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2.20.19 Wednesday - Unraveling Botanical Names

Learn ways to conquer the secret language of plants and add another skill to your gardening talents.

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3.2.19 Saturday - The Beginner's Native Perennial Garden

Learn how to create a garden plan, select hardy native plants for shade, sun, wet, or dry areas, and properly prepare, install, and maintain the garden to ensure a healthy, beautiful composition of plants.

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3.10.19 Sunday - America's Garden Capital Day at the Philadelphia Flower Show

Experience the garden power of our region’s 36 public gardens during America's Garden Capital Day at the Philadelphia Flower Show on Sunday, March 10, 2019.

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3.10.19 Sunday - Gardening with Deer

Kathy Salisbury, director of the Ambler Arboretum of Temple University, presents a variety of strategies to prevent deer from ravaging your garden and provides a list of plants that she has found to be deer-resistant in our area.

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3.16.19 Saturday - Marvel Maples Celebration and Winter Hike

Participants will explore sugar maple and other native trees that are used to make various types of syrup and participate in a syrup tasting.

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3.27.19 Wednesday - Eastern North American Bulbs

Learn how to plant and care for Canada lilies, eastern camas, violet wood sorrel, and associated bulb-like species such as Jack-in-the-pulpit, blazing star, bloodroot, and dwarf crested iris.

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3.28.19 Thursday - Bark Walk at Stoneleigh

Join Stoneleigh Director Ethan Kauffman on a tree tour on the grounds at Stoneleigh to observe the beauty of bark as spring emerges.

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4.4.19 Thursday - Spring Tour and More at Winterthur

Join PHS for a day of spring splendor at Winterthur's beautiful gardens.

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4.12.19 Friday - Director's Farewell Tea and Tour at Jenkin's Arboretum

Celebrate the arrival of spring with a tour of Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens led by Executive Director, Dr. Harold Sweetman

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5.1.19 Wednesday - Irish Gardens - The Wild Atlantic Way

Travel with PHS to explore a variety of Irish gardening styles and dramatic landscapes.

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5.1.19 Wednesday - In the Garden: Private Garden Visit, Northern Delaware

This is a great day for plant enthusiasts to celebrate the new gardening season with a visit to a stellar private garden in northern Delaware.

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5.16.19 Thursday - Wyck House & Garden and Awbury Arboretum Tour

Join us on these guided tours of two beautiful, historical properties and gardens in the Germantown section of Philadelphia.

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5.19.19 Sunday - PHS Garden Visits: Lower Gwynedd, North Wales & Lansdale Areas

These popular self-guided tours are an exclusive member benefit for PHS Members and their guests.

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5.23.19 Thursday - Private Gardens of Northern Baltimore County - Part 1

Join us on a tour of three beautiful and unique private gardens located in the Baltimore area.

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5.29.19 Wednesday - Peony's Envy Flower Farm Private Tour

Owner Kathleen Gagan will lead guests though the colorful display gardens near peak bloom while discuss the essentials of peony culture.

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6.7.19 Friday - Gardens of Yorkshire and the Lake District

Discover spectacular estates and gardens with PHS Membership Director, Suzanne Betts on this visit to Yorkshire Gardens and the Lake District of Northern England.

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6.21.19 Friday - Private Garden Visit: Delaware County

Join us for conversations at a private garden about many interesting plants, especially hostas (about 400 cultivars!), meadows, and much more.

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6.23.19 Sunday - PHS Garden Visits: Glenside, Elkins Park & Rydal Areas

These popular self-guided tours are an exclusive benefit for PHS Members and their guests

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7.25.19 Thursday - Netherlands & Dutch Wave Gardens

Travel with PHS to gardens in the Netherlands that have been shaped by some of the most influential, naturalistic garden designers in modern times.

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11.7.19 Thursday - Seasonal Gardens of Japan

Explore notable gardens in and around Kyoto and Tokyo with a variety of different garden styles.

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1.4.20 Saturday - Gardens, Wine & Wilderness - Gardens of New Zealand

Escape the winter and under balmy skies visit some of nature’s most spectacular scenery, interspersed with examples of New Zealand’s culture showcasing its gardens, architecture, artwork, cuisine and wines.

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10:00am–12:00pm Plants with Winter Interest
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