Northwest Crossing Community Garden

2017 Information

About the Gardens:

  • NWX Community Garden is located on Discovery Park Drive, near the dog park in the NWX neighborhood of Bend.
  • The Garden is on property owned by West Bend Property Co, and is managed by OSU Master Gardener Volunteers.
  • Cost of a raised bed (4' x 12') is $30 ($25 for seniors age 65+)
  • Each bed has microsprayers. The time they come on and the length of time they run is controlled automatically and is adjusted continually throughout the season to compensate for weather.
  • All beds are assigned to an OSU Master Gardener Volunteer who acts as a mentor.

About Getting A Garden Plot at Northwest Crossing:

  • Reservations for a raised garden bed is a Lottery System.  To participate in the lottery, please email tinaburnside@bendcable or by April 15th and include your phone number.  We will do a blind draw for the available beds on April 15th and notify you via email or phone with your bed number. 

  • Returning gardeners in good standing have been contacted to rent their same bed for this season and will not participate in the lottery.

  • Opening Day is Saturday, April 29, 2017 beginning at 9:30am. This is required of all gardeners. After completing a 1/2 hr. of general work (weeding and preparation for the upcoming season), gardeners can register for a bed. Following registration, there will be informational presentation to get gardeners started.
  • Opening Day takes place in the garden. Please come ready to work. Dress for the weather. We suggest that you bring gloves and tools (shovel, trowel, rake, etc).


For further information contact Tina at or 541-318-0426.

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