The $125 course is taught by Rachel Brudzinski, a onetime intern there who became a champion tree climber.
“It’s called the voodoo lily. Some people call it the ‘carrion lily’ because when it blooms it smells like dead flesh,” says an arboretum worker.
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.
While the days of hauling yourself up to those dangerously skinny branches at the top of that old pine are, sadly, long gone, the Morris Arboretum is offering women the chance to channel their inner arborist this spring.
Learn how to grow more with less – less work, less water and less money.
Lucky for us, there are more than a few places near Philly to see those autumn leaves in all their glory—and before they go up in smoke on that totally illegal bonfire in your neighbor’s backyard.
The arboretum is hosting a bug-centric feast, which includes — ahem – delicacies like cricket fritters with coconut curry dipping sauce and bamboo worm bruschetta.
Ride through a garden world created entirely of natural materials and visit miniature architectural masterpieces including many international landmarks.
Most gardeners find it hard to resist stopping in at special plant sales, like two this weekend in the Philadelphia area.
There are 11 larger than life bugs are scattered over the 92 acre garden in Chestnut Hill.
Flowers in winter gardens are few and far between, but witchhazels are one large shrub that blooms when everything else looks drab or dead.
This week marks the Jewish New Year of Trees. Whether you celebrate it or not, it’s a good reminder to pay attention to the trees where you live.
Michelle Connors, public programs event coordinator for Morris Arboretum says one of their biggest events of the season takes place on Sunday.
If you have an oak tree on your property, you’ve noticed that the acorns started dropping early this year, and all too often.
Pack up those kids and hit the road for a day of fun, no matter the weather, at Philadelphia’s best spots for summer playdates.