The Neighborhood Gardens Trust…

acquires and preserves community gardens and shared open space in order to enhance the quality of life in Philadelphia neighborhoods. With more than 30 gardens, NGT is a leader in sustaining local green space and advancing community gardening.

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New Fall Community Gardening Classes

PHS is offering two exciting classes this fall: the first is for anybody who wants to know more about gardening in general; the second is for folks who want to start community gardens.   Fall in the Garden It’s never too late to start a garden. There’s sooo much less stress planting in the fall! […]

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History of Southwark/Queen Village Community Garden Highlighted on Naked Philly

We were pleased as punch to see a mention of the Southwark/Queen Village Community Garden in our RSS Feed Inbox this morning. Naked Philly, OCF Realty’s real estate news blog, publishes a semi-monthly article dubbed the “Delorean Time Machine,” (a reference to Back to the Future for those of you didn’t grow up in the ’80s or earlier), which […]

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Community Gardens Day Thank You

Dear NGT friends, family, sponsors and partners, Thank you for making June 21, 2014 a successful first annual Community Gardens Day. Philadelphia’s first annual city-wide celebration showcasing the benefits of community gardening brought residents and visitors to 30 participating gardens. A variety of activities and events were held including demonstrations, music and children’s games. Gardeners […]

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NGT in the News

NGT has been popping up all over the news in the last few weeks, in stories covering Community Gardens Day, endangered community gardens and more. Click the links below to see just a bit of what NGT’s been up to: A Community Gardens Day Interview With NGT Board President Margaret McCarvill, NBC 10 News at […]

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NGT Releases Request for Proposals to Plan for New Gardens

The Neighborhood Gardens Trust recently received a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to engage a consultant that will help plan for the acquisition of new gardens to be included in the trust. NGT’s current strategic plan calls for the organization to protect 100 gardens (up from the current 34) in […]

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