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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 



   

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    • Good Will Overcomes Distance, Chill to Make Plant Sale Succeed
      Good Will Overcomes Distance, Chill to Make Plant Sale Succeed Under normal conditions, Hansberry Garden’s annual plant sale is more than a fundraiser. It’s a day of celebration, when we invite the neighborhood into our beautiful space to welcome the arrival of peak gardening weather. We see old friends and meet new ones; the neighbors and supporters who buy plants can get advice about how ... Read more »
    • Guidelines for Community Gardening During a Pandemic
      Guidelines for Community Gardening During a Pandemic We are happy to report that the City of Philadelphia has determined that community gardens are allowed to function at this time because they provide essential opportunities to exercise and to produce food. However, our activities must be somewhat restricted. For the time being, we may not hold any “meetings, gatherings, workdays, social events, etc.,” ... Read more »
    • Amazon Smile Offers Painless Contributions to HGNC
      Amazon Smile Offers Painless Contributions to HGNCIf you buy products from Amazon.com, you can put your shopping to work for Hansberry Garden and Nature Center by using Amazon Smile. When you use Amazon Smile, the Amazon Foundation donates 0.5 percent of the price of your purchases to the charity of your choice. Read more »