News & Updates
2019 Applications Live!
Girard Garden is now accepting applications for the 2019 growing season. If you are a returning gardener please fill out the renewal section of the application. If you are new...more details
Delayed Garden Opening
Due to the impending cold /snowy weather this Saturday we are going to postpone our Garden Opening. Date & time to be determined by Doodle poll. We will keep you all updated. ...more details
Spring is Coming!
Save the DATE! Garden Opening: April 7th 9am - Noon Girard Garden is now accepting applications for the 2018 growing season. If you are a returning gardener please fill out the renewal...more details
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...more details
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...more details
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...more details
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...more details
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: firstname.lastname@example.org...more details
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...more details
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...more details
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...more details
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...more details
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...more details
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...more details
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 ...more details
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...more details
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...more details
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!...more details
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...more details
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...more details