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Events
 
 
PHS hosts a variety of events throughout the year, offering something for everyone.

 

From the famed PHS Philadelphia Flower Show to the family-friendly Fall Garden Festival, PHS takes pride in its array of events. Workshops, lectures, multi-day seminars are more are also available. When applicable, PHS members receive discounts on events, including the popular PECO Green Roof Tours.

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PHS Garden Tenders
Mar 19, 2014 6:00 PM - Apr 30, 2014 8:22 AM

PHS Garden Tenders

The only program of its kind in the Philadelphia region, PHS Garden Tenders is a training course for community groups, organizations, and individuals interested in starting community garden in Philadelphia.
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Class: Land and Water
Mar 31, 2014 6:30 PM - May 5, 2014 7:30 PM

Class: Land and Water

Co-sposored by PHS and the Wagner Free Institute of Science, this six-session course will provide a survey of the changing wetlands and waterways of Philadelphia and how they have interacted with the flora, fauna, and human land use of the region.
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Watercolor Painting
Apr 1, 2014 9:00 AM - May 20, 2014 9:00 AM

Watercolor Painting

Learn to paint flowers and plants with watercolor.
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PHS Kids: Storytime for Children
Apr 2, 2014 10:45 AM

PHS Kids: Storytime for Children

Young children can learn about gardening and the natural world through books read by story teller Hasha Salaman. For children ages 3 to 6 accompanied by an adult.
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Gardening and Greening Events In and Around Philadelphia
Apr 3, 2014 7:15 PM - May 8, 2014 7:00 AM

Gardening and Greening Events In and Around Philadelphia

Spend time in 2014 appreciating and exploring the natural world with this PHS list of regional greening/gardening programs and events.
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April Activities for Kids and Families
Apr 4, 2014 1:59 PM - May 9, 2014 12:29 PM

April Activities for Kids and Families

Spend time in 2014 appreciating and exploring the natural world with this PHS list of April Activities for Kids and Families.
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Spring in the Garden
Apr 9, 2014 6:00 PM - Apr 9, 2014 8:30 PM

Spring in the Garden

Site assessment, basic organic soil prep, plant choices, starting from seeds or transplants.
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PHS Tree Tenders - Chester County
Apr 10, 2014 6:00 PM - Apr 24, 2014 6:00 PM

PHS Tree Tenders - Chester County

Become a PHS Tree Tender at this basic training class in Chester County.
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Idea Tour: City Gardens
Apr 12, 2014 9:30 AM - Apr 12, 2014 1:00 PM

Idea Tour: City Gardens

Get tips and inspiration from community gardeners around the city with this part of the Spring PHS Garden Tenders Series.
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En Plein Air: Ceramic Sculpting in the Garden
Apr 12, 2014 9:30 AM - Apr 12, 2014 12:30 PM

En Plein Air: Ceramic Sculpting in the Garden

Explore your own creative potential at this workshop in the gardens at PHS Meadowbrook Farm.
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Royal Oak Foundation Luncheon & Lecture
Apr 14, 2014 11:30 AM

Royal Oak Foundation Luncheon & Lecture

The Royal Oak Foundation presents a luncheon and lecture for PHS members at the Union League -- Seeds for Thought Lecture: A Time to Plant: Life and Gardening at Holker Hall, by Hugh Cavendish.
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PECO Green Roof Tour
Apr 15, 2014 5:00 PM - Apr 15, 2014 6:00 PM

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 features an observation deck and stunning views of downtown Philadelphia.
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Cool Season Containers
Apr 16, 2014 5:30 PM

Cool Season Containers

PHS-Chanticleer Wednesday Evening Series
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Plants & Soil
Apr 16, 2014 6:00 PM - Apr 16, 2014 8:30 PM

Plants & Soil

Learn to select the right plant for the right place, garden maintenance, soil testing, and composting basics.
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Succulent Wreath Workshop
Apr 19, 2014 1:00 PM - Apr 19, 2014 3:00 PM

Succulent Wreath Workshop

Learn the techniques for creating an amazing living wreath!
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Screening: A Place at the Table
Apr 22, 2014 6:00 PM

Screening: A Place at the Table

The documentary film "A Place at the Table" investigates hunger in America and proposes solutions to the problem. Join PHS for a free screening.
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Intensive Organic Gardening
Apr 23, 2014 6:00 PM - Apr 23, 2014 8:30 PM

Intensive Organic Gardening

Learn how to get the most food, flowers and beauty out of your garden…organically!
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Make Your Own Hypertufa Trough
Apr 26, 2014 10:00 AM - Apr 26, 2014 12:00 PM

Make Your Own Hypertufa Trough

A hypertufa trough is a strong, yet lightweight container with a rugged, rustic look that is easy to make!
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Propagation: Planning Your Display
Apr 30, 2014 5:30 PM - Apr 30, 2014 7:30 PM

Propagation: Planning Your Display

Learn about the exciting art of propagation with Chanticleer gardener Emma Seniuk.
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PHS Tree Tenders - Philadelphia
Apr 30, 2014 5:45 PM - May 14, 2014 5:45 PM

PHS Tree Tenders - Philadelphia

Become a PHS Tree Tender at this basic training class in Philadelphia.
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Guided Tour of the Barnes Arboretum
May 2, 2014 11:00 AM - May 2, 2014 12:00 PM

Guided Tour of the Barnes Arboretum

This guided tour not only explores the Arboretum as a remarkable example of early 20th century landscape design, it also provides a perspective on the personalities and collecting philosophies of its founder.
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PHS Meadowbrook Farm Spring Fling
May 3, 2014 10:00 AM - May 3, 2014 5:00 PM

PHS Meadowbrook Farm Spring Fling

Great shopping for annuals, perennials, veggies, herbs, and gifts, including new plants featured at the Flower Show.
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PHS Tree Tenders - Montgomery County
May 6, 2014 5:59 PM - May 20, 2014 5:59 PM

PHS Tree Tenders - Montgomery County

Become a PHS Tree Tender at this basic training in Montgomery County.
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Build a Garden
May 7, 2014 6:00 PM - May 7, 2014 8:30 PM

Build a Garden

Get your hands dirty and learn by doing. This class will be held in a community garden.
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Succulent Wreath Making
May 9, 2014 6:00 PM - May 9, 2014 7:30 PM

Succulent Wreath Making

Learn how to craft a wreath made of succulents, intriguing drought proof plants available in a wide array of colors, shapes, and textures.
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Spring Vegetable Gardening
May 14, 2014 5:30 PM

Spring Vegetable Gardening

PHS-Chanticleer Wednesday Evening Series
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Atelier Tour at Grounds for Sculpture
May 15, 2014 10:30 AM - May 15, 2014 6:00 PM

Atelier Tour at Grounds for Sculpture

Tour the famed Johnson Atelier (rarely open to the public) and learn about sculpture mold and pattern making, metal working, finishing and more.
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City in Bloom
May 16, 2014 9:00 AM

City in Bloom

The annual City in Bloom event emphasizes the cooperation between organizations, business, schools, and local government and the city’s support for urban greening programs.
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Preserving The Spring Harvest
May 17, 2014 1:00 PM - May 17, 2014 3:00 PM

Preserving The Spring Harvest

Learn to pickle and preserve those delicious spring crops.
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PHS Garden Visits
May 18, 2014 12:00 PM

PHS Garden Visits

Popular self-guided tour of private gardens for PHS members and their guests
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Trip to Baltimore County
May 21, 2014 7:15 AM

Trip to Baltimore County

Visit private gardens in northern Baltimore County, Maryland.
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Garden Photography
May 21, 2014 5:30 PM

Garden Photography

PHS-Chanticleer Wednesday Evening Series
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Succulent Wreath Workshop
May 24, 2014 1:00 PM - May 24, 2014 3:00 PM

Succulent Wreath Workshop

Learn the techniques for creating an amazing living wreath!
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Roses: Lust and Innocence
May 28, 2014 10:00 AM - May 28, 2014 12:00 PM

Roses: Lust and Innocence

Tour Dr. and Mrs. Barnes' twelve acre Arboretum, which includes extensive collections of lilacs, peonies, magnolias, and a classic rose garden.
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Embraching Shade
May 28, 2014 5:30 PM

Embraching Shade

PHS-Chanticleer Wednesday Evening Series
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Herbs, Health, and Happy Hour
May 28, 2014 5:30 PM - May 28, 2014 7:00 PM

Herbs, Health, and Happy Hour

Toni Ann Flanigan will talk about growing herbs both in the ground and in containers, and how to integrate herbs into existing spaces as well as creating new gardens.
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PHS Trip to the Gardens of the North Cotswolds and Worcestershire
Jun 1, 2014 8:00 AM - Jun 10, 2014 6:00 PM

PHS Trip to the Gardens of the North Cotswolds and Worcestershire

Visit the gardens of the North Cotswolds, Warwickshire, and Worcestershire with former PHS president Jane Pepper.
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Artful Trellises
Jun 4, 2014 6:00 PM - Jun 4, 2014 8:00 PM

Artful Trellises

Demonstration on how to create unique trellises for your home garden with easy-to-find materials such as bamboo, twigs, and vines.
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Day Hike: French Creek State Park & Sly Fox Brewery Tour
Jun 7, 2014 8:30 AM - Jun 7, 2014 6:30 PM

Day Hike: French Creek State Park & Sly Fox Brewery Tour

Enjoy a six-mile hike in the backcountry of French Creek State Park and Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site, capped off with a free brewery tour of Sly Fox Tastin' Room.
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Hard-working Perennials
Jun 11, 2014 6:00 PM - Jun 11, 2014 8:00 PM

Hard-working Perennials

Enjoy a walk around Chanticleer highlighting sites that offer challenging growing conditions.
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In the Garden, Media, Pa.
Jun 18, 2014 10:00 AM - Jun 18, 2014 11:30 AM

In the Garden, Media, Pa.

Twenty PHS members are invited to visit the garden created by a garden writer and a garden designer/builder in Media, Pa.
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Green City Teachers Summer Training
Jun 25, 2014 8:30 AM - Jun 26, 2014 1:00 PM

Green City Teachers Summer Training

This course will cover how to design, build, and maintain a school garden year-round.
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Herbs, Health, and Happy Hour
Jun 25, 2014 5:30 PM - Jun 25, 2014 7:00 PM

Herbs, Health, and Happy Hour

Anna Wik will tantalize you with an assortment of herbs to stimulate your tastebuds and enhance your health.
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Gardens of Northern France
Jun 28, 2014 8:00 AM - Jul 6, 2014 5:00 PM

Gardens of Northern France

Travel with PHS president Drew Becher to explore the magical gardens of Paris and northern France.
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Leaf Casting
Jul 9, 2014 6:00 PM - Jul 9, 2014 8:00 PM

Leaf Casting

Learn how to create cement castings of leaves, which can be used in your garden to serve as bird baths, stepping stones, or tasteful garden art.
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House and Garden Tour
Jul 23, 2014 6:00 PM - Jul 23, 2014 8:00 PM

House and Garden Tour

Led by archivist Anne Sims and horticulturist Joe Henderson, this tour of Chanticleer will include the ground floor of the main house with an emphasis on the relationship between the house and landscape.
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Herbs, Health, and Happy Hour
Sep 3, 2014 5:30 PM - Sep 3, 2014 7:00 PM

Herbs, Health, and Happy Hour

Robert Hicks, PhD, will explore the range of herb-based medicines and poisons utilized in the field hospitals and battlefields during the Civil War.
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Portugal
Sep 5, 2014 2:25 PM - Sep 14, 2014 2:15 PM

Portugal's Gardens

Enjoy the wonderful climate, food, and breathtaking landscapes of Portugal.
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PHS Garden Visits
Sep 7, 2014 12:00 PM - Sep 7, 2014 5:00 PM

PHS Garden Visits

These popular self-guided tours are an exclusive benefit for PHS members and their guests.
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PHS Fall Garden Festival
Sep 20, 2014 10:00 AM

PHS Fall Garden Festival

The annual PHS Fall Garden Festival takes place each September and offers music, food, plants, shopping, workshops, gardening tips, and children’s activities at the beautiful Philadelphia Navy Yard.
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Herbs, Health, and Happy Hour
Oct 1, 2014 5:30 PM - Oct 1, 2014 7:00 PM

Herbs, Health, and Happy Hour

Jacob Thomas, PhD, will discuss a variety of plants grown for traditional herbal medicine in diverse cultures including China and India.
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PHS Tree Tenders -  Basic Training, Philadelphia
Oct 8, 2014 5:45 PM - Oct 22, 2014 9:00 PM

PHS Tree Tenders - Basic Training, Philadelphia

The PHS Tree Tenders program offers hands-on tree care training and covers tree biology, identification, planting, proper care, and working within your community.
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PHeaSt
Oct 17, 2014 7:00 PM

PHeaSt

Each fall PHS transforms its warehouse at the Philadelphia Navy Yard into a rustic party venue for PHeaSt, a one-of-a-kind celebration of fantastic farm-to-table dishes.
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New Zealand
Jan 18, 2015 2:32 PM - Feb 7, 2015 2:32 PM

New Zealand's Garden Route

Join PHS for a once-in-a-lifetime garden experience in New Zealand.
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EVENTS
PHS Garden Tenders The only program of its kind in the Philadelphia region, PHS Garden Tenders is a training course for community groups, organizations, and individuals interested in starting community garden in Philadelphia. Mar 19, 2014 6:00 PM
Class: Land and Water Co-sposored by PHS and the Wagner Free Institute of Science, this six-session course will provide a survey of the changing wetlands and waterways of Philadelphia and how they have interacted with the flora, fauna, and human land use of the region. Mar 31, 2014 6:30 PM
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