• Container Gardening

    Saturday, April 28, 2018

    12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    Greensgrow Farms
    Spring 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 5K

    Sunday, April 29, 2018

    6:30 AM to 10:00 AM
    The Philadelphia Zoo
    Lace 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 Hike

    Sunday, April 29, 2018

    7:15 PM to 8:30 PM
    Norristown Farm Park
    Find 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 Celebration

    Sunday, April 29, 2018

    10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Mt. Cuba Center
    Enjoy 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: Philadelphia

    Sunday, April 29, 2018

    8:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    King of Prussia Mall
    The 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 & Reception

    Monday, April 30, 2018

    5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
    Swarthmore College - Scott Arboretum
    Tour 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 Loop

    Wednesday, May 2, 2018

    9:00 AM to 1:30 PM
    Mt. Cuba Center
    Joe 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 PM
    Mt. Cuba Center
    Want 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 That

    Thursday, May 3, 2018

    5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Mt. Cuba Center
    Many 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...
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