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
- Annual Membership Event at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 16 Hansberry Garden & Nature Center is now accepting applications for membership for the 2024 gardening season. Both returning members and new recruits are strongly encouraged to meet the HGNC community at our annual Spring Gathering on Saturday, March 16, from 10 a.m. to noon. Weather permitting, ...Read more »
- When Amma Thomas was a very little girl, her mother, Cherron Perry-Thomas, often brought with her as she helped to clear out the once-neglected space at the corner of Wayne Avenue and Hansberry Street that finally became Hansberry Garden & Nature Center. The family has remained active in the garden in the years since. Now ...Read more »
- Hansberry Garden is excited that Weavers Way is coming to Germantown! We’re glad because the new store will offer greener and healthier grocery-shopping options and create jobs for Germantowners. But we’re also delighted because Weavers Way’s commitment to community means partnerships with local organizations like ours. Weavers Way has been good to Hansberry Garden, often ...Read more »
- Flower arranger Megan Kizer has been added to the list of vendors at the Hansberry Garden Plant Fair on Saturday, May 13, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Read more »