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6.17.19 Monday - Beaucycled Cactus & Crystals Workshop

Enjoy food and drink from South Street's beloved beer garden while learning the basics of cactus/succulent planting and the significance of crystals as an aide in our everyday life.

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6.18.19 Tuesday - Painting Miniature Garden "Portraits" with Gouache

Join instructor Eileen Rosen for this eight-week painting course and learn a step-by-step process using Gouache, an opaque watercolor that can be blended, corrected and reworked allowing for greater flexibility than transparent watercolor.

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6.18.19 Tuesday - Beaded Bracelet Workshop with Workshop Underground

Participants will design and create their own beaded bracelet during this one hour workshop.

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6.19.19 Wednesday - PECO Green Roof Tour

Tour the 45,000 square foot PECO green roof, maintained by PHS, featuring an observation deck and stunning downtown views of downtown Philadelphia.

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6.20.19 Thursday - Summertime Stories in the Children's Garden

Come and visit our children's garden and enjoy a nature-themed read aloud.

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6.20.19 Thursday - Moss Gardening

In this walk, Chanticleer Horticulturist Przemek Walczak looks at how to establish and maintain a moss garden, the cultural requirements for healthy moss, and good companion plants for the moss garden.

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6.20.19 Thursday - Third Thursdays - Seasonal Tours with a Twist

Third Thursdays are open to anyone interested in a seasonal tour of the estate house and gardens.

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6.20.19 Thursday - PHS Plant Swap and Orchid Tips & Tricks!

Join PHS and fellow plant enthusiasts for a monthly Plant Swap at the PHS Pop Up Garden at uCity Square.

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6.20.19 Thursday - Tree Checkers Training

Attend this free session with PHS Tree Tenders and Lara Roman from the U.S. Forest Service and learn the basics of tree monitoring.

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6.21.19 Friday - Successful Small Space Gardening

Nancy Bell provides practical examples of easy-to-care-for colorful perennials, compact shrubs, vines, and small flowering trees that can transform your tiny bit of paradise into a beautiful and functional garden.

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6.21.19 Friday - 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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6.21.19 Friday - Flower Crown Fridays!

Join @Gr33nglamour to make fresh flower crowns.

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6.23.19 Sunday - PHS Garden Visits: Glenside, Elkins Park & Rydal Areas

These popular self-guided tours are an exclusive benefit for PHS Members and their guests

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6.25.19 Tuesday - PHS/PWD Rain Check

Through the Philadelphia Water Department’s Rain Check program, managed by PHS, Philadelphia residents can have stormwater management tools installed at their homes for free or for a reduced price.

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6.26.19 Wednesday - Native Plants for Cut Flowers

During this talk and walk through the Ambler Arboretum gardens, learn which native plants are great as cut flowers and how to plan a cutting garden featuring native plants that will benefit you and the wildlife.

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6.26.19 Wednesday - Life Without Roots

Learn about the fascinating adaptations that plants without true roots or chlorophyll have developed in order to meet the basic necessities of life, even in harsh environmental conditions.

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6.26.19 Wednesday - Terracotta Pot Painting & Planting

Learn the basics of planting and caring for your own bursting-with-beauty container garden.

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6.26.19 Wednesday - Insects in the Garden: Talk and Walk

This is not about “good” and “bad” bugs. It’s about taking a close look at your garden and all the fascinating creatures living in it.

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6.27.19 Thursday - Private Gardens of Northern Baltimore County - Part 2

A second trip to this garden-rich area of Maryland has been added! These are three completely different gardens than the visit on May 23.

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6.27.19 Thursday - Summertime Stories in the Children's Garden

Come and visit our children's garden and enjoy a nature-themed read aloud.

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6.27.19 Thursday - Fourth Thursdays - Garden to Vase: Fabulous Flowers

Fourth Thursdays are open to anyone interested in learning about floral design while having fun with friends.

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6.28.19 Friday - Flower Crown Fridays!

Join @Gr33nglamour to make fresh flower crowns.

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6.29.19 Saturday - Composting Miniseries: Community Small-Scale Composting

Learn what, where and how to compost, and how to build a compost bin.

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7.2.19 Tuesday - Terracotta Pot Painting & Planting

Learn the basics of planting and caring for your own bursting-with-beauty container garden.

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7.2.19 Tuesday - Botanical Cocktails with Ketel One

Join Ketel One Botanical at the PHS Pop Up Garden at South Street.

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7.4.19 Thursday - Summertime Stories in the Children's Garden

Come and visit our children's garden and enjoy a nature-themed read aloud.

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7.9.19 Tuesday - Urban Stead Farm Table Hand-Made Sale!

Urban Stead Farm Table hand-made hand balms, crafts and farm grown produce for sale by the teens who made or grew then with the Urban Stead team.

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7.9.19 Tuesday - PHS Plant Swap and Orchid Tips & Tricks!

Join PHS and fellow plant enthusiasts for a monthly Plant Swap at the PHS Pop Up Garden at uCity Square.

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7.10.19 Wednesday - Fun with Botanical Watercolor

This innovative, fun class focuses on developing fundamental watercolor painting techniques using native plants as a source of inspiration.

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7.11.19 Thursday - Fun with Botanical Watercolor

This innovative, fun class focuses on developing fundamental watercolor painting techniques using native plants as a source of inspiration.

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7.11.19 Thursday - Summertime Stories in the Children's Garden

Come and visit our children's garden and enjoy a nature-themed read aloud.

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7.11.19 Thursday - Chair Building Workshop

Join Chanticleer Horticulturist Dan Benarcik for a hands-on chair building workshop.

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7.11.19 Thursday - Second Thursdays - Propagating 101: Roots, What's Next?

Second Thursdays are open to gardeners to learn about propagating; a great way to expand your plant collection and share with friends!

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7.11.19 Thursday - Botanical Cocktails with Ketel One

Join Ketel One Botanical at the PHS Pop up Garden at uCity Square.

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7.12.19 Friday - Milkweeds and Their Natural Plant Communities

Rochelle and Becky, native plant specialists with the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, have studied the natural community structure of meadows, where they have documented several milkweed species and the plants typically associated with them. Learn how to mimic those plant communities in home gardens and how to propagate milkweeds on your own.

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7.12.19 Friday - Fun with Botanical Watercolor

This innovative, fun class focuses on developing fundamental watercolor painting techniques using native plants as a source of inspiration.

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7.13.19 Saturday - Wicked Plants of the Northeast

Mark Manning presents the basics of identification, natural history, and toxicity of some of the most common poisonous plants in our area.

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7.13.19 Saturday - Save the Veggies: Food Preservation 101

Sally McCabe and Ed Mitinger of PHS, along with Cindy Bly of EPRA will help you save the veggies and stop spoilage.

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7.14.19 Sunday - Successful Small Space Gardening

Learn practical examples of easy-to-care-for colorful perennials, compact shrubs, vines, and small flowering trees that can transform your tiny bit of paradise into a beautiful and functional garden.

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7.16.19 Tuesday - Horticulture Quizzo with Mike McGrath

Join us for a fun few rounds of horticulture themed Quizzo hosted by You Bet Your Garden’s Mike McGrath.

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7.17.19 Wednesday - PECO Green Roof Tour

Tour the 45,000 square foot PECO green roof, maintained by PHS, featuring an observation deck and stunning downtown views of downtown Philadelphia.

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7.17.19 Wednesday - Artist's Reception Wallflowers

Meet artist Kathleen Kelly at a wine and cheese reception and learn about her colorful and whimsical oil renderings in her “Wallflower” series on view in the PHS McLean Library.

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7.18.19 Thursday - Summertime Stories in the Children's Garden

Come and visit our children's garden and enjoy a nature-themed read aloud.

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7.18.19 Thursday - PHS Plant Swap and Orchid Tips & Tricks!

Join PHS and fellow plant enthusiasts for a monthly Plant Swap at the PHS Pop Up Garden at uCity Square.

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7.18.19 Thursday - Third Thursdays - Seasonal Tour with a Twist

Third Thursdays are open to anyone interested in a seasonal tour of the estate house and gardens.

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7.19.19 Friday - Woody Plant Conference

This conference features noted horticulturists and designers and offers CEUs for: International Society of Arboriculture credited arborists; PA Dept of Agriculture for Pesticide Re-certification; PA and NJ Landscape Architects; PA Certified Horticulturists.

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7.20.19 Saturday - The Delaware Valley Iris Society Sale

The Delaware Valley Iris Society (DVIS) will hold a sale of all types of iris plants and rhizomes at Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens.

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7.20.19 Saturday - Critter Crafternoon with Snapology

Create butterflies, insects, flowers, root systems and more with K'nex, then let your child's imagination go wild with free building.

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7.21.19 Sunday - Public Gardens Day for Horticultural Professionals

This is our own public gardens day! Join us as we meet with professionals at each garden. Take photos, enjoy a picnic lunch, get an insider’s tour.

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7.22.19 Monday - Beaucycled Cactus & Crystals Workshop

Enjoy food and drink from South Street's beloved beer garden while learning the basics of cactus/succulent planting and the significance of crystals as an aide in our everyday life.

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7.23.19 Tuesday - Macrame Bracelet Workshop with Workshop Underground

During this one hour class, participants will learn the basics of creating a macrame bracelet.

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7.24.19 Wednesday - Black Men Trellising

Learn how to build a trellis from easy to find materials and best practices for supporting your plants.

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7.24.19 Wednesday - Wild Edibles! Walk, Talk and Tasting

Join Debbie Naha-Koretzky (The Wild Edibles Lady) for a fun program to open your eyes to the world of wild edibles.

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7.25.19 Thursday - Summertime Stories in the Children's Garden

Come and visit our children's garden and enjoy a nature-themed read aloud.

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7.25.19 Thursday - Leaf Casting

Join Chanticleer Assistant Horticulturist Terry Struve in this hands-on workshop on leaf casting.

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7.25.19 Thursday - Fourth Thursdays - Garden to Vase: Summer Delights

Fourth Thursdays are open to anyone interested in learning about floral design while having fun with friends.

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7.27.19 Saturday - Horticulture as Therapy

Phyllis D’Amico leads you through a variety of activities that demonstrate the social, cognitive, physical, and emotional benefits of horticultural therapy programs.

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7.28.19 Sunday - Women in Horticulture Volunteer Day at Tyler Arboretum

Join WinH and volunteer as garden educators at Tyler Arboretum’s Garden Grown event.

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8.1.19 Thursday - Summertime Stories in the Children's Garden

Come and visit our children's garden and enjoy a nature-themed read aloud.

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8.1.19 Thursday - First Thursdays - Family Fun in the Garden: Smells in the Garden

First Thursdays are open for families with elementary-aged children to visit, learn and explore in Meadowbrook’s Family Garden.

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8.1.19 Thursday - Chanticleer House and Garden Tour

Led by staff members Anne Sims and Joe Henderson, the tour will include the first floor of the main house with an emphasis on the relationship between the house and garden.

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8.1.19 Thursday - Botanical Cocktails with Ketel One

Join Ketel One Botanical at the PHS Pop up Garden at uCity Square.

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8.3.19 Saturday - Day Trip to Willowwood Arboretum and Bamboo Brook in New Jersey

Join Women in Horticulture as we embark on a field trip and get a guided tour by Zinnia Cheetham, curator at Willowwood.

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8.3.19 Saturday - Wild Mushroom Foraging

Join Jim Barg, former president of the New Jersey Mycological Association, in search of seasonally available wild mushrooms in Mt. Cuba Center’s natural areas.

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8.6.19 Tuesday - Private Garden Visit: Natural Woodland Garden in Lancaster

Forget the beaches and beyond for a few hours to visit a quiet natural country garden in Lancaster to see a splendid woodland oasis transformed from a 16-acre open corn field.

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8.6.19 Tuesday - Botanical Cocktails with Ketel One

Join Ketel One Botanical at the PHS Pop Up Garden at South Street.

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8.7.19 Wednesday - Private Garden Visit: Chestnut Hill

Garden enthusiasts and plant geeks can enjoy this stellar garden on many different levels from the design to the hundreds of interesting plants.

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8.8.19 Thursday - Summertime Stories in the Children's Garden

Come and visit our children's garden and enjoy a nature-themed read aloud.

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8.8.19 Thursday - Insider Tour: Behind the Scenes at Chanticleer

Take a behind-the-scenes tour of Chanticleer with Bryan Christ, Facilities Manager.

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8.8.19 Thursday - Second Thursdays - Propagating 101: Woody Plant Propagation

Second Thursdays are open to gardeners to learn about propagating; a great way to expand your plant collection and share with friends!

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8.14.19 Wednesday - Healing Gardens: Planning, Design and Purpose

Carter Can Dyke has worked with organizations to create healing gardens and will walk us through the process of planning, design and implementation of some case studies.

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8.15.19 Thursday - Summertime Stories in the Children's Garden

Come and visit our children's garden and enjoy a nature-themed read aloud.

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8.15.19 Thursday - Third Thursdays - Seasonal Tours with a Twist

Third Thursdays are open to anyone interested in a seasonal tour of the estate house and gardens.

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8.17.19 Saturday - Chemical Free Lawns

Scott Freedman, a NOFA certified organic lawn care technician, focuses on eco-friendly cultural practices to create attractive lawns that are safe for us to use.

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8.17.19 Saturday - Critter Crafternoon with Snapology

Create butterflies, insects, flowers, root systems and more with K'nex, then let your child's imagination go wild with free building.

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8.19.19 Monday - Beaucycled Cactus & Crystals Workshop

Enjoy food and drink from South Street's beloved beer garden while learning the basics of cactus/succulent planting and the significance of crystals as an aide in our everyday life.

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8.21.19 Wednesday - PECO Green Roof Tour

Tour the 45,000 square foot PECO green roof, maintained by PHS, featuring an observation deck and stunning downtown views of downtown Philadelphia.

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8.22.19 Thursday - Summertime Stories in the Children's Garden

Come and visit our children's garden and enjoy a nature-themed read aloud.

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8.22.19 Thursday - Fourth Thursdays - Garden to Vase: Seasonal Scents DIY, "Tussie Mussie"

Fourth Thursdays are open to anyone interested in learning about floral design while having fun with friends.

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8.27.19 Tuesday - Flower Power: DIY Herbal Bath Bombs

Join Nyambi Royster of The Artisan of Nyambi Naturals for this hands-on workshop and create relaxing, detoxifying, immune boosting and skin soothing bath bombs.

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8.27.19 Tuesday - Fire Cider Demo with Seed Circle Library

Keith Monahan from Seed Circle Library will be bringing in his Seed to Sovereignty arc program to do a demo on how fire cider is an herbal infusion that is used for coughs and colds.

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8.29.19 Thursday - Summertime Stories in the Children's Garden

Come and visit our children's garden and enjoy a nature-themed read aloud.

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8.29.19 Thursday - Tropical Plants for Late Summer Impact

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

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9.3.19 Tuesday - Botanical Cocktails with Ketel One

Join Ketel One Botanical at the PHS Pop Up Garden at South Street.

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9.5.19 Thursday - Private Garden Visit: Charlestown Township, Chester County

Join us for an enjoyable tour of the Michael Bowell and Simple garden.

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9.5.19 Thursday - First Thursdays: Family Fun in the Garden - Leaf Printing

First Thursdays are open for families with elementary-aged children to visit, learn and explore in Meadowbrook’s Family Garden.

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9.5.19 Thursday - Botanical Cocktails with Ketel One

Join Ketel One Botanical at the PHS Pop up Garden at uCity Square.

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9.5.19 Thursday - Montgomery County Tree Tenders Basic Training

The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region.

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9.7.19 Saturday - Composting Miniseries - Wonder Worms: Vermicompost

In this brief introduction to worm composting, Olade Olayinka will demonstrate the basic procedure and provide all the necessary information needed to get you and your superhero worms started.

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9.11.19 Wednesday - Seeding Keeping: Storytelling, Liberation and How to Save Seeds

Owen Taylor and Chris Bolden-Newsome of True Love Seeds and Sankofa Community Farm present an engaging workshop on how keeping seeds connects us to our past and to our collective future.

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9.12.19 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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9.12.19 Thursday - Second Thursdays - Propagating 101: Grafting Demonstration

Second Thursdays are open to gardeners to learn about propagating; a great way to expand your plant collection and share with friends!

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9.12.19 Thursday - Montgomery County Tree Tenders Basic Training

The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region.

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9.13.19 Friday - The Mixed Perennial Garden

George Coombs, Director of Horticulture at Mt. Cuba Center, shows you how to combine perennials with shrubs and other flowering plants, as demonstrated in our South and Round Gardens.

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9.14.19 Saturday - Botanical Monoprinting

In this hands-on class, we will create one-of-a-kind monotype prints using plants from Chanticleer.

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9.18.19 Wednesday - Weeds 101

Learn how to identify the most common annual and perennial lawn and garden weeds using leaves, flowers, stems, and seeds.

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9.18.19 Wednesday - PECO Green Roof Tour

Tour the 45,000 square foot PECO green roof, maintained by PHS, featuring an observation deck and stunning downtown views of downtown Philadelphia.

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9.18.19 Wednesday - Philadelphia Tree Tenders Basic Training

The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region.

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9.18.19 Wednesday - Delaware County Tree Tenders Basic Traning

The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region.

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9.18.19 Wednesday - Knockout Natives for Every Landscape

Join Temple University alumnus Denise Gilchrist from the Mt. Cuba Center as she highlights some of the best native plants for our region.

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9.19.19 Thursday - Photography: Late Summer Color

Get an introduction to garden photography with optimal light and without other visitors at Chanticleer.

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9.19.19 Thursday - Montgomery County Tree Tenders Basic Training

The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region.

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9.19.19 Thursday - Third Thursdays - Seasonal Tours with a Twist

Third Thursdays are open to anyone interested in a seasonal tour of the estate house and gardens.

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9.21.19 Saturday - PHS Members' Plant Dividend

PHS Members can choose free plants, including perennials, shrubs, houseplants, and trees that will beautify indoor and outdoor gardens for many years to come.

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9.21.19 Saturday - Critter Crafternoon with Snapology

Create butterflies, insects, flowers, root systems and more with K'nex, then let your child's imagination go wild with free building.

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9.23.19 Monday - Beaucycled Cactus & Crystals Workshop

Enjoy food and drink from South Street's beloved beer garden while learning the basics of cactus/succulent planting and the significance of crystals as an aide in our everyday life.

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9.24.19 Tuesday - Cold-Process Soap Demo with Seed Circle Library

Keith Monahan from Seed Circle Library will be doing a demonstration on cold-process soap featuring calendula and luffa, two of the seeds offered through the library.

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9.25.19 Wednesday - Director's Garden Walk

This exclusive plant walk with Chanticleer’s Head Gardener and Executive Director, Bill Thomas, is sure to be informative and dynamic.

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9.25.19 Wednesday - Philadelphia Tree Tenders Basic Training

The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region.

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9.25.19 Wednesday - Delaware County Tree Tenders Basic Traning

The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region.

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9.26.19 Thursday - Fourth Thursdays - Garden to Vase: Fall Florals

Fourth Thursdays are open to anyone interested in learning about floral design while having fun with friends.

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10.1.19 Tuesday - Botanical Cocktails with Ketel One

Join Ketel One Botanical at the PHS Pop up Garden South Street.

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10.2.19 Wednesday - Philadelphia Tree Tenders Basic Training

The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region.

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10.2.19 Wednesday - Delaware County Tree Tenders Basic Traning

The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region.

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10.16.19 Wednesday - PECO Green Roof Tour

Tour the 45,000 square foot PECO green roof, maintained by PHS, featuring an observation deck and stunning downtown views of downtown Philadelphia.

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11.7.19 Thursday - Seasonal Gardens of Japan

Explore notable gardens in and around Kyoto and Tokyo with a variety of different garden styles.

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1.4.20 Saturday - Gardens, Wine & Wilderness - Gardens of New Zealand

Escape the winter and under balmy skies visit some of nature’s most spectacular scenery, interspersed with examples of New Zealand’s culture showcasing its gardens, architecture, artwork, cuisine and wines.

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6.16.20 Tuesday - Gardens of Seattle

Garden Tour of public and private gardens of Seattle, WA.

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1:00pm–2:30pm Spring Groundcovers
1:00pm–3:00pm Compact Composting
10:00am–2:00pm Community Gardens Day
5:00pm–6:00pm PECO Green Roof Tour
5:30pm–7:30pm Moss Gardening
6:00pm–9:00pm Tree Checkers Training
4:00pm–7:00pm Flower Crown Fridays!
6:00pm–8:00pm PHS/PWD Rain Check
10:00am–12:00pm Native Plants for Cut Flowers
1:00pm–3:00pm Life Without Roots
4:00pm–7:00pm Flower Crown Fridays!
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