SWQV Community Garden Contact Us

Southwark/Queen Village
Community Garden
311-315 Christian Street
Philadelphia PA 19147


General Inquiries

General inquiries about the garden should be directed to swqvgarden@gmail.com. We attempt to answer all mail in a timely manner.

The garden is located at 311-315 Christian Street between 3rd and 4th in the Southwark/Queen Village section of center city Philadelphia.

To apply for a garden plot

If you would like to apply for a plot in our garden, please send an email to SWQVgarden@gmail.com to be added to the waiting list. Please note that in accordance with our bylaws the waiting list is limited to Queen Village residents (Delaware River to 6th Street; the south side of Lombard Street to the north side of Washington Avenue).

Currently, there is a long waiting list for plots (we estimate that new applicants should expect a wait of at least 5 years), so please be patient. In order to remain on the waiting list you must have a currently valid email address on file with us at all times.

To find other neighborhood community gardens

If you would like to see a listing community gardens in the Philadelphia area, visit the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's webpage and scroll down to the bottom where you will see a list of community gardens in the city.

Queen Village Neighbors Association has a listing of parks, gardens and green spaces in Queen Village.

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