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 


HGNC is Fully Subscribed

All our garden beds have been claimed for the 2017 growing season. To add your name to a waiting list, or to become a supporting member, contact Vicki Mehl, our membership chair, at membership@hansberrygarden.org.

Coming Up:

  • Visit Us on Community Gardens Day, June 17
    Two men gesturing toward garden gateHansberry Garden and Nature Center will be blooming with activity on Community Gardens Day Saturday, June 17! Discover all the benefits of our beautiful urban green space when we welcome the public for tours, refreshments, and a work day. We’ll also be offering plants and organic soil amendments for sale. For more information about Community Gardens ... Read
  • Community Work Day June 17
    Man carrying mulch in wheelbarrowOn monthly garden work days, members tend the common areas of the garden. Important maintenance tasks are available for all age ranges and abilities. Read