If you’re looking to surround yourself with nature’s beauty, stop and smell the roses (or tulips, or daffodils…) at one of these gorgeous gardens, right here in the Philadelphia area.
Two charitable foundations are making a multimillion-dollar investment in public spaces in five of the city’s most underserved communities, creating what could become a national “test kitchen” of sorts on urban renewal.
If you’re off on Monday and haven’t made plans to volunteer yet, why not lend a hand at a garden?
Keeping and sharing seeds not only saves you money, it helps to preserve and propagate plants, and also connects us to our past, future, and to one another.
If you’re going to decorate, you’ve got to get going…to the holiday sales at area gardens.
Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!
Show off how you cook with honey at the upcoming Philadelphia Honey Festival, the first weekend in September.
Next time you need a dose of self-renewal or simply a place in which to reconnect with nature, check out these top botanical gardens around the City of Brotherly Love.
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.