Rent a municipal garden plot

Residents of The Hague can rent a garden plot at 1 of the municipality’s educational gardening complexes from 15 March to 15 November. There are no more gardens available for 2024. You can plant your own vegetables, fruit and flowers in a garden plot.

Gardening takes time

The plots are 15 square metres. You will need at least 4 hours per week to maintain the garden. For example, for weeding, setting out netting, tying up plants, watering and harvesting.

Register for 2025

You can register for a municipal garden plot in 2025 from 1 December to 31 December 2024.


If you would like to rent a municipal garden plot, the following conditions apply:

  • You are 18 years or older.
  • You live in The Hague.
  • You must fill in all of the required information before the municipality will look at your registration.
  • You are allowed to rent a maximum of 1 garden per home address.
  • If you are selected, you will rent a garden until 15 November. This rental period will not be automatically extended. 
  • You must keep the garden tidy. The municipality will check this regularly.
  • You obey the regulations for garden plots (Begin link: Tuinreglement buurttuinen, end link. ). Read the regulations before you register.
  • You will need a valid ID to officially register. And you must show proof that you live at the address you provided. For example, a letter which is addressed to you.

Overview of gardens

Garden Location
Duivelandsestraat Duivelandsestraat across from number 113
Erasmusweg Erasmusweg across from number 1903
Guntersteinweg Guntersteinweg, end of the road
Havenkade Havenkade 75
Hildebrandplein Hildebrandplein 1
Kamperfoeliestraat Kamperfoeliestraat across from number 169
Kornoeljestraat Kornoeljestraat
Kortenbos Kortenbospad
Molenweide Stuwstraat
Mozartlaan Mozartlaan
Overbosch Vlaskamp behind number 1a
Zuiderpark Anna Polakweg 7

Municipal garden plots on the map

The locations of the municipal gardens can be seen on the Begin link: digital map, end link. .

Making your own compost

Do you want to compost your own organic waste (GFT) at home and would you like to know how to do this? Or would you like to find out where you can bring your organic waste? You can find information about different methods of making compost at the educational gardening complex on the Kornoeljestraat. You can also look at examples of composting.

On the website of Milieueducatie Den Haag you can find Begin external link: instructions for making compost(External link), end external link.. Do you have any questions about how to make compost? Ask your questions in an email to: Begin link:, end link. .

Growing your own food

Get inspired to plant your own vegetables on Begin external link: link), end external link..


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