On monthly garden work days, members tend the common areas of the garden. Important maintenance tasks are available for all age ranges and abilities.
At our spring plant sale, scheduled this year for Saturday, May 13, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Hansberry Garden and Nature Center offers seedlings, potted plants, and cut flowers just in time for Mothers’ Day. It features native plants, which play a key role in keeping our ecosystem healthy.
Hansberry Garden and Nature Center and the Kelly Green Project will join good neighbors all over the city to pitch in to the 10th annual Philly Spring Cleanup hosted by the Streets Department on Saturday, April 8, 2017, from 9 a.m. to noon. Join us to help Southwest Germantown look its best!
Learn about the benfits of joining our thriving community garden at our Spring Gathering membership event from 1 – 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 25. The event will take place at the New Hope Temple Baptist Church, 5020 Pulaski Ave.
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Our final garden potluck dinner of 2015 will be this Saturday, Oct. 29, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. We’ll start the afternoon with a “Put Your Garden to Bed” workshop — per our membership agreement, beds musy be cleared by Nov. 1— and perhaps end with a bonfire. Feel free to bring musical instruments!
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.
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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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, […]