Category: beautification

EPX in Bloom Contest

It’s time for the EPX In Bloom Gardening Contest! Featuring window boxes, planters, and arrangements, all homes within EPX boundaries with growing displays are welcome to enter and win prizes. Rules 1. Entrants must live within the EPX boundaries (between Tasker and Snyder, Broad and 6th Streets) 2. Gardening display must be at the front…
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Free Trees

The Philadelphia Horticultural Society is offering free trees to EPX residents. The trees will be provided by PHS and planted by EPX volunteers. If you are interested in registering submit an application by May 6th for Nov 2018 planting.

Fall Tree Planting

FALL 2017 TREE PLANTING NOVEMBER 18TH @ 9:30 a.m. We will be planting over 20 trees this time around, so we’ll need more volunteers than usual. Please come out and lend a hand! Stay tuned for more details on our Facebook event page!

Fall 2017 Street Clean-up!

FALL STREET CLEAN-UP! November 4th @ 10:00 a.m. Meet at the EPX Community Garden (entrance on Watkins St. between 10th and 11th) at 10:00 a.m. for coffee and a light breakfast then head out with your neighbors to help clean our streets!

Spring Street Tree Planting

Our fall 2017 street tree planting is coming up! Please mark your calendars for Saturday, November 18th at 9:30 AM. We’ll meet at our usual spot – the community garden on Neumann Goretti’s campus (entrance on Watkins between 10th & 11th St.).  We’ll get everyone acquainted with tree planting basics and then we’ll head out…
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Green City, Clean Waters Survey

You are invited to participate in our survey measuring public perception and understanding of Green City, Clean Waters. Green City, Clean Waters is Philadelphia’s 25-year plan to reduce stormwater pollution currently entering our creeks and rivers through the use of Green Infrastructure like rain gardens and stormwater tree trenches. In this survey, you will be…
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