Welcome!

In full bloom in
Southwest Philadelphia

yellow and orange maple leaves

Take the Garden Home

Our plant nursery opens April 20.

Join our team!

Bartram’s Garden is hiring now.

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We’re glad you’re here.

Bartram’s Garden is many things to many people: a home for horticulture, an ancient riverfront, an African Diaspora farm, and a place of untold histories.

This public park spans nearly 50 acres in Southwest Philadelphia, offering peace, rest, and connection.

People walking down a garden path surrounded by blooming trees and shrubs.
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Upcoming Events

Saturday, April 27, 9:30 am

Sankofa Community Farm Volunteer Day

Volunteers will work alongside Farm staff to support seasonal plantings,...

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Saturday, April 27, 9:30 am

Horticulture Volunteer Day

Volunteers will support seasonal plantings, weeding, invasive species removal, and...

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Saturday, April 27, 1:00 pm

SWWAG Workshop: Soil with Supreme Compost

Learn the six-step process that demonstrates the beginning stages of...

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I'm interested in:

Biking & Walking

Birds

Boating & Fishing

Flowers, Plants & Trees

Gardening

History

Kids' Activities

Sankofa Community Farm

Southwest Philadelphia

Water Quality

Workshops, Wellness & Culture

Youth Internships

I'm interested in:

Biking & Walking

Birds

Look up! More than 100 species of birds rely on this ecosystem.

Boating & Fishing

Enjoy all that the Tidal Schuylkill River has to offer.

Flowers, Plants & Trees

See what’s blooming, find a favorite tree, and stroll the gardens and natural lands.

Gardening

Bring the Garden home! Shop for plants or grow food, trees, and more.

History

Uncover the interconnected stories of this historic site.

Kids' Activities

Join us year-round to learn, make, share, and wonder.

Sankofa Community Farm

“Go back and get it!” Growing food sovereignty with an African Diaspora focus.

Southwest Philadelphia

Resources and opportunities especially for neighbors in Southwest Philly.

Water Quality

Find our latest data on the river’s bacteria levels and recent rainfall.

Workshops, Wellness & Culture

Enjoy upcoming workshops, self-care, and events. Are you a Southwest artist? Let’s partner!

Youth Internships

Calling Southwest students: paid internships available with the river, the farm, and the trees.