LifeGARDEN, Lord of Life's Community Garden

LifeGARDEN is located on the northeast corner of the grounds of Lord of Life Lutheran Church at 7401 County Road 101, Maple Grove.

Register online
View the garden guidelines for 2014, which includes a printable registration form that can be brought to Lord of Life's main office with payment of $30 per plot.        

Did you know? LifeGARDEN was the recipient of Maple Grove Magazine's Editor's Pick award for "Best Place to Commune with Nature."

Everyone is invited to spend an evening working in LifeGARDEN any Wednesday, June-August,

starting at 6:30 pm.  Help grow vegetables for CROSS Services, meet the gardeners, learn about gardening, and enjoy God’s creation.


Do you prefer working with flowers and shrubs?  We will start our perennial bed refurbishing project Saturday, June 14, starting at 9 am. Bring gloves and shovels. Questions? Please contact

The garden produces an abundance of crops!

All ages enjoy working in the LifeGARDEN!

Produce from the communal section is donated to area food shelves.

Lord of Life's LifeGARDEN donated 12,668 pounds of produce to CROSS foodshelf in 2013!




Lord of Life's LifeGARDEN was the cover story for the May 2011 issue of Maple Grove Magazine. 
Read it here! 

Read more about LifeGARDEN 
Minutes from February 24, 2014 LifeGARDEN Meeting
Minutes from March 24, 2014 LifeGARDEN Meeting

Hennepin County Master Gardeners blog
In articles from Maple Grove Patch:
May 29  2011-
Community Gardens Growing in Maple Grove
May 28 2011- Spring Rains Bring Water Pains in Maple Grove
Sept. 19 2011- Maple Grove Gardeners Donate Fresh Produce
  Did you know?            
  • A Community Garden is any space where plants are grown and maintained by a community to meet the needs of the community.
  • Purposes of Community Gardens include neighborhood beautification, community-building, food production, education, and horticultural therapy
  • There are over 200 Community Gardens in the Twin Cities area. View the Community Garden Directory.
  • Faith-based organizations account for about 10% of these.

If you are interested in being part of the team for LifeGARDEN, Lord of Life’s Community Garden, you are invited to attend our planning meetings. To find out when the next meeting is, please email All meetings are at Lord of Life. 

If you have any questions or would like more information, please email

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