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Treehugger: Best Arboretums In PhiladelphiaArboretums, 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.
Inspiration In Full Bloom At Area GardensGreater 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.
Scott Arboretum Open Year-RoundWhile some arboretums do close for the winter, the Scott Arboretum, which covers the 300 acres of Swarthmore College, is open year-round.
Last Minute Gifts For A GardenerSuper quick last-minute gifts: avoid crowds altogether and buy a membership online to a local garden or arboretum.
Plant A Tree In Loving MemoryPlanting 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.

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