Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

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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

(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

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