Garden GraphicThe Community Garden at 20 Hartford Road has two available raised beds ready for planting. These gardens are for families with young children who would like to grow some of their own food. Don’t worry if you’re new to gardening. We have a master gardener as well as experienced volunteers to turn to for instruction and advice. This is a great opportunity for families who live in an apartment without their own space. BHF is looking for families wishing to garden a half or full 4’X8’ box. It will be first come first served. Here are a few reasons gardening is a great opportunity for families with young children.

  • It's an activity that children love to do with their parents.
  • You get to enjoy your favorite fresh vegetables all summer.
  • You make new friends and you save money!
  • Opportunities are available to learn from a Master Gardener.

Interested? Please contact us through FaceBook to learn more.

We hope to offer the Imagination Playgrond on a regular schedule this summer so families can tend their garden while their children enjoy the playground at the Frank Cheney Mansion. You can request the application by emailing us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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