Renew your registration for a community garden

Last updated February 13, 2024

Want to continue using your garden plot next year? You must renew your registration in order to do so.

If you had a plot in a community garden last year, you must renew your registration in order to keep your plot this year.

In several boroughs, a committee elected by the gardeners ensures that the garden is run smoothly.

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  • The registration renewal period is closed for gardeners who had already a garden plot. 
  • If you do not renew your registration, you will lose access to your garden plot and will be obliged to join the waiting list again by contacting Ville en vert or by calling 438-488-8435.

Required documents

  • photo ID 
  • photo ID or PDF file (of a public utility bill, for example) with proof of address for 2022
  • renewal code received by e-mail

Fees

Full garden plot

$15

Half garden plot

$8

Raised bed

$8

Communication channels

Payment method

  • Credit card (MasterCard, Visa)

Ville en vert

5765, boul. Gouin Ouest
Montréal, QC H4J 1E2

Include a cheque payable to Ville en vert in the mailing envelope for the renewal of your registration, along with a copy of the required documents. On the back of the cheque, write your name, garden name and garden plot number.

  • If you had a plot in a community garden last year, you must renew your registration in order to keep your plot this year.
  • In January, you will receive a letter by e-mail or postal mail, together with instructions on renewing your registration. If you do not receive a letter, please contact us as soon as possible at 514-493-8200.
  • In the event of a late registration, there is no guarantee that you will keep the same garden plot that you had last year. It is your responsibility to notify us of any changes in your contact information.
  • The payment must be made in cash at the community garden annual meeting in April or May.

Fees

Full garden plot

$10

Document

Required documents

Communication channels

Direction de la culture, des sports, des loisirs et du développement social

514-493-8200

Registration

If you got a garden plot last year, you must renew your registration by February 23, 2024 to keep your plot.

Eligibility criteria

At the time of renewal, you must:

  • Be 18 years of age or over
  • Be a resident of Montréal (priority is given to residents of the CDN-NDG borough)
  • Have occupied a garden plot in the Borough last year as a principal gardener
  • Not be absent for more than two months annually for two consecutive years

You will need to provide identification and proof of residence to validate your eligibility. Your information must be validated before April 15, 2024 to operate your plot 

Guidelines

By renewing your registration for the community gardens program, you must read the contents of the Reference guide for community gardens and adhere at all times to the code of conduct and all the rules in force.  

Fee

Type of fee

Amount

Renting a plot or half-plot reserved for resident

Free

Right of participation

Between $15 and $30

Payment of a participation fee, which varies from one community garden to the next, is required by the garden committees in order to cover specific expenses anticipated during the course of the year in progress.

Documents

Required documents

  1. Photocopy of a valid piece of photo ID, front and back (driver’s licence or health insurance card)
  2. Photocopy of a proof of residence:
  • Municipal tax statement
  • Hydro bill (dating back no more than three month​​​​​​s)
  • Valid driver’s licence​​​​​

Renew

You can renew your registration by telephone.

Community gardens

  • Jardins Remembrance
  • Jardins Réal-Gareau
  • Jardins Les petites-pousses

Collective gardens

  • Jardin du soleil
  • Jardin du Regroupement de Lachine
  • Jardin Wilfrid-Vincent

Fees

Jardins Remembrance and Réal-Gareau - Full garden plot

$20

Learn more

By phone

514-639-5088
  • If you participated last year, you will receive a letter inviting you to renew your registration, together with a registration from, from the Société d’horticulture de LaSalle or the Société d’horticulture des Rapides.
  • Please send the completed form and your payment by postal mail or bring the form in person to the organization concerned.

Communication channels

By telephone

  • Société d’horticulture de LaSalle - Jardin Charles-Nagy: 514-367-6000, ext 6809
  • Société d’horticulture des Rapides - Jardin des Rapides: 514-367-6000, ext 6819

By postal mail

Cheque only

  • Société d’horticulture de LaSalle

Case postale 3125, Succursale Lapierre 

LaSalle, Québec H8N 3H3

  • Société d’horticulture des Rapides

Case postale 47089, Succursale Place LaSalle 

LaSalle (Québec) H8P 3V9

Fees

Per plot

$25

  • Renewal of registration exclusively online
  • No renewal by postal mail or in person

Requested documents

  • To access the registration and online payment system, a valid card from the Réseau des bibliothèques publiques de Montréal is required. This card is free of charge on presentation of a piece of ID with a valid and recent address. The Grande Bibliothèque (BAnQ) card is not accepted.
  • Accès Montréal card, municipal tax statement, bill from a public utility (with your address), or valid driver’s licence.

Fees

Full garden plot

$23

Half garden plot  

$11.50

Communication channels

Gardening facilitator

514-872-1193

Opening of the gardens

May 1, 2023

Registration letter

If you participated last year, you will receive a letter between mid-February and early March asking you to renew your membership, along with a registration form. 

This invitation will be sent by e-mail or postal mail, based on the option you selected in the previous year.

The letter will include a personal code to renew your registration directly on the jardinsudouest.ca Web site.

Renewal period

Online: Second week of March, for three weeks

In person: March 5 to 26, 2024

Fees

Annual fee of $10, $15 or $20 payable directly to your garden committee.

There are three ways to make your payment:

  • Online through the jardinsudouest.ca platform
  • In cash paid to your garden committee as of May 1
  • By cheque payable to your garden committee as of May 1 

In the latter two cases , you must provide your first and last name, telephone number and garden plot number.

Required documents

  • A photo of your driver’s license or bill from a utility company (Hydro-Québec, Gaz Métropolitain, etc.).

These documents must be less than two months old at the time of reservation.

Renew

Once on the site, enter the code indicated in your renewal letter.

815 Rue Bel-Air
First floor
Montréal, QC H4C 2K4

In-person registration is from March 6 to March 24, 2023 only.

Our team will help you register online and pay online.

If you are unable to pay online, you will be able to submit a check or cash as of May 1, 2023 to your garden committee.

This service is not offered in this borough.

The community garden committee informs gardeners about the terms and conditions of registration renewal.

Requested documents

  • municipal tax statement
  • bill from a public utility
  • valid driver’s licence
  • Accès Montréal card or resident card

Fees

Free

Annual membership fee

Between $5 and $20

Communication channels

  • If you had a garden plot last year, you will be contacted by the Éco-quartier to renew your membership (between January and February).
  • Registration is renewed between February and March of each year. 
  • You can renew and pay for the registration in person at one of the Éco-quartier’s service points. 
  • If you do not renew in time, you will lose access to your garden plot. You will then have to put your name on the Éco-Quartier’s waiting list. 
  • Gardeners are invited to an annual general meeting where they receive their membership card and all the important information about access to the garden.

Type of garden plot

Amount

Full garden plot (3 m x 6 m)

$17

Half garden plot (3 m x 3 m)

$12

Raised bed

$9

Required documents

  • Photo ID 
  • Photo or PDF file with proof of address for the year in progress, such as a public utility bill (Hydro-Québec, telephone, etc.) dating back no more than three months
  • Payment in cash only

Communication channels

Éco-quartier Montréal-Nord

514-326-5447

10861 Boulevard Pie-IX
Montréal, QC H1H 4A9

12277, boulevard Rolland
Montréal, QC H1G 5T1

Community gardens are temporarily located in the Éphémères gardens at the Université de Montréal.

Fees

Per plot

$38

Communication channels

Direction de la culture, des loisirs et du développement social

514-495-6211

Direction de la culture, des loisirs et du développement social

999, avenue McEachran
Outremont, QC H2V 3E6

This service is not offered in this borough.

  • If you participated last year, you will receive in January or February, you will receive a notice to renew your registration from the Direction de la culture, des sports, des loisirs et du développement social. The notice will be sent by e-mail or postal mail.
  • The annual registration renewal period runs from February to March.
  • The registration can be renewed and the payment can be made through the online platform. Each member will receive a unique code to update their file and make their payment in full (members who are unable to pay online are invited to register by going in person to a point of service).
  • Gardeners are also invited to an annual general meeting, during which they will receive their membership cards and all the essential information concerning access to the garden.

Requested documents

Proof of residence from among the following:

  • Accès Montréal card 
  • municipal tax statement
  • bill from a public utility 
  • valid driver’s licence

For more information : jardinsrdppat.ca

Communication channels

311

Outside of Montréal: 514-872-0311

Monday to Friday: From 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday and public holidays: From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Point of service

12090, rue Notre-Dame Est
Montréal, QC H1B 2Z1

Point of service

8910 Boulevard Maurice-Duplessis
Montréal, QC H1E 6X5
  • If you participated last year, you will receive a renewal letter including a renewal code and the procedure to follow by e-mail or postal mail at the beginning of the year. 
  • Registration is then renewed on the Web site at mon-jardin.ca/rpp.

Fees

Full garden*

$20

Half garden plot or bin

$12

Membership Fee

Between $5 and $15

*Free for last-resort financial aid recipients upon presentation of their official ID card before the registration deadline.

Document

Communication channels

Payment methods:

  • Credit card (MasterCard, Visa)
  • Cheque
  • Cash

Community garden

438-985-1556

Your garden leader will contact you in March to find out if you intend to renew your registration.

Requested documents

Fees

Garden plot

$10

Communication channels

By phone

Section centre sportif et installations

514-956-2580
  • If you participated in the previous season, you will receive a letter in the fall inviting you to renew your registration.  
  • You must respond by postal mail or in person by bringing the letter, along with your proof of residence and payment, to the meeting held in April.

Requested documents

Proof of residence from among the following:

  • Accès Saint-Léonard card 
  • municipal tax statement
  • bill from a public utility 
  • valid driver’s licence

Fees

Jardin Arthur-Péloquin - garden plot

$35

Jardin Couture - garden plot

$45

Communication channels

By phone

Comité des usagers des jardins communautaires de Saint-Léonard

438-357-2488

Renew

Jardin communautaire du parc Adrien-D.-Archambault
Managed by the Société d’horticulture de l’Île-des-Soeurs
Contact : [email protected]

Jardins communautaires Desmarchais et Woodland
Managed by the Société d’horticulture Les pouces verts de Verdun
Contact : [email protected]

Jardin communautaire du parc Lucien-Caron
Managed by the organization Jardin du Pacifique
Contact : [email protected]

If you participated during the previous season, you will receive a renewal letter by e-mail at the beginning of the year with a renewal code and applicable procedures.
You can then use the code to renew through our Web site: jardinsvm.ca

Fees

Full garden plot

Free

Membership fee

Between $5 and $30, depending on that particular garden’s committee

Required documents

Proof of residence from among the following:

  • municipal tax statement
  • bill from a public utility
  • valid driver’s licence
  • Accès Montréal card
  • bank or credit card statement
  • lease from the Office municipal d’habitation de Montréal

Learn more

Laboratoire sur l'agriculture urbaine (AU/LAB)

438-351-9910
  • If you participated in the previous season, you will receive a letter from the Direction de la culture, des sports, des loisirs et du développement social in mid-January inviting you to renew your registration.
  • You must respond before March 31, 2024, by postal mail or by bringing your completed form, along with your proof of residence and payment, to the Accès Montréal office in the borough.

Type of garden plot

Amount

Full garden plot

$10

Raised bed - jardin De Normanville

$10

Half garden plot

$5

Raised bed

$5