“Big Dig” Scheduled for Oct. 13

During the week of Oct. 13, a contractor will begin to execute Phase I of our ambitious Land Use Master Plan with the construction of a retaining wall on the southeastern side of the property. A narrow trench will be from the Hansberry side of the garden dug to connect the water supply to the new location.

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Preparing the Garden for Winter

As our growing season begins to wane, it’s time to think about preparing our beds for winter. Experienced gardener Janet Peterman offers a few tips for fall cleanup and winter prep that benefit you and your fellow gardeners. According to our membership agreement, Hansberry gardeners must clean out their beds by Nov. 1. If you wish […]

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Amazon Smile Offers Painless Contributions to HGNC

If 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.

Local Girl Scout Troop to Present Little Free Library to Hansberry Garden

WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 1, 11 a.m. WHERE: Hansberry Garden and Nature Center Environmental education in Southeast Germantown will get a boost on Oct. 1, when Hansberry Garden and Nature Center accepts the gift of a Little Free Library from a local Girl Scout troop. Troop 91224, composed of fourth- and fifth-graders hailing from the Germantown, […]

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Community Work Day

WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 1, 9-11 a.m. WHERE: Hansberry Garden and Nature Center All Gardeners, We’re going to have a MEGA clean-up day on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 9-11 a.m. Why is it MEGA? Because we’ll be setting the main gate leaf, clearing and cleaning everything, and the Girl Scouts will be there to complete their “Little Free […]