Great Backyard Bird CountSaturday, February 17, 2018
10:00 AM to 11:00 PMBowman's Hill Wildflower PreserveBird watchers of all ages in count birds to create a real-time snapshot of where birds are across the continent. Anyone can participate, from beginner bird watchers to experts. The GBBC takes place in the Bird Observatory in the Preserve's auditorium...
Raised Bed GardeningSaturday, February 17, 2018
10:00 AM to 11:00 AMPrimex Garden CenterSally, from Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, comes to us with her energetic personality and her knowledge of community gardening. Learn her techniques for getting the most out of the raised bed vegetable garden using less space, time, and effort. **...
Intensive Vegetable PlantingSaturday, February 17, 2018
12:00 PM to 1:00 PMPrimex Garden CenterBreak out of gardening in rows and learn how to maximize your garden space for increased vegetable yields. Sally will teach you vertical, inter-planting and succession planting for continuous production throughout the growing season. ** Please RSVP by...
Seed Starting 101Saturday, February 17, 2018
2:00 PM to 3:00 PMPrimex Garden CenterAlways a popular class! Learn how to start your garden from seed this year. Gloria, Primex's propagation expert, will discuss seed selection, planning and timing, along with steps for growing healthy vegetable and flower seedlings. ** Please RSVP by Wednesday...
Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk on the Pennypack TrailStarts: Tuesday, February 20, 2018
8:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Ends: Tuesday, June 19, 2018Lorimer ParkMeet at the Welsh Road/ Pennypack Trail parking area for this morning bird walk led by experienced birders from the Wyncote Audubon Society. The fall migration of birds has begun. Expect to see some migrants as well as resident species. Bring binoculars...
Audubon Bird Town Bird WalkTuesday, February 20, 2018
8:00 AM to 10:00 AMLorimer ParkExpect to see many winter and year-round resident bird species on this walk. Explore the interior trails of Lorimer Park as well as a section of the Pennypack Trail. The walk starts from the parking lot. Pre-registration is preferred: laltadonna@audubon...
Distinct Floral DesignTuesday, February 20, 2018
7:00 PM to 9:00 PMBensalem Senior CenterTrevose Horticultural Society presentation by Brenda Sullivan who will demonstrate four basic design styles and explain how learning proper techniques and design principles can enhance personal creativity.
Pruning for Homeowners WorkshopWednesday, February 21, 2018
10:00 AM to 1:00 PMMt. Cuba CenterKeep your trees and shrubs healthy, attractive, and long-lived using expert pruning techniques. In this hands-on workshop, learn basic pruning principles including how to make the correct cuts, the best times of year to prune various plants, and how to...
Kokedama WorkshopSaturday, February 24, 2018
2:00 PM to 3:00 PMPrimex Garden CenterLearn the art of Japanese hanging string gardens. Based on a form of bonsai, these moss covered hanging orbs make wonderful living gifts. Cost includes; hands-on instruction, easy care houseplant and all materials. This is a very hands workshop, so be...