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The Plant Sale is Online!

Have we got plants for you! The online sale will open at www.hansberry garden.org on May 6; after a members’ preview in the morning, the sale will be open to the public in the afternoon. After you place an order, you’ll be asked to choose a time between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 8, to pick up your order at the garden.

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Get Ready: Order Online Starting May 6, Pick Up at the Garden May 8

Have we got plants for you! The online sale will open at www.hansberry garden.org on May 6; after a members’ preview in the morning, the sale will be open to the public in the afternoon. After you place an order, you’ll be asked to choose a time between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 8, to pick up your order at the garden.

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Mark Your Calendar: Plant Sale is May 8

After a year of Covid-enforced dormancy, we are growing excited about the prospect of opening our garden to the public again! We must limit the number of people in the garden at once, but we’re eager to see you on Saturday, May 8, 2021.

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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.,” […]

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Interested in Joining Hansberry Garden? Attend Our Spring Gathering on March 21

Because public-health authorities have advised Pennsylvanians to maintain a physical distance of six feet from one another to inhibit the spread of COVID-19, our annual Spring Gathering will be held online this year. To join by videoconference, go to meet.google.com/oic-ivup-ztv. To join by phone (audio content only), call +1 551-245-7609‬ PIN: ‪855 417 832‬#.

Season's Greetings

2018: A Year of Growth

As the end of 2018 approaches, Hansberry Garden has a lot of news to share! Thanks to generous gifts from our friends and supporters, the garden has undergone a great deal of change since this time last year, as we have completed most of the second phase of our master land-use plan. Now a group […]

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Learn About Membership at Hansberry Garden’s Spring Gathering on March 17, 2018

Looking for a great way to kick off St. Patrick’s Day? Join a group that’s committed to preserving and maintaining precious green space in Southwest Germantown. Hansberry Garden and Nature Center, located at 5150 Wayne Avenue at the corner of Hansberry Street, will hold its Spring Gathering membership event from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 17. The event will take place at the New Hope Temple Baptist Church, 5020 Pulaski Ave.

2017 Garden Tending Days

We’ve had a great response to our Garden Tending Days, so far, and we want to keep it going. Hansberry Garden and Nature Center’s Garden Tending Days, are a time for members to come together and take care of our shared growing space. It also allows members a common time to meet one another and […]

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You Made Our Plant Sale A Success

Thanks to the great outpouring of support, even though the weather didn’t want to cooperate, Hansberry Garden and Nature Center’s (HGNC) 2017 Plant Sale on May 13, 2017 was a success. Long-time supporters and first time newcomers flocked to HGNC to meet all of their annual, perennial, vegetable, and native plant needs. Volunteers were on […]