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Join us for the 2017 South End Garden Tour

Join us for the 2017 South End Garden Tour

This year’s tour is centered on gardens and green spaces in and around the Eight Streets, Union Park, Old Dover, and SOWA neighborhoods. A mix of public and private spaces including  private back yards, front gardens, roof deck gardens, community gardens, and...
Artists in the Gardens

Artists in the Gardens

In 2011 we embarked on a unique collaboration with the United South End Artists.  South End artists have been invited to create paintings in the gardens on the tour. You will find them working as you follow the route, feel free to stop, chat and ask...
Peek into Private Gardens

Peek into Private Gardens

Every year the tour offers a unique view into the private outdoor spaces of South End residents. All of the gardens demonstrate the creativity of the owners. Urban gardening can be very challenging but there is also great joy in carving out a green place amidst the...
Wander through Gardened Alleys

Wander through Gardened Alleys

Typically, alleys are forgotten communal areas in a neighborhood. That means that sometimes they fall prey to trash dumping and neglect. But in the South End they are treasured space and through the years neighbors have worked together to transform them into community...
Enjoy the View from Rooftops

Enjoy the View from Rooftops

It is always inspiring to see what people do with their outdoor rooms and if you enjoy the combination of fresh air, a great view and spaces that have been considered so carefully every inch of real estate is used. Then you will love the rooftop gardens featured on...