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The White Oak Community Garden was opened in 2014, using land owned by the city. The garden is open to all Independence residents who wish to garden.

Location

136 N. White Oak (West of Community Service League building)

All the garden beds have been rented for the 2023 season.  

For more information on renting a bed at the White Oak Community Garden in Independence, contact Chase Carper at ccarper@indepmo.org 

community garden
community garden

National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA)

Find additional resources for community, home gardening, and resources for children on the NRPA website.

Master Gardeners of Greater Kansas City

For horticultural information and training using information that is specific to the local climate, soils, and plants, check out Master Gardeners of Greater Kansas City.

Community Gardens Located in Independence

Independence has three gardens open to the public where you can rent garden beds. These include: 

  • White Oak Community Garden
    • Open to the community
    • Contact Chase Carper at ccarper@indepmo.org.
    • 136 N. White Oak (West of Community Service League building)
  • Habitat for Humanity Garden
    • Open to the community
    • Contact  816-461-6551
    • 505 N. Dodgion
  • Hy-Vee Community Garden
    • Open to the community
    • Contact Teequa Knapp: 816-478-7090
    • 4545 S Noland Road

Gardening Options Available to Live-in Residents

  • The Groves
    • Open to residents at the Groves
    • 1515 W White Oak
  • Mount Washington Apartments
    • Open to residents at Mount Washington
    • 570 S Evanston Ave
  • Hawthorne Community Garden
    • Open to residents of Hawthorne neighborhood
    • 16995 Dover Lane
  • Fairmount Plaza Garden
    • Open to residents of Fairmount Plaza
    • 615 N. Huttig Avenue
  • St. Paul Community Gardens