"Make & Take" Workshops with Greensgrow FarmsSunday, April 22, 2018
1:00 PM to 3:00 PMFairmount Water WorksInspired by the lush gardens and water exhibits at the Philadelphia Flower Show? Bring the magic home! Visit the Fairmount Water Works for a hands-on workshop, where you can make your very own wildflower seed balls, led by Greensgrow Farms. These urban...
"What Smells in Your Garden?"Tuesday, March 20, 2018
7:00 PM to 9:00 PMBensalem Senior CenterTrevose Horticultural Society program speaker, Ed MacFarland will demonstrate how to choose a variety of aromatic plants to enhance the visual and sensory gardening experience.
2018 Garden Insider: A Series of Garden Walks, Talks, and DemonstrationsStarts: Wednesday, April 4, 2018
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Ends: Wednesday, May 30, 2018Winterthur Museum, Garden & LibraryWednesdays, April-October 11:00 am, Brown Horticulture Learning Center Go behind-the-scenes with the experts! Each week Winterthur introduces you to a specialist who will share with you his/her insights and expertise about the Winterthur Garden and...
9th Sustainable Cherry Hill Earth FestivalSaturday, April 28, 2018
9:45 AM to 2:00 PMCroft Farm Arts CenterOur annual Earth Festival is the largest eco-event in South Jersey. This year's theme: Reduce Plastic - Fantastic! The family-friendly event features: bike ride (8:30am), bike valet parking, free entertainment, healthy food for purchase, outdoor yoga...
A Burning Ring of Fire: Habitat RenewalWednesday, March 21, 2018
10:00 AM to 1:00 PMMt. Cuba CenterProperly managed and controlled burns not only shape desired plant communities, they also establish favorable conditions for wildlife and create biologically diverse habitats. Learn how frequent, low-intensity fires influence many ecological processes...
Adventures in Moss GardeningSaturday, April 21, 2018
10:00 AM to 12:30 PMMt. Cuba CenterAdd a luscious green look to your garden this year using moss, one of nature's most prolific groundcovers. Learn how moss softens the hard edges of a garden and provides a velvety background for other native plants. Identify 10 different species and how...
An Up-Close Look at LichensSaturday, April 14, 2018
10:00 AM to 1:00 PMMt. Cuba CenterFrom the Arctic to tropical rain forests, lichens exhibit a wealth of colors and shapes, grow on rocks, bark, and barren soil, and are sensitive indicators of environmental change. James Lendemer, Assistant Curator of Lichenology at NYBG, has studied...
Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk on the Pennypack TrailStarts: Tuesday, March 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 spring migration of birds has begun. Expect to see some migrants as well as resident species. Rusty Blackbirds...
Bare Roots & BulbsFriday, April 20, 2018
6:00 PM to 7:30 PMGreensgrow WestSpring has sprung and now is the time to plant bare root strawberries, raspberries and ornamentals to enjoy this summer and beyond. Our West Philly farm team will show you step-by-step how to ready bare roots for planting and tips for choosing the right...