We grow community with organic gardening, fresh produce, and education.
The Hansberry Garden & Nature Center is a community garden and resource for environmental education in Southwest Germantown, at the corner of Hansberry Street and Wayne Avenue. We are a 501©(3) non-profit organization invested in our community through organic gardening, the City Harvest Program of the Pennsylvania Horticulture Society, and educational programs for children and adults.

5150 Wayne Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19144

Mailing Address: PO Box 44137 


Coming Up:

  • Community Work Day

    man and woman dig in gardenWHEN: Saturday, Oct. 1, 9-11 a.m. WHERE: Hansberry Garden and Nature Center All Gardeners, We’re going to have a MEGA clean-up day on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 9-11 a.m. Why is it MEGA? Because we’ll be setting the main gate leaf, clearing and cleaning everything, and the Girl Scouts will be there to complete their “Little Free Library.” Every member ... Read more »
  • Local Girl Scout Troop to Present Little Free Library to Hansberry Garden

    WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 1, 11 a.m. WHERE: Hansberry Garden and Nature Center Environmental education in Southeast Germantown will get a boost on Oct. 1, when Hansberry Garden and Nature Center accepts the gift of a Little Free Library from a local Girl Scout troop. Troop 91224, composed of fourth- and fifth-graders hailing from the Germantown, Mount Airy and ... Read more »
  • October Potluck Dinner

    photo: people gathered around picnic tableWHEN: Sunday, October 9, 5-7 p.m. WHERE: Hansberry Garden and Nature Center, 5150 Wayne Ave., Philadelphia, PA Our Garden Potlucks are a great time to meet other gardeners and neighbors. Nothing brings people together like good food and a great atmosphere. You don’t have to bring a dish to come, but a dish will definitely be appreciated! Read more »