Lots of local arboretums have Christmas greenery sales this time of year. In fact, there are two coming up this weekend.
There are few enough trees that flower in late summer, so when a tree is still blooming this far into fall, it’s worth mentioning. My Franklinia tree has been blooming since August.
The Philadelphia Honey Fest happens this weekend, including Saturday at the Wyck Historic House in Germantown and Sunday at Bartram’s Garden.
It’s an idea to breathe new life into a languishing former industrial area between Philadelphia International Airport and University City.
One by one, kids dipped a thumb into green paint and then put their mark on a white planter box which will be given to first lady Michelle Obama for the White House garden.
Friday, May 10th, is National Public Gardens Day, and Philadelphia is home to more gardens than any other city in the country.
All the Franklinias that exist today came from the seeds of trees the Bartrams discovered in Georgia. They planted them in their Philadelphia gardens and named the new trees after Ben Franklin.
If you are looking for something out of the ordinary to do this weekend, this might be it: The Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild is hosting the 3rd Annual Honey Festival.
“So we’ll be having tours, activities, we’ll have some landscaping expertise to help you plan your garden, potentially food trucks,” says interim director Stephanie Phillips.
The company behind some of the nation’s best-selling travel guides has just given Philadelphians a reason to be proud.
Bartram’s Garden is one of those wonderful places a lot of Philadelphians have heard of but haven’t visted. This weekend, you’ll have the chance to cross the country’s oldest surviving botanic garden off your “bucket list” and snap up some terrific plants.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Bartram’s Garden is like a hardy perennial, persisting, even thriving, in the toughest conditions. It’s a lush 18th century oasis in the midst of an industrial desert. And I’m not exaggerating — […]
Some people travel the across the globe to see the best gardens, but really, they need only stick to the Philadelphia area: the region has so many quality places to experience nature in all its flowering glory that it could be named the garden capital of the world.
by KYW’s Phran Novelli Never heard of Lorenzo l. Langstroth? Well if you like honey, you have him to thank, because this Philadelphian invented modern hives that help us collect this sweet treat from the […]