Community gardening in Olathe generates an overwhelming interest at three locations:
Oldtown Garden at Loula St. and Water St.
Fairview Garden at Santa Fe and Pine St.
Spruce Street Garden near Spruce St. and Kansas Ave.
Visit Olathe Community Garden for more information (this is a third-party site, the City of Olathe is not responsible for the content found on this page).
Submit a request or call 913-393-3495 if you are interested in a garden space.
The City of Olathe has established a partnership with Olathe Medical Center, Johnson County K-State Research and Extension and the faith community to encourage and assist in the establishment of new garden areas in Olathe. Call 913-971-9720 if you are interested in starting a new garden area or to learn more about the partnership. Check out the current map and list of partners.
2003 - The Garden was started in the fall of 2003 by a cooperative effort of the City of Olathe and the Original Old Town Neighborhood group.
2004 - Land at the corner of Loula and Water was prepared as part of an Eagle Scout project and the first crops were planted in the spring of 2004.
2007 - The garden was moved to a larger and more permanent site located on the northwest corner of Santa Fe & Pine St..
2008 - Planting started in the spring of 2008.