Several Frankford gardeners won recognition in the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society 2009 City Gardens contest.
- In the Combination Vegetable/Flower Gardens category, Diane Kunze & John Neugebauer of the 1300 block of Orthodox Street won first place.
- In the Flower Gardens category, Una Esther Coyle, of the 4600 block of Hawthorne street, took third place.
- Overington Park too third place in the community garden category.
Thanks to these folks and the Friends of Overington park who selflessly work to beautify and our neighborhood.