Community Green Spaces and Gardening

Contact Information:

Stephen Kirk, Environment and Open Spaces Coordinator

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Hello gardeners! Do you want a free garden plot in one of the Spence Community Gardens?

Applications are open for 2024!  New and returning gardeners are welcome.

Get free seedlings, learn gardening skills at workshops, and build community outdoors!

To fill out application form: 2024 Application Form

Or pick up an application from the MERC (430 Langside) which can be dropped off through the mail slot at our 615 Ellice Avenue office or emailed to


Green Spaces

Green Spaces are City of Winnipeg owned lots that the SNA maintains, develops and makes safe places to be. These spaces are not designated as a tot-lot, community garden or park but function as open green space in the community. Green Spaces in our neighbourhood include:

  • 683 Agnes St.
  • Cumberland Corridor (from Maryland Ave. To Spence St.)

Tot Lots and Parks

  • Furby Park
  • Maryland/Wellington Tot Lot
  • Spence/Cumberland Tot Lot
  • Jacob Penner Park – overseen by DMSMCA
  • Ogemah Makwa Okitaygaan – Chief Grizzly Bear’s Garden
  • Saigon Park
  • Agnes Green Space


Photo Gallery

Greenhouse – 689 Maryland Street


Sunshine Garden – 635-637 Maryland

547 Furby Street

599 Langside Street

Ashley Hudson Memorial Garden – 607-611 Langside Street

Kids Garden – 435-437 Furby


Sheba’s Paradise – 483-485 Young Street



615 Ellice Avenue – Winnipeg, Manitoba – R3G 0A4

Community Work is Heart Work!