The Garden Workers

"Sun, shadows, passing hours,

Gardens, garden workers, flowers"

Established 1930

Annual Community Service Projects

For over 75 years The Garden Workers have volunteered their time and energy to beautify and raise funds for the surrounding Main Line community and the Greater Philadelphia area. The following is a short recap of past and ongoing projects

Decorating Woodword, our Fairmount Park House Contribution

Decorating Woodford, one of the Fairmount Park Houses
December 2, 2013

The Magnolia Tribute Garden

Located on the south side of Locust between 4th and 5th Streets, the garden was donated by the Garden Club of America in honor of the founders of our nation, and dedicated in May 1959. The Garden Workers provides annual maintenance to this garden.

For more information: Magnolia Garden

Physic Garden
The Garden Workers  annually provide maintenance to the Physic Garden. The garden
serves as an open-air classroom for Philadelphia youth. In May 2006, Pennsylvania Hospital’s Physic Garden began serving as the backdrop for a unique program for Philadelphia-area schoolchildren, called Learn to Grow
Decorating Ronald McDonald House
The Garden Workers provide flower arrangements to brighten areas of the Ronald McDonlad House.

Coordinator: Elena Williams

For more information about the Ronald McDonald house,  click this link:
The Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House

Past Projects

Philadelphia Open House Tours
Club members opened their homes for this annual fundraiser for The Friends of Independence Park.

Mrs. Bush Brown’s Neighborhood Garden Association
(now Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s Philadelphia Green Program)
Until 1985, organized and planted a Philadelphia city block garden to demonstrate good gardening practices.