Growing a Community Gardening Movement

Grown from the Past Exhibit Images

The mural at Aspen Farms Community Garden in Philadelphia uses rural themes to transform a once-vacant urban space into a colorful and productive place. Garden Club of America Collection, Archives American Gardens, Smithsonian Institution.  

The gardens here are just a few examples of how community gardening campaigns have changed peoples lives and places the lived in America’s history. What’s your garden’s story?