Nick Rucker Performing at Benson Community Garden

Nick Rucker Performing at Benson Community Garden

Neighborhood Concert at Benson Community Garden FridayFriday evening (May 10, 2020) Benson Community Garden will host a live music concert for people in the neighborhood. Nick Rucker is a U.S. soldier and country music songwriter. He uses his life experience and...
Visitors welcome to look, but please NO PICKING!

Visitors welcome to look, but please NO PICKING!

Visitors welcome to look, but please NO PICKING! πŸ›‘πŸš« The 36 families who grow their vegetables here have spent money on plants and countless hours watering, weeding, and caring for them. We have had people come in and wipe out gardens, knowingly stealing...

Community Art Project: Hope, Friendship, Love & Gardening

The Benson Community Garden is encouraging neighbors, especially families at home with kids, to create and share artwork with messages of hope, love, friendship, and gardening. These are difficult times and we would like to do something positive for people to express...
Entertainment & Education at the BCG

Entertainment & Education at the BCG

In addition to providing a space for members to grow their own fruits and vegetables, we also host entertainment and educational events at the garden. Coming in 2020 we hope to provide an informational seminar about gardening (with Master Gardeners), a yoga class,...

Bountiful Box at community garden helping people in need

OMAHA, Ne (FOX42KPTM)- You may have seen mailboxes around Omaha that have book donations in them. Now there is a similar concept for food donations.A “Bountiful Box” is up and running at the Benson Community Garden at 1302 North 60th Street. The Bountiful...

Plots available for Benson Community Garden

MARCH 16, 2015 | KETV TELEVISION, CHANNEL 7) Attention gardeners! The Benson Community Garden says it has a number of plots available for those interested in becoming part of its gardening group. With the weather turning up, they hope to fill the spots by next week so...

Green Thumbs Wanted, Not Sticky Fingers

(Omaha World-Herald) When two Omaha neighborhood gardens were stripped of hundreds of plants, organizers of some area gardens began looking for ways to give potential thieves a tougher row to hoe.Last month, thieves took $1,000 worth of plants before they could be put...

Letter from Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle

August 8, 2011 Dear Kurt: Congratulations on a great article which appeared in a recent edition of the Omaha WorldHerald. It was an excellent article with wonderful coverage of the work you have been doing with the Benson Community Garden in addition to your...