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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 […]

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Plant Sale, From a Distance

Hansberry Garden & Nature Center’s annual plant sale, scheduled for May 9, 2020, will happen — but, because of the Covid-19 pandemic, not quite as usual. We have a limited stock, and to minimize contact and thus the risk of virus transmission, all items will be sold through our online store. Where possible, purchases will […]

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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#.

2020 Membership Payment: Online Options

Online payments to Hansberry Garden are processed by PayPal, but no PayPal account is required to use the service; the form also takes standard credit cards (choose the “PayPal Guest Checkout option). Membership dues should be paid before gardeners begin working their plots. Payment and Donation Options Membership Renewal: $40.00 Membership Renewal Plus Donation: $40.00 […]

Contribute to Autumn Bake Sale

Ready to show some love to Hansberry Garden & Nature Center? Need to log more volunteer hours for 2019? You can do either or both by contributing to the bake sale that will be a highlight of our Harvest Fest on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. All manner of home-baked goods […]

Harvest Season Potluck at Hansberry Garden

Our garden is producing great bounty, and we’re eager to share it at our monthly potluck on Saturday, Sept. 21. Starting at 5:30 p.m., we’ll share produce, recipes, gardening advice, conversation, and more.