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Bissel Gardens – Welcome

Bissel Gardens is a collaborative effort to provide the community with gardens serving many purposes — bringing people together, beautifying the neighborhood, creating safe outdoor space, offering community gardening space, growing food for donation to emergency food programs, and providing environmental and educational programs.

The property includes a children’s garden devoted to young gardeners and environmental and educational programs, an area for propagating native plants and trees for Bissel’s Spring plant giveaway, community gardening plots, an area designated for growing food to support local hunger-relief organizations; and, at Baychester Avenue, the Bissel farmers’ market can be found from July 1 through mid-November.

Interested in becoming a member of Bissel Gardens? Download our membership application (right click on PC or ctrl click on Mac and “save as”).

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