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1.22.18 Monday - 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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1.23.18 Tuesday - Wintergarden - Create a Succulent Dish Garden

This winter, wander America’s Garden Capital Maze at Dilworth Park, a holiday-inspired garden created in partnership with Greater Philadelphia Gardens. Learn how to create and maintain a beautiful succulent dish garden.

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1.23.18 Tuesday - The Real Dirt: Soil and Plant Growth

Discover the components of soil and their relevance to plant growth. Topics will include the physical nature of soil and a brief discussion of soil chemistry.

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1.27.18 Saturday - Wintergarden - Seed Starting

This winter, wander America’s Garden Capital Maze at Dilworth Park, a holiday-inspired garden created in partnership with Greater Philadelphia Gardens. Get a jump on Spring! Learn the basics of starting seeds indoors and out. Participants will take home newly planted seeds to transplant in their garden.

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1.29.18 Monday - Light Gardening - Building a Light Unit and Growing Under Lights

Growing Organic Series presents a hands-on workshop where you'll learn how to grow plants indoors when there isn't enough natural light.

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1.29.18 Monday - 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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1.30.18 Tuesday - The Real Dirt: Soil and Plant Growth

Discover the components of soil and their relevance to plant growth. Topics will include the physical nature of soil and a brief discussion of soil chemistry.

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2.1.18 Thursday - Native "Plantscapes" for Year-Round Interest

Mt. Cuba Center's Eileen Boyle and Duncan Himmelman, show how to incorporate native plants in home landscaping.

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2.3.18 Saturday - Flower Show Artistic Workshop: ABC's of Entering the Flower Show

Try your creative ideas and fine-tune your exhibit for the 2018 Flower Show.

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2.3.18 Saturday - So, You Want to Keep Honeybees...

Explore equipment requirements, hive location, honey production, and honeybee management with a beekeeper with 40 years of experience.

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2.6.18 Tuesday - Wintergarden - Seed Starting

This winter, wander America’s Garden Capital Maze at Dilworth Park, a holiday-inspired garden created in partnership with Greater Philadelphia Gardens. Get a jump on Spring! Learn the basics of starting seeds indoors and out. Participants will take home newly planted seeds to transplant in their garden.

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2.6.18 Tuesday - The Real Dirt: Soil and Plant Growth

Discover the components of soil and their relevance to plant growth. Topics will include the physical nature of soil and a brief discussion of soil chemistry.

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2.7.18 Wednesday - Kids Story Time

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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2.7.18 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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2.8.18 Thursday - International Trip Presentation: Gardens of Ireland

Join PHS Membership Director, Suzanne Betts for a visually delightful presentation on her recent travels to gardens in Ireland.

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2.10.18 Saturday - Your Small Space Garden

Learn how container gardening, vertical gardening, and specific plants can be deployed in your small-space garden

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2.10.18 Saturday - Wintergarden - Valentine Flowers to Wear

This winter, wander America’s Garden Capital Maze at Dilworth Park, a holiday-inspired garden created in partnership with Greater Philadelphia Gardens. Show your Valentine extra love by creating a floral headpiece or boutonniere that would make cupid proud.

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2.10.18 Saturday - Grow Your Berry Best-Small Fruits for the Backyard

Learn from an agriculture expert what it takes to succeed in growing berry crops in your backyard.

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2.13.18 Tuesday - Wintergarden - Valentines Flowers to Wear

This winter, wander America’s Garden Capital Maze at Dilworth Park, a holiday-inspired garden created in partnership with Greater Philadelphia Gardens. Show your Valentine extra love by creating a floral headpiece or boutonniere that would make cupid proud.

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2.13.18 Tuesday - The Real Dirt: Soil and Plant Growth

Discover the components of soil and their relevance to plant growth. Topics will include the physical nature of soil and a brief discussion of soil chemistry.

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2.14.18 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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2.15.18 Thursday - Behind-the-Scenes Flower Show Greenhouse Tour

Join Meadowbrook Farm growers on a tour of the greenhouses, highlighting plants that will be used in the 2018 Philadelphia Flower Show.

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2.15.18 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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2.16.18 Friday - Behind-the-Scenes Flower Show Greenhouse Tour

Join Meadowbrook Farm growers on a tour of the greenhouses, highlighting plants that will be used in the 2018 Philadelphia Flower Show.

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2.20.18 Tuesday - The Real Dirt: Soil and Plant Growth

Discover the components of soil and their relevance to plant growth. Topics will include the physical nature of soil and a brief discussion of soil chemistry.

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2.24.18 Saturday - Wintergarden - Garden Snow Globe

This winter, wander America’s Garden Capital Maze at Dilworth Park, a holiday-inspired garden created in partnership with Greater Philadelphia Gardens. Create a mini, snowy garden to inspire your family to dig in and garden together.

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2.28.18 Wednesday - Workshop: Pruning for Homeowners

Learn basic pruning principles and how to use the best tools for the job at Mt. Cuba Center.

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3.8.18 Thursday - 2018 Tree Care Update

Bartlett Tree Experts and PHS are delighted to co-sponsor the Tree Care Update, an annual seminar for tree professionals and those committed to planting and preserving trees. Our 2018 speakers will focus on topics of stormwater management and water-related tree issues.

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3.14.18 Wednesday - Big Benefits of Small Trees

Every garden needs trees, but not all trees have to tower above the house. Learn what trees to include in your garden with the experts at Mt. Cuba Center.

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3.15.18 Thursday - Stressed Out! Using Botanicals as Physiotherapy

Learn how to make herbal home remedies for stress relief and relaxation, including teas, decoctions, poultices, and aromatherapy.

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3.16.18 Friday - From Suburban Lot to Native Paradise

“Go native” and adopt sustainable gardening practices for your next landscaping project.

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3.24.18 Saturday - Spring Gardening Saturday!

Make gardening easy and fun by using eco- friendly techniques, choosing native plants that grow well in shade, and being surprised with “free” plants year after year.

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3.27.18 Tuesday - Splendor in the Grasses: A Natural History of the Plant Family Poaceae

Discover some of the basic biology of grasses including taxonomy, morphology, ecology, evolution, and domestication in this Wagner Free Institute Course.

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4.3.18 Tuesday - Splendor in the Grasses: A Natural History of the Plant Family Poaceae

Discover some of the basic biology of grasses including taxonomy, morphology, ecology, evolution, and domestication in this Wagner Free Institute Course.

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4.4.18 Wednesday - Kids Story Time

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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4.10.18 Tuesday - Splendor in the Grasses: A Natural History of the Plant Family Poaceae

Discover some of the basic biology of grasses including taxonomy, morphology, ecology, evolution, and domestication in this Wagner Free Institute Course.

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4.17.18 Tuesday - Splendor in the Grasses: A Natural History of the Plant Family Poaceae

Discover some of the basic biology of grasses including taxonomy, morphology, ecology, evolution, and domestication in this Wagner Free Institute Course.

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4.24.18 Tuesday - Splendor in the Grasses: A Natural History of the Plant Family Poaceae

Discover some of the basic biology of grasses including taxonomy, morphology, ecology, evolution, and domestication in this Wagner Free Institute Course.

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5.1.18 Tuesday - Splendor in the Grasses: A Natural History of the Plant Family Poaceae

Discover some of the basic biology of grasses including taxonomy, morphology, ecology, evolution, and domestication in this Wagner Free Institute Course.

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5.2.18 Wednesday - Kids Story Time

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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11.5.18 Monday - South Africa - The Western Cape Exceptional Gardens and Private Reserves

The Western Cape garden tour combines well with the flora and wildlife in the spectacular hinterland of the Little Karoo and the mountainous coastline.

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January 2018 22 events

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9:30am–10:30am Kids Story Time
6:30pm–7:30pm PWD Rain Check Program
12:00pm–1:00pm PWD Rain Check Program
1:00pm–3:00pm Terrariums & Tea
8:00pm–9:00pm PWD Rain Check Program
8:30am–1:00pm Tree Tenders Basic Training
5:30pm–6:30pm PWD Rain Check Program
10:00am–11:00am Wintergarden - Seed Starting
8:00pm–9:00pm PWD Rain Check Program
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