Morris Arboretum

(credit: Paul Meyer, Morris Arboretum)

An Opportunity To Learn About ‘State Champion’ Trees

Thursday evening, you can enjoy a fascinating presentation by local arborist Scott Wade, author of Big Trees of Pennsylvania, when he will highlight some of our natural treasures.

05/07/2014

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Tree Climbing Classes For Women Only At Morris Arboretum This Weekend

The $125 course is taught by Rachel Brudzinski, a onetime intern there who became a champion tree climber.

04/03/2014

(Two voodoo lilies at the Morris Arboretum are almost ready to bloom.  Photo provided)

Morris Arboretum Says Strong-Stomached Visitors Might Like Impending Event

“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.

03/28/2014

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Morris Arboretum Offering Tree-climbing Class For Women

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.

02/28/2014

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Grow Your Gardening Knowledge In The Off Season

Learn how to grow more with less – less work, less water and less money.

01/22/2014

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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

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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

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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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