News & Updates

September
6th
2017

Greensgrow Fall Garden Days

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March
19th
2017

August Workday Correction

Correction Corner: The August workday was incorrect on the application and Welcome Packet. The actual August workday is scheduled for Saturday the 5th, 9am - 11am. Please update your calendars! We...

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April
19th
2016

PEP Plant and Flower Sale 2016

Meet me in the PEP courtyard! (Programs Employing People) There is something for everyone at PEP’s 10th Annual Plant and Flower Sale set for Tuesday, April 26 and running through Saturday...

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April
19th
2016

Greensgrow Community Garden Days

Our community garden is registered with Greensgrow for their Community Garden Days! Come out this weekend and save 10% on purchases for our community garden! You can shop at either...

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April
8th
2016

Garden Opening Work-Day

The garden opening is this Saturday, April 9th at 9am to 1pm. Rain Date: Saturday May 14th at 9am-1pm...

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March
15th
2016

Accepting Applications for 2016

Girard Garden is now accepting applications for the 2016 growing season. If you are a returning gardener please fill out the renewal section of the application and we will get...

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July
28th
2015

2015 Girard Garden Plotluck

Join us for a garden-inspired cocktail and tasty treats! Bring some food to share...and if it's from your garden, even better!!! Thursday July 30th at 6:30 pm RSVP to: girardgarden@gmail.com...

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April
9th
2015

Spring is here, we Think!

We think the weather may be bit fickle, first it is warm and sunny and then it is cold and windy. We seem to mind but the plants don't! Here...

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April
8th
2015

Opening Work Day!

We are about to begin our garden season starting this Saturday, April 11th from 9am until 1pm. We will have our coffee, bagels and garden meeting first then we will dive...

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April
8th
2015

Greensgrow Community Garden Days Are Coming!

Community Garden Days-April 25 & 26, May 16 &17 Register our garden and save when you shop at Greensgrow Farms or Greensgrow West on one of these weekends this Spring to get goods...

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March
11th
2015

Applications Are Currently Open!

2015 Garden Applications are available online March 11th through 25th. *All returning gardeners must re-apply using the modified application! Garden Applications are Due March 25th, 2015. You will be notified by email by April 1st, if you...

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October
1st
2014

PHS Gardening and Greening Contest Winners!

Girard Garden has won another award! This year we entered into the new and improved Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's Gardening and Greening Contest. It was created to celebrate and reward the...

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July
27th
2014

Plant Sale @ Greensgrow

Greensgrow is  clearing out their plant stock! Go to the farm at 2501 E. Cumberland Street in Kensington and enjoy 40% off plants. Sale runs while their stock lasts. Does not...

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May
11th
2014

Still Open Plots!!

If you or anyone you know is still interested in getting a plot this year- have them apply! We have 4 open plots. We would love to fill them with...

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April
27th
2014

Opening Day!

A Big THANK YOU to all who came out for our First Work-Day! Welcome to our new members. We accomplished quite a bit in just three hours; mulching, weeding, composting  and socializing...

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March
29th
2014

Application Due Date

Applications are due on April 13th! Make sure you have sent your proof of address and recommendation letters to: liberti c/o Girard Garden 2200 Arch Street Suite 200 Philadelphia, PA 19103  ...

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March
1st
2014

PHS Flower Show Ticket Winners

At our Make-up Meeting we had a lottery for the free Flower Show tickets our garden received for wining 3rd place this past summer. Fellow 2013 gardeners: Aleta, Jane, Rachel...

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March
1st
2014

Girard Gardener Publishes Book: La Nena’s Kitchen

It is finally here, Girard gardener Raquel Moreno has published her book: La Nena's Kitchen! Check it out and support Raquel. About La Nena's Kitchen "Preparing comforting meals at home with flavorful...

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September
11th
2013

PHS Community Garden Third Place Winner!

PHS 2013 Garden Winners Garden Members and Friends, We have very exciting news. Kristina and Rachel entered us in the PHS City Gardens Contest and we have just heard back.... WE WON THIRD PLACE!...

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May
6th
2013

1st Work Day

We had our first official Work Day on May 5th. About 26 people showed up including some little helpers who were so excited to be there. We mowed, weeded, mulched, organized...

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May
5th
2013

First Garden Work Day

Come out to the 1st official “Work Day”! Get your garden ready with fresh compost from our own garden. Plant, mulch, and weed until your heart’s content. We will be...

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March
1st
2013

2013 Garden Applications

Coming soon! 2013 Garden Applications will be available online April 1st. *All returning gardeners must re-apply! Garden Applications are Due April 20th, 2013. You will be notified by email on April 21st, if...

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