Arboretums, according to Penn State, cultivate trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants for scientific and educational purposes. But these Philadelphia-area attractions are so much more to the residents and tourists who visit them each year.
If you’re looking to surround yourself with nature’s beauty, stop and smell the roses (or tulips, or daffodils…) at one of these gorgeous gardens, right here in the Philadelphia area.
If your New Year’s resolutions include reading more books, meeting new people, and becoming a better gardener, here’s an all-in-one solution.
Lots of local arboretums have Christmas greenery sales this time of year. In fact, there are two coming up this weekend.
Friday, May 10th, is National Public Gardens Day, and Philadelphia is home to more gardens than any other city in the country.
This link to the Greater Philadelphia Gardens can help you keep track of what’s happening at nearly 30 gardens and arboretums in our area.