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6.1.16 Wednesday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

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6.1.16 Wednesday - 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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6.1.16 Wednesday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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5.31.16 Tuesday - Advanced Tree Tenders Webinar Series

In 2014-15, PHS ran a very successful series of tree lectures/webinars that have been archived. Each class focused on a specific topic and was designed for individuals with pre-existing basic knowledge, either from the Tree Tenders basic training or other life experience.

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6.2.16 Thursday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

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6.2.16 Thursday - Native Shrubs for Home Gardens

Birds, insects, and a host of other fauna rely on the natural resources supplied by our native shrubs. Learn the identifying characteristics of more than 20 species, including foliage, flowers, bark, and mature size.

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6.2.16 Thursday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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6.2.16 Thursday - Ornamental Vines in the Garden

This guided plant walk will focus on the use of woody, herbaceous, perennial, and annual vines. David Mattern will illustrate how vines can be incorporated on unlikely structures, as well as how to use vines and climbers in your overall design.

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6.2.16 Thursday - PHS McLean Library Book Discussion Group

Join us in reading and discussing works of fiction or non-fiction having to do with gardening, plants, nature, or the land. Participants need to obtain books and read each month's selection prior to the meeting.

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6.2.16 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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6.3.16 Friday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

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6.3.16 Friday - Spring Groundcovers

Natural landscapes consist of multiple layers of plants: groundcovers, shrubs, and trees. Although mulch is a commonly used covering for bare ground, a tapestry of plants is more visually appealing and ecologically valuable.

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6.3.16 Friday - Make a Pest-Free Home, Naturally

Learn simple recipes to keep bugs at bay with non-toxic herbal and mineral solutions.

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6.3.16 Friday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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6.4.16 Saturday - Pruning Trees Correctly!

Trees growing naturally assume the shape that makes the best use of light in a given location and climate. Pruning should respect that process and improve the vigor, appearance, and value of trees in the landscape.

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6.4.16 Saturday - Neighborhood Tree Stroll - Lansdowne

Lansdowne Tree Tenders are hosting a Neighborhood Tree Stroll to highlight their long-standing tree planting efforts.

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6.4.16 Saturday - Container Gardening at Meadowbrook Farm

Join Estate Gardener Julie Bare and learn about crafting a beautifully planted container that will last all season long. Julie will show you how to use not only annuals in a container but also perennials, herbs, and veggies.

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6.4.16 Saturday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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6.6.16 Monday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

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6.6.16 Monday - Membership Monday at Meadowbrook Farm

A weekly series of informal gardening and greening talks. Free for PHS Members plus a guest. This week: Nathan Roehrich discusses Cacti and Succulent Propagation.

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6.6.16 Monday - Get to Know the PHS McLean Library

Get a tour of the collections, learn about online gardening resources and learn how to borrow and download eBooks to read on your tablet.

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6.6.16 Monday - Treasures of the McLean Library

Join us in this 3-part class where Dr. Alfred E. Schuyler, curator emeritus of botany at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University relates remarkable tales of early American plant exploration (particularly by John and William Bartram) by examining 18th and 19th century illustrated rare books and catalogs from the McLean Library.

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6.7.16 Tuesday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

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6.7.16 Tuesday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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6.7.16 Tuesday - Reception to Meet Artist MF Cardamone

Meet artist MF Cardamone and view her exhibit “A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone” on view in the PHS McLean Library through July 29.

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6.7.16 Tuesday - Miniature Gardens with Colored Pencil

Join artist Eileen Rosen as she teaches you to create beautiful drawings of gardens from photographs. Work from photos and learn to eliminate and simplify extraneous details.

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6.8.16 Wednesday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

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6.8.16 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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6.8.16 Wednesday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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6.9.16 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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6.9.16 Thursday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

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6.9.16 Thursday - Native Shrubs for Home Gardens

Birds, insects, and a host of other fauna rely on the natural resources supplied by our native shrubs. Learn the identifying characteristics of more than 20 species, including foliage, flowers, bark, and mature size.

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6.9.16 Thursday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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6.9.16 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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6.10.16 Friday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

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6.10.16 Friday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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6.11.16 Saturday - Community Greening Workday - Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Penitentiary – Volunteers are welcome every second Saturday of the month to join PHS at one of Philadelphia’s oldest prisons. A variety of tasks include planting annuals and perennials, weeding, pruning hardwood shrubs and seasonal cleanup.

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6.11.16 Saturday - Make Your Own Succulent Wreath

Grab your friends and join us in learning the techniques for creating an amazing living wreath, featuring beautiful, hardy succulents in an array of colors and textures that will provide year-round interest.

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6.11.16 Saturday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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6.13.16 Monday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

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6.13.16 Monday - Membership Monday at Meadowbrook Farm

A weekly series of informal gardening and greening talks. Free for PHS Members plus a guest. This week: Julie Bare will talk about Creating A Water Garden in a Container.

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6.13.16 Monday - Treasures of the McLean Library

Join us in this 3-part class where Dr. Alfred E. Schuyler, curator emeritus of botany at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University relates remarkable tales of early American plant exploration (particularly by John and William Bartram) by examining 18th and 19th century illustrated rare books and catalogs from the McLean Library.

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6.13.16 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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6.14.16 Tuesday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

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6.14.16 Tuesday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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6.14.16 Tuesday - Miniature Gardens with Colored Pencil

Join artist Eileen Rosen as she teaches you to create beautiful drawings of gardens from photographs. Work from photos and learn to eliminate and simplify extraneous details.

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6.15.16 Wednesday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

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6.15.16 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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6.15.16 Wednesday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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6.15.16 Wednesday - Ground to Glass: A Hands-On Cocktail Class and Herb Planting

Join Aaron Gordon, owner of 13th Street Cocktails, as he leads us through how to make the most delicious cocktails using herbs from the garden. Each participant will have their own mixing station to try their hand at making some of Aaron’s signature cocktails.

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6.16.16 Thursday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

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6.16.16 Thursday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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6.16.16 Thursday - Night Gardening at Meadowbrook Farm

Busy schedules keeping you from your garden until after sunset? Having an evening garden party? Join Estate Gardener Julie Bare as she teaches you how to choose the perfect plants to make your garden pop long after the sun goes down.

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6.16.16 Thursday - Add Color with Biennials and Self-Sowers

This plant walk and talk will demystify the use of hardy biennials. Learn how to use self-sowing plants to add interest to a perennial border with little effort.

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6.17.16 Friday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

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6.17.16 Friday - Mural Arts Walking Tour: Mural Mile North Walk

Philadelphia has become known as “The City of Murals” through the efforts of Jane Golden and the Mural Arts Program, which began in the 1980’s to curb graffiti plaguing public city spaces.

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6.17.16 Friday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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6.18.16 Saturday - Community Greening Workday - Azalea Garden

Come join us every third Saturday of the month as we help maintain one of the most diverse public gardens in Philadelphia. From planting annuals to pruning shrubs there is work for all ages!

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6.18.16 Saturday - Butterfly Garden

Attracting butterflies to your garden is a great way to connect with the natural world and increase the ecological value of your yard.

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6.18.16 Saturday - 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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6.18.16 Saturday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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6.20.16 Monday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

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6.20.16 Monday - Membership Monday at Meadowbrook Farm

A weekly series of informal gardening and greening talks. Free for PHS Members plus a guest. This week: Glenn Ashton will talk about Compost – The Hows and Whys.

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6.20.16 Monday - Get to Know the PHS McLean Library

Get a tour of the collections, learn about online gardening resources and learn how to borrow and download eBooks to read on your tablet.

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6.20.16 Monday - Treasures of the McLean Library

Join us in this 3-part class where Dr. Alfred E. Schuyler, curator emeritus of botany at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University relates remarkable tales of early American plant exploration (particularly by John and William Bartram) by examining 18th and 19th century illustrated rare books and catalogs from the McLean Library.

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6.21.16 Tuesday - Day Trip: Private Gardens of New Jersey

Our first stop will be Jardin de Buis, the spectacular formal gardens of Andrea Fillippone and William Welch among gentle hills and pastures in horse country. One of Andrea’s specialties is boxwood.

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6.21.16 Tuesday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

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6.21.16 Tuesday - PECO Green Roof Tours

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 feet, features an observation deck and stunning downtown views of downtown Philadelphia.

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6.21.16 Tuesday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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6.22.16 Wednesday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

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6.22.16 Wednesday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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6.22.16 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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6.23.16 Thursday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

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6.23.16 Thursday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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6.23.16 Thursday - Evening Lecture: The Art of Gardening

Join us for us very special evening as we learn more about the brilliance and horticultural knowledge that went into creating the stunning book, "The Art of Gardening: Design Inspiration and Innovative Planting Techniques from Chanticleer.”

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6.23.16 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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6.24.16 Friday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

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6.24.16 Friday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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6.25.16 Saturday - Infamous Insect Pests with Mike Leventry

Insects are an essential part of a healthy ecosystem. Some are allies in pollination, while others damage plants or spread disease. Learn how to identify and control the most common insect pests in your garden using effective, environmentally safe methods.

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6.25.16 Saturday - Filbert Street Flower Market

Stop by the Filbert Street Flower Market to purchase fresh blooms, enjoy live music, a PHS ask-the-expert station and gardening and flower arranging demos throughout the day. The market is in partnership with and located adjacent to the Reading Terminal Market.

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6.25.16 Saturday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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6.27.16 Monday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

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6.27.16 Monday - Membership Monday at Meadowbrook Farm

A weekly series of informal gardening and greening talks. Free for PHS Members plus a guest. This week: Laura Sweeney presents.

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6.28.16 Tuesday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

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6.28.16 Tuesday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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6.28.16 Tuesday - Stories from the Pop Up Garden

Join us in a monthly book club where we will read and discuss works of fiction or non-fiction having to do with gardening, plants, nature, or the land.

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6.28.16 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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6.29.16 Wednesday - 19th Annual 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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6.29.16 Wednesday - Day Trip: New York Gardens- Untermyer and Wave Hill

Our first stop will be Untermyer Gardens, a historic park of 43 acres, situated in Yonkers, Westchester County, New York, just north of New York City.

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6.29.16 Wednesday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

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6.29.16 Wednesday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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6.30.16 Thursday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

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6.30.16 Thursday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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6.30.16 Thursday - Moss Gardening

Mosses are adaptable for many garden uses, including: creating soft bed edges, foundations for low-traffic paths, and displays that stand alone in green grandeur.

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7.1.16 Friday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

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7.1.16 Friday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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7.1.16 Friday - Sussex Gardens & Hampton Court Flower Show

Join PHS for a fantastic trip to visit the beautiful gardens of Sussex and the Hampton Court Flower Show - only two spaces remain! The lovely countryside of Sussex is comprised of The Weald, remnants of Britain’s ancient woodlands, and The Downs, a chalky hillscape not far from the sea.

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7.2.16 Saturday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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7.4.16 Monday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

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7.5.16 Tuesday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

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7.5.16 Tuesday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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7.6.16 Wednesday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

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7.6.16 Wednesday - Beautiful Bee Balm with George Coombs

Monarda is a fragrant perennial, also known as bee balm, and is ideal for natural gardens, meadows, ornamental borders, and herb gardens. Their wide spectrum of flower colors, from white to reds, pinks, purples, and violets, fit in to many planting schemes and attract hummingbirds and butterflies.

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7.6.16 Wednesday - 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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7.6.16 Wednesday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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7.7.16 Thursday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

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7.7.16 Thursday - Drawing from Nature with Marty Gross

Discover your inner artist and capture the beauty of nature in exciting new ways! Learn how to turn off your left (analytical) brain and turn on your right (creative) brain through a series of exercises and techniques that jumpstart the creative process.

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7.7.16 Thursday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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7.8.16 Friday - Private Garden Visits - Wilmington, DE

Join us in visiting two splendid private gardens in the Wilmington area. Program limited to 20 participants, who must provide their own transportation.

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7.8.16 Friday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

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7.8.16 Friday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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7.9.16 Saturday - Community Greening Workday - Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Penitentiary – Volunteers are welcome every second Saturday of the month to join PHS at one of Philadelphia’s oldest prisons. A variety of tasks include planting annuals and perennials, weeding, pruning hardwood shrubs and seasonal cleanup.

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7.9.16 Saturday - Intro to Horticultural Therapy

This workshop, led by India Simons, a Temple University certified Horticultural Therapist, will introduce the basics of horticultural therapy and what the home gardener can learn from this therapeutic practice.

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7.9.16 Saturday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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7.11.16 Monday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

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7.12.16 Tuesday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

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7.12.16 Tuesday - Botaincal Illustration: Focus on Flowers

This two-day art class will be led by Marylyn Waltzer, certified botanical instructor.

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7.12.16 Tuesday - DIY Seed Bomb

Get your hands dirty with Green Philly Blog and PHS as you create your own Seed Bombs! Green Philly Blog co-founder and sustainability expert Julie Hancher will also go over a few easy, fun ways to live a more sustainable lifestyle with urban and gardening tips.

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7.12.16 Tuesday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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7.13.16 Wednesday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

Click here for more information

7.13.16 Wednesday - Botaincal Illustration: Focus on Flowers

This two-day art class will be led by Marylyn Waltzer, certified botanical instructor.

Click here for more information

7.13.16 Wednesday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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7.13.16 Wednesday - Integrated Pest management with Mike Leventry

Every garden is home to a host of life. Unfortunately, some of these six- and eightlegged inhabitants are detrimental to the health and survival of plants. Learn how to manage insect pests in your garden using a sustainable “toolbox” approach.

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7.14.16 Thursday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

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7.14.16 Thursday - Drawing from Nature with Marty Gross

Discover your inner artist and capture the beauty of nature in exciting new ways! Learn how to turn off your left (analytical) brain and turn on your right (creative) brain through a series of exercises and techniques that jumpstart the creative process.

Click here for more information

7.14.16 Thursday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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7.14.16 Thursday - Insider Look: Life on the Main Line

Explore how the Pennsylvania Railroad connected the Main Line towns in the early 20th century and led to the development of country homes and estates.

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7.15.16 Friday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

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7.15.16 Friday - Native Trees of Delaware with Eileen Boyle

Three Friday's- July 15, 22, & 29 Experience the giants of the plant world as you stroll through Mt. Cuba Center’s extensive gardens and woodlands. Learn 20 of the most common native trees including oaks, maples, hickories, and American holly, Delaware’s state tree.

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7.15.16 Friday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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7.16.16 Saturday - Community Greening Workday - Azalea Garden

Come join us every third Saturday of the month as we help maintain one of the most diverse public gardens in Philadelphia. From planting annuals to pruning shrubs there is work for all ages!

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7.16.16 Saturday - Home-Made Compost Tea Workshop

Healthy plants go hand-in-hand with soils that are rich in microorganisms and other beneficial fauna. Learn how compost tea effectively adds life to the soil and acts as an organic fertilizer at the same time.

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7.16.16 Saturday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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7.18.16 Monday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

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7.18.16 Monday - Get to Know the PHS McLean Library

Get a tour of the collections, learn about online gardening resources and learn how to borrow and download eBooks to read on your tablet.

Click here for more information

7.19.16 Tuesday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

Click here for more information

7.19.16 Tuesday - PECO Green Roof Tours

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 feet, features an observation deck and stunning downtown views of downtown Philadelphia.

Click here for more information

7.19.16 Tuesday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

Click here for more information

7.20.16 Wednesday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

Click here for more information

7.20.16 Wednesday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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7.20.16 Wednesday - Integrated Pest management with Mike Leventry

Every garden is home to a host of life. Unfortunately, some of these six- and eightlegged inhabitants are detrimental to the health and survival of plants. Learn how to manage insect pests in your garden using a sustainable “toolbox” approach.

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7.21.16 Thursday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

Click here for more information

7.21.16 Thursday - Drawing from Nature with Marty Gross

Discover your inner artist and capture the beauty of nature in exciting new ways! Learn how to turn off your left (analytical) brain and turn on your right (creative) brain through a series of exercises and techniques that jumpstart the creative process.

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7.21.16 Thursday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

Click here for more information

7.21.16 Thursday - Twilight in the Arboretum

Enjoy an evening on the great lawn. Bring a picnic, stroll the grounds, and enjoy the sights, scents, and sounds of twilight at the Arboretum.

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7.21.16 Thursday - Insider Look: Behind the Scenes at Chanticleer

Take a behind-the-scenes tour of Chanticleer with the Head of Facilities, Ed Hincken. Learn how the Chanticleer staff maintains water features, researches and constructs new buildings, and implements green design.

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7.22.16 Friday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

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7.22.16 Friday - Native Trees of Delaware with Eileen Boyle

Three Friday's- July 15, 22, & 29 Experience the giants of the plant world as you stroll through Mt. Cuba Center’s extensive gardens and woodlands. Learn 20 of the most common native trees including oaks, maples, hickories, and American holly, Delaware’s state tree.

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7.22.16 Friday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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7.23.16 Saturday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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7.25.16 Monday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

Click here for more information

7.26.16 Tuesday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

Click here for more information

7.26.16 Tuesday - Trough Planting Workshop

Join the talented staff at Meadowbrook Farm for this instructional workshop on how to plant a trough with hardy succulents. Participants will plant their own small, hypertufa trough with beautiful, hardy succulents to take home and enjoy.

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7.26.16 Tuesday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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7.26.16 Tuesday - Stories from the Pop Up Garden

Join us in a monthly book club where we will read and discuss works of fiction or non-fiction having to do with gardening, plants, nature, or the land.

Click here for more information

7.27.16 Wednesday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

Click here for more information

7.27.16 Wednesday - Make More Plants: Propagation Workshop

Hands-on workshop led by Bruce Keyser teaching techniques for successfully propagating different plants. Take home cuttings using plant material from the Barnes arboretum living collections. Fee Includes all materials.

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7.27.16 Wednesday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

Click here for more information

7.27.16 Wednesday - Integrated Pest management with Mike Leventry

Every garden is home to a host of life. Unfortunately, some of these six- and eightlegged inhabitants are detrimental to the health and survival of plants. Learn how to manage insect pests in your garden using a sustainable “toolbox” approach.

Click here for more information

7.28.16 Thursday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

Click here for more information

7.28.16 Thursday - Drawing from Nature with Marty Gross

Discover your inner artist and capture the beauty of nature in exciting new ways! Learn how to turn off your left (analytical) brain and turn on your right (creative) brain through a series of exercises and techniques that jumpstart the creative process.

Click here for more information

7.28.16 Thursday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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7.28.16 Thursday - Harvest & Preserve Your Herbs

Join Meadowbrook Farm Director Jenny Rose Carey in the herb garden for a lovely evening discussing and tasting herbs. Learn how to harvest and preserve for cooking and decoration.

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7.29.16 Friday - Exhibit: A New American Botanical: The Whimsical Art of MF Cardamone

Cardamone’s art is a playful interpretation of the intersection of nature, taxonomy, and popular culture.

Click here for more information

7.29.16 Friday - Native Trees of Delaware with Eileen Boyle

Three Friday's- July 15, 22, & 29 Experience the giants of the plant world as you stroll through Mt. Cuba Center’s extensive gardens and woodlands. Learn 20 of the most common native trees including oaks, maples, hickories, and American holly, Delaware’s state tree.

Click here for more information

7.29.16 Friday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

Click here for more information

7.30.16 Saturday - Filbert Street Flower Market

Stop by the Filbert Street Flower Market to purchase fresh blooms, enjoy live music, a PHS ask-the-expert station and gardening and flower arranging demos throughout the day. The market is in partnership with and located adjacent to the Reading Terminal Market.

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7.30.16 Saturday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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8.2.16 Tuesday - Hummingbirds & Other Pollinators in Your Garden

Join Meadowbrook Farm Head Gardener Glenn Ashton as he talks about the best plants to attract hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies in your garden.

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8.2.16 Tuesday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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8.3.16 Wednesday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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8.4.16 Thursday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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8.4.16 Thursday - The Art and Science of Hugelkultur

Often employed in permaculture, Hugelkultur uses fallen branches and woody debris as a resource to enhance nutrient cycling and soil health. Przemyslaw Walczak will explain how to incorporate Hugelkulture into your garden for ornamental or vegetable purposes.

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8.5.16 Friday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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8.6.16 Saturday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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8.9.16 Tuesday - Summer Orchid Care

Join orchid enthusiast and author Barb Schmidt as she talks through best care practices for your orchids during the summer months. Included in this class are Barb’s book, Orchid Care for the Beginner, and supplies to repot any orchid you would like to bring to this class from home.

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8.9.16 Tuesday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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8.10.16 Wednesday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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8.11.16 Thursday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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8.12.16 Friday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

Click here for more information

8.13.16 Saturday - Community Greening Workday - Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Penitentiary – Volunteers are welcome every second Saturday of the month to join PHS at one of Philadelphia’s oldest prisons. A variety of tasks include planting annuals and perennials, weeding, pruning hardwood shrubs and seasonal cleanup.

Click here for more information

8.13.16 Saturday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

Click here for more information

8.15.16 Monday - Get to Know the PHS McLean Library

Get a tour of the collections, learn about online gardening resources and learn how to borrow and download eBooks to read on your tablet.

Click here for more information

8.16.16 Tuesday - Make & Can Your Own Jam!

Join Christina Maser Co. owner and super-foodie Gretchen Maser for a hands-on jam-making workshop. We will use all locally sourced materials as we create delicious and seasonal jams.

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8.16.16 Tuesday - PECO Green Roof Tours

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 feet, features an observation deck and stunning downtown views of downtown Philadelphia.

Click here for more information

8.16.16 Tuesday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

Click here for more information

8.17.16 Wednesday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

Click here for more information

8.18.16 Thursday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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8.18.16 Thursday - Pruning Small Trees and Shrubs

Using the grounds of Chanticleer as a classroom, Doug Croft will demonstrate the basic techniques of pruning shrubs and small flowering trees. You will learn reasons for pruning, when to prune, and the proper use and care of tools.

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8.19.16 Friday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

Click here for more information

8.20.16 Saturday - Community Greening Workday - Azalea Garden

Come join us every third Saturday of the month as we help maintain one of the most diverse public gardens in Philadelphia. From planting annuals to pruning shrubs there is work for all ages!

Click here for more information

8.20.16 Saturday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

Click here for more information

8.23.16 Tuesday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

Click here for more information

8.24.16 Wednesday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

Click here for more information

8.25.16 Thursday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

Click here for more information

8.26.16 Friday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

Click here for more information

8.27.16 Saturday - Filbert Street Flower Market

Stop by the Filbert Street Flower Market to purchase fresh blooms, enjoy live music, a PHS ask-the-expert station and gardening and flower arranging demos throughout the day. The market is in partnership with and located adjacent to the Reading Terminal Market.

Click here for more information

8.27.16 Saturday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

Click here for more information

8.30.16 Tuesday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

Click here for more information

8.30.16 Tuesday - Stories from the Pop Up Garden

Join us in a monthly book club where we will read and discuss works of fiction or non-fiction having to do with gardening, plants, nature, or the land.

Click here for more information

8.31.16 Wednesday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

Click here for more information

9.1.16 Thursday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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9.2.16 Friday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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9.3.16 Saturday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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9.6.16 Tuesday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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9.7.16 Wednesday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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9.8.16 Thursday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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9.8.16 Thursday - Photography: Capturing Late Summer Color

Join us for photography at Chanticleer with optimal light and without other visitors! Following a brief presentation of the basic principles of garden photography and how to create a sense of place, Lisa Roper will lead the group into the garden to put these principles into practice.

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9.9.16 Friday - Plant Disease Management with Robert Mulrooney

Gardening with nature requires knowledge of the various pathogenic fungi, bacteria, and viruses that affect native plants and the environmental conditions that lead to infection. Become your own plant health detective and learn the signs and symptoms of the most common plant diseases in our landscapes.

Click here for more information

9.9.16 Friday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

Click here for more information

9.10.16 Saturday - Community Greening Workday - Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Penitentiary – Volunteers are welcome every second Saturday of the month to join PHS at one of Philadelphia’s oldest prisons. A variety of tasks include planting annuals and perennials, weeding, pruning hardwood shrubs and seasonal cleanup.

Click here for more information

9.10.16 Saturday - PHS Members Plant Dividend

Members will have the opportunity to choose a free* plant from thousands of plants (trees, shrubs, perennials and houseplants) propagated and donated by other PHS members and friends. Experts will be on hand to offer helpful advice.

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9.10.16 Saturday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

Click here for more information

9.12.16 Monday - Get to Know the PHS McLean Library

Get a tour of the collections, learn about online gardening resources and learn how to borrow and download eBooks to read on your tablet.

Click here for more information

9.13.16 Tuesday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

Click here for more information

9.14.16 Wednesday - Private Gardens of Owings Mills, MD

Join us for a stimulating day in northern Baltimore County as we visit Irvine Nature Center and three amazing private gardens. Our first stop is a rambling farmhouse filled with American paintings, furniture and decorative arts.

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9.14.16 Wednesday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

Click here for more information

9.14.16 Wednesday - Twilight in the Arboretum

Enjoy an evening on the great lawn. Bring a picnic, stroll the grounds, and enjoy the sights, scents, and sounds of twilight at the Arboretum.

Click here for more information

9.15.16 Thursday - From Garden to Vase with Ron Mulray & Glenn Ashton

Head Gardener Glenn Ashton will talk about how to plant and make best use of a cutting garden, followed by a flower demonstration led by Ron Mulray in the Pennock House.

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9.15.16 Thursday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

Click here for more information

9.16.16 Friday - Floral Design

Friday's, September 16, 23 and 30 join floral designer Rachel Burlington as she teaches floral arranging techniques.

Click here for more information

9.16.16 Friday - Plant Disease Management with Robert Mulrooney

Gardening with nature requires knowledge of the various pathogenic fungi, bacteria, and viruses that affect native plants and the environmental conditions that lead to infection. Become your own plant health detective and learn the signs and symptoms of the most common plant diseases in our landscapes.

Click here for more information

9.16.16 Friday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

Click here for more information

9.17.16 Saturday - Community Greening Workday - Azalea Garden

Come join us every third Saturday of the month as we help maintain one of the most diverse public gardens in Philadelphia. From planting annuals to pruning shrubs there is work for all ages!

Click here for more information

9.17.16 Saturday - Fall Plant Party

A day for plant enthusiasts with an emphasis on fall planting and relevant information for gardeners.

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9.17.16 Saturday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

Click here for more information

9.20.16 Tuesday - PECO Green Roof Tours

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 feet, features an observation deck and stunning downtown views of downtown Philadelphia.

Click here for more information

9.20.16 Tuesday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

Click here for more information

9.21.16 Wednesday - Hillwood Museum & Gardens and Private Gardens Visit

Our first stop, Hillwood Museum and Gardens, is a fascinating property where we can explore the mansion (museum) and formal gardens.

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9.21.16 Wednesday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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9.21.16 Wednesday - Tree Tenders Basic Training

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

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9.22.16 Thursday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

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9.22.16 Thursday - Terrariums & Treats

Join Estate Gardener Julie Bare as she helps you make a beautiful terrarium to take home. Julie will teach you best practices in creating a terrarium as well as give you design ideas to make your own masterpiece.

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9.22.16 Thursday - Bucks 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

9.22.16 Thursday - Desert Oasis – The Plants and Gardens of Western Rajasthan

Join PHS for this in-depth exploration of the horticulture and gardens of the Thar desert of Western Rajasthan. This arid expanse of over 77,000 square miles forms a natural boundary between India and Pakistan and was once ruled by the Great Desert Kingdoms of Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and Bikaner.

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9.23.16 Friday - Floral Design

Friday's, September 16, 23 and 30 join floral designer Rachel Burlington as she teaches floral arranging techniques.

Click here for more information

9.23.16 Friday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

Click here for more information

9.24.16 Saturday - Filbert Street Flower Market

Stop by the Filbert Street Flower Market to purchase fresh blooms, enjoy live music, a PHS ask-the-expert station and gardening and flower arranging demos throughout the day. The market is in partnership with and located adjacent to the Reading Terminal Market.

Click here for more information

9.24.16 Saturday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

Click here for more information

9.27.16 Tuesday - Let’s Do Tomatoes!

Let’s do tomatoes and get creative making Christina Maser Co.’s famous Tomato-Basil Pesto and Fresh Summer Salsa! This is a hands-on, fun, and tasty workshop led by Christina Maser Co. owner Gretchen Maser.

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9.27.16 Tuesday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

Click here for more information

9.27.16 Tuesday - Stories from the Pop Up Garden

Join us in a monthly book club where we will read and discuss works of fiction or non-fiction having to do with gardening, plants, nature, or the land.

Click here for more information

9.28.16 Wednesday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

Click here for more information

9.28.16 Wednesday - Tree Tenders Basic Training

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

Click here for more information

9.28.16 Wednesday - 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.

Click here for more information

9.29.16 Thursday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

Click here for more information

9.29.16 Thursday - Bucks 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

9.30.16 Friday - Floral Design

Friday's, September 16, 23 and 30 join floral designer Rachel Burlington as she teaches floral arranging techniques.

Click here for more information

9.30.16 Friday - Philly on Tap Beer Tour

If you have enjoyed the beer selection at a PHS Pop Up Garden, tap into the Philly beer scene with an Urban Adventures tour!

Click here for more information

10.5.16 Wednesday - Tree Tenders Basic Training

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

Click here for more information

10.5.16 Wednesday - 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.

Click here for more information

10.6.16 Thursday - Bucks 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

10.8.16 Saturday - Community Greening Workday - Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Penitentiary – Volunteers are welcome every second Saturday of the month to join PHS at one of Philadelphia’s oldest prisons. A variety of tasks include planting annuals and perennials, weeding, pruning hardwood shrubs and seasonal cleanup.

Click here for more information

10.12.16 Wednesday - 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.

Click here for more information

10.15.16 Saturday - Fall Open House

A community day with fall themed events for the family.

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10.18.16 Tuesday - PECO Green Roof Tours

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 feet, features an observation deck and stunning downtown views of downtown Philadelphia.

Click here for more information

10.19.16 Wednesday - 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.

Click here for more information

10.22.16 Saturday - Community Greening Workday - Azalea Garden

Come join us every third Saturday of the month as we help maintain one of the most diverse public gardens in Philadelphia. From planting annuals to pruning shrubs there is work for all ages!

Click here for more information

11.12.16 Saturday - Community Greening Workday - Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Penitentiary – Volunteers are welcome every second Saturday of the month to join PHS at one of Philadelphia’s oldest prisons. A variety of tasks include planting annuals and perennials, weeding, pruning hardwood shrubs and seasonal cleanup.

Click here for more information

11.19.16 Saturday - Community Greening Workday - Azalea Garden

Come join us every third Saturday of the month as we help maintain one of the most diverse public gardens in Philadelphia. From planting annuals to pruning shrubs there is work for all ages!

Click here for more information

12.3.16 Saturday - Holiday Open House

A festive day with the house decorated for the holidays and special retail events.

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1.7.17 Saturday - Gardens, Wine and Wilderness - A Tour of New Zealand

Join PHS for the trip of a lifetime. Escape winter and under balmy skies visit some of nature’s most spectacular scenery, interspersed with wonderful examples of New Zealand culture showcasing its gardens, architecture, artwork, cuisine, and wine.

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3.10.17 Friday - Black Tie Preview Party

Celebrate in style at the 2017 Flower Show Preview Party

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4.3.17 Monday - Morocco – Gardens of Marrakech and Taroudannt

Morocco is a country of contrasts: the buzz of the medina and exotic souks in Marrakech, hidden gardens, long views to the mountains and warm, hospitable people happy to share their history over a glass of mint tea.

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9.4.17 Monday - Gardens of Ireland

Join PHS along Ireland's Ancient East and the wild garden trail for an informative tour from Belfast to Cork. We'll be visiting private and public gardens to see the vast array of what makes Ireland the Garden Isle.

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June 2016 95 events

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10:30am–12pm Spring Groundcovers
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5:30–6:30pm PWD Rain Check Program
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10–11:30am Butterfly Garden
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5:30–7:30pm Moss Gardening
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