The Thursday Gardening Series will feature various programs every Thursday at Meadowbrook Farm with varying topics.
To sign up for these workshops and events, please click here.
First Thursdays, 4 - 7 PM
First Thursdays are free and open for families with pre-school and elementary-aged children to come to Meadowbrook's newly created Family Garden. These programs will include a story, a craft and a scavenger hunt based on a new, horticultural theme each month.
April 5 - Nature Printing
May 3 - Birds & Bees in the Garden
June 7 - Flowers Day
July 5 - Vegetables Day
August 2 - Trees Day
September 6 - Leaves Day
Second Thursdays: Gardening 101
Second Thursdays, 6 - 8 PM
Second Thursdays are open to gardeners to learn about a specific type of gardening or group of plants.
April 12 - Spring Vegetables
May 10 - Grown Your Own Flowers
June 14 - Container Gardening
July 12 - Herbs, Summer Vegetables and Harvesting featuring Mike McGrath of WHYY's You Bet Your Garden
August 9 - Trees & Shrubs
September 13 - Houseplant Care
Fee: $20 per program for members or $25 for non-members. Save and sign up for the whole series ($100 all 6 programs for members or $125 for non-members.
Third Thursdays: Tours with a Twist
Third Thursdays, 6 - 8 PM
Third Thursdays are open to anyone interested in touring the house and gardens at Meadowbrook while learning about a new group of plants each month. Each program will feature a refreshment and puts a fun “twist” on learning in the garden.
April 19 - Magnolias and Merlot
May 17 - Tulips and Tea
June 21 - Roses and Rosé
July 19 - Iris’s and IPA’s
August 16 - Water Gardens and Wine
September 20 - Zinnias and Zinfandel
Fee: $30 members; $35 non-members
Fourth Thursdays: Garden to Vase - a BYOB Floral Workshop Series
Fourth Thursdays, 6 - 8 PM
Fourth Thursdays are open to anyone interested in learning about floral design while having fun with friends. Everyone will get to take home their creation based on a new theme each month. Participants are encouraged to BYO a beverage of their choice! *Please call 215.988.1698 to register for all six programs at the discounted rate.
April 26 - Spring Splendor
May 24 - Beautiful Blooms
June 28 - Fabulous Flowers
July 26 - Summer Succulents
August 23 - Foliage Fun
September 27 - Dazzling Dahlias
Fee: $20 per program for members or $25 for non-members. Save and sign up for the whole series ($100 all 6 programs for members or $125 for non members.)
Fifth Thursdays: Shop and Stroll
Fifth Thursdays, 5 - 8 PM
Fifth Thursdays will occur twice during the months of April through September; May 31st and August 30th. These special evenings will include shopping discounts, live music and great horticultural information. Participants are encouraged to bring their own picnic and a blanket and enjoy the grounds before or after shopping Meadowbrook’s great selection of specialty plants.
Free/ No registration required.