Community Work Day August 19

On monthly garden work days, usually the third Saturday of each month from 1-3 p.m., members tend the common areas of the garden. Important maintenance tasks are available for all age ranges and abilities.

Local, Affordable, & Organic – HGNC Farm Stand In Full Swing!

Our Farm Stand is in full swing this year. Stop on by for some delicious veggies. The hours are from 11AM – 2PM. If you can volunteer, then please let Farm Stand coordinator Lakesha Ferguson know at lakeferg @ gmail.com. 100% of all proceeds go to furthering Hansberry Garden and Nature Center’s mission. The dates […]

Join Us For A Garden Potluck

At Hansberry Garden and Nature Center (HGNC), part of our mission is to “[e]ngender the values and attitudes among people that foster responsible stewardship of our urban environment.” To that end we seek to bring together people, both members and supporters, so that we can begin building the network to accomplish what needs to be […]

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 […]

HGNC Has Gone Hollywood

Hansberry Garden and Nature Center’s (HGNC) two landscape and maintenance extraordinaries have created four videos to educate HGNC member’s on the tools the garden uses to keep our shared space looking nice so that it can be enjoyed by all. Lee Brandon Coleman, HGNC’s current Landscape and Maintenance Chair, and Chris Mendel, HGNC’s former Landscape […]

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 […]

Dennis Barnebey is a 2017 SustainPHL Nominee

We’re proud that Dennis Barnebey, Hansberry Garden and Nature Center’s (HGNC) Vice-President, and lead coordinator for the Kelly Green Project, is a SustainPHL nominee! Dennis was nominated in the category of “Neighborhood Champion,”¬†whose nominees, “… [are] making a difference on a micro level (neighborhood engagement, block captain, etc.) and his/her/their efforts could be unrecognized.” Dennis […]

HGNC’s New Greenhouse!

Hansberry Garden and Nature Center (HGNC) members and supporters gathered on June 4, 2017 to build HGNC’s first greenhouse. The greenhouse is a result of the careful planning of HGNC’s Land Use Master Plan (LUMP) Committee. The LUMP Committee created a three phase plan for the use of HGNC’s land. The greenhouse is a part […]

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Visit Us on Community Gardens Day, June 17

Hansberry Garden and Nature Center will be blooming with activity on Community Gardens Day Saturday, June 17! Discover all the benefits of our beautiful urban green space when we welcome the public for tours, refreshments, and a work day. We’ll also be offering plants and organic soil amendments for sale. For more information about Community […]

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Community Work Day June 17

On monthly garden work days, members tend the common areas of the garden. Important maintenance tasks are available for all age ranges and abilities.