TABLE OF CONTENTS
Revitalizing an ancient burial ground helps bring a North Philadelphia neighborhood back from the brink.
The stars of spring shine at Chanticleer.
Temple University students competing in the Flower Show learn about construction, plants, teamwork, and unfamiliar local history.
Inspired by his colorful homeland of Brazil, Zezé creates farm-fresh flower arrangements as vibrant as his personality.
What’s new and different for 2017.
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LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT
VIEW - See spring color pop in the gardens at PHS Meadowbrook Farm.
KNOW - Winning plants, nature prints, volunteer effort, heirloom bulbs.
DISCOVER - Five lovely landscapes along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
LEARN - Set up a sturdy, attractive trellis for your vegetable garden.
DESIGN - An expert explains ikebana, the fine art
MEET - Eugene Spain cares for his garden beds and his community.
SHOP - Handy, attractive gardening aids you can pick up in the Flower Show Marketplace.
ASK - Answers to questions about street trees and blue blooms.
DIG - A local writer takes a close look at the ecology of Center City.
Long-stemmed and sturdy, ‘Menton’ tulips bloom in early May in a bed by the house at Chanticleer.
Photograph by Rob Cardillo