An historic and quaint neighborhood in mid-town Springfield

 

From early to mid-20th century cottages dripping with character to the ancient trees lining the streets and surrounding the park, a walk through Phelps Grove Neighborhood reminds one of a more peaceful and neighborly time gone by. 

Welcome to our neighborhood.

 

About

Learn about Phelps Grove Neighborhood including its neighborhood association and more.

Take Action

Join the neighborhood association and become a voice to protecting the future of Phelps Grove Neighborhood

 

INFO

An excellent resource of regulations & information for residents & property owners

bee & butterfly gardens

The beauty and benefits of flowers. Learn more about how to help our friends in Phelps Grove during growing season.

the Front Porch

The front porch: A short essay about the perfect spot to catch a cool breeze and relaxing in a wicker chair at the end of a day.


Trees are a precious resource

And don't bag the leaves; mow them up for a healthier lawn!

What’s your curb appeal worth?  Trees are not only beautiful, provide much need filtration of our atmosphere, and welcome shade on a sunny summer’s day, but mature trees also add 7% - 19% to your home’s value.  That’s about $18,000 of value on a $150,000 home.  The Phelps Grove neighborhood’s charm is, perhaps more than any other single asset, based upon its beautiful old-growth canopies shading the lawns of the homes in the area.

Trees can be work with the annual raking of fall leaves, but perhaps homeowners should take note – it’s better to mow and mulch the leaves rather than rake them.  It’s true!  (read the entire blog post here)