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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/PWD Rain Check Program
Sep 17, 2014 12:00 PM - Jun 17, 2015 1:00 PM

PHS/PWD Rain Check Program

Through Rain Check, Philadelphia residents can have stormwater management tools installed at their homes for free or for a reduced price.
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PHS/PWD Rain Check Program
Sep 18, 2014 5:30 PM - Jun 18, 2015 6:30 PM

PHS/PWD Rain Check Program

Through Rain Check, Philadelphia residents can have stormwater management tools installed at their homes for free or for a reduced price.
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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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Rewind : 20 Years of Flower Shows at the Pennsylvania Convention Center
Jan 12, 2015 9:30 AM - Mar 31, 2015 5:00 PM

Rewind : 20 Years of Flower Shows at the Pennsylvania Convention Center

This exhibit at the PHS McLean Library is a photo retrospective featuring past Flower Show stars as well as a cast of thousands of volunteers in supporting roles.
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Fungi in the Garden
Jan 20, 2015 6:30 PM - Feb 23, 2015 7:30 PM

Fungi in the Garden

This six-session course will look at a few groups of fungi, from among the hundreds of thousands that exist, that are particularly important to plants and to people who are interested in plants.
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Tree Tenders Saturday Basic Training
Jan 24, 2015 8:30 AM - Jan 24, 2015 1:00 PM

Tree Tenders Saturday Basic Training

Learn to Plant and Care for trees in your community
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Panel Discussion: Horticulture as a Career
Jan 24, 2015 3:00 PM - Jan 24, 2015 4:00 PM

Panel Discussion: Horticulture as a Career

Join an engaging conversation with a panel of Barnes Arboretum School alumni who work in a number of different professions, all related to the field of horticulture.
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Weed Science
Jan 28, 2015 1:30 PM - Mar 11, 2015 3:30 PM

Weed Science

Learn about common weeds like crabgrass, poison ivy, and ragweed, and recent invasive species like mile-a-minute, Japanese stilt grass, and giant knotweed.
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Building a Light Unit & Growing Plants Under Lights
Jan 29, 2015 6:00 PM - Jan 29, 2015 8:30 PM

Building a Light Unit & Growing Plants Under Lights

How to grow plants indoors when there isn't enough natural light. Construct and take home your own light unit made from PVC pipe.
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Tu B’shvat Celebration
Feb 3, 2015 6:00 PM - Feb 3, 2015 8:00 PM

Tu B’shvat Celebration

PHS partners with the Jewish community to celebrate the holiday of Tu B’shvat, the New Year for Trees.
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Contemporary Botanical Illustration
Feb 5, 2015 1:00 PM - Mar 26, 2015 4:00 PM

Contemporary Botanical Illustration

Develop line drawing and watercolor techniques to create highly detailed and accurate botanical paintings.
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Tree Care Update
Mar 5, 2015 8:45 AM - Mar 5, 2015 3:00 PM

Tree Care Update

Bartlett Tree Experts and PHS are co-sponsoring Tree Care Update, an annual seminar for tree professionals and all those committed to planting and preserving trees.
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Community Read Book Discussion: Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer
Mar 10, 2015 5:45 PM - Mar 10, 2015 7:45 PM

Community Read Book Discussion: Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer

This second annual Community Read, in partnership with Longwood Gardens, join us in a free discussion of Braiding Sweetgrass; Indigenous Wisdon, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teaching of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer.
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PHS Members
Mar 14, 2015 10:00 AM - Mar 14, 2015 5:00 PM

PHS Members' Only Post-Flower Show Plant Sale

Select plants from the Show's Entrance Garden will be available for purchase on March 14. Must be a current PHS member to participate, so don't forget to bring your membership card.
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Starting Seeds & Getting Ready for Spring
Mar 14, 2015 3:52 PM - Mar 14, 2015 3:52 PM

Starting Seeds & Getting Ready for Spring

Get the jump on Spring! Season extenders, garden planning, starting seeds indoors and out. Participants will take home a kit to start seeds appropriate to the season.
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Garden Tenders Basic Training
Mar 19, 2015 6:00 PM - Apr 30, 2015 8:30 PM

Garden Tenders Basic Training

Learn 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.
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Gardening for Beginners
Mar 21, 2015 9:30 AM - Mar 28, 2015 12:00 PM

Gardening for Beginners

This two class course will teach you the basic foundation of gardening and will take you well on your way to the green thumb you have always wanted!
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Painting Flowers and Plants with Watercolor
Mar 31, 2015 10:00 AM - May 19, 2015 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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Get to Know the PHS McLean Library (Daytime Session)
Apr 6, 2015 12:00 PM - Jun 1, 2015 1:00 PM

Get to Know the PHS McLean Library (Daytime Session)

Did you know your PHS membership card gives you access to thousands of books in the McLean library? Stop by the McLean library on any of these lunch time programs.
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Get to Know the PHS McLean Library (Evening Session)
Apr 7, 2015 5:30 PM - Apr 28, 2015 6:30 PM

Get to Know the PHS McLean Library (Evening Session)

Did you know your PHS membership card gives you access to thousands of books in the McLean library? Stop by the McLean library on any of these evening programs.
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The Eugene and Marie-Louise Jackson Lecture Series: Design Principles for Sustainable Gardens
Apr 12, 2015 2:00 PM - Apr 12, 2015 3:00 PM

The Eugene and Marie-Louise Jackson Lecture Series: Design Principles for Sustainable Gardens

This program will outline a number of design techniques that will simultaneously help Mother Earth and provide a more attractive garden for year-round enjoyment!
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Chester County Tree Tenders Basic Training
Apr 16, 2015 5:59 PM - Apr 30, 2015 8:59 PM

Chester County Tree Tenders Basic Training

During three energetic sessions learn the basics of tree planting and care including tree biology, identification, stresses, planting , pruning and root care.
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PHS-Chanticleer Garden Series--Propagation: Starting from Seeds and Cuttings
Apr 18, 2015 9:00 AM - Apr 18, 2015 11:30 AM

PHS-Chanticleer Garden Series--Propagation: Starting from Seeds and Cuttings

Chanticleer Horticulturist Emma Seniuk will demonstrate how effective propagation can prepare your garden to be beautiful and bodacious all season.
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PHS-Chanticleer Garden Series--Organic Vegetable Gardening
Apr 22, 2015 5:00 PM - Apr 22, 2015 7:00 PM

PHS-Chanticleer Garden Series--Organic Vegetable Gardening

Learn the basics of starting an organic vegetable garden this spring with David Mattern, Chanticleer Assistant Horticulturist, who will walk you through vegetable production in varying stages throughout the garden.
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Montgomery County Tree Tenders Basic Training
May 5, 2015 6:00 PM - May 19, 2015 9:00 PM

Montgomery County Tree Tenders Basic Training

During three energetic sessions learn the basics of tree planting and care including tree biology, identification, stresses, planting, pruning and root care.
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PHS-Chanticleer Garden Series--Yoga for Gardeners
May 6, 2015 5:30 PM - May 6, 2015 7:30 PM

PHS-Chanticleer Garden Series--Yoga for Gardeners

The beauty of the garden provides the backdrop for this practice of mindfulness and movement. The class will be focused on introducing a series of yoga postures that are best suited for the physical needs of a gardener.
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Tree Tenders Spring  Basic Training
May 13, 2015 5:45 PM - May 27, 2015 9:00 PM

Tree Tenders Spring Basic Training

During three energetic sessions learn the basics of tree planting and care including Tree Biology, identification, stresses, planting , pruning and root care.
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PHS-Chanticleer Garden Series--Succession Planting on a Hillside
May 20, 2015 5:30 PM - May 20, 2015 7:30 PM

PHS-Chanticleer Garden Series--Succession Planting on a Hillside

Joe Henderson, Chanticleer Horticulturist, will demonstrate how to plan and implement a successful, succession planting on a challenging site.
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PHS-Chanticleer Garden Series--Meadow Inspired Gardening
Jun 3, 2015 5:30 PM - Jun 3, 2015 7:30 PM

PHS-Chanticleer Garden Series--Meadow Inspired Gardening

Discover the secrets of meadow gardening with Chanticleer Horticulturist Jonathan Wright. You will learn how to create and maintain your own meadow-inspired garden with a walk that highlights the various meadow areas of Chanticleer.
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PHS Garden Visits - Chester County
Jun 7, 2015 12:00 PM - Jun 7, 2015 5:00 PM

PHS Garden Visits - Chester County

PHS members will visit private gardens in and around Chester County, PA from noon to 5pm on Sunday, June 7, 2015. These popular self guided tours are an exclusive benefit for PHS members and their guests.
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Treasures of the McLean Library
Jun 8, 2015 6:00 PM - Jun 22, 2015 7:00 PM

Treasures of the McLean Library

Plant Stories Told through 18th and 19th Century Botanical Art
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PHS-Chanticleer Garden Series--Dry Gardening
Jun 17, 2015 6:00 PM - Jun 17, 2015 8:00 PM

PHS-Chanticleer Garden Series--Dry Gardening

Lisa Roper, Chanticleer Horticulturist, will lead a walk that looks at the many layers of the Gravel Garden at Chanticleer. The plants you will learn about are characterized by low and rapid growth, high drought tolerance, and low maintenance.
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Autumn Gardens of Normandy and Brittany
Sep 2, 2015 6:00 AM - Sep 11, 2015 10:00 PM

Autumn Gardens of Normandy and Brittany

Experience breathtaking landscapes and exceptional horticulture as PHS travels to gardens in Normandy and Brittany.
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PHeaSt
Oct 16, 2015 6:00 PM - Oct 16, 2015 10:00 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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