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Morris Arboretum

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Feast On Insects At Morris Arboretum’s Upcoming ‘Bug Crawl’

The arboretum is hosting a bug-centric feast, which includes — ahem – delicacies like cricket fritters with coconut curry dipping sauce and bamboo worm bruschetta.

07/10/2013

(credit:  Paul Meyer, Morris Arboretum)

Tour The World As Garden Railway Opens At Morris Arboretum

Ride through a garden world created entirely of natural materials and visit miniature architectural masterpieces including many international landmarks.

05/20/2013

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Plant Sales Just In Time For Mother’s Day

Most gardeners find it hard to resist stopping in at special plant sales, like two this weekend in the Philadelphia area.

05/06/2013

Giant Praying Mantis at Morris Arboretum Photo Credit Lynne Adkins

Giant Bugs Make Morris Arboretum Their Home

There are 11 larger than life bugs are scattered over the 92 acre garden in Chestnut Hill.

03/29/2013

(credit: Paul Meyer, Morris Arboretum)

Witchhazel Brightens A Gray Garden

Flowers in winter gardens are few and far between, but witchhazels are one large shrub that blooms when everything else looks drab or dead.

02/11/2013

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Honoring The New Year Of Trees

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.

01/14/2013

Michelle Conners public programs event coordinator Morris Arboretum fall festival

Morris Arboretum To Celebrate Fall

Michelle Connors, public programs event coordinator for Morris Arboretum says one of their biggest events of the season takes place on Sunday.

10/06/2012

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All Those Acorns! Here’s The Actual Scientific Explanation…

If you have an oak tree on your property, you’ve noticed that the acorns started dropping early this year, and all too often.

09/17/2012

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Best Spots For Summer Playdates In Philadelphia

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.

07/06/2012

(Anthony Aiello shows off some Japanese maples at the Morris Arboretum plant sale in Chestnut Hill.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Flowers and Plants On Sale at Morris Arboretum’s Annual Fundraiser

The Morris Arboretum is holding its annual plant sale, through Saturday, just in time for the summer gardening season — and Mother’s Day.

05/11/2012

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Plant A Tree For Arbor Day

Arbor Day is Friday a good reminder to plant a tree or three this year – and help meet the goal to plant ONE MILLION trees in our region.

04/25/2012

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Local Expert Says It Is Never To Dry To Start Planting Your Garden

Spring has sprung early – we know that – but it’s also been very dry. So what does that mean for those digging in their garden?

04/08/2012

(credit:  Paul Meyer/Morris Arboretum)

Pennsylvania’s Big Trees

Big Trees of Pennsylvania, a book by Scott Wade, keeps track of champion trees, defined as the largest trees of each species in the state.

02/08/2012

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New Year of the Trees

This is the time each year when the Jewish New Year of the Trees is celebrated, and the Morris Arboretum in Chestnut Hill has events this week for children to learn about planting and caring for trees.

02/06/2012

(Snowdrops with early honey bee. Courtesy: Morris Arboretum)

‘Broken Weather’ Affecting Animals And Plants

It has been a season of very weird weather. Temperatures have been topping out in the 50s and 60s in what should be the dead of winter. How are the critters and plants reacting?

02/01/2012

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