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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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Gardening and Greening Events In and Around Philadelphia
Jun 3, 2014 6:30 AM - Jun 28, 2014 2:00 PM

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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June Activities for Kids and Families
Jun 3, 2014 10:30 AM - Jun 29, 2014 11:30 AM

June Activities for Kids and Families

Spend time in 2014 appreciating and exploring the natural world with this PHS list of June Activities for Kids and Families.
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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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Hard-working Perennials
Jun 18, 2014 6:00 PM - Jun 18, 2014 8:00 PM

Hard-working Perennials

Enjoy a walk around Chanticleer highlighting sites that offer challenging growing conditions.
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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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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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Living Memento Workshop
Jul 13, 2014 2:00 PM - Jul 13, 2014 3:30 PM

Living Memento Workshop

Assemble objects gathered from nature into miniature landscapes using the same principles that apply to life-size designs.
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Woody Plant Conference
Jul 18, 2014 7:30 AM - Jul 18, 2014 5:30 PM

Woody Plant Conference

This popular day-long conference focuses on great woody plants for the Mid- Atlantic states and how to use them in the landscape.
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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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PHS-Chanticleer Wednesday Evening Series: Arranging from the Garden
Aug 6, 2014 5:30 PM - Aug 6, 2014 7:30 PM

PHS-Chanticleer Wednesday Evening Series: Arranging from the Garden

Horticulturist Doug Croft will show you how to make beautiful arrangements using cut flowers from the garden.
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Tropical Seasonal Containers
Aug 20, 2014 5:30 PM - Aug 20, 2014 7:30 PM

Tropical Seasonal Containers

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Coach Trip: Private Gardens at the New Jersey Shore
Sep 3, 2014 8:00 AM - Sep 3, 2014 6:00 PM

Coach Trip: Private Gardens at the New Jersey Shore

Join landscape designer Michael Bowell as he guides a tour through private seashore gardens he has created in Margate City, Ventnor, and Longport.
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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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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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Advanced  Tree Tenders - Tree Identification
Sep 17, 2014 6:00 PM - Sep 17, 2014 8:00 PM

Advanced Tree Tenders - Tree Identification

Part 1 of an 8 part Advanced Tree Tenders Series
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Advanced  Tree Tenders - Tree Identification
Sep 17, 2014 6:00 PM - Sep 17, 2014 8:00 PM

Advanced Tree Tenders - Tree Identification

The PHS Advanced Tree Tenders Series will launch with an in-depth look at the identification of common street trees in the Philadelphia metropolitan area.
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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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PHS-Chanticleer Wednesday Evening Series: Pruning Shrubs
Sep 24, 2014 5:30 PM - Sep 24, 2014 7:30 PM

PHS-Chanticleer Wednesday Evening Series: Pruning Shrubs

Horticulturist Doug Croft will discuss all aspects of pruning shrubs and demonstrate basic techniques.
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Story Time at the McLean Library
Oct 1, 2014 10:45 AM - May 6, 2015 11:45 AM

Story Time at the McLean Library

Bring youngsters aged 3 to 6 to the McLean Library to learn about gardening and the natural world through books read by storyteller Hasha Salaman.
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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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Stories from the Garden
Oct 2, 2014 5:45 PM - Jun 4, 2015 7:45 PM

Stories from the Garden

PHS McLean Library Book Discussion Group
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Tree Tenders Basic Training: Delaware County
Oct 2, 2014 6:00 PM - Oct 16, 2014 9:00 PM

Tree Tenders Basic Training: Delaware County

Help plant and care for trees in your region, your community, or your yard. Become a PHS Tree Tender!
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Didgeridoo from Bamboo
Oct 8, 2014 5:30 PM - Oct 8, 2014 7:30 PM

Didgeridoo from Bamboo

In this class, led by Przemek Walczak, you will make and tune your own bamboo didgeridoo.
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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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Hands-on Peony Propagation Workshop
Oct 8, 2014 6:00 PM - Oct 8, 2014 7:30 PM

Hands-on Peony Propagation Workshop

Learn how to divide herbaceous peony roots, graft tree peony scions, and grow peonies from seeds.
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Painting Flowers and Plants with Watercolor
Oct 14, 2014 10:00 AM - Oct 14, 2014 1:00 PM

Painting Flowers and Plants with Watercolor

Taught by Eileen Rosen, the class covers color mixing, creating a personal color journal, and mastering specific painting techniques to achieve realistic results.
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Perennial Plant Conference
Oct 17, 2014 7:30 AM - Oct 17, 2014 5:30 PM

Perennial Plant Conference

The Perennial Plant Conference brings locally, nationally, and internationally recognized experts on perennials together in a day-long conference with an educational focus.
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PHeaSt
Oct 17, 2014 5:59 PM - Oct 17, 2014 9:59 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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Coach Trip: Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, New York
Oct 22, 2014 7:15 AM - Oct 22, 2014 7:00 PM

Coach Trip: Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, New York

Join us for a stimulating day at Storm King Art Center, a 2014 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show ARTiculture museum partner, in the lower Hudson Valley one hour north of NYC.
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Introduction to Conifers
Oct 29, 2014 1:30 PM - Oct 29, 2014 3:30 PM

Introduction to Conifers

Learn to identify and classify a range of ornamental conifers, including the best species and cultivars for our region.
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PHS-Chanticleer Wednesday Evening Series: Reviewing and Renewing the Border in Autumn
Oct 29, 2014 5:30 PM - Oct 29, 2014 7:30 PM

PHS-Chanticleer Wednesday Evening Series: Reviewing and Renewing the Border in Autumn

Emma Seniuk will discuss lifting and dividing perennials, replanting and restructuring them in the garden, inter-planting with bulbs, and more good practices.
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Gardens of China & National Peony Festival
Apr 3, 2015 9:00 AM - Apr 22, 2015 9:00 PM

Gardens of China & National Peony Festival

Join PHS as we explore ancient gardens, historic sights and spectacular scenery of China's imperial past.
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2015 Chelsea Flower Show and Gardens of Kent and The Cotswolds
May 12, 2015 8:00 AM - May 22, 2015 9:00 PM

2015 Chelsea Flower Show and Gardens of Kent and The Cotswolds

This trip is Sold Out. To join the Waiting List, please contact Suzanne Betts at 215-988-8819 or sbetts@pennhort.org.
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