Container GardeningSaturday, April 28, 2018
12:00 PM to 2:00 PMGreensgrow FarmsSpring has sprung and now is the time to plant your annual containers to enjoy for the entire summer. Our container specialist will show you step-by-step, how to design a container with herbs and annual flowers. We'll talk soil, light, position, care...
Run Wild for the Zoo 5KSunday, April 29, 2018
6:30 AM to 10:00 AMThe Philadelphia ZooLace up your running shoes and hit the pavement - while helping to save wildlife along the way. Join Philadelphia Zoo Sunday, April 29th at 6:30 a.m. as hundreds of runners and walkers lace up their shoes for Run Wild for the Zoo 5K! Run or walk through...
Full Moon HikeSunday, April 29, 2018
7:15 PM to 8:30 PMNorristown Farm ParkFind out why April's full moon is sometimes called the pink moon or the fish moon. The full moon name is applied to the entire month and is often tied in to what is happening in nature. This will be a meandering walk to enjoy the sounds and smells of...
Annual Wildflower CelebrationSunday, April 29, 2018
10:00 AM to 4:00 PMMt. Cuba CenterEnjoy a magnificent display of spring ephemerals at our annual celebration of the season. Stroll through our native plant gardens at the peak of their glory; enjoy live music, gardening activities, family programming, and more. A variety of food selections...
Best Buddies Friendship Walk: PhiladelphiaSunday, April 29, 2018
8:00 AM to 11:00 AMKing of Prussia MallThe Best Buddies Friendship Walk (BBFW) is the number one walk in the country raising awareness and funds to support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). The walk plays a key role in funding Best Buddies programs dedicated...
Mid-Atlantic Peony Society Tour & ReceptionMonday, April 30, 2018
5:00 PM to 6:30 PMSwarthmore College - Scott ArboretumTour our stunning and ever-expanding Tree Peony Collection at the peak of bloom. Explore the collection with experts from the Mid-Atlantic Peony Society and stay for a reception in the Wister Center with like-minded gardening enthusiasts.
Hike the Mt. Cuba Center to Ashland LoopWednesday, May 2, 2018
9:00 AM to 1:30 PMMt. Cuba CenterJoe Sebastiani, Manager at Ashland Nature Center, and Mt. Cuba Center's Natural Lands staff lead you in this behind-the-scenes trek through Mt. Cuba Center's natural areas to Ashland Nature Center and back. Along the way, enjoy the spring ephemerals of...
If You Can't Beat 'Em, Eat 'Em!Wednesday, May 2, 2018
1:30 PM to 3:00 PMMt. Cuba CenterWant to help the environment? Grab some plates and start feasting on invasive plants! There are many tasty recipes utilizing nonnative plants as their star ingredients. Join plant foragers Kevin Popowich and Diana Thornton as they discuss how garlic mustard...
Plant This - Not ThatThursday, May 3, 2018
5:30 PM to 7:30 PMMt. Cuba CenterMany non-native plants once considered tame garden dwellers have escaped cultivation and become invasive. These plants often out-compete native species for necessary resources and do not provide a diverse ecosystem for insects, birds, and microorganisms...