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4.5.18 Thursday - Thursday Gardening Series at Meadowbrook Farm

View the full list of events available for the Thursday Gardening Series at Meadowbrook Farm.

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4.19.18 Thursday - Third Thursdays: Morning Tours

Explore the house and gardens of Meadowbrook Farm and discover the beauty and history of this magnificent destination garden.

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4.22.18 Sunday - Home Landscaping Basics

Do you want a beautiful yard, but don’t know where to begin? Mt. Cuba Center invites PHS members and patrons to join them for lectures, discussions, and professional guidance in landscaping. Come for one or all three sessions!

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4.23.18 Monday - The Fairmount Park Horticulture Center’s - Community Propagation Program

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is pleased to announce their 2017 Community Propagation Program! This program invites Philadelphia gardeners and growers to rent table space in their production greenhouses to propagate plants for Philadelphia gardens and farms.

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4.23.18 Monday - Exhibit: Art of Seed: Artworks Commissioned by Hudson Valley Seed Company

See original artworks commissioned for the Hudson Valley Seed Company's seed packs at the PHS McLean Library.

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4.23.18 Monday - Creating Your Cut Flower Garden

Learn about interesting, low maintenance flowers, bulbs, and shrubs that will add interest to your garden but also make creative arrangements for your home.

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4.23.18 Monday - PWD Rain Check Program

Through Rain Check, Philadelphia residents can have storm water management tools installed at their homes for free or for a reduced price. Rain Check offers rain barrels, downspout planter boxes, rain gardens, de-paving, and porous pavers.

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4.24.18 Tuesday - The Fairmount Park Horticulture Center’s - Community Propagation Program

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is pleased to announce their 2017 Community Propagation Program! This program invites Philadelphia gardeners and growers to rent table space in their production greenhouses to propagate plants for Philadelphia gardens and farms.

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4.24.18 Tuesday - Exhibit: Art of Seed: Artworks Commissioned by Hudson Valley Seed Company

See original artworks commissioned for the Hudson Valley Seed Company's seed packs at the PHS McLean Library.

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4.24.18 Tuesday - Painting Flowers with Goauche

Join artist Eileen Rosen for this hands-on course to learn about painting floral compositions with gouache.

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4.24.18 Tuesday - Chester County Tree Tenders Basic Training

Help plant and care for trees in your region, your community, or your yard. Become a PHS Tree Tender! The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region.

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4.24.18 Tuesday - Splendor in the Grasses: A Natural History of the Plant Family Poaceae

Discover some of the basic biology of grasses including taxonomy, morphology, ecology, evolution, and domestication in this Wagner Free Institute Course.

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4.24.18 Tuesday - Weed ID: What's a Garden Weed and What's Not?

Learn the natural history of the weeds as well as how to identify and manage a variety of broadleaf and grassy weeds

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4.25.18 Wednesday - The Fairmount Park Horticulture Center’s - Community Propagation Program

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is pleased to announce their 2017 Community Propagation Program! This program invites Philadelphia gardeners and growers to rent table space in their production greenhouses to propagate plants for Philadelphia gardens and farms.

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4.25.18 Wednesday - Exhibit: Art of Seed: Artworks Commissioned by Hudson Valley Seed Company

See original artworks commissioned for the Hudson Valley Seed Company's seed packs at the PHS McLean Library.

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4.25.18 Wednesday - Private Tour & Lunch at Northview Garden with Jenny Rose Carey

Join PHS Meadowbrook Farm’s Senior Director, Jenny Rose Carey, on a spring tour of her private garden, Northview.

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4.25.18 Wednesday - PWD Rain Check Program

Through Rain Check, Philadelphia residents can have storm water management tools installed at their homes for free or for a reduced price. Rain Check offers rain barrels, downspout planter boxes, rain gardens, de-paving, and porous pavers.

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4.25.18 Wednesday - Garden Tenders Basic Training

How to Start a Sustainable Community Garden and tour of community gardens in Philadelphia.

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4.26.18 Thursday - The Fairmount Park Horticulture Center’s - Community Propagation Program

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is pleased to announce their 2017 Community Propagation Program! This program invites Philadelphia gardeners and growers to rent table space in their production greenhouses to propagate plants for Philadelphia gardens and farms.

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4.26.18 Thursday - Exhibit: Art of Seed: Artworks Commissioned by Hudson Valley Seed Company

See original artworks commissioned for the Hudson Valley Seed Company's seed packs at the PHS McLean Library.

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4.26.18 Thursday - Shade Perennials: Spring Ephemerals and Beyond

Chanticleer Horticulturist Przemek Walczak will show how to make challenging shade conditions more conducive to growing great plants.

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4.26.18 Thursday - The Art of Seed Stewardship: A Presentation and Reception

See the PHS McLean Library exhibition "Art of Seed," and listen to Ken Greene's presentation on Hudson Valley Seed Company's history.

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4.26.18 Thursday - Fourth Thursdays: Garden to Vase

Join PHS Meadowbrook Farm for this BYOB Floral Workshop Series every Fourth Thursday. This week: Spring Spendor!

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4.27.18 Friday - The Fairmount Park Horticulture Center’s - Community Propagation Program

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is pleased to announce their 2017 Community Propagation Program! This program invites Philadelphia gardeners and growers to rent table space in their production greenhouses to propagate plants for Philadelphia gardens and farms.

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4.27.18 Friday - Exhibit: Art of Seed: Artworks Commissioned by Hudson Valley Seed Company

See original artworks commissioned for the Hudson Valley Seed Company's seed packs at the PHS McLean Library.

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4.28.18 Saturday - Gardens of Devon and Cornwall

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. Explore gardens set in the southwest corner of England. These two beautiful regions, Devon and Cornwall, are often mentioned in one breath.

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4.28.18 Saturday - The Fairmount Park Horticulture Center’s - Community Propagation Program

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is pleased to announce their 2017 Community Propagation Program! This program invites Philadelphia gardeners and growers to rent table space in their production greenhouses to propagate plants for Philadelphia gardens and farms.

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4.29.18 Sunday - Japanese Garden Elements: Stepping Stones Workshop

In this Shofuso workshop, we will look at many examples of stepping stones paths in Japan, explore common layouts and material usage, and discuss concepts like blending function and beauty.

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4.29.18 Sunday - Springtime at Meadowbrook

Revisit the golden age of American horticulture at Meadowbrook Farm, the legendary historic estate and glorious gardens of J. Liddon Pennock.

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4.30.18 Monday - The Fairmount Park Horticulture Center’s - Community Propagation Program

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is pleased to announce their 2017 Community Propagation Program! This program invites Philadelphia gardeners and growers to rent table space in their production greenhouses to propagate plants for Philadelphia gardens and farms.

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4.30.18 Monday - Creating Your Cut Flower Garden

Learn about interesting, low maintenance flowers, bulbs, and shrubs that will add interest to your garden but also make creative arrangements for your home.

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5.1.18 Tuesday - The Fairmount Park Horticulture Center’s - Community Propagation Program

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is pleased to announce their 2017 Community Propagation Program! This program invites Philadelphia gardeners and growers to rent table space in their production greenhouses to propagate plants for Philadelphia gardens and farms.

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5.1.18 Tuesday - Painting Flowers with Goauche

Join artist Eileen Rosen for this hands-on course to learn about painting floral compositions with gouache.

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5.1.18 Tuesday - Chester County Tree Tenders Basic Training

Help plant and care for trees in your region, your community, or your yard. Become a PHS Tree Tender! The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region.

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5.1.18 Tuesday - Splendor in the Grasses: A Natural History of the Plant Family Poaceae

Discover some of the basic biology of grasses including taxonomy, morphology, ecology, evolution, and domestication in this Wagner Free Institute Course.

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5.2.18 Wednesday - The Fairmount Park Horticulture Center’s - Community Propagation Program

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is pleased to announce their 2017 Community Propagation Program! This program invites Philadelphia gardeners and growers to rent table space in their production greenhouses to propagate plants for Philadelphia gardens and farms.

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5.2.18 Wednesday - Kids Story Time

Bring youngsters aged 3 to 6 to the PHS McLean Library to learn about gardening and the natural world through books read by storyteller Hasha Salaman.

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5.2.18 Wednesday - Garden Tenders Basic Training

How to Start a Sustainable Community Garden and tour of community gardens in Philadelphia.

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5.2.18 Wednesday - PWD Rain Check Program

Through Rain Check, Philadelphia residents can have storm water management tools installed at their homes for free or for a reduced price. Rain Check offers rain barrels, downspout planter boxes, rain gardens, de-paving, and porous pavers.

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5.3.18 Thursday - The Fairmount Park Horticulture Center’s - Community Propagation Program

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is pleased to announce their 2017 Community Propagation Program! This program invites Philadelphia gardeners and growers to rent table space in their production greenhouses to propagate plants for Philadelphia gardens and farms.

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5.3.18 Thursday - First Thursdays: Family Fun in the Garden

First Thursdays are free and open for families with pre-school and elementary-aged children to come to Meadowbrook’s newly created Family Garden. This week's theme: Birds & Bees!

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5.3.18 Thursday - Choice Woodland Perennials from Asia for Shade

Chanticleer Plant Information Coordinator, Eric Hsu leads a walkthrough of the Asian Woods section showcasing great plants for spring.

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5.4.18 Friday - The Fairmount Park Horticulture Center’s - Community Propagation Program

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is pleased to announce their 2017 Community Propagation Program! This program invites Philadelphia gardeners and growers to rent table space in their production greenhouses to propagate plants for Philadelphia gardens and farms.

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5.5.18 Saturday - 104th Rittenhouse Flower Market

Saturday, May 5th - Sunday, May 6th, Shop the Rittenhouse Flower Market for annuals, herbs and exotic succulents. Stock up for Mother's Day, festive tablescapes and containers, and plants for your spring garden!

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5.5.18 Saturday - The Fairmount Park Horticulture Center’s - Community Propagation Program

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is pleased to announce their 2017 Community Propagation Program! This program invites Philadelphia gardeners and growers to rent table space in their production greenhouses to propagate plants for Philadelphia gardens and farms.

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5.5.18 Saturday - Saturday Tea & Talk: Mary Vaux Walcott- The Audubon of Botany

Take a look at the fascinating works of Mary Vaux Walcott, illustrator and adventurer, in this presentation at Mt. Cuba Center.

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5.6.18 Sunday - PHS Garden Visits: Main Line Area

This spring, PHS Garden visits are back! See the private gardens of the Main Line.

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5.7.18 Monday - The Fairmount Park Horticulture Center’s - Community Propagation Program

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is pleased to announce their 2017 Community Propagation Program! This program invites Philadelphia gardeners and growers to rent table space in their production greenhouses to propagate plants for Philadelphia gardens and farms.

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5.7.18 Monday - Planting the Summer Organic Garden

Prepare your garden for summer conditions with the help of the PHS Growing Organic Series.

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5.7.18 Monday - PWD Rain Check Program

Through Rain Check, Philadelphia residents can have storm water management tools installed at their homes for free or for a reduced price. Rain Check offers rain barrels, downspout planter boxes, rain gardens, de-paving, and porous pavers.

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5.8.18 Tuesday - The Fairmount Park Horticulture Center’s - Community Propagation Program

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is pleased to announce their 2017 Community Propagation Program! This program invites Philadelphia gardeners and growers to rent table space in their production greenhouses to propagate plants for Philadelphia gardens and farms.

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5.8.18 Tuesday - Painting Flowers with Goauche

Join artist Eileen Rosen for this hands-on course to learn about painting floral compositions with gouache.

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5.8.18 Tuesday - Chester County Tree Tenders Basic Training

Help plant and care for trees in your region, your community, or your yard. Become a PHS Tree Tender! The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region.

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5.9.18 Wednesday - The Fairmount Park Horticulture Center’s - Community Propagation Program

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is pleased to announce their 2017 Community Propagation Program! This program invites Philadelphia gardeners and growers to rent table space in their production greenhouses to propagate plants for Philadelphia gardens and farms.

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5.9.18 Wednesday - Tree Tenders Spring Basic Training

Want to do something about Climate Change? Help plant and care for trees in your region, your community, or your yard. Become a PHS Tree Tender!

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5.9.18 Wednesday - PWD Rain Check Program

Through Rain Check, Philadelphia residents can have storm water management tools installed at their homes for free or for a reduced price. Rain Check offers rain barrels, downspout planter boxes, rain gardens, de-paving, and porous pavers.

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5.10.18 Thursday - Private Gardens in Chestertown, MD

Visit three unique gardens in Chestertown, Maryland with PHS

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5.10.18 Thursday - The Fairmount Park Horticulture Center’s - Community Propagation Program

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is pleased to announce their 2017 Community Propagation Program! This program invites Philadelphia gardeners and growers to rent table space in their production greenhouses to propagate plants for Philadelphia gardens and farms.

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5.10.18 Thursday - Montgomery County Tree Tenders Basic Training

Help plant and care for trees in your region, your community, or your yard. Become a PHS Tree Tender! The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region.

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5.10.18 Thursday - Second Thursdays: Gardening 101

Second Thursdays at PHS Meadowbrook Farm highlight everything you need to know about gardening. This week's theme: Grow Your Own Flowers!

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5.11.18 Friday - The Fairmount Park Horticulture Center’s - Community Propagation Program

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is pleased to announce their 2017 Community Propagation Program! This program invites Philadelphia gardeners and growers to rent table space in their production greenhouses to propagate plants for Philadelphia gardens and farms.

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5.11.18 Friday - International Trip Presentation: Romania & Bulgaria

Explore the gardens and sights of Romania and Bulgaria during this brown bag lunch presentation by Blaine Bonham.

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5.12.18 Saturday - The Fairmount Park Horticulture Center’s - Community Propagation Program

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is pleased to announce their 2017 Community Propagation Program! This program invites Philadelphia gardeners and growers to rent table space in their production greenhouses to propagate plants for Philadelphia gardens and farms.

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5.14.18 Monday - The Fairmount Park Horticulture Center’s - Community Propagation Program

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is pleased to announce their 2017 Community Propagation Program! This program invites Philadelphia gardeners and growers to rent table space in their production greenhouses to propagate plants for Philadelphia gardens and farms.

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5.15.18 Tuesday - Chelsea Flower Show & Great Gardens of England

If you are an avid gardener or just beginning you will enjoy the exquisite beauty in the gardens of England. Join us as we visit some of the best including Sissinghurst, Gravetye Manor, Beth Chatto Gardens and the Royal Horticultural Society's Wisley and Hyde Hall.

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5.15.18 Tuesday - The Fairmount Park Horticulture Center’s - Community Propagation Program

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is pleased to announce their 2017 Community Propagation Program! This program invites Philadelphia gardeners and growers to rent table space in their production greenhouses to propagate plants for Philadelphia gardens and farms.

Click here for more information

5.15.18 Tuesday - Painting Flowers with Goauche

Join artist Eileen Rosen for this hands-on course to learn about painting floral compositions with gouache.

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5.15.18 Tuesday - PWD Rain Check Program

Through Rain Check, Philadelphia residents can have storm water management tools installed at their homes for free or for a reduced price. Rain Check offers rain barrels, downspout planter boxes, rain gardens, de-paving, and porous pavers.

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5.16.18 Wednesday - The Fairmount Park Horticulture Center’s - Community Propagation Program

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is pleased to announce their 2017 Community Propagation Program! This program invites Philadelphia gardeners and growers to rent table space in their production greenhouses to propagate plants for Philadelphia gardens and farms.

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5.16.18 Wednesday - PECO Green Roof Tour

Want to learn about green roof technology and how it can help the environment? The 45,000 square foot Peco green roof, maintained by PHS, features an observation deck and stunning downtown views of downtown Philadelphia.

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5.16.18 Wednesday - Tree Tenders Spring Basic Training

Want to do something about Climate Change? Help plant and care for trees in your region, your community, or your yard. Become a PHS Tree Tender!

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5.16.18 Wednesday - Making Your Own Fertilizers and Biological Inoculants

Join PHS City Harvest and Heritage Farm for this Growing Organic Series Workshop and learn how you can combine simple recipes to make your own fertilizers.

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5.17.18 Thursday - The Fairmount Park Horticulture Center’s - Community Propagation Program

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is pleased to announce their 2017 Community Propagation Program! This program invites Philadelphia gardeners and growers to rent table space in their production greenhouses to propagate plants for Philadelphia gardens and farms.

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5.17.18 Thursday - The Allure of Native Azaleas

Are you fascinated by native azaleas but aren’t sure how to grow them? Join PHS and Mt. Cuba Center for this workshop.

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5.17.18 Thursday - PWD Rain Check Program

Through Rain Check, Philadelphia residents can have storm water management tools installed at their homes for free or for a reduced price. Rain Check offers rain barrels, downspout planter boxes, rain gardens, de-paving, and porous pavers.

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5.17.18 Thursday - Montgomery County Tree Tenders Basic Training

Help plant and care for trees in your region, your community, or your yard. Become a PHS Tree Tender! The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region.

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5.17.18 Thursday - Third Thursdays: Tours with a Twist

Take a tour of PHS Meadowbrook Farm and sip refreshments on the Third Thursday of April through September. This week: Tulips and Tea.

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5.18.18 Friday - The Fairmount Park Horticulture Center’s - Community Propagation Program

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is pleased to announce their 2017 Community Propagation Program! This program invites Philadelphia gardeners and growers to rent table space in their production greenhouses to propagate plants for Philadelphia gardens and farms.

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5.19.18 Saturday - The Fairmount Park Horticulture Center’s - Community Propagation Program

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is pleased to announce their 2017 Community Propagation Program! This program invites Philadelphia gardeners and growers to rent table space in their production greenhouses to propagate plants for Philadelphia gardens and farms.

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5.19.18 Saturday - Wild Mushroom Foraging

Learn the identifying characteristics of native mushrooms and the important roles they plan in an ecosystem.

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5.21.18 Monday - The Fairmount Park Horticulture Center’s - Community Propagation Program

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is pleased to announce their 2017 Community Propagation Program! This program invites Philadelphia gardeners and growers to rent table space in their production greenhouses to propagate plants for Philadelphia gardens and farms.

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5.22.18 Tuesday - The Fairmount Park Horticulture Center’s - Community Propagation Program

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is pleased to announce their 2017 Community Propagation Program! This program invites Philadelphia gardeners and growers to rent table space in their production greenhouses to propagate plants for Philadelphia gardens and farms.

Click here for more information

5.22.18 Tuesday - Painting Flowers with Goauche

Join artist Eileen Rosen for this hands-on course to learn about painting floral compositions with gouache.

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5.23.18 Wednesday - The Fairmount Park Horticulture Center’s - Community Propagation Program

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is pleased to announce their 2017 Community Propagation Program! This program invites Philadelphia gardeners and growers to rent table space in their production greenhouses to propagate plants for Philadelphia gardens and farms.

Click here for more information

5.23.18 Wednesday - Tree Tenders Spring Basic Training

Want to do something about Climate Change? Help plant and care for trees in your region, your community, or your yard. Become a PHS Tree Tender!

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5.24.18 Thursday - The Fairmount Park Horticulture Center’s - Community Propagation Program

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is pleased to announce their 2017 Community Propagation Program! This program invites Philadelphia gardeners and growers to rent table space in their production greenhouses to propagate plants for Philadelphia gardens and farms.

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5.24.18 Thursday - Weeds 101

Learn how to recognize the most common annual and perennial lawn and garden weeds using leaves, flowers, stems, and seeds.

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5.24.18 Thursday - Photography Spring Moments

Get an introduction to garden photography with optimal light and without other visitors at Chanticleer.

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5.24.18 Thursday - Fourth Thursdays: Garden to Vase

Join PHS Meadowbrook Farm for this BYOB Floral Workshop Series every Fourth Thursday. This week: Beautiful Blooms!

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5.24.18 Thursday - Montgomery County Tree Tenders Basic Training

Help plant and care for trees in your region, your community, or your yard. Become a PHS Tree Tender! The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region.

Click here for more information

5.25.18 Friday - The Fairmount Park Horticulture Center’s - Community Propagation Program

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is pleased to announce their 2017 Community Propagation Program! This program invites Philadelphia gardeners and growers to rent table space in their production greenhouses to propagate plants for Philadelphia gardens and farms.

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5.26.18 Saturday - The Fairmount Park Horticulture Center’s - Community Propagation Program

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is pleased to announce their 2017 Community Propagation Program! This program invites Philadelphia gardeners and growers to rent table space in their production greenhouses to propagate plants for Philadelphia gardens and farms.

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5.28.18 Monday - The Fairmount Park Horticulture Center’s - Community Propagation Program

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is pleased to announce their 2017 Community Propagation Program! This program invites Philadelphia gardeners and growers to rent table space in their production greenhouses to propagate plants for Philadelphia gardens and farms.

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5.29.18 Tuesday - The Fairmount Park Horticulture Center’s - Community Propagation Program

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is pleased to announce their 2017 Community Propagation Program! This program invites Philadelphia gardeners and growers to rent table space in their production greenhouses to propagate plants for Philadelphia gardens and farms.

Click here for more information

5.29.18 Tuesday - Painting Flowers with Goauche

Join artist Eileen Rosen for this hands-on course to learn about painting floral compositions with gouache.

Click here for more information

5.30.18 Wednesday - The Fairmount Park Horticulture Center’s - Community Propagation Program

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is pleased to announce their 2017 Community Propagation Program! This program invites Philadelphia gardeners and growers to rent table space in their production greenhouses to propagate plants for Philadelphia gardens and farms.

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5.30.18 Wednesday - Native Perennials Walk & Talk

Join Kathleen Salisbury, Director, Ambler Arboretum of Temple University, for a walking tour of the arboretum’s beautiful native trees, shrubs and perennials.

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5.31.18 Thursday - The Fairmount Park Horticulture Center’s - Community Propagation Program

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is pleased to announce their 2017 Community Propagation Program! This program invites Philadelphia gardeners and growers to rent table space in their production greenhouses to propagate plants for Philadelphia gardens and farms.

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5.31.18 Thursday - Fifth Thursdays: Shop and Stroll

PHS Meadowbrook Farm's Fifth Thursdays! Special evenings will include shopping discounts, live music, and great horticultural information.

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6.1.18 Friday - The Fairmount Park Horticulture Center’s - Community Propagation Program

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is pleased to announce their 2017 Community Propagation Program! This program invites Philadelphia gardeners and growers to rent table space in their production greenhouses to propagate plants for Philadelphia gardens and farms.

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6.2.18 Saturday - Japanese Garden Pruning: Pine Trees

This class will cover the basic principles of pine pruning and open the discussion to specific techniques like pine candling, thinning out, and proper usage of tools.

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6.3.18 Sunday - PHS Garden Visits: Doylestown Area

This spring, PHS Garden visits are back! See the private gardens of Doylestown. Register by May 13th for savings.

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6.5.18 Tuesday - Organic Pest And Disease Control and Prevention

PHS City Harvest teams up with Weaver Way Farms and Henry Got Crops Farm to show you how to prevent and control your garden pests. Part of the Growing Organic Series.

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6.5.18 Tuesday - Treasures of the McLean Library

Dr. Alfred E. Schuyler, curator emeritus of botany at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University leads this exploration into the PHS McLean Library collection.

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6.6.18 Wednesday - For the Love of Orchids! Orchid Care and Mounting Workshop

Barb Schmidt, delves into many aspects of the beloved Orchid and our endless fascination with it.

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6.6.18 Wednesday - Pruning Trees Correctly- 2 Sessions

Join PHS and Mt. Cuba Center to improve your pruning skills and the vigor and appearance of trees.

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6.7.18 Thursday - Rail Park Walking Tour with Michael Garden

Join us for a fascinating tour with Michael Garden, Vice-Chair of the Friends of the Rail Park.

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6.7.18 Thursday - First Thursdays: Family Fun in the Garden

First Thursdays are free and open for families with pre-school and elementary-aged children to come to Meadowbrook’s newly created Family Garden. This week's theme: Flowers Day!

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6.7.18 Thursday - PHS McLean Library Book Group

This month's selection: Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons.

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6.7.18 Thursday - PHS McLean Library Book Group

This month's selection: Two Years, Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights by Salman Rushdie.

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6.9.18 Saturday - Gardens of Provence

The Provencal landscape of farmhouses or mas, vineyards and typical unspoiled villages set the scene as we pass along avenues of majestic plane trees. Our visits, to mostly private properties, include both traditional farm-house style gardens and contemporary, Mediterranean country gardens.

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6.9.18 Saturday - Drip Irrigation For Raised Beds

PHS City Harvest will show you everything you need to know to install drip tape and micro emitter irrigation systems. Join us for this Growing Organic Series event!

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6.12.18 Tuesday - Treasures of the McLean Library

Dr. Alfred E. Schuyler, curator emeritus of botany at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University leads this exploration into the PHS McLean Library collection.

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6.13.18 Wednesday - The Double Life of Pollinators

Learn all about our garden friends, the pollinators and which plants support them the best.

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6.14.18 Thursday - Wine, Cheese, and Trees

Take this exclusive plant walk with Chanticleer’s Head Gardener and Executive Director, Bill Thomas, and hear the stories behind Chanticleer’s significant trees.

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6.14.18 Thursday - Wine & Design: Midsummer Tablescapes

Say hello to summer with a simple, elegant tablescape perfect for parties, graduations, birthdays, or even lazy afternoon barbecues.

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6.14.18 Thursday - Second Thursdays: Gardening 101

Second Thursdays at PHS Meadowbrook Farm highlight everything you need to know about gardening. This week's theme: Container Gardening!

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6.16.18 Saturday - Community Gardens Day

On Saturday, June 16th, celebrate Philadelphia's vibrant and unique community gardens!

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6.19.18 Tuesday - PHS Members-Only: Stoneleigh House & Garden Tour

Take an exclusive guided tour of the house and gardens at Stoneleigh with PHS members.

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6.20.18 Wednesday - PECO Green Roof Tour

Want to learn about green roof technology and how it can help the environment? The 45,000 square foot Peco green roof, maintained by PHS, features an observation deck and stunning downtown views of downtown Philadelphia.

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6.21.18 Thursday - Gardening for Drought Tolerance

Join Chanticleer Horticulturist, Lisa Roper for a walk that looks at the many layers of the Gravel Garden at Chanticleer.

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6.21.18 Thursday - Third Thursdays: Tours with a Twist

Take a tour of PHS Meadowbrook Farm and sip refreshments on the Third Thursday of April through September. This week: Roses and Rosé.

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6.23.18 Saturday - Pruning Trees Correctly- 2 Sessions

Join PHS and Mt. Cuba Center to improve your pruning skills and the vigor and appearance of trees.

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6.26.18 Tuesday - How to Build a School Garden

Join PHS for Green City Teachers Summer Training this June.

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6.26.18 Tuesday - Treasures of the McLean Library

Dr. Alfred E. Schuyler, curator emeritus of botany at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University leads this exploration into the PHS McLean Library collection.

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6.27.18 Wednesday - Top 10 Sun-Loving Perennials

Join Susan Boss, Mt. Cuba Center’s Entrance Landscape Horticulturist, as she discusses ten of the most durable and easy-to-grow, summer-blooming plants for your garden.

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6.28.18 Thursday - Fourth Thursdays: Garden to Vase

Join PHS Meadowbrook Farm for this BYOB Floral Workshop Series every Fourth Thursday. This week: Fabulous Flowers!

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7.5.18 Thursday - First Thursdays: Family Fun in the Garden

First Thursdays are free and open for families with pre-school and elementary-aged children to come to Meadowbrook’s newly created Family Garden. This week's theme: Vegetables Day!

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7.12.18 Thursday - Second Thursdays: Gardening 101

Second Thursdays at PHS Meadowbrook Farm highlight everything you need to know about gardening. This week's theme: Herbs, Summer Vegetables and Harvesting!

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7.14.18 Saturday - Summer Pruning and Trellising

Tame those tomatoes and corral those cucumbers! PHS City Harvest teaches you how to integrate a trellis in the garden.

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7.18.18 Wednesday - PECO Green Roof Tour

Want to learn about green roof technology and how it can help the environment? The 45,000 square foot Peco green roof, maintained by PHS, features an observation deck and stunning downtown views of downtown Philadelphia.

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7.19.18 Thursday - Third Thursdays: Tours with a Twist

Take a tour of PHS Meadowbrook Farm and sip refreshments on the Third Thursday of April through September. This week: Iris’s and IPA’s.

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7.21.18 Saturday - Japanese Garden Pruning: Weeping Maples

Learn more about the Weeping Japanese maple and all related topics from tool selection to basic pruning methods at Shofuso.

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7.26.18 Thursday - Fourth Thursdays: Garden to Vase

Join PHS Meadowbrook Farm for this BYOB Floral Workshop Series every Fourth Thursday. This week: Summer Succulents!

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8.2.18 Thursday - First Thursdays: Family Fun in the Garden

First Thursdays are free and open for families with pre-school and elementary-aged children to come to Meadowbrook’s newly created Family Garden. This week's theme: Trees Day!

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8.9.18 Thursday - Second Thursdays: Gardening 101

Second Thursdays at PHS Meadowbrook Farm highlight everything you need to know about gardening. This week's theme: Trees & Shrubs!

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8.11.18 Saturday - Japanese Garden Elements: Bamboo Fence Building

Bamboo fences have long been a valuable garden element in Japan. Learn how to make one for your garden at Shofuso.

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8.15.18 Wednesday - PECO Green Roof Tour

Want to learn about green roof technology and how it can help the environment? The 45,000 square foot Peco green roof, maintained by PHS, features an observation deck and stunning downtown views of downtown Philadelphia.

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8.16.18 Thursday - Third Thursdays: Tours with a Twist

Take a tour of PHS Meadowbrook Farm and sip refreshments on the Third Thursday of April through September. This week: Water Gardens and Wine.

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8.22.18 Wednesday - Cover Cropping, Intercropping and Season Extension

Learn how to use cover crops to improve soil fertility as well as how to extend garden harvests through the fall.

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8.23.18 Thursday - Fourth Thursdays: Garden to Vase

Join PHS Meadowbrook Farm for this BYOB Floral Workshop Series every Fourth Thursday. This week: Foliage Fun!

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8.30.18 Thursday - Fifth Thursdays: Shop and Stroll

PHS Meadowbrook Farm's Fifth Thursdays! Special evenings will include shopping discounts, live music, and great horticultural information.

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9.6.18 Thursday - First Thursdays: Family Fun in the Garden

First Thursdays are free and open for families with pre-school and elementary-aged children to come to Meadowbrook’s newly created Family Garden. This week's theme: Leaves Day!

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9.6.18 Thursday - Grow Your Own Winecap Mushrooms From Woodchips

Learn how to grow the delicious Winecap mushrooms on wood chips and leave with a bag of spawn to help start your own cultivation.

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9.13.18 Thursday - Second Thursdays: Gardening 101

Second Thursdays at PHS Meadowbrook Farm highlight everything you need to know about gardening. This week's theme: Houseplant Care!

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9.17.18 Monday - Delaware County Tree Tenders Basic Training

Help plant and care for trees in your region, your community, or your yard. Become a PHS Tree Tender! The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region.

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9.19.18 Wednesday - PECO Green Roof Tour

Want to learn about green roof technology and how it can help the environment? The 45,000 square foot Peco green roof, maintained by PHS, features an observation deck and stunning downtown views of downtown Philadelphia.

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9.20.18 Thursday - Insect Mini Beast Mansions

Listen to a discussion about attracting pollinators and learn from a hands-on activity to create habitat for pollinators.

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9.20.18 Thursday - Third Thursdays: Tours with a Twist

Take a tour of PHS Meadowbrook Farm and sip refreshments on the Third Thursday of April through September. This week: Zinnias and Zinfandel.

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9.24.18 Monday - Delaware County Tree Tenders Basic Training

Help plant and care for trees in your region, your community, or your yard. Become a PHS Tree Tender! The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region.

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9.25.18 Tuesday - Bucks County Tree Tenders Basic Training

Bucks County: Help plant and care for trees in your region, your community, or your yard. Become a PHS Tree Tender!

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9.27.18 Thursday - Fourth Thursdays: Garden to Vase

Join PHS Meadowbrook Farm for this BYOB Floral Workshop Series every Fourth Thursday. This week: Dazzling Dahlias!

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10.1.18 Monday - Delaware County Tree Tenders Basic Training

Help plant and care for trees in your region, your community, or your yard. Become a PHS Tree Tender! The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region.

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10.2.18 Tuesday - Bucks County Tree Tenders Basic Training

Bucks County: Help plant and care for trees in your region, your community, or your yard. Become a PHS Tree Tender!

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10.7.18 Sunday - Discover Cuba

Blessed with excellent growing conditions, Cuba has a long history in agricultural production and horticultural know-how. As the largest and most populous island in the Caribbean, the ‘Pearl of the Antilles’ is also a melting pot of cultures and cuisines.

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10.9.18 Tuesday - Bucks County Tree Tenders Basic Training

Bucks County: Help plant and care for trees in your region, your community, or your yard. Become a PHS Tree Tender!

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10.13.18 Saturday - Bee Keeping 101

Don Shump, owner of Philadelphia Bee Company, will show you how bees and beekeepers must work together.

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10.14.18 Sunday - Japanese Garden Pruning: Pines and Needle-Plucking

PHS Members are invited to this one-day course at Shofuso, led by professional Japanese gardener Asher Browne, will cover the fundamentals of pine tree care.

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10.17.18 Wednesday - PECO Green Roof Tour

Want to learn about green roof technology and how it can help the environment? The 45,000 square foot Peco green roof, maintained by PHS, features an observation deck and stunning downtown views of downtown Philadelphia.

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11.5.18 Monday - South Africa - The Western Cape Exceptional Gardens and Private Reserves

The Western Cape garden tour combines well with the flora and wildlife in the spectacular hinterland of the Little Karoo and the mountainous coastline.

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11.18.18 Sunday - Japanese Garden Elements: Japanese Stone Setting

Join Japanese gardening professional Asher Browne for this workshop instructing rock placement techniques at Shofuso.

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April 2018 99 events

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
9:30am–10:00am Kids Story Time
5:15pm–6:15pm Tai Chi Beginner Classes
7:00pm–9:00pm Woody Plant Identification
 
 
 
1:00pm–3:00pm Home Landscaping Basics
 
 
6:45pm–7:45pm PWD Raincheck Program
 
 
10:00am–11:00am Botanical Latin 101
 
 
9:30am–1:00pm Community Gardens Tour
10:00am–12:00pm An Up-Close Look at Lichens
 
1:00pm–3:00pm Home Landscaping Basics
 
 
 
12:00pm–1:00pm PWD Rain Check Program
5:00pm–6:00pm PECO Green Roof Tour
 
5:30pm–6:30pm PWD Rain Check Program
 
 
 
 
10:00am–12:00pm Rain Ready Workshop
11:00am–12:00pm PWD Rain Check Program
2:00pm–3:00pm PWD Rain Check Program
 
 
1:00pm–3:00pm Home Landscaping Basics
 
 
7:00pm–8:00pm PWD Rain Check Program
 
 
 
 
6:00pm–7:00pm PWD Rain Check Program
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4:00pm–7:00pm Springtime at Meadowbrook
 
 
 
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9:30am–10:30am Kids Story Time
6:00pm–7:00pm PWD Rain Check Program
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