Community Gardens

Salute Your Community GardenersMany community garden spots are tended by people you never see; who come to plant and weed and water as volunteers. Salute them over the 4th.
Vegetable Plots Behind Our Homes, In Our CommunitiesCommunity gardens and front-lawn vegetable patches have become more commonplace over the past decade, yielding positive benefits to those participating in them.
Temple Student Plants Rolling GardenDylan DeVlieger, a painting major at the Tyler School of Art at Temple University wanted to grow his own vegetables, but wasn't able to get a community garden started near his Philadelphia apartment, so he created mobile garden carts instead.
Horticultural Society's Downtown Community Garden Going FallowPHS president Drew Becker says the urban oasis produced more than 600 pounds of food since it opened in June.
Philadelphia Community Gardeners Keeping Eagle Eye On Ripening ProduceCity dwellers often turn to community gardens as a way to grow their own fresh produce. But it doesn't build a sense of community when your hard word is stolen before you have a chance to enjoy it.
Philadelphia Lawmakers To Review Massive Increase In Vacant Lot License FeeOnce in a while apparently you can fight City Hall. That happened this past week, as Council heard complaints about a huge increase in an annual license fee, and so the lawmakers are likely to cut that hike in half.
Local Gardeners Team Up To Create More Green Space In PhiladelphiaIt may be winter, but there are groups already hard at work helping to connect local seniors with community gardens.