Botanic Heritage Gardens at the 40th Street SEPTA portal
3900 block of Baltimore Avenue:
Pamela Haines
Maintained by volunteers we welcome participation!
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Chester Avenue Community Garden
4713-15 Chester Avenue
Jessica Ardis, 215-500-5736
Number of plots: 25 - 30
Number of gardeners: 25
Waiting list: yes
Length of wait: (usually short)
Has fruit trees and a central lawn; plots are in the back
Supported by Neighborhood Gardening Trust


Gardens @ Cedar Park
49th & Baltimore Avenue
Maureen Tate, 215-726-8664
Volunteers needed to maintain garden beds in community park!


Garden Court Community Garden
47th and Spruce Streets; includes tennis courts
Nancy Geryk 215-472-3347
Number of plots: 21
Number of gardeners: 21 (maximum)
Waiting list: yes
Length of wait: 1-2 years
All gardeners are expected to participate in two workdays per year


Gray's Ferry Garden
47th and Gray's Ferry Ave. (south of bridge)
Number of plots: 25
Number of gardeners: 10
Waiting list: no
Length of wait: plots available!
Water use fee, workday help expected
Vegetable, flowers, fruit trees.
Supported by Neighborhood Gardening Trust
Looking for energetic new gardeners!



Holly Street Neighbors Community Garden
321-323 North Holly Street (between 41st& 42nd Sts., Powelton Ave. & Baring St.)
Neche Harris 
Number of plots: 12
Number of gardeners: 6
Waiting list: Plots available!
Maintenance fee, workday monthly
Vegetables, flowers, fruit trees.
Looking for energetic new gardeners!


Martin Community Garden
41st & Chester Avenue
Lauren Leatherbarrow, 215-386-3905
Number of plots: 10
Number of gardeners: 10 maximum
Waiting list: no
Length of wait: next season
Water use fee $10/year per plot; workday help expected.


St. Bernard Community Garden
1000 S. Bernard Street
Tonya Histand, 215-668-3073
Number of plots: 22
Number of gardeners: 35
Waiting list: Yes
Length of wait: 2-3 years


Summer/Winter Community Garden of Powelton Village
33rd and Race Street
Membership Coordinator: Rachel Mausner
Volunteer Coordinator: Joe Revlock, 215-387-0341
Number of Plots: 42
Waiting List: yes
Length of wait: 2 weeks to seasonal


University City Garden Club Garden
44th and Locust Streets
Lauren Leatherbarrow 215-386-3905
No vegetable plots, this is a flower garden.
Twilight gardening from 6-9pm on Fridays during growing season.
Volunteers welcomed!


Warrington Community Garden
4700 Warrington Avenue
Michael Williams

Number of plots: over 60
Number of gardeners: over 60
Waiting list: yes
Length of wait: at least two years
Supported by Neighborhood Gardening Trust
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West Powelton Concerned Community Council Garden
4027 Powelton Avenue
Curtis Seward 267-248-0155
Number of plots: N/A
Number of gardeners: N/A
Waiting List: No plots available

Pennsylvania Growing Greener Grants
DEP GRANTS CENTER 717-705-5400

• Funds available to schools, non-profit groups, and partners for demonstration and education outreach projects that help keep storm sewers clean and reduce water runoff.




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