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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 



Coming Up:

  • What’s New This July?
    Hello fellow gardeners! As we officially entered July, we would like to share with you some important messages regarding the garden: upcoming events, safety information, gardening tips, and more! Be Careful! Uneven Ground and Gate Repairs The water is running in the garden! Please watch your step near the greenhouse. Also, please avoid using the double gate ...Read
  • July 10: Soul Music in the Garden
    July 10: Soul Music in the Garden Come join us in the garden for the second night of Hansberry Garden & Nature Center’s 2022 FREE, summer concert series! On Sunday, July 10, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., we will be hosting our free Soul Music in the Garden at 5150 Wayne Ave. (at the corner of Wayne and Hansberry) in Southwest ...Read

News

  • First Meeting of Garden Collective Sets Guidelines for Collaboration
    First Meeting of Garden Collective Sets Guidelines for CollaborationAt the first meeting of HGNC’s Gardening Collective on March 26, 2022, members established guidelines and listed plants they want to grow in 2022. Read
  • 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
  • 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