Saturday, October 12, 2013
Ilese's Garden

Address: N 5th St & N Ainsworth Ave, Tacoma, Washington

This private backyard garden in the 6th Ave. district is owned by Dennis Flannigan but open to the community. It was built in the Spring of 2010.



  • Number of Individual Plots: 9
  • Size of Individual Plots: 10x10'
  • Yearly Cost per plot: Free
  • Limits:
  • Individual Plot Availability: There is currently a wait-list for plots
  • Communal Garden Space: Kids garden (12x12'), food bank  bed (10x10'), raspberry trellis
  • Gardener Eligibility: Any resident in the community is eligible for plots. Plots are assigned on a first come-first serve basis. Gardeners can renew plot(s) each year
  • Gardener Requirements: None
  • This garden is year-round.
  • Shared tools available for gardeners
  • Composting: on-site composting will likely start soon
  • The Garden is organic
  • Hours of Operation: dawn to dusk
  • Transportation: There is street parking available to gardeners and the garden is near a bus-line

Contact: Steven Garrett (leader)

[email protected]