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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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8.24.17 Thursday - Performance Pruning

Chanticleer Horticulturist Doug Croft will discuss the best timing to ensure optimum blooms, as well as outline how to improve the plant’s shape and habit.

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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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9.7.17 Thursday - Photography: Capturing Late Summer Color

Chanticleer Horticulturist and photographer Lisa Roper will lead us into the garden to instruct basic photography principles and how capture optimal light when photographing outdoor spaces.

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9.8.17 Friday - 6th Annual Summer Ikebana Exhibition

PHS Members are invited to attend the 6th annual Summer Ikebana Exhibiton at Shofuso Japanese House and Garden.

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9.9.17 Saturday - 6th Annual Summer Ikebana Exhibition

PHS Members are invited to attend the 6th annual Summer Ikebana Exhibiton at Shofuso Japanese House and Garden.

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9.10.17 Sunday - 6th Annual Summer Ikebana Exhibition

PHS Members are invited to attend the 6th annual Summer Ikebana Exhibiton at Shofuso Japanese House and Garden.

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9.13.17 Wednesday - Private Gardens of Nutley, NJ and Greenwood Gardens

See the wonderful gardens of Nutley, NJ and Greenwood Gardens in their splendor with PHS.

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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.

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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.

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9.16.17 Saturday - Grave Garden Fête

PHS is a proud partner of The Woodlands Annual Garden Fete: a day of botanically-themed workshops and activities with a Victorian twist! Pack a picnic, bring a blanket, and come out to The Woodlands to enjoy the “grave gardens” that are brightening the cemetery!

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9.21.17 Thursday - Third Thursday House and Garden Tour

PHS Meadowbrook Farm will be hosting a house and garden tour open to the public. Tour starts promptly at 11am.

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9.21.17 Thursday - Ecological Gardening

Participants will learn how to achieve a wild garden aesthetic with plants that will work best in the mid-Atlantic region and how to maintain the garden over time.

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9.28.17 Thursday - Brooklyn Botanic Garden and The Brooklyn Museum of Art

Join us for a guided tour and lunch at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden and visit the nearby Brooklyn Museum for an introductory tour of their collections.

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9.30.17 Saturday - Arranging From the Garden

Take a walk through the garden at Chanticleer and learn how the staff selects and harvests flowers for arrangements from the garden.

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10.5.17 Thursday - Historic Garden Tour at the University of Pennsylvania

Take a guided tour of the James G. Kaskey Memorial Park at the University of Pennsylvania.

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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.

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10.8.17 Sunday - PHS Member’s Appreciation Day at Mt. Cuba Center

Mt Cuba Center is opening its gates for PHS Members free of charge!

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10.13.17 Friday - Mural Arts Paint Day! Philadelphia Mural Mile Walking Tour & Mural Painting

Experience the amazing collection of public art with a guided tour of outdoor murals with PHS and Mural Arts.

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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.

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10.18.17 Wednesday - Awbury Arboretum Historic Tree Tour & Lunch

Join staff members of Awbury as they guide us on a tour of the beautiful heritage trees throughout the Arboretum’s historic landscape.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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12.12.17 Tuesday - Holiday Tour: Nemours Mansion & Gardens, Hagley Museum, plus shopping at Terrain

Visit the Nemours Mansion and Hagley Museum, followed by a holiday shopping trip to Terrain.

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4.29.18 Sunday - Gardens of Devon and Cornwall

Explore gardens set in the south west corner of England. These two beautiful regions, Devon and Cornwall, are often mentioned in one breath. Famous for its rugged coastline and milder weather shaped by the Gulf Stream, the "West Country" offers a wealth of beautiful gardens, rare plants and trees.

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6.9.18 Saturday - Gardens of Provence

The Provencal landscape of farmhouses or mas, vineyards and typical unspoiled villages set the scene as we pass along avenues of majestic plane trees. Our visits, to mostly private properties, include both traditional farm-house style gardens and contemporary, Mediterranean country gardens.

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10.7.18 Sunday - Garden of Cuba

Blessed with excellent growing conditions, Cuba has a long history in agricultural production and horticultural know-how. As the largest and most populous island in the Caribbean, the ‘Pearl of the Antilles’ is also a melting pot of cultures and cuisines.

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