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(credit: Pennsylvania Horticultural Society)

Plan On Planting Trees

If you’re planning on planting trees this spring, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is offering inexpensive courses, or you can do a little digging yourself, online.

03/17/2014

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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

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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

(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

(credit: Phran Novelli)

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

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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

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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

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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

(credit:  Phran Novelli)

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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Succulents Show At Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

A succulents exhibit marks the start of a new series at the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society harkening back to its 19th and early 20th century history of staging small shows about all manner of plants.

10/31/2011

(The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's "pop-up" garden, in a lot at 20th and Market Streets.   Credit:  Mike Dougherty)

Horticultural Society’s Downtown Community Garden Going Fallow

PHS president Drew Becker says the urban oasis produced more than 600 pounds of food since it opened in June.

10/24/2011

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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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Two Invitations From The Norristown Garden Club

You’re invited to two events courtesy of the Norristown Garden Club, now almost 100 years old.

05/11/2011

Morris Arboretum (credit:  Paul Meyer)

A Guide To Plant Sales

May is the month for plant sales galore at area garden clubs and arboretums. Here’s a guide to what’s happening in and around Philadelphia.

05/02/2011

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