Four Secret Gardens with Open Gates

May 31, 2017 –

pink roses

“This garden is a darling plot of land adjacent to the historic Wyck House in the heart of Germantown. Walk down the avenue between Walnut and High streets on any given sunny day between early summer and fall, and you’ll likely smell the garden before you actually see it. The sweet, billowing fragrance of more than 50 cultivars of fresh roses waft over the fence and into the neighborhood.”

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Brittany Barbato is a Philadelphia-based writer, photographer, and videographer whose work uses individuals’ stories to inspire action on key issues such as poverty, healthcare, education, and the environment. Having served as a communications and digital media professional for both nonprofit and corporate organizations, she’s witnessed how content focused on folks who are finding solutions can forge real pathways for building stronger communities.