Guerrilla Gardeners of Washington DC has teamed up with Brothas Huddle and the residents of Potomac Gardens and Hopkins to landscape two adjacent parcels known as Potomac Triangle Parks. Together, we helped the community organize to reclaim these overgrown and underutilized spaces and make them more attractive, usable and safe - and keep them that way.
Several years ago, the Potomac Triangle Parks were renovated but the government funding ran out before any landscaping could be done. No provisions for upkeep were established either, resulting in the current conditions wrought by neglect.
Our collaboration has begun to change that. We are empowering the residents of this community to assume collective "ownership" of these spaces in order to improve and maintain them for their own use and benefit through "sweat equity." Neighbors are embracing the residents of Potomac Gardens and Hopkins through this project with donations and physical labor.
Capitol Hill Corner: Guerrilla Gardeners Rally Community to Take on Potomac Avenue Triangle Parks
Watch the before video above then click here to see the progress we've made so far. This is only the beginning!
The commitment of Guerrilla Gardeners of Washington DC to the Potomac Triangle Parks is broad and long. term. In addition to landscape maintenance and improvement, we will offer education and training opportunities and support creative programming for these spaces as well as the work of Brothas Huddle.
Your 100% tax-deductible contribution will be used to support these volunteers and their work as well as establish a dedicated fund for continued upkeep and enhancement. All donations will be used for this project only. Reaching the campaign goal will ensure these parks will be maintained and further developed through the end of 2025.