Drew became the 36th President of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society in 2010. Under his leadership, PHS has initiated the Plant One Million campaign to restore the region’s tree canopy; expanded the City Harvest program, which provides fresh produce to more than 1,000 families in need each week during the growing season; initiated the PHS Pop Up Garden projects; and introduced exciting new features at the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show.
Sam directs the planning and creation of the major events produced by PHS, including the Fall Garden Festival and the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show, the largest indoor horticultural event in the world and the oldest in the United States. He made his debut as Flower Show designer in 2005. Sam has also traveled the world as a judge for the renowned flower shows in Singapore, Japan and South Korea, and has judged the floats at the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, Calif. He is an active member of the International Festivals and Events Association and served on its World Board of Directors from 2002 to 2008.
As Vice President, Business Development Jimmy is responsible for the team tasked with raising nearly $2 million in corporate support for the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show and PHS programs such as Plant One Million, City Harvest, Pop Up Gardens, Tree Tenders, and the Neighborhood Gardens Trust. In addition, Jimmy works with partners throughout the city and region to further advance the programs of PHS through business relationships.
Jenny Rose Carey became the Director of PHS Meadowbrook Farm in December 2014. A renowned horticultural educator, historian and author, Jenny oversees the beautiful estate and garden center operated by PHS in Abington Township.
Glen Abrams serves as Director of Sustainable Communities at the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) where he leads the development, management and delivery of high-quality programming around urban greening, community stewardship and sustainable practices.
Alan joined PHS in 2007 as Public Relations Manager, and was named Director of Communications in 2012. He coordinates communications within the organization and to the public through the media, PHS publications, social media, and digital messaging to members and constituents.
Garden Tenders Basic TrainingLearn what it takes to get a community garden started. Open to groups, individuals, educators, and anyone interested in gardening with others. This is a six-session course.Mar 19, 2015 6:00 PM