Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

(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

(credit: Phran Novelli)

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

(PHS president Drew Becher, in file photo.  Photo provided)

Positively Philadelphia: Insider Peek at Next Year’s Flower Show

“Flower Show is going to be ‘Articulture,’ and it’s the celebration of art and horticulture together,” says Drew Becher, president of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society.

10/13/2013

(credit: Pennsylvania Horticultural Society)

Biggest Veggies Compete At Fall Garden Festival

if you’ve had a bumper crop in your vegetable garden, you can show them off and compete this Saturday at the PHS Fall Garden Festival.

09/18/2013

(credit: Pennsylvania Horticultural Society)

Fall Garden Festival At The Navy Yard

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Fall Garden Festival is all day Saturday at the Navy Yard. It’s free to enter and a great day out for all ages.

09/16/2013

(Fran Lawn of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society repots a plant belonging to Pat Lyons, right.  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Horticultural Society Offers Walk-In Houseplant Clinic in a Center City Mini-Park

Members of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society spent a few hours rejuvenating houseplants for drop-in visitors at PHS’s “pop-up” garden on South Broad Street.

07/25/2013

(Credit: Chris Hartzell)

Enter PHS City Gardens Contest

It’s time to enter The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s annual City Gardens Contest which has been celebrating the success of local gardeners for nearly 40 years!

06/18/2013

(PHS' pop-up beer garden in a formerly vacant lot near Broad and Spruce Streets.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

This Year’s ‘Pop-Up’ Garden Puts a Beer Garden on South Broad Street

This marks the third summer that the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has transformed an eyesore into an oasis.

05/29/2013

(L-R: PHS president Drew Becher, Mayor Nutter, seventh grader Liam Leahy, and deputy mayor Michael DiBerardinis.  Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Ben Franklin Parkway Gets Its Springtime Spruce-up, Thanks To Volunteers

It was all for the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s annual “City in Bloom” event.

05/17/2013

(Phillies' president David Montgomery, second from left, the Phanatic, and infielder Kevin Frandsen, fourth from left, help plant a tree in FDR Park.  Credit: Ian Bush)

Phillies Resume Planting Home-Run Trees in Philadelphia

It’ll be another breath of fresh air every time the Phillies “go yard” this season.

04/22/2013

(File photo.  Credit: Pennsylvania Horticultural Society)

Be Temperate About Starting Your Garden Now, Horticulture Expert Advises

Sally McCabe, project manager for the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s “Garden Tenders” program, says gardeners can begin putting in their cool season crops now.

04/11/2013

(Credit: Randall E. Scott)

Area Residents Get One Last Peek At The Philadelphia Flower Show

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society wrote “30” on this year’s edition of the Flower Show and it went out with a bang.

03/10/2013

(Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Philadelphia Flower Show Features The Majestic Beauty Of Great Britian

The 2013 Philadelphia Flower Show is open to the public and visitors this year are being treated to a taste of England.

03/02/2013

(credit: Phran Novelli)

Sneak Peeks In Advance Of The Flower Show

It’s fun to go behind the scenes, get in early, or be first to see any big event, and this week you can get a special sneak peek of the set up, staging, and serious hard work that makes all the magic happen at the Philadelphia Flower Show.

02/27/2013

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