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7.21.18 Saturday - Making Botanical Inks

craft some colorful inks from a variety of native plants and Leave with a sample of ink to use at home for drawing or composing letters to friends.

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7.21.18 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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7.21.18 Saturday - Japanese Garden Pruning: Weeping Maples

Learn more about the Weeping Japanese maple and all related topics from tool selection to basic pruning methods at Shofuso.

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7.23.18 Monday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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7.23.18 Monday - DIY Succulent Gardens with Beaucycled (uCity)

Come plant your very own succulent arrangement with your choice of locally harvested succulent plants and a vintage upcycled planter.

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7.24.18 Tuesday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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7.24.18 Tuesday - Sowing Biennials Workshop

Learn how to sow hollyhocks, foxgloves, verbascum, and more from seeds this summer and enjoy the blooms in your garden next year.

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7.24.18 Tuesday - Courtyard Gardening Tips with City Garden Guru (South Street)

(Rescheduled)Learn about best practices for tackling various courtyard conditions with City Garden Guru Chris Carrington. Sponsored by Solo Real Estate.

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7.25.18 Wednesday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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7.25.18 Wednesday - Dynamic Dirt - Cover Cropping

Understand the chain of nutrient sharing from soil to plant to our food and seeds. Study and discuss the traditional and emerging methods for mineral and microbe retention.

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7.25.18 Wednesday - Philly Quizzo with Billy Penn (uCity)

Come test your knowledge of the City of Brotherly love with a Philly themed Quizzo hosted by Billy Penn. Prizes from New Liberty Distilling.

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7.26.18 Thursday - Thursday Gardening Series at Meadowbrook Farm

View the full list of events available for the Thursday Gardening Series at Meadowbrook Farm.

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7.26.18 Thursday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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7.26.18 Thursday - Third Thursdays: Morning Tours

Explore the house and gardens of Meadowbrook Farm and discover the beauty and history of this magnificent destination garden.

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7.26.18 Thursday - Carnivals de Resistance: Magic and Imaginative Play

Come see Askeladden the Slightly Magnificent, as he invites us to experience the power of imagination and how it can shape our world. Good for children ages 2 to 92.

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7.26.18 Thursday - We (Too) Are Philly

We (Too) Are Philly is a summer poetry festival organized by the 2018-2019 Poet Laureate of Philadelphia, Raquel Salas Rivera, and poets Ashley Davis, Kirwyn Sutherland, and Raena Shirali. Get ready for some kind of beauty.

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7.26.18 Thursday - Fourth Thursdays: Garden to Vase

Join PHS Meadowbrook Farm for this BYOB Floral Workshop Series every Fourth Thursday. This week: Summer Succulents!

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7.27.18 Friday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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7.28.18 Saturday - PHS Summerfest (South Street)

Celebrate summer in the garden with free plants, activities for kids, trivia, and drink specials at the South Street Pop Up Garden.

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7.29.18 Sunday - Make & Take (South Street)

Come out and learn about 11 of the most common essential oils, how to use them, where to apply them and the benefits!

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7.30.18 Monday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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7.31.18 Tuesday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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8.1.18 Wednesday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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8.1.18 Wednesday - Family Tree: Relationships of Plants

Farmers Dylan DeVlieger and Stanley Morgan discuss botanical identities and relationships of plants.

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8.1.18 Wednesday - Agro and Afroecology as Methodologies for Growing Life

(Rescheduled) This presentation by Kirtrina Baxter, lead organizer of Soil Generation, determines how the land is used, address community health concerns, grow food and improve the environment.

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8.2.18 Thursday - Thursday Gardening Series at Meadowbrook Farm

View the full list of events available for the Thursday Gardening Series at Meadowbrook Farm.

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8.2.18 Thursday - Third Thursdays: Morning Tours

Explore the house and gardens of Meadowbrook Farm and discover the beauty and history of this magnificent destination garden.

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8.2.18 Thursday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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8.2.18 Thursday - First Thursdays: Family Fun in the Garden

First Thursdays are free and open for families with pre-school and elementary-aged children to come to Meadowbrook’s newly created Family Garden. This week's theme: Trees Day!

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8.2.18 Thursday - Sanctuary Advocate Coalition with guest Sarah Thompson: Growing Safety

Sarah Thompson, MLK Jr Center for Nonviolent Social Change fellow, and local community leaders discuss the importance of global interconnectedness and the impact of migration on community foodways.

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8.3.18 Friday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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8.3.18 Friday - Look in A Book

Visit with us and our books to see amazing photography of plants and get a taste of PHS’ excellent research library!

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8.3.18 Friday - First Friday Event

Join Farm for the City for First Friday festivities, featuring Denise Valentine and Philadelphia Youth Poetry Movement.

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8.4.18 Saturday - Drawing Workshop: Simple Botanical Studies

Engage your artistic side and try your hand at botanical illustrations at Mt. Cuba Center.

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8.4.18 Saturday - The Plot Thickens

Join us for a Farm for The City community reading series that discusses intergenerational stories that celebrate the interconnectedness of our lives.

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8.4.18 Saturday - Game Night with Plant-it Planet & the Food Trust

A game about the value of working collectively and the value of natural resources. The game will produce tangible action plans and illustrate a common vision for collective action!!! The Food Trust joins Plant it- Planet in the festivities with BIG movement and outdoor games!

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8.6.18 Monday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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8.7.18 Tuesday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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8.7.18 Tuesday - PHS/PWD Rain Check (uCity)

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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8.8.18 Wednesday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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8.8.18 Wednesday - Black Men Trellising

Join local farmers to discuss the important bonds formed through farming together. Learn best practices and how to build a trellis from easy to find materials.

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8.8.18 Wednesday - Fashion and Gardens: The Mutual Influence and Inspiration

This exciting talk illustrates how fashion and gardens have closely tied through the ages.

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8.9.18 Thursday - Thursday Gardening Series at Meadowbrook Farm

View the full list of events available for the Thursday Gardening Series at Meadowbrook Farm.

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8.9.18 Thursday - Third Thursdays: Morning Tours

Explore the house and gardens of Meadowbrook Farm and discover the beauty and history of this magnificent destination garden.

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8.9.18 Thursday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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8.9.18 Thursday - TUFF Girls Health and Wellness for Teens

Join us at Farm for the City for this drop in wellness session for young people exploring their health needs.

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8.9.18 Thursday - The Power of Mint and Other Culinary and Medicinal Herbs

PHS staffer and master gardener Guina Hammond presents a workshop in which you will plant herbs in small containers and learn about their culinary and medicinal properties.

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8.9.18 Thursday - Performance Pruning

Chanticleer Horticulturist Przemek Walczak will demonstrate proper pruning techniques as well as discuss the best timing to ensure optimum blooms and how to improve shape and habit.

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8.9.18 Thursday - Second Thursdays: Gardening 101

Second Thursdays at PHS Meadowbrook Farm highlight everything you need to know about gardening. This week's theme: Trees & Shrubs!

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8.10.18 Friday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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8.10.18 Friday - Romancing the Plant

Join local gardener Nyambi Royster for a workshop on homesteading and health making with herbs from your local garden.

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8.11.18 Saturday - Japanese Garden Elements: Bamboo Fence Building

Bamboo fences have long been a valuable garden element in Japan. Learn how to make one for your garden at Shofuso.

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8.11.18 Saturday - Penn State Extension: Master Gardening!

Join Master Gardeners to chat about your plants and hear stories from their gardens. Growing food for markets? Raising chickens? Looking for new ways to irrigate and conserve? Stop by for a chat!

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8.13.18 Monday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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8.13.18 Monday - Private Garden Visit: Delaware County

Join us for conversations at a private garden about many interesting plants, especially hostas (about 400 cultivars!), meadows, and much more.

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8.13.18 Monday - Rain Check: Get a Rain Barrel!

Learn how you can get a free rain barrel from the Philadelphia Water Department! Reduced pricing for downspout planters, rain gardens, depaving, and permeable pavers will also be offered.

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8.14.18 Tuesday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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8.15.18 Wednesday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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8.15.18 Wednesday - PECO Green Roof Tour

Want to learn about green roof technology and how it can help the environment? The 45,000 square foot Peco green roof, maintained by PHS, features an observation deck and stunning downtown views of downtown Philadelphia.

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8.16.18 Thursday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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8.16.18 Thursday - Third Thursdays: Morning Tours

Explore the house and gardens of Meadowbrook Farm and discover the beauty and history of this magnificent destination garden.

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8.16.18 Thursday - Thursday Gardening Series at Meadowbrook Farm

View the full list of events available for the Thursday Gardening Series at Meadowbrook Farm.

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8.16.18 Thursday - House & Garden Tour

This tour will include the first floor of the main house with an emphasis on the relationship between the house and garden, as well as new garden projects to enhance the visitor experience

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8.16.18 Thursday - Make & Take (uCity)

Come out and learn about 11 of the most common essential oils, how to use them, where to apply them and the wellness benefits.

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8.16.18 Thursday - Third Thursdays: Tours with a Twist

Take a tour of PHS Meadowbrook Farm and sip refreshments on the Third Thursday of April through September. This week: Water Gardens and Wine.

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8.17.18 Friday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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8.18.18 Saturday - The Plot Thickens

Join us for a Farm for The City community reading series that discusses intergenerational stories that celebrate the interconnectedness of our lives.

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8.19.18 Sunday - Mental Health in the Food Industry

With Laquanda Dobson & Danya Dowd: Dreaming and Planning Our Own Paths to Possibility

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8.20.18 Monday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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8.20.18 Monday - DIY Succulent Gardens with Beaucycled (South Street)

Come plant your very own succulent arrangement with your choice of locally harvested succulent plants and a vintage upcycled planter!

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8.21.18 Tuesday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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8.21.18 Tuesday - Dividing Perennials Workshop

Learn how and when to divide your garden’s perennials, so you can multiply your favorites to take care.

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8.21.18 Tuesday - Pop up Plant Swap with Philly Plant Exchange (South Street)

Join PHS and fellow plant enthusiasts for this fun night of swapping plants with Philly Plant Exchange! Sponsored by Solo Real Estate.

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8.21.18 Tuesday - Touch Earth and You’re Home

Ewan & Malaika Gilpin, founders of One Art Community Center A present an evening of discussion on how farming has helped them grow a community and why immigration is an essential element of enriching a city.

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8.22.18 Wednesday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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8.22.18 Wednesday - Flower Power

Learn flower-growing tips, how to attract pollinators, and make a jam jar bouquet with cut flowers from PHS Meadowbrook Farm to brighten up your home.

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8.23.18 Thursday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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8.23.18 Thursday - Thursday Gardening Series at Meadowbrook Farm

View the full list of events available for the Thursday Gardening Series at Meadowbrook Farm.

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8.23.18 Thursday - Third Thursdays: Morning Tours

Explore the house and gardens of Meadowbrook Farm and discover the beauty and history of this magnificent destination garden.

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8.23.18 Thursday - Arranging from the Garden

Learn how the staff at Chanticleer creates flower arrangements from the garden, without diminishing the overall planting design.

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8.23.18 Thursday - Fourth Thursdays: Garden to Vase

Join PHS Meadowbrook Farm for this BYOB Floral Workshop Series every Fourth Thursday. This week: Foliage Fun!

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8.24.18 Friday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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8.25.18 Saturday - Dynamic Dirt- Protect the Healthy Bugs Your Can’t See

Join Farmers Stanley Morgan and Dylan DeVlieger. Understand the chain of nutrient sharing from soil to plant to our food and seeds. Study and discuss the traditional and emerging methods for mineral and microbe retention.

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8.26.18 Sunday - Critter Crafternoon with Snapology (uCity)

(Rescheduled) Join Snapology for this family friendly activity and create butterflies, insects, flowers, root systems and more with K'nex and LEGO bricks, then let your child's imagination go wild with free building.

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8.26.18 Sunday - Make & Take (South Street)

Come out and learn about 11 of the most common essential oils, how to use them, where to apply them and the wellness benefits.

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8.27.18 Monday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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8.28.18 Tuesday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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8.29.18 Wednesday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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8.30.18 Thursday - Third Thursdays: Morning Tours

Explore the house and gardens of Meadowbrook Farm and discover the beauty and history of this magnificent destination garden.

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8.30.18 Thursday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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8.30.18 Thursday - Thursday Gardening Series at Meadowbrook Farm

View the full list of events available for the Thursday Gardening Series at Meadowbrook Farm.

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8.30.18 Thursday - Fifth Thursdays: Shop and Stroll

PHS Meadowbrook Farm's Fifth Thursdays! Special evenings will include shopping discounts, live music, and great horticultural information.

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8.31.18 Friday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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9.1.18 Saturday - Family Tree: Relationships of Plants

Farm for the City hosts Kecha Medina & Dylan DeVlieger present this workshop on Botanical identities and relationships of plants.

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9.3.18 Monday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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9.4.18 Tuesday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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9.4.18 Tuesday - Game Night with Plant-it Planet & the Food Trust

Explore the value of working collectively and the value of natural resources. The game will produce tangible action plans and illustrate a common vision for collective action!

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9.5.18 Wednesday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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9.5.18 Wednesday - Private Tour at Northview Garden with Jenny Rose Carey - Morning

Join PHS Meadowbrook Farm’s Senior Director, Jenny Rose Carey, on a personal summer tour of her private garden, Northview.

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9.5.18 Wednesday - Private Tour at Northview Garden with Jenny Rose Carey - Afternoon

Join PHS Meadowbrook Farm’s Senior Director, Jenny Rose Carey, on a personal summer tour of her private garden, Northview.

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9.6.18 Thursday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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9.6.18 Thursday - Thursday Gardening Series at Meadowbrook Farm

View the full list of events available for the Thursday Gardening Series at Meadowbrook Farm.

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9.6.18 Thursday - Third Thursdays: Morning Tours

Explore the house and gardens of Meadowbrook Farm and discover the beauty and history of this magnificent destination garden.

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9.6.18 Thursday - First Thursdays: Family Fun in the Garden

First Thursdays are free and open for families with pre-school and elementary-aged children to come to Meadowbrook’s newly created Family Garden. This week's theme: Leaves Day!

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9.6.18 Thursday - Tropical Plants for Late Summer Impact

Dan Benarcik, Chanticleer Horticulturist, will demonstrate how the use of tropical plants provides an opportunity for a splash of luxury, to incorporate bold foliage and lush growth to add color, texture, movement, and seasonal excitement to your garden.

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9.6.18 Thursday - Scorch the Earth

Explore ways to manage organic materials, create bio-chard and discuss how these traditional practices can support generations to come.

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9.6.18 Thursday - Grow Your Own Winecap Mushrooms From Woodchips

Learn how to grow the delicious Winecap mushrooms on wood chips and leave with a bag of spawn to help start your own cultivation.

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9.7.18 Friday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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9.7.18 Friday - First Friday: Botany of Desire

Local artists share visual interpretations of plant-life, and their nonverbal communications with us.

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9.8.18 Saturday - Penn State Extension: Master Gardening!

Join Master Gardeners to chat about your plants and hear stories from their gardens. Growing food for markets? Raising chickens? Looking for new ways to irrigate and conserve? Stop by for a chat!

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9.10.18 Monday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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9.10.18 Monday - Vegetable Gardens in Containers

Not much space but still want an edible garden at home? No problem! Learn how to grow food in containers with tips from the PHS gardening team. Presented by Sally McCabe and Adam Hill.

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9.10.18 Monday - DIY Succulent Gardens with Beaucycled (South Street)

Come plant your very own succulent arrangement with your choice of locally harvested succulent plants and a vintage upcycled planter!

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9.11.18 Tuesday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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9.12.18 Wednesday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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9.12.18 Wednesday - Private Gardens of Northfield & Linwood, NJ

Join us for an enjoyable day visiting the private homes and gardens of the shore towns Northfield and Linwood.

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9.12.18 Wednesday - Transitioning Your Containers Into the Cooler Months

Transition your container gardens from fading summer blooms to weather the cooler months.

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9.13.18 Thursday - Third Thursdays: Morning Tours

Explore the house and gardens of Meadowbrook Farm and discover the beauty and history of this magnificent destination garden.

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9.13.18 Thursday - Thursday Gardening Series at Meadowbrook Farm

View the full list of events available for the Thursday Gardening Series at Meadowbrook Farm.

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9.13.18 Thursday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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9.13.18 Thursday - Second Thursdays: Gardening 101

Second Thursdays at PHS Meadowbrook Farm highlight everything you need to know about gardening. This week's theme: Houseplant Care!

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9.14.18 Friday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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9.14.18 Friday - Native Ferns: ID and Culture

Get the 411 on fern biology and identification in natural landscape settings.

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9.15.18 Saturday - Growth Potential

Learn how to scale up your farm’s production from local farmers. Whether you are wanting to grow more food or expand and diversify your programming, hear ways it has worked for other urban farms.

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9.16.18 Sunday - Food Trust: Listening Session on Food in Philadelphia

Join us to voice your concerns about the current local food system and be a part of shaping the future of our city.

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9.17.18 Monday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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9.17.18 Monday - 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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9.18.18 Tuesday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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9.18.18 Tuesday - Soil Generation: Urban Agriculture Roundtable

Meet with local activists and organizers to learn more about the current food justice work in Philadelphia and across the nation.

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9.18.18 Tuesday - PHS/PWD Rain Check (South Street)

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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9.18.18 Tuesday - DIY Succulent Gardens with Beaucycled (uCity)

Come plant your very own succulent arrangement with your choice of locally harvested succulent plants and a vintage upcycled planter.

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9.19.18 Wednesday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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9.19.18 Wednesday - PECO Green Roof Tour

Want to learn about green roof technology and how it can help the environment? The 45,000 square foot Peco green roof, maintained by PHS, features an observation deck and stunning downtown views of downtown Philadelphia.

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9.19.18 Wednesday - Dynamic Dirt - Leave It Alone

Understand the chain of nutrient sharing from soil to plant to our food and seeds. Study and discuss the traditional and emerging methods for mineral and microbe retention.

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9.20.18 Thursday - Third Thursdays: Morning Tours

Explore the house and gardens of Meadowbrook Farm and discover the beauty and history of this magnificent destination garden.

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9.20.18 Thursday - Thursday Gardening Series at Meadowbrook Farm

View the full list of events available for the Thursday Gardening Series at Meadowbrook Farm.

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9.20.18 Thursday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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9.20.18 Thursday - Making a Monoprint

In this hands-on class, participants will create one-of-a-kind monotype prints using plant material from Chanticleer.

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9.20.18 Thursday - Make & Take (uCity)

Make your own jar of lavender bath salts to take home and learn how essential oils can be used in your daily life.

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9.20.18 Thursday - Third Thursdays: Tours with a Twist

Take a tour of PHS Meadowbrook Farm and sip refreshments on the Third Thursday of April through September. This week: Zinnias and Zinfandel.

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9.20.18 Thursday - Insect Mini Beast Mansions

Listen to a discussion about attracting pollinators and learn from a hands-on activity to create habitat for pollinators.

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9.21.18 Friday - Exhibit: Picture Perfect Parkway Photographs

Enjoy this free exhibit of winning photographs of the natural and artistic beauty of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in celebration of the parkway's 100th anniversary.

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9.21.18 Friday - Native Ferns: ID and Culture

Get the 411 on fern biology and identification in natural landscape settings.

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9.22.18 Saturday - PHS Members Plant Dividend (*Revised time)

Members will have the opportunity to choose a free plant from thousands of plants. Experts will be on hand to offer helpful advice.

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9.22.18 Saturday - Pawpaw: The Susquehanna Banana

Join plant breeder Neal Peterson of Peterson Pawpaws as he recounts the fascinating lore and natural history of pawpaws

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9.24.18 Monday - 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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9.24.18 Monday - DIY Succulent Gardens with Beaucycled (South Street)

Come plant your very own succulent arrangement with your choice of locally harvested succulent plants and a vintage upcycled planter!

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9.25.18 Tuesday - Hydroponic Gardening with Deep Roots Grow Supply (South Street)

Join PHS and Conshohocken-based Deep Roots Grow Supply for a hydroponic gardening workshop. Learn about home-based hydroponic systems, seed starting, cutting, cloning and prepping plants over the winter for spring. Sponsored by Solo Real Estate.

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9.25.18 Tuesday - Wholistic.art: Future Food

Join local artists to imagine the future of food with this visually stimulating, hands-on workshop and podcast recording with the Black Tribbles!

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9.25.18 Tuesday - Bucks County Tree Tenders Basic Training

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

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9.27.18 Thursday - Thursday Gardening Series at Meadowbrook Farm

View the full list of events available for the Thursday Gardening Series at Meadowbrook Farm.

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9.27.18 Thursday - Overwintering Tropicals Indoors

Learn to propagate your favorite tropical plants using cuttings and learn how to minimize common pests.

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9.27.18 Thursday - Fourth Thursdays: Garden to Vase

Join PHS Meadowbrook Farm for this BYOB Floral Workshop Series every Fourth Thursday. This week: Dazzling Dahlias!

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9.28.18 Friday - Native Ferns: ID and Culture

Get the 411 on fern biology and identification in natural landscape settings.

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9.28.18 Friday - Family Tree: Relationships of Plants

Join Farm for the City's Farm Hosts for a discussion on botanical identities and relationships of plants. How to tell one plant from another, their uses and abridged little known indigenous histories.

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9.30.18 Sunday - Make & Take (South Street)

Make your own jar of lavender bath salts to take home and learn how essential oils can be used in your daily life.

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10.1.18 Monday - 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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10.2.18 Tuesday - Bucks County Tree Tenders Basic Training

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

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10.3.18 Wednesday - Tree Tenders Fall Basic Training

Want to do something about Climate Change? Help plant and care for trees in your region, your community, or your yard. Become a PHS Tree Tender!

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10.7.18 Sunday - Discover Cuba

Blessed with excellent growing conditions, Cuba has a long history in agricultural production and horticultural know-how. As the largest and most populous island in the Caribbean, the ‘Pearl of the Antilles’ is also a melting pot of cultures and cuisines.

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10.9.18 Tuesday - Bucks County Tree Tenders Basic Training

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

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10.10.18 Wednesday - Tree Tenders Fall Basic Training

Want to do something about Climate Change? Help plant and care for trees in your region, your community, or your yard. Become a PHS Tree Tender!

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10.12.18 Friday - PHeaSt uCity Square

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society presents PHeaSt uCity Square -- The Party of the Season!

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10.13.18 Saturday - Bee Keeping 101

Don Shump, owner of Philadelphia Bee Company, will show you how bees and beekeepers must work together.

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10.14.18 Sunday - Japanese Garden Pruning: Pines and Needle-Plucking

PHS Members are invited to this one-day course at Shofuso, led by professional Japanese gardener Asher Browne, will cover the fundamentals of pine tree care.

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10.17.18 Wednesday - PECO Green Roof Tour

Want to learn about green roof technology and how it can help the environment? The 45,000 square foot Peco green roof, maintained by PHS, features an observation deck and stunning downtown views of downtown Philadelphia.

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10.17.18 Wednesday - Tree Tenders Fall Basic Training

Want to do something about Climate Change? Help plant and care for trees in your region, your community, or your yard. Become a PHS Tree Tender!

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10.23.18 Tuesday - PHS/PWD Rain Check (uCity)

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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11.1.18 Thursday - PHS McLean Library Book Group

This month's selection: The Juniper Tree by Barbara Comyns

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11.5.18 Monday - South Africa - The Western Cape Exceptional Gardens and Private Reserves

The Western Cape garden tour combines well with the flora and wildlife in the spectacular hinterland of the Little Karoo and the mountainous coastline.

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11.18.18 Sunday - Japanese Garden Elements: Japanese Stone Setting

Join Japanese gardening professional Asher Browne for this workshop instructing rock placement techniques at Shofuso.

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12.6.18 Thursday - PHS McLean Library Book Group

This month's selection: The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekov

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2.7.19 Thursday - PHS McLean Library Book Group

This month's selection: In the Wilderness by Manuel Rivas.

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4.4.19 Thursday - PHS McLean Library Book Group

This month selection: An Ecology of Enchantment by Des Kennedy

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5.2.19 Thursday - PHS McLean Library Book Group

This month's selection: Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights by Salman Rushdie.

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6.6.19 Thursday - PHS McLean Library Book Group

This month's selection: The Summer Book by Tove Jansson

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6.7.19 Friday - Gardens of Yorkshire and the Lake District

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July 2018 50 events

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5:50pm–7:00pm Farm for the City Events
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6:30pm–8:30pm Plants for Birds
7:00pm–8:00pm PWD Rain Check Program
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5:30pm–7:30pm Gardening for Birds
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
12:00pm–1:00pm PWD Rain Check Program
5:00pm–6:00pm PECO Green Roof Tour
6:00pm–8:00pm Edible Garden Party
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5:30pm–6:30pm PWD Rain Check Program
6:00pm–7:30pm Make & Take (uCity)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
9:00am–4:30pm Woody Plant Conference
6:00pm–8:00pm Romancing the Plant
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10:00am–12:00pm Making Botanical Inks
11:00am–12:00pm PWD Rain Check Program
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10:00am–12:00pm Sowing Biennials Workshop
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6:00pm–8:00pm We (Too) Are Philly
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2:00pm–3:30pm Make & Take (South Street)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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5:00pm–8:00pm First Friday Event
5:00pm–7:00pm Look in A Book
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12:00pm–3:00pm The Plot Thickens