for annual renewals. If a plot is not currently available for you we will put your name on our waiting list for the next available opening.  Plots may become available at any time during the year. Any DC resident may apply. All gardeners are required to volunteer time throughout the year towards the betterment of the garden and community. 

Also on site is a food composting system open the community. 
The Future of the North Side Garden.  The North Side Garden is planned to be paved into a parking lot and a new garden built in Upshur Park due to the expansion of the Powell Elementary School.  Please visit this link for more information.

 If you are requesting a plot please enter your information on the Twin Oaks Garden new member form.
If a plot is not available you will be added to the wait list.
For more information please email us at the address below.

 Twin  Oaks Community Garden President / Board

 DC Department of Parks and Recreation Coordinator

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