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Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

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Folks Pitch In For Community Garden Day In Strawberry Mansion

Folks in the Philadelphia’s Strawberry Mansion neighborhood spent Saturday improving their community garden.

07/12/2014

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New Pop-Up Garden Opens On South Street

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has transformed a vacant lot on South Street near 15th Sreet into a lush, shaded, pop-up garden.

07/12/2014

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PHS Hosts Another Herbal Happy Hour

During the happy hour event at the College of Physicians, you’ll find out how herbs have been used for centuries not only to add flavor to food but also for health and healing.

06/25/2014

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Fringetree Is A Carefree Grower

It looks lovely and it smells sweet – this past week has been high time to have a Fringetree – or three – in your yard. And the true beauty is its low maintenance.

06/04/2014

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PHS Launches Gardening And Greening Contest

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has been honoring local beautification efforts for decades, and they’ve just launched a new Gardening and Greening Contest. Enter and win.

06/03/2014

(Volunteers plant flowers around Logan Circle.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Volunteers Plants Flowers To Beautify Benj. Franklin Parkway Area

Volunteers got to work for the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s annual “City in Bloom” Day.

05/22/2014

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Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Hosts Herb ‘Happy Hour’

A new series of classes from the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society takes place at the recently-renovated Herb Garden at the College of Physicians.

05/20/2014

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Wednesday Evening Gardening Classes At Chanticleer

Chanticleer, in Wayne, is hosting a Pennsylvania Horticultural Society series on Wednesday evenings from now to October.

05/19/2014

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Plan On Planting Trees

If you’re planning on planting trees this spring, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is offering inexpensive courses, or you can do a little digging yourself, online.

03/17/2014

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Kidcasting From The 2014 Philadelphia Flower show

Children had the opportunity to be a KYW News Anchor at the 2014 Philadelphia Flower Show at the Pennsylvania Convention Center on March 1st and 2nd.                   […]

03/13/2014

(An artist's rendering of the entranceway to the 2014 Flower Show, titled "ARTiculture," is based on the work of mobilist Alexander Calder.  Image provided by GMR Designs)

Flower Show Preview: The ‘Wow’ Factor

The best way to start your visit to this year’s Philadelphia Flower Show is with the entrance garden, the first of countless “wows” the show delivers.

02/27/2014

(Courtney Peterson in her Chester County studio.  Her jewelry portrays a wide variety of nature -- including insects.   Photo by Molly Daly)

Flower Show Preview: Courtney Peterson and Her Jewelry

Besides serving on the executive committee of the Flower Show, Courtney Peterson is a jewelry vendor in the show Marketplace.

02/26/2014

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Gold Medal Garden Cheat Sheet

With a little help from the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society you can have a gold medal garden.

02/05/2014

(Drew Becher, president of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, gestures toward a Marsden Hartley painting at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts that will be the subject of one of the Flower Show exhibits this year.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Additional Details of This Year’s Philadelphia Flower Show Revealed

This year’s edition, March 1st through 9th, is called “ARTiculture,” exploring the “fusion of art and horticulture.”

02/04/2014

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Three People Leading The Green Movement In Philadelphia

Paving the way for green living in Philadelphia and surrounding areas, these three individuals volunteer their time and share their knowledge with others in support of a more sustainable community.

12/16/2013

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