Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
More than 42,000 people poured thru the doors this weekend, 14,000 more than last year.
Hawaii is the inspiration for this year’s annual Flower Show.
Just in time for the opening of the Philadelphia Flower Show, nine local businesses have received prizes for the best flower show-themed window displays.
Exhibitors say they expect 11-hour days to make sure everything’s just right for Sunday’s opening.
The Philadelphia Flower Show begins March 4. This year’s theme is Hawaii, so you get to take a little tropical vacation that’s as close as the Convention Center.
The Philadelphia Flower Show is reportedly ahead of schedule in getting set up for its scheduled opening on Sunday.
From now until February 10th, you can enjoy a free exhibition of Enchanting Orchids, weekdays, at the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society.
Drew Becher, president of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, says that in a break with tradition, new technology will play a role in this year’s displays.
In advance of the mid-May opening of the Barnes Foundation Museum on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the City of Philadelphia and city tourism officials are launching a new arts marketing campaign.
As part of an effort to ‘Plant One Million’ trees across 13 counties in our tri-state area, gardening groups and volunteers will plant more than 100 trees in South Philadelphia this Saturday.
“I’ve been wanting to do this since 2008, and we’ve been looking for funding all that time,” says Sue Pringle of UC Green, “and then TD Bank said that they were able to help us.”
The Race Street Connector is a pedestrian friendly walkway that provides easy access from Race Street in Old City to the Race Street Pier and the riverfront.
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s Fall Garden Festival is this Saturday at the Philadelphia Navy Yard.
City dwellers often turn to community gardens as a way to grow their own fresh produce. But it doesn’t build a sense of community when your hard word is stolen before you have a chance to enjoy it.
Organizers have announced a roster of 120 participants for this year’s Restaurant Week. And now, more center city dining has a green side dish to go with it.