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(PHS president Drew Becher, on the floor of the 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Despite Weather, Flower Show Will Always Be a Pre-Spring Event, Officials Say

Drew Becher, president of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, says attendance the first few days of the show is exceeding expectations, so he doesn’t think weather is a factor.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/02/2015

(credit: Phran Novelli)

Don’t Just See The Flower Show – Work It

The Flower Show is coming up at the end of the month – so there’s still time to volunteer, and get a behind-the-scenes peek for your efforts.

02/10/2015

(George Mickel, co-owner of Hunger Burger.  Photo provided)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Philanthropic Burgers, Flower Show Beer Garden, and Super Bowl Food Tips

Hadas reports this week on a new burger stand in Reading Terminal Market with a charitable mission, a pop-up beer garden coming to center city Philadelphia in conjunction with the Flower Show, and tips for what to serve at your Super Bowl party.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/29/2015

(credit: Phran Novelli)

Pretty Poinsettia Has Historical Tie To Philadelphia

Poinsettias are originally from Mexico, but their popularity here has a Philly connection.

12/08/2014

(Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Drug Giant GSK Hands Out $360,000 To Help Improve Community Health

Glaxo Smith Kline gave nine $40,000 “Impact Award” grants to nonprofit groups that work to create healthier communities through education, food resources, shared spaces, and more.

12/02/2014

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Fall Festival (Credit: Justin Udo)

PHS Festival Aims To Help Gardeners Keep Their Plants Growing In Fall

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is helping gardeners make the transition from summer to fall.

09/20/2014

(PHS president Drew Becher.  Photo by  Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Garden Fest, Reading Terminal Update & A High-End Food Truck

A fall festival, some new happenings at the Reading Terminal Market and a Four Seasons travelling food truck.

09/18/2014

(credit: PHS)

PHS Fall Festival A Bounty Of Family Fun

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s Fall Festival, this Saturday at the Navy Yard, offers seasonal fun for the whole family.

09/17/2014

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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.

09/09/2014

(credit: Hadas Kuznits)

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

(credit: Cherri Gregg)

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

(credit: Phran Novelli)

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

(credit: Phran Novelli)

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

(credit: Phran Novelli)

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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