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Guide To Earth & Arbor Day Events In Philadelphia

Here’s where to get out, clean up and learn about the environment in honor of Earth Day (April 22) and Arbor Day (April 24).

04/17/2015

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Spring Tours And More At Scott Arboretum

If your plants are running behind this year, why not see how someone else’s are doing? Scott Arboretum is a good place to start.

04/08/2015

(Volunteers work on trees in a section of Fairmount Park.  Photos by John Ostapkovich)

Tree Surgeon Volunteers Spruce Up a Section of Fairmount Park

This was the “Arbor Day of Service” by the local chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture (“ISA”).

04/23/2014

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Philadelphia Celebrates Arbor Day By Planting Trees, Bushes Around City

The City of Philadelphia celebrated Arbor Day Friday as it does every year, by planting trees and shrubs.

04/27/2013

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A Weekend Of Gardening Events

With both Earth Day and Arbor Day this week, you’ll find all kinds of gardening events going on this weekend.

04/22/2013

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Atlantic City Electric Offers Customers Free Trees

Atlantic City Electric announced it will be offering free trees to customers its Arbor Day Foundation Program.

03/26/2013

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New Year of the Trees

This is the time each year when the Jewish New Year of the Trees is celebrated, and the Morris Arboretum in Chestnut Hill has events this week for children to learn about planting and caring for trees.

02/06/2012

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A Pair Of Trees To Avoid Planting

Arbor Day’s a good time to think about planting trees but don’t even think about planting the Callery Pear or it’s well-known cultivar, the Bradford Pear tree.

04/25/2011