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The Flower Show
October 6 & 13

2021 Fall Tree Tenders Basic Training

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Tree planting

Become a neighborhood greening hero! Learn everything you need to know about tree care and planting in this upcoming PHS Fall Tree Tenders Basic Training webinar. The eight-hour course will cover tree biology, identification, planting, and proper care.

This virtual, four-part program will take place 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on Wednesdays:

  • September 22
  • September 29
  • October 6
  • October 13

The program will also include two in-person "Hands on Picnics" on:

  • Saturday, October 9 from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm in Norristown
  • Sunday, October 10 from 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm in Philadelphia

As a participant, you will be joining one of the nation's oldest, most respected volunteer urban tree care programs. Gain the knowledge and resources necessary to plant and nurture trees in your own neighborhoods. Regionally, there are over 5,000 PHS Tree Tenders from over 100 neighborhoods working together for this important initiative. Join a group or form your own Tree Tenders group, by attending the training with two neighbors.

Thank You to Our Sponsor


October 6 & 13


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


$36 for PHS members
$40 for non-members 


Participants will receive a link to a video conference prior to the date of the event.

With a commitment to inclusion, PHS partners with Art-Reach to make programming accessible to people with disabilities and to low-income communities