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Belleville Heart Garden

Belleville – St. Clair County  |  0.4 Acres

Type: Community Garden, Lots of Love Program

Owned by: City of Belleville, Managed by Volunteer Stewards

Hours: Open Sunrise to Sunset

Location and Directions: Located near the SE corner of S. High Street and E. Grant Street in Belleville.

806 S High St, Belleville, IL 62220  

Facilities: This community demonstration garden is managed by a volunteer group of stewards. There are raised vegetable beds, an herb garden, native plants for pollinators and more. A community orchard was established in 2021. Volunteers gather in the garden on Saturday mornings and Wednesday evenings in the spring, summer and fall. For more information on how to get involved, visit https://www.facebook.com/BellevilleHeartGarden

Overview

Belleville Heart Garden showcases native plants and sustainable gardening techniques appropriate to its urban neighborhood surroundings. The garden includes an orchard with an integrated system of rain gardens filled with native species to manage stormwater runoff for the benefit of people, plants and pollinators at the site. Volunteers keep the garden growing, open to the public, and free of charge.

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