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The Flower Show
July 31, 2024

2024 Chanticleer x PHS Gardening Series: Understanding Your Garden’s Growing Conditions

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2024 Chanticleer x PHS Gardening Series 07.31 garden growing conditions

Join us for a series of immersive gardening classes led by professional horticulturists, designed to enrich your gardening knowledge and inspire your green thumb! This collaborative effort between the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) and Chanticleer brings together the expertise of both organizations to offer a diverse range of programs and activities throughout the gardening season. Please direct any inquiries about this series to Cristina Tessaro at [email protected].

Understanding Your Garden’s Growing Conditions with Glenn Ashton

Having a deeper understanding of the growing conditions in your garden is the key to making it thrive! PHS Horticulturist, Glenn Ashton will discuss soil types (humus-rich, gravel, clay, loam), location and topography, light conditions (full sun, part shade, dappled shade, full shade), soil moisture levels, and how each impacts the plants that are optimal for the space. Guests will be guided through 6 distinctively different locations throughout Meadowbrook Farm and Glenn will review the specific needs of each one. Participants will receive a plant list and plants individually suited for their garden’s needs.


July 31, 2024


4:30 pm - 6:00 pm



$5 off discount for PHS Members


PHS Meadowbrook Farm has limited accessibility for individuals with disabilities. Please call us with any questions or specific needs when planning your trip.
Click Here for more information about accessibility at PHS Meadowbrook Farm.