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Garden Plots for rent 
The City of Columbia Heights has 48 garden plots, 10 feet by 15 feet, on Reservoir Boulevard and 46th that are available to rent for the planting season.

lawn and garden maintenance tips
The University of Minnesota provides a wealth of information for residents to use when planning out lawn and garden landscaping and maintenance. 

pollinator information
Learn about No Mow May, the Mayor's Monarch Pledge, and pollinator-friendly lawns and gardens. 

Find out more about Columbia Heights' Urban Forest management. Trees on private property are the responsibility of the property owner. But the City Forester provides free tips and consulting on best practices for tree management.  




There are several opportunities in the City for green thumbs to get involved in volunteer projects, such as the beautification committee and the farmers market. Learn about those and many other volunteer opportunities here