Bartram’s Garden

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Hit The Holiday Sales At Area Gardens

If you’re going to decorate, you’ve got to get going…to the holiday sales at area gardens.

12/03/2014

(Bartram’s Garden, in Southwest Philadelphia.  Credit: KYW's John McDevitt)

Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Sept. 12

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

09/12/2014

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Philadelphia Honey Festival Hosts Cooking Contest

Show off how you cook with honey at the upcoming Philadelphia Honey Festival, the first weekend in September.

08/11/2014

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Top Botanical Gardens In Philadelphia

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.

06/20/2014

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Top Spots To See Spring Flowers

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.

03/20/2014

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Local Arboretum Sales Feature Holiday Greenery

Lots of local arboretums have Christmas greenery sales this time of year. In fact, there are two coming up this weekend.

12/04/2013

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Fabulous Franklinia In The Fall

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.

10/08/2013

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Philadelphia Honey Festival This Weekend

The Philadelphia Honey Fest happens this weekend, including Saturday at the Wyck Historic House in Germantown and Sunday at Bartram’s Garden.

09/02/2013

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Development Plan For Lower Schuylkill River Is Unveiled

It’s an idea to breathe new life into a languishing former industrial area between Philadelphia International Airport and University City.

05/09/2013

(Children at Bartram's Garden, in Southwest Philadelphia, put green thumbprints on a planter box.  Credit: John McDevitt)

Phila. Kids Decorate a Planter Box For White House on Public Gardens Day, Friday

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.

05/07/2013

(Bartram’s Garden, in Southwest Philadelphia.  Credit: KYW's John McDevitt)

Positively Philadelphia: Celebrating Our Region’s Public Garden Heritage

Friday, May 10th, is National Public Gardens Day, and Philadelphia is home to more gardens than any other city in the country.

05/05/2013

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Bartrams Brought Franklinia To Philly

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.

11/14/2012

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Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild Hosts 3rd Annual Honey Festival

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.

09/07/2012

Stephanie Phillips, interim director of Bartram's Garden. (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Bartram’s Garden Kicks Off Season With Weekend-Long Celebration

“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.

04/30/2012

(File photo: Fairmout Park on a sunny day.)

Philadelphia Ranks Among The World’s Best Cities For Parks

The company behind some of the nation’s best-selling travel guides has just given Philadelphians a reason to be proud.

03/28/2012

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