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Arboretums

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Treehugger: Best Arboretums In Philadelphia

Arboretums, according to Penn State, cultivate trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants for scientific and educational purposes. But these Philadelphia-area attractions are so much more to the residents and tourists who visit them each year.

09/03/2014

(credit: Mike Startup/Haverford Arboretum)

Inspiration In Full Bloom At Area Gardens

Greater Philadelphia Gardens is a group of over 30 unique arboretums in our area. Go visit one or two to get a running start this spring.

04/01/2014

(photo courtesy Scott Arboretum)

Scott Arboretum Open Year-Round

While some arboretums do close for the winter, the Scott Arboretum, which covers the 300 acres of Swarthmore College, is open year-round.

10/14/2013

(credit: Phran Novelli)

Last Minute Gifts For A Gardener

Super quick last-minute gifts: avoid crowds altogether and buy a membership online to a local garden or arboretum.

12/24/2012

(credit:  Phran Novelli)

Plant A Tree In Loving Memory

Planting a tree or shrub for a friend, colleague or family member who has died is a simple act that can help turn some of your sadness into solace.

09/19/2011

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