Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

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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

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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

(A cardboard cutout of a Buckingham Palace guard accompanies other items evoking Great Britain at the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's announcement.  Credit: John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Flower Show Takes On A British Theme This Year

Organizers says a 38-foot-high Big Ben will be the centerpiece of the show.

02/01/2013

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Grand Gardens Of Great Britain At Philadelphia Flower Show

If you can’t get enough of English gardens, you’ll be glad to know that this year’s Philadelphia Flower Show, called BRILLIANT!, is all about the grand garden traditions of Great Britain.

01/28/2013

Chef Peter Fong of Singapore in Chinatown (credit: Pat Loeb)

For Some, Ginkgo Trees Smell, For Others, It’s A Tasty Treat

The Philadelphia area boasts a large collection of Ginkgo trees, on its streets and in parks. But at this time of year, that can seem more like a curse than a blessing. The reason? Ginkgos smell.

11/15/2012

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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

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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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