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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City Council Recognizes June 20th as Community Gardens Day in Philadelphia

On June 11, 2015, Councilwoman Cindy Bass and Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell presented the Neighborhood Gardens Trust with a resolution adopted by City Council designating and recognizing June 20th as Community Gardens Day in Philadelphia. The resolution was presented to NGT Executive Director Jenny Greenberg, along with NGT board members Phoebe Coles, Alison Hastings, Carla Puppin, […]

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Community Gardens Day is June 20th

NGT will celebrate Philadelphia’s second annual citywide Community Gardens Day on Saturday, June 20, 2015. Community gardens and pocket parks throughout the city will welcome visitors to an array of free activities highlighting the benefits of preserving and supporting community gardens and open spaces. This year, 45 gardens across Philadelphia will participate in Community Gardens […]

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NGT Presents at Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference

NGT Executive Director Jenny Greenberg presented on May 19, 2015 at the Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference, organized by the Center for Community Progress in Detroit, MI. Jenny participated in a panel discussion entitled “Understanding Landscapes: New Tools for Fighting Urban Vacancy”, along with PHS’ Bob Grossman, Senior Director of Landscape Management and Jeff Barg, Associate Director of Planning […]

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Community Gardens Day Registration Deadline Extended

The deadline to register your garden to participate in Community Gardens Day has been extended to May 8. Join the Neighborhood Gardens Trust (NGT) in celebrating the second annual Community Gardens Day on Saturday, June 20, 2015. Rain date will be Sunday, June 21. Participating gardens throughout the city will welcome visitors to an array […]

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Moore Street Community Garden Joins NGT

The Neighborhood Gardens Trust is celebrating the preservation of its 35th community garden. On April 16th City Council approved the transfer of the Moore Street Community Garden to NGT. In 2012, local residents in South Philadelphia came together to transform a city-owned vacant lot at 5th and Moore Streets into the vibrant, green community garden, […]

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