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4.26.17 Wednesday - How to Start a Sustainable Community Garden

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

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4.26.17 Wednesday - The Fairmount Park Horticulture Center’s - Community Propagation Program

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is pleased to announce their 2017 Community Propagation Program! This program invites Philadelphia gardeners and growers to rent table space in their production greenhouses to propagate plants for Philadelphia gardens and farms.

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4.26.17 Wednesday - 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In 2014-15, PHS ran a very successful series of tree lectures/webinars that have been archived.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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4.27.17 Thursday - Planting Demonstration: Hardy Succulent Container Garden

Join Bernard Pettit for this instructional demonstration on planting a beautiful, hardy succulent container garden. Bring a container from home. He will talk through how to design, plant, and maintain a hardy succulent garden.

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4.27.17 Thursday - Botanical Illustration with Marylyn Waltzer

Using pencil and watercolor, develop the skills to create highly detailed, expressive, and accurate botanical compositions. All levels welcome.

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4.27.17 Thursday - Small Flowering Trees for the Home Garden

Flowering trees are an important and sometimes overlooked part of the garden palette. Defined as flowering trees less than 40 feet tall, these plants make spectacular statements, accents, and specimen trees in the landscape.

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4.27.17 Thursday - Chicory Florals

Andrew and Erica will provide years of insight into local and seasonal floral arranging through hands on activities and coverage of favorite techniques.

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4.28.17 Friday - Spring Fitness Walks

Join Eileen Hazard and Lou Schurter and enjoy the natural beauty of Mt. Cuba Center's gardens, forests, and meadows this spring. Experience stunning displays of early season ephemerals followed by flowering trees, shrubs, and native perennials.

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4.28.17 Friday - Annuals and Tender Perennials Short Course

Annuals are the paints on your plant palettes that allow you to create exciting and ever changing works of art within your garden canvases and in your containers.

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4.28.17 Friday - Contain Your Enthusiasm!

If you love container gardens but don't know where to start, then this series of classes with Marty White is for you. Create combinations of native plants that are aesthetically pleasing, easy to care for, and support our resident pollinators.

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4.29.17 Saturday - Hands-On Gardening Series

Garden Tenders will host classes this Spring. Get back into the garden with PHS.

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4.29.17 Saturday - PHS Member’s Appreciation Day at Mt. Cuba

All PHS Members are invited to visit Mt. Cuba Center free of charge for this day only. Enjoy walking the grounds of this stunning, botanical garden either on your own or join one of the guided garden highlight walks at 11am and 2pm.

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4.30.17 Sunday - Meadowbrook Farm - April in Paris

April in Paris will celebrate the coming of spring and support the ongoing efforts to restore the historic gardens and home of J. Liddon Pennock.

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5.1.17 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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5.1.17 Monday - Gardening for Beginners

The Gardening for Beginners workshop will teach you just enough to be able to converse intelligently at cocktail parties, but not enough to grow flowers or food for the entire neighborhood.

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5.2.17 Tuesday - Painting Flowers with Watercolor

Join artist Eileen Rosen for this eight-week art series. Learn how to use and control watercolor to paint flowers that look lively and realistic. You will learn a specific color mixing system using only six basic colors.

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

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5.2.17 Tuesday - Trees of Philadelphia

David Hewitt presents this six-class course that provides an overview of our urban forest, with a focus on the trees of Philadelphia.

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5.3.17 Wednesday - Kids Story Time at the McLean Library

Bring youngsters aged 3 to 6 to the PHS McLean Library to learn about gardening and the natural world through books read by storyteller Hasha Salaman.

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5.3.17 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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5.3.17 Wednesday - How to Start a Sustainable Community Garden

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

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5.4.17 Thursday - Jenny Rose Carey’s Book Launch!

Join us to launch Jenny Rose Carey's new book from Timber Press, "Glorious Shade", with a brief lecture, garden stroll, and wine and cheese in the Pennock House and garden. There will be books for sale and Jenny Rose will be available to sign them for you.

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5.4.17 Thursday - PHS McLean Library Book Group

This month's selection: Lila by Marilynne Robinson

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5.5.17 Friday - Spring Fitness Walks

Join Eileen Hazard and Lou Schurter and enjoy the natural beauty of Mt. Cuba Center's gardens, forests, and meadows this spring. Experience stunning displays of early season ephemerals followed by flowering trees, shrubs, and native perennials.

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5.5.17 Friday - Workshop: Habitat Restoration, Part 1

Non-native invasive plants are taking over our natural habitats and competing with native species for the same resources. Nate Shampine, Mt. Cuba Center's Natural Lands Manager, and staff will take you through the process of habitat restoration to improve ecosystem function.

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5.5.17 Friday - Annuals and Tender Perennials Short Course

Annuals are the paints on your plant palettes that allow you to create exciting and ever changing works of art within your garden canvases and in your containers.

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5.6.17 Saturday - Rittenhouse Flower Market

Saturday, May 6th - Sunday, May 7th, Shop the Rittenhouse Flower Market for annuals, herbs and exotic succulents. Stock up for Mother's Day, festive tablescapes and containers, and your favorite season's cut flowers!

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5.6.17 Saturday - PHS Meadowbrook Farm Spring Open House

Find everything you need for your spring gardening: colorful annuals perfect for window boxes and containers; veggies and herbs for your edible garden (tomatoes, cucumbers, eggplant, squash, watermelon, peppers and more!); spring-blooming perennials; and succulents, cacti and other indoor windowsill favorites.

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5.6.17 Saturday - Petscaping: Creating Pet-Friendly Gardens

Balancing the needs of our beloved family pets with the desire to have a healthy and beautiful landscape can be challenging for gardeners.

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5.7.17 Sunday - Rittenhouse Flower Market

Saturday, May 6th - Sunday, May 7th, Shop the Rittenhouse Flower Market for annuals, herbs and exotic succulents. Stock up for Mother's Day, festive tablescapes and containers, and your favorite season's cut flowers!

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5.8.17 Monday - Tree Tenders Spring Basic Training Series - Philadelphia

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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5.9.17 Tuesday - Painting Flowers with Watercolor

Join artist Eileen Rosen for this eight-week art series. Learn how to use and control watercolor to paint flowers that look lively and realistic. You will learn a specific color mixing system using only six basic colors.

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

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5.10.17 Wednesday - In the Garden: Private Gardens in Chestnut Hill

Join us as we visit two unique gardens in Chestnut Hill, both designed by the owners whoa re passionate about their creations. Our first destination is a small city garden with unusual features and almost 800 different plant varieties. Small rock garden plants are tucked into little crevices in the front yard, in a gravel patio area, and in several troughs.

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5.10.17 Wednesday - Top Ten Trees and Shrubs for Wildlife

Do you like feeding birds in winter, watching fledglings in summer, or observing butterflies and hummingbirds? Join Nancy Bell, ardent gardener and radio host, as she discusses the attributes of the top ten trees and shrubs for wildlife in our area.

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5.10.17 Wednesday - Yoga at Mt. Cuba

Increase your range of motion, core body strength, and flexibility through the practice of yoga in a lovely garden setting with Michael Fahey. Focus on stretching techniques that safely promote proper spinal position, balance, and joint health.

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5.10.17 Wednesday - How to Start a Sustainable Community Garden

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

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5.10.17 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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5.11.17 Thursday - Beneficial Insects and Pollinators

Join Meadowbrook Farm's Head Gardener Glenn Ashton as he talks about the best plants to attract beneficial insects and pollinators in your garden. Walk some of the beautiful gardens at Meadowbrook with Glenn as he points out some of Meadowbrook's favorite pollinators.

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5.11.17 Thursday - 78th Annual Herb Sale

The Philadelphia Unit of the Herb Society of America presents its 78th Annual Herb Sale! Thousands of herbs, dozens of vegetable seedlings, and many rare and unusually scented geraniums and salvias will be on sale.

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5.12.17 Friday - Spring Fitness Walks

Join Eileen Hazard and Lou Schurter and enjoy the natural beauty of Mt. Cuba Center's gardens, forests, and meadows this spring. Experience stunning displays of early season ephemerals followed by flowering trees, shrubs, and native perennials.

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5.12.17 Friday - Annuals and Tender Perennials Short Course

Annuals are the paints on your plant palettes that allow you to create exciting and ever changing works of art within your garden canvases and in your containers.

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5.12.17 Friday - Public Gardens Day at Meadowbrook Farm

Thank you for celebrating National Public Gardens Day Friday, May 12, 2017. PHS Meadowbrook Farm will be offering a 10% discount in our shop and sales yard. This will be in addition to the 10% off discount that PHS Members receive year-round on plant purchases.

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5.13.17 Saturday - Community Greening Workday - Azalea Garden

Come join us as we help maintain one of the most diverse public gardens in Philadelphia. From planting annuals to pruning shrubs there is work for all ages! No need to register ahead of time—just show up.

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5.13.17 Saturday - Community Greening Workday - Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Penitentiary – Volunteers are welcome to join PHS at one of Philadelphia’s oldest prisons. A variety of tasks include planting annuals and perennials, weeding, pruning hardwood shrubs and seasonal cleanup.

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5.15.17 Monday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

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5.15.17 Monday - Tree Tenders Spring Basic Training Series - Philadelphia

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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5.16.17 Tuesday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

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5.16.17 Tuesday - Painting Flowers with Watercolor

Join artist Eileen Rosen for this eight-week art series. Learn how to use and control watercolor to paint flowers that look lively and realistic. You will learn a specific color mixing system using only six basic colors.

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5.16.17 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. These tools help to address a major environmental issue in Philadelphia and beautify our communities at the same time.

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

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5.17.17 Wednesday - Hands-On Gardening Series

Garden Tenders will host classes this Spring. Get back into the garden with PHS.

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5.17.17 Wednesday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

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5.17.17 Wednesday - Native Plants for Nesting Birds

There are many wonderful native trees and shrubs for your landscape that provide necessary cover for nesting birds, including Northern Cardinals, American Robins, and Eastern Towhees. Derek Stoner will discuss which plants will create backyard habitats and entice birds to reproduce in your yard.

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5.17.17 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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5.17.17 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 feet, features an observation deck and stunning downtown views of downtown Philadelphia.

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5.17.17 Wednesday - Yoga at Mt. Cuba

Increase your range of motion, core body strength, and flexibility through the practice of yoga in a lovely garden setting with Michael Fahey. Focus on stretching techniques that safely promote proper spinal position, balance, and joint health.

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5.17.17 Wednesday - Chelsea Flower Show & Gardens of England

If you are an ardent gardener or just beginning you will enjoy the exquisite beauty in the gardens of England. Join us as we visit some of the best including Sissinghurst, Gravetye Manor, Beth Chatto Gardens and the Royal Horticultural Society’s Wisley and Hyde Hall.

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5.18.17 Thursday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

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5.18.17 Thursday - The Art of Ikebana

An Ohara School Workshop with a Master Ikebana Teacher - The ancient Japanese art of Ikebana emphasizes and works with the beauty of flowers and branch materials.

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5.18.17 Thursday - Make Your Own Succulent Wreath

Join Meadowbrook Farm's Cynthia Wright as she teaches 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. Each participant will take home a 14-inch living succulent wreath and care instructions.

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5.18.17 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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5.19.17 Friday - Wildflower Identification: Field Guide Basics

Field guides are a valuable resource for identifying wildflowers and then come in a wide variety of styles. Practice using several different guides with Karen Travers to identify desirable native flowers and invasive aliens at a nearby natural area.

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5.19.17 Friday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

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5.19.17 Friday - Spring Fitness Walks

Join Eileen Hazard and Lou Schurter and enjoy the natural beauty of Mt. Cuba Center's gardens, forests, and meadows this spring. Experience stunning displays of early season ephemerals followed by flowering trees, shrubs, and native perennials.

Click here for more information

5.20.17 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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5.20.17 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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5.21.17 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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5.22.17 Monday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

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5.22.17 Monday - Tree Tenders Spring Basic Training Series - Philadelphia

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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5.23.17 Tuesday - Private Gardens of Northwestern New Jersey and Luna Parc

Our day starts with a visit to unforgettable Luna Parc, home and studio of avant-garde artist Ricky Boscarino, who creates whimsical, sophisticated works in metal, clay, glass, wood and cement. Next stop is in rural Newton, NJ where we will visit a lovely garden amid a 40-acre property and have lunch.

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5.23.17 Tuesday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

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5.23.17 Tuesday - Painting Flowers with Watercolor

Join artist Eileen Rosen for this eight-week art series. Learn how to use and control watercolor to paint flowers that look lively and realistic. You will learn a specific color mixing system using only six basic colors.

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5.23.17 Tuesday - Artist’s Reception - Laura Bethmann: Nature Print Paintings

Meet the artist and view her works at this reception in the PHS McLean Library.

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5.24.17 Wednesday - Hands-On Gardening Series

Garden Tenders will host classes this Spring. Get back into the garden with PHS.

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5.24.17 Wednesday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

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5.24.17 Wednesday - Shade Garden Success

Woodland gardens in both light and deep shade can be profoundly beautiful blends of texture, color, and interest. Nancy Bell will discuss the difference between deep shade and dappled shade and the significance of healthy soil with layers of natural, organic mulch.

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5.24.17 Wednesday - Yoga at Mt. Cuba

Increase your range of motion, core body strength, and flexibility through the practice of yoga in a lovely garden setting with Michael Fahey. Focus on stretching techniques that safely promote proper spinal position, balance, and joint health.

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5.25.17 Thursday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

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5.25.17 Thursday - 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. Get tips, walk the gardens and be inspired.

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5.25.17 Thursday - Ferns and their Allies

The Barnes Arboretum is home to one of the most extensive collections of hardy ferns in the country.

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5.25.17 Thursday - Yoga for Gardeners

The beauty of the garden provides the backdrop for this practice of mindfulness and movement. This class will focus on introducing a series of yoga postures that are best suited for the physical needs of a gardener.

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5.25.17 Thursday - Chester 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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5.25.17 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.

Click here for more information

5.26.17 Friday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

5.26.17 Friday - Spring Fitness Walks

Join Eileen Hazard and Lou Schurter and enjoy the natural beauty of Mt. Cuba Center's gardens, forests, and meadows this spring. Experience stunning displays of early season ephemerals followed by flowering trees, shrubs, and native perennials.

Click here for more information

5.29.17 Monday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

5.30.17 Tuesday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

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5.31.17 Wednesday - Hands-On Gardening Series

Garden Tenders will host classes this Spring. Get back into the garden with PHS.

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5.31.17 Wednesday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

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5.31.17 Wednesday - Weeds 101

Weeds are an inevitable nuisance for gardeners, so being able to accurately ID them helps keep them at bay! Scott Freedman and Duncan Himmelman, PhD, will teach you how to recognize the most common annual and perennial lawn and garden weeds in our area using leaves, flowers, stems, and seeds.

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5.31.17 Wednesday - Yoga at Mt. Cuba

Increase your range of motion, core body strength, and flexibility through the practice of yoga in a lovely garden setting with Michael Fahey. Focus on stretching techniques that safely promote proper spinal position, balance, and joint health.

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6.1.17 Thursday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

6.1.17 Thursday - Chester 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.

Click here for more information

6.1.17 Thursday - PHS McLean Library Book Group

This month's selection: The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham

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6.2.17 Friday - Workshop: Macro Photography

Learn how to apply macro and close-up photography techniques to improve your skills rendering miniature subjects. This class runs two Fridays, June 2 and 16, 2017, 7am-12pm.

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6.2.17 Friday - In the Garden: Chestnut Hill and nearby West Mt Airy

Visit two lovely gardens designed and maintained by Toni Ann Flanigan of Philadelphia Gardens, Inc. The first small garden in Chestnut Hill is carefully planted with interesting trees and shrubs that reduce traffic sounds and provide privacy and a feeling of intimacy.

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6.2.17 Friday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

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6.3.17 Saturday - Staghorn Fern Mounting Workshop

Join Meadowbrook Farm Propagator John Kaszan for this hands-on workshop. John will show you the techniques behind mounting a staghorn fern. All participants will go home with their own mounted fern and care instructions.

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6.4.17 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.

Click here for more information

6.5.17 Monday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

6.6.17 Tuesday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

6.7.17 Wednesday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

6.7.17 Wednesday - Kids Story Time at the McLean Library

Bring youngsters aged 3 to 6 to the PHS McLean Library to learn about gardening and the natural world through books read by storyteller Hasha Salaman.

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6.7.17 Wednesday - Yoga at Mt. Cuba

Increase your range of motion, core body strength, and flexibility through the practice of yoga in a lovely garden setting with Michael Fahey. Focus on stretching techniques that safely promote proper spinal position, balance, and joint health.

Click here for more information

6.8.17 Thursday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

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6.8.17 Thursday - Dry Gardening

Chanticleer Horticulturist, Lisa Roper, will lead a walk that looks at the many layers of the Gravel Garden at Chanticleer. This south-facing, drought-tolerant garden has a mix of perennials, grasses, annuals, and succulents.

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6.8.17 Thursday - Chester 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.

Click here for more information

6.9.17 Friday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

6.9.17 Friday - Hand Printing from Nature Workshop

Create beautiful, detailed, life-size images of plants and fruits. Artist and author Laura Bethmann will guide you through the art, craft, and science of the ancient technique of nature printing.

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6.9.17 Friday - Spring Fitness Walks

Join Eileen Hazard and Lou Schurter and enjoy the natural beauty of Mt. Cuba Center's gardens, forests, and meadows this spring. Experience stunning displays of early season ephemerals followed by flowering trees, shrubs, and native perennials.

Click here for more information

6.10.17 Saturday - Community Greening Workday - Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Penitentiary – Volunteers are welcome to join PHS at one of Philadelphia’s oldest prisons. A variety of tasks include planting annuals and perennials, weeding, pruning hardwood shrubs and seasonal cleanup.

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6.10.17 Saturday - Make Your Own Succulent Wreath

Join Meadowbrook Farm's Cynthia Wright as she teaches 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. Each participant will take home a 14-inch living, succulent wreath and care instructions.

Click here for more information

6.12.17 Monday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

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6.12.17 Monday - Treasures of the McLean Library

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 by John and William Bartram by examining 18th and 19th century illustrated rare books and catalogs from the McLean Library.

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6.13.17 Tuesday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

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6.13.17 Tuesday - Mural Arts Paint Day!

Experience the amazing collection of public art with a professionally trained guide who will discuss the intriguing stories behind the murals and the history of the program. After the tour, visitors will go into the studio and add their own creative touch to a mural!

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6.13.17 Tuesday - 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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6.14.17 Wednesday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

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6.14.17 Wednesday - Color in the Garden

Color is one of the most noticeable ways of expressing your personality in the garden. Eva Monheim will show you how to use color when choosing plants and how the principals of color theory can help you determine the combination that works best for you.

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6.14.17 Wednesday - Vermicomposting Workshop

Worm bins are a great way to compost your food scraps at home-even in apartments and condos. The result is an extremely nutritious soil amendment for gardens, potted plants, houseplants or gifting to your gardener friends! Collecting all the necessary supplies to build a worm bin can be challenging.

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6.14.17 Wednesday - Yoga at Mt. Cuba

Increase your range of motion, core body strength, and flexibility through the practice of yoga in a lovely garden setting with Michael Fahey. Focus on stretching techniques that safely promote proper spinal position, balance, and joint health.

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6.15.17 Thursday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

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6.15.17 Thursday - Wildflower Centerpieces

Bring the bounty and beauty of native flowers indoors this season with a fresh floral arrangement. Ken Norman, AIFD, will show you how to create a natural, organic look using wildflowers, native greenery, and everyday glass vases.

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6.16.17 Friday - Workshop: Macro Photography

Learn how to apply macro and close-up photography techniques to improve your skills rendering miniature subjects. This class runs two Fridays, June 2 and 16, 2017, 7am-12pm.

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6.16.17 Friday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

6.17.17 Saturday - Community Greening Workday - Azalea Garden

Come join us as we help maintain one of the most diverse public gardens in Philadelphia. From planting annuals to pruning shrubs there is work for all ages! No need to register ahead of time—just show up.

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6.17.17 Saturday - Community Gardens Day: Trolley Mural & Garden Tour

In celebration of Community Gardens Day, this special tour will include stops at some of Philadelphia’s most vibrant and unique community gardens along with several beautiful murals.

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6.19.17 Monday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

6.19.17 Monday - Treasures of the McLean Library

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 by John and William Bartram by examining 18th and 19th century illustrated rare books and catalogs from the McLean Library.

Click here for more information

6.20.17 Tuesday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

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6.20.17 Tuesday - Beekeeping 101

Join Lou Naylor, President of the NJ Mid-State Beekeepers Association and the New Jersey Director of the Eastern Apiculture Society, for a great overview of beekeeping. Lou manages the hives at Meadowbrook Farm and will show you firsthand what it takes to provide a happy home for our bee friends.

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6.21.17 Wednesday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

6.21.17 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 feet, features an observation deck and stunning downtown views of downtown Philadelphia.

Click here for more information

6.21.17 Wednesday - Yoga at Mt. Cuba, Section B

Increase your range of motion, core body strength, and flexibility through the practice of yoga in a lovely garden setting with Michael Fahey. Focus on stretching techniques that safely promote proper spinal position, balance, and joint health.

Click here for more information

6.22.17 Thursday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

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6.22.17 Thursday - Embracing Shade

Do you have deep shade and dry soil where nothing wants to grow? Join Chanticleer Horticulturist Przemyslaw Walczak to learn how to make these difficult conditions more conducive to growing great plants.

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6.22.17 Thursday - Native Hydrangeas: Out of the Wild and Into the Garden

Fred Spicer, Executive Vice President and Director of the Chicago Botanic Garden, describes the natural habitats, ornamental features, optimal care, and garden uses of our four native hydrangea species and 20 different cultivars, both modern and traditional.

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6.23.17 Friday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

6.23.17 Friday - Contain Your Enthusiasm

If you love container gardens but don't know where to start, then this series of classes with Marty White is for you. Create combinations of native plants that are aesthetically pleasing, easy to care for, and support our resident pollinators.

Click here for more information

6.26.17 Monday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

6.26.17 Monday - Treasures of the McLean Library

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 by John and William Bartram by examining 18th and 19th century illustrated rare books and catalogs from the McLean Library.

Click here for more information

6.27.17 Tuesday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

6.28.17 Wednesday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

6.28.17 Wednesday - Yoga at Mt. Cuba, Section B

Increase your range of motion, core body strength, and flexibility through the practice of yoga in a lovely garden setting with Michael Fahey. Focus on stretching techniques that safely promote proper spinal position, balance, and joint health.

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6.28.17 Wednesday - Ground to Glass: Cocktails and Herbs

Join Aaron Gordon, owner of 13th Street Cocktails as he leads us in making cocktails using herbs from the garden. Participants will have their own mixing stations to try their hand at making some of Aaron's signature cocktails.

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6.29.17 Thursday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

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6.29.17 Thursday - Hand Printing from Nature Workshop

Create beautiful, detailed, life-size images of plants and fruits. Artist and author Laura Bethmann will guide you through the art, craft and science of the ancient technique of Nature Printing. Explore the basic process using the inks and paper. Discover many uses for nature printing and its fascinating history.

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6.29.17 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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6.30.17 Friday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

7.3.17 Monday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

7.4.17 Tuesday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

7.5.17 Wednesday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

7.5.17 Wednesday - Yoga at Mt. Cuba, Section B

Increase your range of motion, core body strength, and flexibility through the practice of yoga in a lovely garden setting with Michael Fahey. Focus on stretching techniques that safely promote proper spinal position, balance, and joint health.

Click here for more information

7.6.17 Thursday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

7.7.17 Friday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

7.8.17 Saturday - Community Greening Workday - Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Penitentiary – Volunteers are welcome to join PHS at one of Philadelphia’s oldest prisons. A variety of tasks include planting annuals and perennials, weeding, pruning hardwood shrubs and seasonal cleanup.

Click here for more information

7.10.17 Monday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

7.11.17 Tuesday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

7.12.17 Wednesday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

7.12.17 Wednesday - Yoga at Mt. Cuba, Section B

Increase your range of motion, core body strength, and flexibility through the practice of yoga in a lovely garden setting with Michael Fahey. Focus on stretching techniques that safely promote proper spinal position, balance, and joint health.

Click here for more information

7.13.17 Thursday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

7.14.17 Friday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

7.15.17 Saturday - Community Greening Workday - Azalea Garden

Come join us as we help maintain one of the most diverse public gardens in Philadelphia. From planting annuals to pruning shrubs there is work for all ages! No need to register ahead of time—just show up.

Click here for more information

7.17.17 Monday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

7.18.17 Tuesday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

7.19.17 Wednesday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

7.19.17 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 feet, features an observation deck and stunning downtown views of downtown Philadelphia.

Click here for more information

7.19.17 Wednesday - Yoga at Mt. Cuba, Section B

Increase your range of motion, core body strength, and flexibility through the practice of yoga in a lovely garden setting with Michael Fahey. Focus on stretching techniques that safely promote proper spinal position, balance, and joint health.

Click here for more information

7.20.17 Thursday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

7.21.17 Friday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

7.24.17 Monday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

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7.25.17 Tuesday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

7.26.17 Wednesday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

7.26.17 Wednesday - Yoga at Mt. Cuba, Section B

Increase your range of motion, core body strength, and flexibility through the practice of yoga in a lovely garden setting with Michael Fahey. Focus on stretching techniques that safely promote proper spinal position, balance, and joint health.

Click here for more information

7.27.17 Thursday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

7.28.17 Friday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

7.31.17 Monday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

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8.1.17 Tuesday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

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8.2.17 Wednesday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

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8.2.17 Wednesday - Workshop: Habitat Restoration Part 2

Non-native invasive plants are taking over our natural habitats and competing with native species for the same resources. Nate Shampine, Mt. Cuba Center's Natural Lands Manager, and staff will take you through the process of habitat restoration to improve ecosystem function.

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8.3.17 Thursday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

8.4.17 Friday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

8.7.17 Monday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

8.8.17 Tuesday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

8.9.17 Wednesday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

8.10.17 Thursday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

8.11.17 Friday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

8.12.17 Saturday - Community Greening Workday - Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Penitentiary – Volunteers are welcome to join PHS at one of Philadelphia’s oldest prisons. A variety of tasks include planting annuals and perennials, weeding, pruning hardwood shrubs and seasonal cleanup.

Click here for more information

8.14.17 Monday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

8.15.17 Tuesday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

8.16.17 Wednesday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

8.16.17 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 feet, features an observation deck and stunning downtown views of downtown Philadelphia.

Click here for more information

8.16.17 Wednesday - City Harvest Field Day On Intercropping, Cover-cropping, and Soil Fertility

Hosted By City Harvest Staff at Bartram's Garden and Community Farm and Food Resource Center.

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8.17.17 Thursday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

8.18.17 Friday - Art Exhibit: Laura Bethmann - Nature Print Paintings

Artist Laura Bethmann uses nature printing -- a centuries-old process of applying ink or paint directly to plants to press life-sized images on paper -- as the groundwork for her highly original mixed-media compositions on paper.

Click here for more information

8.19.17 Saturday - Community Greening Workday - Azalea Garden

Come join us as we help maintain one of the most diverse public gardens in Philadelphia. From planting annuals to pruning shrubs there is work for all ages! No need to register ahead of time—just show up.

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9.3.17 Sunday - 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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9.13.17 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.

Click here for more information

9.15.17 Friday - Contain Your Enthusiasm

If you love container gardens but don't know where to start, then this series of classes with Marty White is for you. Create combinations of native plants that are aesthetically pleasing, easy to care for, and support our resident pollinators.

Click here for more information

9.16.17 Saturday - Community Greening Workday - Azalea Garden

Come join us as we help maintain one of the most diverse public gardens in Philadelphia. From planting annuals to pruning shrubs there is work for all ages! No need to register ahead of time—just show up.

Click here for more information

9.18.17 Monday - 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.

Click here for more information

9.20.17 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 feet, features an observation deck and stunning downtown views of downtown Philadelphia.

Click here for more information

9.20.17 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.

Click here for more information

9.21.17 Thursday - Insect Mini Beast Mansions

Melissa Palmer of Florum Flowers will lead a hands-on workshop to create habitat for pollinators. Family friendly activity.

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9.21.17 Thursday - City Harvest Field Day Insect Mini Beast Mansions

Hosted by City Harvest Staff and Florum Flowers at PHS Town Hall.

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9.25.17 Monday - 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.

Click here for more information

9.27.17 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.

Click here for more information

10.2.17 Monday - 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.

Click here for more information

10.6.17 Friday - Workshop: Habitat Restoration, Part 3

Non-native invasive plants are taking over our natural habitats and competing with native species for the same resources. Nate Shampine, Mt. Cuba Center's Natural Lands Manager, and staff will take you through the process of habitat restoration to improve ecosystem function.

Click here for more information

10.11.17 Wednesday - Tree Tenders Fall Basic Training Series - Philadelphia

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!

Click here for more information

10.14.17 Saturday - Community Greening Workday - Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Penitentiary – Volunteers are welcome to join PHS at one of Philadelphia’s oldest prisons. A variety of tasks include planting annuals and perennials, weeding, pruning hardwood shrubs and seasonal cleanup.

Click here for more information

10.18.17 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 feet, features an observation deck and stunning downtown views of downtown Philadelphia.

Click here for more information

10.18.17 Wednesday - Tree Tenders Fall Basic Training Series - Philadelphia

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!

Click here for more information

10.21.17 Saturday - Community Greening Workday - Azalea Garden

Come join us as we help maintain one of the most diverse public gardens in Philadelphia. From planting annuals to pruning shrubs there is work for all ages! No need to register ahead of time—just show up.

Click here for more information

10.25.17 Wednesday - Tree Tenders Fall Basic Training Series - Philadelphia

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!

Click here for more information

10.28.17 Saturday - City Harvest Field Day Putting the Garden to Bed

Hosted by City Harvest staff and Urban Creators City Harvest Farmers.

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11.11.17 Saturday - Community Greening Workday - Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Penitentiary – Volunteers are welcome to join PHS at one of Philadelphia’s oldest prisons. A variety of tasks include planting annuals and perennials, weeding, pruning hardwood shrubs and seasonal cleanup.

Click here for more information

11.18.17 Saturday - Community Greening Workday - Azalea Garden

Come join us as we help maintain one of the most diverse public gardens in Philadelphia. From planting annuals to pruning shrubs there is work for all ages! No need to register ahead of time—just show up.

Click here for more information

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6:30–7:30pm PWD Rain Check Program
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10am–12pm Spring Fitness Walks
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6–8pm Chicory Florals
 
 
10am–12pm Spring Fitness Walks
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