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Gardens To Visit
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Visit a PHS garden or landscape to help build stronger social connections with your community.
For Neighborhoods
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Explore programs that create healthy, livable environments and increase access to fresh food.
For Gardeners
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Engage with PHS on gardening, whether you’re an expert or a beginner.
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PHS Community Gardens Network

Community gardens increase access to fresh produce while strengthening social connections between neighbors. PHS offers resources for community gardens to serve their neighborhoods. Consider this hub your one-stop shop for all PHS-provided information and supports for those in the Community Gardens Program (CGP) as well as sites participating in City Harvest. This page is intended for site leaders and garden groups.

Request Forms 

Use these links below to the forms to request lumber, soil & compost, volunteers, seedlings, and technical assistance. Use the arrows in the images to navigate through the forms.

McClean Tool Library

Welcome to the PHS McClean Urban Agriculture Tool Library! 
Visit the link below to browse our inventory, check out tools, and learn about our policies. 

Glenwood Green Acres
1801 W Glenwood Ave
Philadelphia PA 19132
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Community Gardens Program Basics

Learn the basics of the PHS Community Garden Program through our brochure and partnership agreement. You can view and download these documents here. 

Community Gardens Newsletter Archive

City Harvest Basics

Co-Op Volunteer Calendar

Click on the shift links to sign up.

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Schedule by VolunteerHub

2024 Seedling Distribution Dates 

  • April 6: Spring
  • May 11: Early Summer  
  • June 8: Midsummer  
  • August 10: Fall 

Growing Guides

2024 Variety Growing Guides

Direct Sow Seeds

Spring Seedings

1st Summer Seedings

2nd Summer Seedings

Fall Seedings

Growing Onions & Leeks

Growing Potatoes

Growing Strawberries

Current Program Opportunities


Requests for Proposals

Requests for Project Support

Thanks to a Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) grant, PHS is offering a second round of small project support (up to $2,500 in support) to garden spaces in Philadelphia. During the first round of project support grants, PHS with the support of DNCR, supported over 16 community gardens with an assortment of projects including a workshop series, shed installations, signage, and more.