• Trees for Bees

    Friday, May 4, 2018

    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Mt. Cuba Center
    While prairies, grasslands, and meadows are critical habitats for pollinators, there are many other opportunities to support our insect allies and increase plant diversity in our gardens. In the Northeast, where creating wildflower meadows can be challenging...
  • Mary Vaux Walcott: The Audubon of Botany

    Saturday, May 5, 2018

    11:00 AM to 12:15 PM
    Mt. Cuba Center
    Mary Vaux Walcott was a gifted artist whose nearly 1,000 watercolors of North American wildflowers earned her the title of the "Audubon of Botany". Married late in life, she accompanied her husband on trips to the American and Canadian Rockies during...
  • Chestnut Hill Home & Garden Festival

    Sunday, May 6, 2018

    11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    Chestnut Hill
    Chestnut Hill blossoms into an outdoor garden marketplace as more than 150 home and garden vendors, artists and craftsmen line Germantown Avenue for the 22nd annual Chestnut Hill Home & Garden Festival. On Sunday, May 6, watch the streets and stores of...
  • Wildflowers in Color

    Thursday, May 10, 2018

    10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Mt. Cuba Center
    Bring yourself to the next level with drawing native wildflowers from Mt. Cuba Center's unique collections. Continue to learn basic botanical drawing skills, such as composition, scale, and perspective, while introducing simple color techniques that add...
  • From Lawn to Landscape

    Thursday, May 10, 2018

    5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
    Mt. Cuba Center
    An exciting new trend in landscape design recommends we devote less space to lawns by adding more ecologically diverse plantings. The incentives are many: water conservation, reduced fertilizer and pesticide use, increased biodiversity, and enhanced curb...
  • National Public Gardens Day

    Friday, May 11, 2018

    10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Mt. Cuba Center
    Commemorate America's public garden heritage with a visit to Mt. Cuba Center. Relax in our gardens, enjoy a picnic lunch, or take a leisurely stroll among spring wildflowers. Participate in family-friendly programs or guided walks from 10 am to 2 pm....
  • Container Gardening

    Friday, May 11, 2018

    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Greensgrow West
    Spring has sprung and now is the time to plant your annual containers to enjoy for the entire summer. Our container specialist Lee will show you step-by-step, how to design a container with herbs and annual flowers. We'll talk soil, light, position, care...
  • National Public Gardens Day Tour

    Friday, May 11, 2018

    12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
    Swarthmore College - Scott Arboretum
    National Public Gardens Day is a day of celebration that invites communities to explore the beauty of their local green spaces while raising awareness of the important role public gardens play in promoting conservation, education, and environmental preservation...
  • Garden State Iris Society Garden Iris Show

    Saturday, May 12, 2018

    12:30 PM to 4:00 PM
    Burlington County Library
    The Garden State Iris Society invites everyone to stop and see the flowers at the Iris Show on Saturday, May 12 2018 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Burlington County Library, 5 Pioneer Boulevard, Westampton, NJ 08060. The show is free and open to the public...
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