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PA Horticultural Society Offers Tree Care Training

Lots of trees fell during the hurricane, so first that means clean up, and then, replanting. If you’d like to pitch in, consider becoming a ‘Tree Tender’ for the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society.

11/12/2012

Volunteers get ready to plant a tree in Kensington. (credit: Pat Loeb)

Group Plants 900 New Trees In Philadelphia

Does your neighborhood look better today than it did last week? It might if it was one of 35 Philadelphia area neighborhoods where volunteers planted 900 new trees this weekend.

11/11/2012

(PHS' 2012 pop-up garden was placed in a vacant lot at the northwest corner of Rittenhouse Square.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

Horticultural Society’s 2nd Annual ‘Pop-Up Garden’ Ready To Go Fallow

The garden, near 19th and Walnut Streets, was intended to be temporary but the idea behind it is becoming permanent.

10/15/2012

(Anthony Iannone, VP of South Jersey Hot Cheft, photographed at Duffield's Farm in Sewell, NJ.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Pheasts and Fests, in NJ and Pa.

This week on “What’s Cooking,” Hadas Kuznits reports on a restaurant week in South Jersey, a food pantry fundraiser in South Philadelphia, and a culinary convention in Montgomery County featuring celebrity chef Bethenny Frankel.

10/11/2012

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PHS Fall Festival

Just as Autumn’s about to arrive, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s Fall Festival happens this Saturday, from 9am to 5pm at the Navy Yard.

09/19/2012

(Credit: Robin Greer)

Two Young Girls Demonstrate Flower Pressing

Two young artisans who’ve learned the centuries-old technique of pressing flowers have given a presentation during the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s exhibit called “imPRESSive.”

07/29/2012

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A Garden Pops Up In Center City

A lot at 19th and Walnut, across from Rittenhouse Square where a movie theatre burned down years ago, sat empty until the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society planted a Pop-Up Garden there.

07/09/2012

(Philadelphia schoolteachers learn about sustainable gardening at a West Philadelphia charter school.  Credit: John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Teachers Get a Lesson In Sustainable Gardening

It’s part of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s “Green City Teachers” program.

06/27/2012

(Volunteers plant flowers and greenery at Logan Circle.  Credit: Ian Bush)

Horticultural Society, Volunteers Planting Thousands of New Plants Along Parkway

“In the next month, the whole city will be blooming, basically from City Hall all the way to the art museum,” PHS president Drew Becher says.

05/09/2012

(Montgomery County commissioner Leslie Richards, obscured, and borough councilwoman Linda Christian plant a tree in Norristown.  Credit: Brad Segall)

Norristown Planting 2,000 New Trees With Help of Pa. Horticultural Society

The Borough of Norristown will be turning greener, thanks to 2,000 new trees that are being planted this season throughout the Montgomery County community.

04/30/2012

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Record Crowds At Flower Show

More than 42,000 people poured thru the doors this weekend, 14,000 more than last year.

03/07/2012

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Aloha From The Philadelphia Flower Show

Hawaii is the inspiration for this year’s annual Flower Show.

03/04/2012

(Marcy Kay Lilly, center, receives her award from a Subaru executive, left, and Drew Becher, right, president of PHS.  Credit: Lynne Adkins)

Flower Show Recognizes Local Businesses For Their Hawaii-Themed Displays

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.

03/02/2012

Palm trees are lined up and ready for placement before Sunday's opening. (credit: Jim Melwert)

Busy Week For Flower Show Exhibitors As Opening Approaches

Exhibitors say they expect 11-hour days to make sure everything’s just right for Sunday’s opening.

02/29/2012

(credit:  Philadelphia Flower Show)

The 2012 Philadelphia Flower Show

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.

02/28/2012

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