Community Gardens

Willowgate Community Garden

The Willowgate Community Garden is located at the end of Andsbury Avenue in Mountain View and offers 92 individual plots. The garden is open to adult Mountain View residents and current City employees that must adhere to the Willowgate Community Garden Policies.

Plot Cost Per Year

$135 per residents
$42 per Senior resident (55 and older)

Currently, all of the available plots are reserved. A waitlist, approximately 4-5 years long, is available. To be added to the waitlist, send an email with your full name, mailing address and phone number to

For more information about the Willowgate Community Garden, call the Recreation Division Office at (650) 903-6331.

Senior Center Community Garden

The Senior Center Community Garden serves the senior community of Mountain View. Located down the street from the Mountain View Senior Center, on Escuela Avenue between Crisanto Avenue and Villa Street, the garden contains 63 individual plots. All gardeners must be at least 55 years old and residents of Mountain View.

Currently, all of the plots are reserved and there is a substantial waitlist. To be added to the waitlist, send an email with the following information to Ashleigh Branham:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Phone Number
  • Email Address
  • Birthdate

Current Gardeners

Members of the Senior Community Garden make up the garden committee, which meets four times a year. All committee members must attend one meeting each year to maintain their plot in the garden. All senior gardeners agree to abide by the Policies and Procedures.

Upcoming Meetings


If you are ill or out of town and need someone to temporarily take care of your garden plot, send an email to Ashleigh Branham.

Get Involved

Become a volunteer or sign up for the Senior Garden newsletter! If you are interested in volunteering or signing up for the newsletter, email Ashleigh Branham.

Demonstration garden at Heritage Park

Mountain View’s newest garden!  The demonstration garden at Heritage Park, located at 771 North Rengstorff Avenue, is a true Community Garden that is operated by Soil&Water, a non-profit volunteer-led organization.  Unlike other plot-based gardens in Mountain View, the garden at Heritage Park is a shared urban garden. Soil&Water, along with volunteers and the community, create the space and share its harvest. Community events and learning opportunities will take place through out the year led by Soil&Water.

Volunteer WorkDays

Every Wednesday, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Every Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

How to Join/contact Information

Please contact Soil&Water at to join or learn more about opportunities. You may also visit their website at or visit

Helpful Garden Links