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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NGT Supports Philadelphia Land Bank’s Year One Strategic Plan

The Philadelphia Land Bank recently unveiled its draft Year One Strategic Plan. This document provides a roadmap for the new agency whose mission is to return vacant and tax delinquent property to productive reuse. The Neighborhood Gardens Trust (NGT), along with Pennsylvania Horticultural Society and many other urban agriculture and open space stakeholders, has provided […]

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Neighborhood Gardens Trust Names Executive Director

The rejuvenated Neighborhood Gardens Trust, an affiliate of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society with a mission of preserving, protecting and increasing the number of gardens and open spaces across the city, announces the appointment of  Jenny Greenberg as NGT’s first Executive Director. Greenberg, a city planner and non-profit professional, has been focused throughout her career on […]

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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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