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2.20.19 Wednesday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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2.20.19 Wednesday - Floral Teas and Sugars DIY Workshop

Due to inclement weather, the Floral Teas and Sugars DIY workshop is canceled. Join the co-author of "Edible Flowers: A Global History", Constance Kirker, in this hands-on workshop and create your own unique blends of floral teas.

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2.20.19 Wednesday - Unraveling Botanical Names

Learn ways to conquer the secret language of plants and add another skill to your gardening talents.

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2.21.19 Thursday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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2.22.19 Friday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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2.25.19 Monday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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2.26.19 Tuesday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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2.26.19 Tuesday - Fermentation: An Introduction

This course with Dr. Karen Snetselaar will explore the basic biology behind one of the oldest ways that humans process and preserve foods and beverages: fermentation.

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2.27.19 Wednesday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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2.27.19 Wednesday - Build Your Own Terrarium

This make and take workshop will be held in the Learning Center on Temple Ambler's campus.

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2.28.19 Thursday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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3.1.19 Friday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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3.2.19 Saturday - The Beginner's Native Perennial Garden

Learn how to create a garden plan, select hardy native plants for shade, sun, wet, or dry areas, and properly prepare, install, and maintain the garden to ensure a healthy, beautiful composition of plants.

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3.4.19 Monday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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3.5.19 Tuesday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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3.6.19 Wednesday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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3.7.19 Thursday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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3.7.19 Thursday - 2019 Tree Care Update

This seminar, co-hosted by PHS and Bartlett Tree Experts, will highlight the latest research, best practices and treatment of pests in arboriculture and horticulture, as well as bring to light the important role of some historic arboreta.

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3.8.19 Friday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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3.10.19 Sunday - America's Garden Capital Day at the Philadelphia Flower Show

Experience the garden power of our region’s 36 public gardens during America's Garden Capital Day at the Philadelphia Flower Show on Sunday, March 10, 2019.

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3.10.19 Sunday - Gardening with Deer

Kathy Salisbury, director of the Ambler Arboretum of Temple University, presents a variety of strategies to prevent deer from ravaging your garden and provides a list of plants that she has found to be deer-resistant in our area.

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3.11.19 Monday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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3.12.19 Tuesday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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3.13.19 Wednesday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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3.14.19 Thursday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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3.14.19 Thursday - Maximizing Your Tomato Harvest

Adrian Galbraith-Paul, farm manager at Heritage farm, will cover tomato seed starting, bed prep, trellising, fertility, and general troubleshooting to help growers maximize their success with tomatoes.

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3.15.19 Friday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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3.16.19 Saturday - Marvel Maples Celebration and Winter Hike

Participants will explore sugar maple and other native trees that are used to make various types of syrup and participate in a syrup tasting.

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3.16.19 Saturday - Members-Only Post Flower Show Plant Sale

Select plants from several exhibits of the 2019 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show, "Flower Power" will be available for purchase by PHS members.

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3.18.19 Monday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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3.19.19 Tuesday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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3.19.19 Tuesday - Bucks County Tree Tenders Basic Training

The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region.

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3.20.19 Wednesday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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3.21.19 Thursday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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3.22.19 Friday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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3.25.19 Monday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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3.26.19 Tuesday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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3.26.19 Tuesday - Monoprinting Workshop

Join Cynthia Murray for this hands-on workshop as she teaches you how to make a one-of-a-kind monotype print using plant material.

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3.26.19 Tuesday - Bucks County Tree Tenders Basic Training

The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region.

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3.26.19 Tuesday - Extreme Plants: Radical Adaptations in the Vegetable Kingdom

This course led by Dr. Jordan Teisher will examine some of the most dramatic examples of plant adaptations, including carnivory, parasitism, mimicry, and drought tolerance.

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3.27.19 Wednesday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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3.27.19 Wednesday - Eastern North American Bulbs

Learn how to plant and care for Canada lilies, eastern camas, violet wood sorrel, and associated bulb-like species such as Jack-in-the-pulpit, blazing star, bloodroot, and dwarf crested iris.

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3.27.19 Wednesday - Garden Tenders: How to Start and Sustain a Community Garden

Join Sally McCabe and others to learn what it takes to get a community garden started, and sustain it.

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3.28.19 Thursday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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3.28.19 Thursday - Bark Walk at Stoneleigh

Join Stoneleigh Director Ethan Kauffman on a tree tour on the grounds at Stoneleigh to observe the beauty of bark as spring emerges.

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3.29.19 Friday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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4.1.19 Monday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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4.2.19 Tuesday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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4.2.19 Tuesday - Bucks County Tree Tenders Basic Training

The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region.

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4.2.19 Tuesday - Extreme Plants: Radical Adaptations in the Vegetable Kingdom

This course led by Dr. Jordan Teisher will examine some of the most dramatic examples of plant adaptations, including carnivory, parasitism, mimicry, and drought tolerance.

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4.3.19 Wednesday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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4.3.19 Wednesday - Garden Tenders: How to Start and Sustain a Community Garden

Join Sally McCabe and others to learn what it takes to get a community garden started, and sustain it.

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4.4.19 Thursday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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4.4.19 Thursday - Spring Tour and More at Winterthur

Join PHS for a day of spring splendor at Winterthur's beautiful gardens.

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4.4.19 Thursday - PHS McLean Library Book Group

This month selection: An Ecology of Enchantment by Des Kennedy

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4.4.19 Thursday - NGT Happy Hour Fundraiser

Join the Neighborhood Gardens Trust for a happy hour fundraiser at Johnny Brenda's.

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4.4.19 Thursday - First Thursdays - Family Fun in the Garden: Pansy Printing

First Thursdays are open for families with elementary-aged children to visit, learn and explore in Meadowbrook’s Family Garden.

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4.5.19 Friday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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4.8.19 Monday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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4.9.19 Tuesday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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4.9.19 Tuesday - Extreme Plants: Radical Adaptations in the Vegetable Kingdom

This course led by Dr. Jordan Teisher will examine some of the most dramatic examples of plant adaptations, including carnivory, parasitism, mimicry, and drought tolerance.

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4.10.19 Wednesday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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4.10.19 Wednesday - Garden Tenders: How to Start and Sustain a Community Garden

Join Sally McCabe and others to learn what it takes to get a community garden started, and sustain it.

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4.11.19 Thursday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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4.11.19 Thursday - Second Thursdays - Propogating 101: Seed Starting

Second Thursdays are open to gardeners to learn about propagating; a great way to expand your plant collection and share with friends!

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4.12.19 Friday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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4.12.19 Friday - Director's Farewell Tea and Tour at Jenkin's Arboretum

Celebrate the arrival of spring with a tour of Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens led by Executive Director, Dr. Harold Sweetman

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4.13.19 Saturday - Composting Miniseries: Composting Principles

Join us and Scott Blunt of Henry Got Compost for Part 1 of our Composting Mini-Series and visit a large scale on farm compost project.

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4.15.19 Monday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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4.16.19 Tuesday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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4.16.19 Tuesday - Extreme Plants: Radical Adaptations in the Vegetable Kingdom

This course led by Dr. Jordan Teisher will examine some of the most dramatic examples of plant adaptations, including carnivory, parasitism, mimicry, and drought tolerance.

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4.17.19 Wednesday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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4.17.19 Wednesday - Unique Houseplants: Plants You Can Grow from the Produce Section

Benjamin Snyder, Greenhouse Manager, will discuss some of the tips and tricks to successfully germinate and care for edible tropical plants that you can grow from grocery store fruits and herbs.

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4.17.19 Wednesday - PECO Green Roof Tour

Tour the 45,000 square foot PECO green roof, maintained by PHS, featuring an observation deck and stunning downtown views of downtown Philadelphia.

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4.17.19 Wednesday - Garden Tenders: How to Start and Sustain a Community Garden

Join Sally McCabe and others to learn what it takes to get a community garden started, and sustain it.

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4.18.19 Thursday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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4.19.19 Friday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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4.22.19 Monday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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4.23.19 Tuesday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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4.23.19 Tuesday - Extreme Plants: Radical Adaptations in the Vegetable Kingdom

This course led by Dr. Jordan Teisher will examine some of the most dramatic examples of plant adaptations, including carnivory, parasitism, mimicry, and drought tolerance.

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4.24.19 Wednesday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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4.24.19 Wednesday - Invasive ID Walk and Talk

Have you been hearing about invasive plants but aren't sure if you have them in your garden? We will answer this question for you and more on this talk and walk through the Ambler Arboretum gardens and perimeter areas.

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4.24.19 Wednesday - Garden Tenders: How to Start and Sustain a Community Garden

Join Sally McCabe and others to learn what it takes to get a community garden started, and sustain it.

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4.25.19 Thursday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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4.25.19 Thursday - Screening of FIVE SEASONS: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf

Join us at Jenkins Arboretum for a screening of this wonderful film.

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4.26.19 Friday - Art Exhibit: Prelude to Spring 2019 - Works by the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

This free art exhibit features works by the talented members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.

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4.30.19 Tuesday - Painting Miniature Garden "Portraits" with Gouache

Join instructor Eileen Rosen for this eight-week painting course and learn a step-by-step process using Gouache, an opaque watercolor that can be blended, corrected and reworked allowing for greater flexibility than transparent watercolor.

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4.30.19 Tuesday - Extreme Plants: Radical Adaptations in the Vegetable Kingdom

This course led by Dr. Jordan Teisher will examine some of the most dramatic examples of plant adaptations, including carnivory, parasitism, mimicry, and drought tolerance.

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5.1.19 Wednesday - Irish Gardens - The Wild Atlantic Way

Travel with PHS to explore a variety of Irish gardening styles and dramatic landscapes.

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5.1.19 Wednesday - In the Garden: Private Garden Visit, Northern Delaware

This is a great day for plant enthusiasts to celebrate the new gardening season with a visit to a stellar private garden in northern Delaware.

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5.1.19 Wednesday - Garden Tenders: How to Start and Sustain a Community Garden

Join Sally McCabe and others to learn what it takes to get a community garden started, and sustain it.

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5.2.19 Thursday - First Thursdays - Family Fun in the Garden: Flowers and Bees

First Thursdays are open for families with elementary-aged children to visit, learn and explore in Meadowbrook’s Family Garden.

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5.2.19 Thursday - PHS McLean Library Book Group

This month's selection: Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights by Salman Rushdie.

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5.6.19 Monday - Philadelphia Tree Tenders Basic Traning

The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region.

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5.7.19 Tuesday - Painting Miniature Garden "Portraits" with Gouache

Join instructor Eileen Rosen for this eight-week painting course and learn a step-by-step process using Gouache, an opaque watercolor that can be blended, corrected and reworked allowing for greater flexibility than transparent watercolor.

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5.9.19 Thursday - 80th Annual Herb Sale

The Philadelphia Unit of the Herb Society of America presents its 80th Annual Herb Sale. Numerous herbs, dozens of vegetable plants, and many rare and unusual geraniums and salvias will be offered for sale. For more information, please visit www.hsaphiladelphia.org.

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5.9.19 Thursday - Second Thursdays - Propagating 101: Dividing Perennials

Second Thursdays are open to gardeners to learn about propagating; a great way to expand your plant collection and share with friends!

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5.11.19 Saturday - Sustainable Rain Harvesting Systems for Crop Irrigation

Micaiah Hall of Free Haven Farms presents how to sustainably gather, store, and use rain water to irrigate crops.

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5.13.19 Monday - Philadelphia Tree Tenders Basic Traning

The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region.

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5.14.19 Tuesday - Painting Miniature Garden "Portraits" with Gouache

Join instructor Eileen Rosen for this eight-week painting course and learn a step-by-step process using Gouache, an opaque watercolor that can be blended, corrected and reworked allowing for greater flexibility than transparent watercolor.

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5.14.19 Tuesday - The Royal Oak Foundation Presents: A Sense of Harmony

Gardens of the Arts & Crafts Movement. Guest Speaker- Judith Tankard, Historian and Author

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5.15.19 Wednesday - PECO Green Roof Tour

Tour the 45,000 square foot PECO green roof, maintained by PHS, featuring an observation deck and stunning downtown views of downtown Philadelphia.

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5.16.19 Thursday - Wyck House & Garden and Awbury Arboretum Tour

Join us on these guided tours of two beautiful, historical properties and gardens in the Germantown section of Philadelphia.

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5.16.19 Thursday - Chester County Tree Tenders Basic Training

Become a PHS Tree Tender! The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region.

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5.19.19 Sunday - PHS Garden Visits: Lower Gwynedd, North Wales & Lansdale Areas

These popular self-guided tours are an exclusive member benefit for PHS Members and their guests.

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5.20.19 Monday - Philadelphia Tree Tenders Basic Traning

The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region.

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5.21.19 Tuesday - Painting Miniature Garden "Portraits" with Gouache

Join instructor Eileen Rosen for this eight-week painting course and learn a step-by-step process using Gouache, an opaque watercolor that can be blended, corrected and reworked allowing for greater flexibility than transparent watercolor.

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5.22.19 Wednesday - Edible Plants Walk & Talk

Learn what is edible in your yard beyond the vegetable garden.

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5.23.19 Thursday - Private Gardens of Northern Baltimore County - Part 1

Join us on a tour of three beautiful and unique private gardens located in the Baltimore area.

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5.23.19 Thursday - Chester County Tree Tenders Basic Training

Become a PHS Tree Tender! The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region.

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5.28.19 Tuesday - Painting Miniature Garden "Portraits" with Gouache

Join instructor Eileen Rosen for this eight-week painting course and learn a step-by-step process using Gouache, an opaque watercolor that can be blended, corrected and reworked allowing for greater flexibility than transparent watercolor.

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5.29.19 Wednesday - Peony's Envy Flower Farm Private Tour

Owner Kathleen Gagan will lead guests though the colorful display gardens near peak bloom while discuss the essentials of peony culture.

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5.30.19 Thursday - Chester County Tree Tenders Basic Training

Become a PHS Tree Tender! The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region.

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6.4.19 Tuesday - Painting Miniature Garden "Portraits" with Gouache

Join instructor Eileen Rosen for this eight-week painting course and learn a step-by-step process using Gouache, an opaque watercolor that can be blended, corrected and reworked allowing for greater flexibility than transparent watercolor.

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6.4.19 Tuesday - Michael Dirr Reception and Lecture: Trees You Never Knew Existed

Join Michael Dirr for this exciting lecture on new tree varieties to consider for your own landscape and beyond.

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6.5.19 Wednesday - Tropical Container Design: Incorporating Unusual Plants into Your Summer Containers

In this program, Benjamin Snyder, Greenhouse Manager, will walk you through the steps of grouping appropriate species, where to site them, and how to maintain them throughout the season.

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6.6.19 Thursday - First Thursdays - Family Fun in the Garden: Flower Bunches

First Thursdays are open for families with elementary-aged children to visit, learn and explore in Meadowbrook’s Family Garden.

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6.7.19 Friday - Gardens of Yorkshire and the Lake District

Discover spectacular estates and gardens with PHS Membership Director, Suzanne Betts on this visit to Yorkshire Gardens and the Lake District of Northern England.

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6.8.19 Saturday - Summer Solstice Salves: DIY Body Balm and Bug Repellent

Learn to create your own light and protective magical moisturizer that can double to help repel mosquitoes and flies while soothing your skin with homegrown herbs and botanical flowers.

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6.11.19 Tuesday - Painting Miniature Garden "Portraits" with Gouache

Join instructor Eileen Rosen for this eight-week painting course and learn a step-by-step process using Gouache, an opaque watercolor that can be blended, corrected and reworked allowing for greater flexibility than transparent watercolor.

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6.12.19 Wednesday - Screen with Green

Anne Brennan, Gardens Manager, will present inspiration for using hedges, trellises, and pruning to delineate spaces in your garden and delight your eye.

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6.13.19 Thursday - PHS McLean Library Book Group

This month's selection: The Summer Book by Tove Jansson

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6.13.19 Thursday - Second Thursdays - Propagating 101: Leaf and Stem Cutting

Second Thursdays are open to gardeners to learn about propagating; a great way to expand your plant collection and share with friends!

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6.18.19 Tuesday - Painting Miniature Garden "Portraits" with Gouache

Join instructor Eileen Rosen for this eight-week painting course and learn a step-by-step process using Gouache, an opaque watercolor that can be blended, corrected and reworked allowing for greater flexibility than transparent watercolor.

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6.19.19 Wednesday - PECO Green Roof Tour

Tour the 45,000 square foot PECO green roof, maintained by PHS, featuring an observation deck and stunning downtown views of downtown Philadelphia.

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6.21.19 Friday - Private Garden Visit: Delaware County

Join us for conversations at a private garden about many interesting plants, especially hostas (about 400 cultivars!), meadows, and much more.

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6.23.19 Sunday - PHS Garden Visits: Glenside, Elkins Park & Rydal Areas

These popular self-guided tours are an exclusive benefit for PHS Members and their guests

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6.26.19 Wednesday - Native Plants for Cut Flowers

During this talk and walk through the Ambler Arboretum gardens, learn which native plants are great as cut flowers and how to plan a cutting garden featuring native plants that will benefit you and the wildlife.

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6.27.19 Thursday - Private Gardens of Northern Baltimore County - Part 2

A second trip to this garden-rich area of Maryland has been added! These are three completely different gardens than the visit on May 23.

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6.29.19 Saturday - Composting Miniseries: Community Small-Scale Composting

Learn what, where and how to compost, and how to build a compost bin.

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7.11.19 Thursday - Second Thursdays - Propagating 101: Roots, What's Next?

Second Thursdays are open to gardeners to learn about propagating; a great way to expand your plant collection and share with friends!

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7.13.19 Saturday - Save the Veggies: Food Preservation 101

Sally McCabe and Ed Mitinger of PHS, along with Cindy Bly of EPRA will help you save the veggies and stop spoilage.

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7.17.19 Wednesday - PECO Green Roof Tour

Tour the 45,000 square foot PECO green roof, maintained by PHS, featuring an observation deck and stunning downtown views of downtown Philadelphia.

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7.24.19 Wednesday - Black Men Trellising

Learn how to build a trellis from easy to find materials and best practices for supporting your plants.

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7.25.19 Thursday - Netherlands & Dutch Wave Gardens

Travel with PHS to gardens in the Netherlands that have been shaped by some of the most influential, naturalistic garden designers in modern times.

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8.1.19 Thursday - First Thursdays - Family Fun in the Garden: Smells in the Garden

First Thursdays are open for families with elementary-aged children to visit, learn and explore in Meadowbrook’s Family Garden.

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8.8.19 Thursday - Second Thursdays - Propagating 101: Woody Plant Propogation

Second Thursdays are open to gardeners to learn about propagating; a great way to expand your plant collection and share with friends!

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8.21.19 Wednesday - PECO Green Roof Tour

Tour the 45,000 square foot PECO green roof, maintained by PHS, featuring an observation deck and stunning downtown views of downtown Philadelphia.

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8.27.19 Tuesday - Flower Power: DIY Herbal Bath Bombs

Join Nyambi Royster of The Artisan of Nyambi Naturals for this hands-on workshop and create relaxing, detoxifying, immune boosting and skin soothing bath bombs.

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9.5.19 Thursday - First Thursdays: Family Fun in the Garden - Leaf Printing

First Thursdays are open for families with elementary-aged children to visit, learn and explore in Meadowbrook’s Family Garden.

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9.5.19 Thursday - Montgomery County Tree Tenders Basic Training

The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region.

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9.7.19 Saturday - Composting Miniseries - Wonder Worms: Vermicompost

In this brief introduction to worm composting, Olade Olayinka will demonstrate the basic procedure and provide all the necessary information needed to get you and your superhero worms started.

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9.11.19 Wednesday - Seeding Keeping: Storytelling, Liberation and How to Save Seeds

Owen Taylor and Chris Bolden-Newsome of True Love Seeds and Sankofa Community Farm present an engaging workshop on how keeping seeds connects us to our past and to our collective future.

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9.12.19 Thursday - Second Thursdays - Propagating 101: Grafting Demonstration

Second Thursdays are open to gardeners to learn about propagating; a great way to expand your plant collection and share with friends!

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9.12.19 Thursday - Montgomery County Tree Tenders Basic Training

The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region.

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9.18.19 Wednesday - PECO Green Roof Tour

Tour the 45,000 square foot PECO green roof, maintained by PHS, featuring an observation deck and stunning downtown views of downtown Philadelphia.

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9.18.19 Wednesday - Philadelphia Tree Tenders Basic Training

The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region.

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9.18.19 Wednesday - Delaware County Tree Tenders Basic Traning

The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region.

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9.19.19 Thursday - Montgomery County Tree Tenders Basic Training

The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region.

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9.21.19 Saturday - PHS Members' Plant Dividend

PHS Members can choose free plants, including perennials, shrubs, houseplants, and trees that will beautify indoor and outdoor gardens for many years to come.

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9.25.19 Wednesday - Philadelphia Tree Tenders Basic Training

The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region.

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9.25.19 Wednesday - Delaware County Tree Tenders Basic Traning

The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region.

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10.2.19 Wednesday - Philadelphia Tree Tenders Basic Training

The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region.

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10.2.19 Wednesday - Delaware County Tree Tenders Basic Traning

The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region.

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10.16.19 Wednesday - PECO Green Roof Tour

Tour the 45,000 square foot PECO green roof, maintained by PHS, featuring an observation deck and stunning downtown views of downtown Philadelphia.

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11.7.19 Thursday - Seasonal Gardens of Japan

Explore notable gardens in and around Kyoto and Tokyo with a variety of different garden styles.

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1.4.20 Saturday - Gardens, Wine & Wilderness - Gardens of New Zealand

Escape the winter and under balmy skies visit some of nature’s most spectacular scenery, interspersed with examples of New Zealand’s culture showcasing its gardens, architecture, artwork, cuisine and wines.

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