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Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

(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

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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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Transformation of Pa. Convention Center For Flower Show Is Proceeding Apace

The Philadelphia Flower Show is reportedly ahead of schedule in getting set up for its scheduled opening on Sunday.

02/27/2012

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Enchanting Orchids Exhibit

From now until February 10th, you can enjoy a free exhibition of Enchanting Orchids, weekdays, at the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society.

01/30/2012

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Philadelphia Flower Show’s 2012 Theme is The Hawaiian Islands

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.

01/26/2012

(City officials, tourism leaders, and leaders of city arts institutions unveil the new logo for the city's marketing campaign.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Philadelphia’s New Tourism Marketing Campaign Targets ‘Culture Vultures’

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.

01/12/2012

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Help Plant One Million Trees

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.

11/02/2011

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Volunteers Plant Dozens Of Trees In West Philadelphia

“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.”

10/25/2011

(The Race Street Connector was lit Thursday night. Credit: Cherri Gregg)

First Phase Of Race Street Connector Project Is Lit

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.

10/07/2011

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Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Fall Festival

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s Fall Garden Festival is this Saturday at the Philadelphia Navy Yard.

09/21/2011

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