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5.4.16 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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5.4.16 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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5.4.16 Wednesday - How to Create a Community Garden

Learn what it takes to get a community garden started. Open to groups, individuals, educators, and anyone interested in gardening with others.

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5.4.16 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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5.3.16 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In 2014-15, PHS ran a very successful series of tree lectures/webinars that have been archived.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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5.5.16 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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5.5.16 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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5.5.16 Thursday - Montgomery County Tree Tenders Basic Training

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

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5.6.16 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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5.6.16 Friday - Stressed Out! Using Botanical Phytotherapy

Learn how to make herbal home remedies for stress relief and relaxation, including teas, decoctions, poultices, and aromatherapy that use calming herbs like chamomile, lavender, lemon balm, licorice root, and peppermint.

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5.7.16 Saturday - Day Trip: Georgetown Garden Tour

Join us for what is sure to be an amazing day of garden tours in the Georgetown section of Washington DC.

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5.9.16 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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5.9.16 Monday - Membership Monday at Meadowbrook Farm

A weekly series of informal gardening and greening talks. Free for PHS Members plus a guest. This week: Jenny Rose Carey will talk about Herbs for Your Garden.

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5.9.16 Monday - 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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5.10.16 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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5.10.16 Tuesday - Painting Flowers with Watercolor

Join artist Eileen Rosen for this eight-week art series. With specific demonstrations and techniques, learn to use and control watercolor to paint flowers that look lively and realistic.

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5.11.16 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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5.11.16 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 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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5.11.16 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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5.11.16 Wednesday - The Garden After Dark

From Perseus and Hercules to Pegasus and Leo, the spring sky abounds with mesmerizing constellations. Join Judi Provencal of the Mt. Cuba Observatory as she briefly reviews the array of stars that inhabit these astral beings.

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5.12.16 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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5.12.16 Thursday - Growing Native Orchids

Whether you are a rank beginner or a master gardener, hardy native orchids will grow and thrive in your garden with proper care and planning.

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5.12.16 Thursday - Montgomery County Tree Tenders Basic Training

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

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5.13.16 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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5.13.16 Friday - Mural Arts Walking Tour: Mural Mile South 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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5.13.16 Friday - Everyday Health: Fun & Tasty Herbal Prevention

Did you know that the compounds in garlic, turmeric, pepper, and ginger can help prevent many chronic health conditions?

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5.14.16 Saturday - PHS Meadowbrook Farm Spring Open House

Kick off the planting season and enjoy live music, refreshments, gardening tips, a petting zoo and more!

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5.15.16 Sunday - PHS Garden Visits

These popular self guided tours are an exclusive benefit for PHS Members and their guests. PHS will provide garden descriptions, driving directions, and a map.

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5.16.16 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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5.16.16 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 How to Test Your Garden Soil.

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5.16.16 Monday - 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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5.17.16 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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5.17.16 Tuesday - Painting Flowers with Watercolor

Join artist Eileen Rosen for this eight-week art series. With specific demonstrations and techniques, learn to use and control watercolor to paint flowers that look lively and realistic.

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5.17.16 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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5.18.16 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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5.18.16 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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5.18.16 Wednesday - Beer: The Garden in Your Glass-Hops and Other Ways That Cereal Becomes Celestial

This demonstration and tasting will be led by Dr. Lynn Hoffman, an adjunct professor, journalist, and founder of Culinary Arts at Drexel University. Lynn has a passion for beer––its history, chemistry, culinary versatility, and the excitement of discovering fine beers and creating new recipes.

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5.18.16 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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5.19.16 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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5.19.16 Thursday - The Allure of Native Azaleas

Are you fascinated by native azaleas but aren’t sure how to grow them? Steven Kristoph, a nurseryman and garden designer, examines several species and cultivars of these attractive yet under-appreciated shrubs and discusses the basic elements of successfully growing them.

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5.19.16 Thursday - 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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5.19.16 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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5.19.16 Thursday - Using Bulbs in the Naturalistic Garden

Re-wild your spring display with naturalistic bulb plantings. Eric Hsu will lead a guided plant walk that features bulb planting, selection and design, as well as companion perennials to enhance your bulb display.

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5.19.16 Thursday - Montgomery County Tree Tenders Basic Training

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

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5.20.16 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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5.20.16 Friday - 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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5.21.16 Saturday - Dividing Perennials in Your Garden

Join Grounds Manager Glenn Ashton as he walks you through the display gardens and picks out some perennials that would be worthy of dividing.

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5.21.16 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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5.22.16 Sunday - PHS Garden Visits

PHS members will visit private gardens in and around Chester County, PA from noon to 5pm on Sunday, May 22, 2016 . These popular self guided tours are an exclusive benefit for PHS members and their guests.

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5.23.16 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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5.23.16 Monday - Ferns and Their Allies at the Barnes Arboretum

In this workshop, expand your knowledge of both native and notable non-native ferns suitable for our region, and learn how to identify, cultivate, and create effective design combinations with ferns.

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5.23.16 Monday - Membership Monday at Meadowbrook Farm

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

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5.23.16 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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5.23.16 Monday - 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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5.24.16 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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5.24.16 Tuesday - Painting Flowers with Watercolor

Join artist Eileen Rosen for this eight-week art series. With specific demonstrations and techniques, learn to use and control watercolor to paint flowers that look lively and realistic.

Click here for more information

5.24.16 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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5.25.16 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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5.26.16 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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5.26.16 Thursday - Capability Brown and Belvoir Castle: Discovering a Lost Landscape

Join the Royal Oak Foundation for a lecture and dinner at the Union League of Philadelphia. The 11th Duchess of Rutland, Emma Watkins, will talk about the development of the Belvoir Castle gardens and the breakthrough discovery of lost plans.

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5.26.16 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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5.27.16 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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5.30.16 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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5.31.16 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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5.31.16 Tuesday - Painting Flowers with Watercolor

Join artist Eileen Rosen for this eight-week art series. With specific demonstrations and techniques, learn to use and control watercolor to paint flowers that look lively and realistic.

Click here for more information

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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6.2.16 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 - 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 - 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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6.3.16 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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6.4.16 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 - Container gardening with Meadowbrook Farm’s Estate Gardener

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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6.6.16 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 presents.

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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 - 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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6.9.16 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.

Click here for more information

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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6.11.16 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.

Click here for more information

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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6.14.16 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 - 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.

Click here for more information

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 - 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 - 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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6.18.16 Saturday - Grow a 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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6.20.16 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.

Click here for more information

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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6.22.16 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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6.23.16 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 - 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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6.24.16 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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6.27.16 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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6.29.16 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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6.30.16 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 - 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 - 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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7.4.16 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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7.6.16 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 - 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.

Click here for more information

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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7.8.16 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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7.11.16 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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7.13.16 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.

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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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7.15.16 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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7.18.16 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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7.25.16 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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9.10.16 Saturday - Fall Plant Party

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

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9.12.16 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.

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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.

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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 - 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.

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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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9.28.16 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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9.28.16 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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May 2016 75 events

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
6:30–7:30pm Urban Plant Ecology
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7:30–9:30pm The Garden After Dark
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6:30–7:30pm PWD Rain Check Program
 
5:30–6:30pm PWD Rain Check Program
 
5:30–6:30pm PWD Rain Check Program
 
 
 
5:30–6:30pm PWD Rain Check Program
 
6:30–7:30pm PWD Rain Check Program
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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10:30am–12pm Spring Groundcovers
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