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The Calendar for Pennsylvania

DIG IT! Garden Bus Trips and Events
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February 20 - Bus Trip: CT Flower & Garden Show
Snow date: February 22. Cost: $75. More details coming soon. More info and to register, please contact Mary at: 973-570-0759 or

G.O.A.L. Greenbelt Overhaul Alliance of Levittown Events
Bristol Township Public Auditorium
2501 Bath Road

The Garden Conservancy
Open Days Program
Rain or shine. $10 per garden.
The Garden Conservancy
PO Box 608
Garrison, NY 10524

Martha Washington Garden Club Meetings 12:30
Maintains Public Burying Ground at Slate Hill Cemetery; improves gardens at Elm Lowne, flower arrangements at township building. Scholarships for horticultural students. Meets 4th Wednesday September thru June. Open to public. New members welcome, $5/lectures of interest & $25/year to join! Refreshments, networking.
Martha Washington Garden Club
Lower Bucks Masonic Hall
Edgewood Rd

Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College Events
December 5, 6 - Green Wreaths Workshop
Take your choice of 4 sessions. Arboretum staff helps you create a unique and festive wreath with a variety of freshly-cut greens. Our moss-filled frames allow for long-lasting decorations. Also make wonderful holiday gifts. Register now! Sessions limited to 18 participants. Bring pruners and plastic (dish) gloves. All other materials supplied. Fee. Pre-registration required.
December 7 - Berries and Bark Tour 1-2
Experience beauty of the winter garden with staff as we highlight berries and bark of the winter landscape. For beginner gardeners and experts alike. Meet at Arboretum Offices. Free. Inclement weather cancels. More information:(610)328-8025.
December 7 - Scott Arboretum Seletions: Holiday Sale 1-3
Locally collected greens, berries and cones, finished wreaths, holiday accents, long-lasting wreaths, unique living gifts, and free fun for the whole family. Festivities include: Roast marshmallows over the fire; hot cider, chocolate, and holiday fare; create kids nature crafts; STORYTIME; BERRIES AND BARK GARDEN TOUR; advice from satff. Festivities are free. Wister Center.
Nature's Narratives: Join fellow garden enthusiasts and book lovers to discuss books about plants, nature, and the environment. Sponsored by the Scott Arboretum, the group meets monthly and each book selection is available for members to check out of the Scott Arboretum Horticultural Library. More information: 610-328-8025. Free.
December 11- Natures Narratives: A Sand County Almanac 5:30-6:30
A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold creates astonishing portraits of the natural world exploring the breathtaking diversity of the unspoiled American landscape— mountains, prairies, deserts and coastlines. Conjuring up one extraordinary vision after another, Leopold takes readers on the road and through seasons of our priceless natural resources, explaining destructive effects humankind has had on the land and issuing a bold challenge to protect the world we love.
January 8 - Nature's Narratives: The Moth Snowstorm: Nature and Joy
Author and leading British environmentalist, Michael McCarthy, writes this part memoir, part manifesto for the future of nature.
Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College
500 College Avenue

Hiking Jane Guided Nature Walks
Led by area naturalist Jane Frye. Sponsored by Lackawanna County Area Agency on Aging and Greenhouse Project. Free for seniors 60+ and under 14. All welcome-perfect for families. No pets. $5 donation suggested but not required. Walks are about 60-75 minutes.

Back Mountain Bloomers Garden Club Events or Angela Vitkoski at or (570) 718-6507.

Bartram's Garden Events
Workshops: Urban Medicine Cabinet Make + Take
12/5: Tinctures & Tonics 6-8
December 7 - Handmade Holidays & Greens Sale
Local vendors galore: Mithras candles, Fifth of a Farm jams, Nikki Moon jewelry, Nyambi Naturals skin care, and more!. Seasonal food and drink, Free Make+Take workshops on the hour, Fresh-cut greens, roping, swag and more! Every Who down in Whoville knows: you can't beat a Signature Bartram Wreath. These handcrafted beauties are built on 16" rings and sit about 30" wide. They come decorated with fresh trimmings from right here in the Garden and will bring a healthy dose of holiday cheer to your home.
Bartram’s Garden
54th Street and Lindbergh Boulevard

Doylestown Nature Club Events
Guests welcome with $5 donation.
December 9 - Berries in the Garden
Learn key factors that lead to a successful crop of strawberries, blueberries and bramble berries. Scott Guiser holds BS and Ms in Horticulture from Penn State. His programs provide practical, research-based information. Scott was Penn State extension educator and coordinator of Master Gardener Program. He was an adjunct faculty member at Delaware Valley University and Rutgers University. He is currently adjunct faculty member at St. Joseph’s University Barnes Arboretum Horticulture Program.
Location: Buckingham Township Building
4613 Hughesian Way

Longwood Gardens Events
Now thru January 5 - A Longwood Christmas
Many shapes of the season inspired by traditional holiday favorites like ribbons and colorful confectionery, and by figures of nature from pine cones to snowflakes. Outdoors: illuminated trees, glowing orbs, shimmering tunnel of lights, a light display choreographed to music in Main Fountain Garden and by our Large Lake. Timed Admission Tickets Required.
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Rd
Kennett Square

Milford Garden Club Events
Meetings held the 2nd Tuesday of each month. New members always welcome!
Milford Garden Club
St. Patrick’s Church Hall
E. High and 4th Streets

Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators Events
Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators
Info: ,

ARTtery Gallery Events
Artery Gallery Fine Arts and Crafts
210 Broad Street
Milford, PA 18337

The Garden Conservancy Events
Open Days are rain or shine; no reservations required. Fee: $10 per garden.
The Garden Conservancy
11 Old Postal Road P.O. Box 219
Cold Spring, NY

Philadelphia Horticultural Society Travel Programs.
Philadelphia Horticultural Society
100 N. 20th Street, 5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103-1495

Churchville Nature Center Butterfly House Events
Churchville Nature Center
501 Churchville Lane
Info: Stommy Blauth:

Tanglewood Garden Club Events
Tanglewood Clubhouse
1699 Willow Pond Dr.
Yardley, PA 19067, Kathryn Schwenzer

Edge of the Woods Nursery Events
Edge of Woods Nursery
2415 Route 100, Orefield
Info: Louise Schaefer at 610-395-2570;

Penn State Cooperative Extension and Master Gardeners Events
Penn State Cooperative Extension
Neshaminy Manor Center
1282 Almshouse Road,(corner of Route 611 and Almshouse Rd)

Hardy Plant Society/Mid-Atlantic Group Events

Chanticleer Garden Events
Chanticleer Garden
786 Church Road
Information: (610) 687-4163,

Gesneriad Society Events
Information: 727-796-5615 or 973-579-7914, or

Silver Lake Nature Center Events
Silver Lake Nature Center
1306 Bath Road

Morris Arboretum Events
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Avenue
More info: (215) 247-5777 ext. 125,

American Begonia Society Events
Info: Bernie Wiener

Tyler Arboretum Events
Tyler Arboretum
515 Painter Road
610-566-9134, x 210 or

Lehigh Valley Flower, Garden, and Pool Show
Marketplace, display gardens, speakers, demos
Agricultural Hall
Allentown Fairgrounds
17th & Chew Streets

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