Hawthorn Community Garden, Boulder

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Hawthorn Community Garden is located at 16th and Hawthorn. If driving, the directions from Broadway are: Turn east on Iris. Take Iris to 16th and turn south (right). At Hawthorn turn east (left) and the Community Gardens will be in the open space on your right. Park on Hawthorn and walk on the path past the Greenhouse into the Community Gardens. The Hawthorn Community Garden is bordered on two sides by the North Boulder Recreation Center Bike/Walk path. The Hawthorn Community Garden is 1/8 of a mile due east from the North Boulder Recreation Center on the path.

We have eight 4 x 8' handicap accessible raised beds at the Hawthorn Community Garden. These newly constructed 20" high raised beds are intended for anyone with physical limitations. They are adjacent to parking and are bordered with gravel fines for easy access. Please contact us if you are interested in learning more: (303) 443-9952 


2019 Program Fees Hawthorn Garden




Plot Size

Seasonal Plot Fee

Reduced Rate Plot Fee

Full size (400 sq ft)



Half size (200 sq ft)



Raised bed (32 sq ft)

$49.00 $25.00





Hawthorn's Garden Leaders:

Blair Norman grew up gardening with her mom and grandmother. She enjoys perennial flowers but winter squash, potatoes and other vegetables are a close second! Blair believes there is nothing like picking your salad ingredients an hour before eating them and enjoys the challenge of thwarting pests with natural methods. She has been married to her husband Steve for 25 years this summer and has two teenage boys.