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The Calendar for Pennsylvania

DIG IT! Garden Bus Trips and Events
May 2 - Bus Trip: Scranton to Winterthur Museum & Gardens and Mt. Cuba Center
See two world-renowned duPont estate gardens in spring bloom. Bus departs Green Ridge PLaza at 8:15 sharp. Guided tours. Lunch on your own at Winterthur. More details coming soon. FILLED.
DIG IT! Magazine More info and to register, please contact Mary at: 973-570-0759 or

Doylestown Nature Club Events
Location: Buckingham Township Building
4613 Hughesian Way

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.
April 24 - Meeting / Program: All You Ever Wanted to Know about Tulips
By Marco Jurjevich from Holland Ridge Farms, NJ, has acres of over i million spectacular tulips in all colors during their gorgeous Spring Tulip Festival.
April 30 - Scholarship Deadline
Scholarships to qualified high school or college students who plan to pursue a career in horticulture or any related field. A minimum amount of $2,000. will be awarded to students enrolled in or plan to attend an accredited college to further their education Applicants should live or be attending college in areas surrounding, NJ, PA, Delaware, Maryland and NY. and provide the information requested on the application form. For more information about Scholarship applications see or contact Arlene Gordon, 473 Liberty Drive, Yardley, PA 19067 or
Martha Washington Garden Club
Lower Bucks Masonic Hall
Edgewood Rd

Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College Events
The Arboretum is frequently ranked among the most beautiful campuses in the world.
May 4 - Tree CElebration 9-Noon
Bring the family to receive free sapling tree (one/family while supplies last) and enjoy refreshments and scavenger hunt through the Arboretum. Staff on hand to answer questions about trees, gardening, and the Arboretum. Free. At Wister Center
April 27 - Workshop: 10-12:30
Learn how to create an authentic Ohara School floral arrangement under guidance of a certified Ohara School of Ikebana teacher. Cut flowers, ceramic container and a kenzan (Japanese-style "frog") provided. Bring clippers and apron. Limited to 10. Fee. Call 610-328-8025 to register. At Blum Classroom, Cunningham House.
April 27, 28 - Ohara Ikebana Exhibition 11-4
April 26: Open Reception 4-6. Tour both days at 1; demonstration at 2. Ohara School of Ikebana will hold flower arranging classes during exhibit from 10-12:30 on April 21. Call 610-328-8025 to register. Free. Wister Center.
May 11 - Spring Sale Noon-3
Curated selection of unusual tropicals and annuals, perennials and shrubs hard to find but tried-and-true performers at Scott Arboretum. Find tropicals, annuals, and tender plants not found at big box stores such as Alocasia, Colocasia, and Xanthosoma (elephant ears), Canna, Ensete, Musa, Musella (bananas), bromeliads. Plant experts on hand to answer your questions. Selected hard-to-find plant performers that thrive in Delaware Valley gardens. We have selected unusual plants that are ideal for use at the time of sale (Spring Sale, Holiday Sale, Fall Sale).
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.
Each program will last 1.5 to 2 hours and be 1-3 miles long on easy to moderate terrain. Held on Tuesday or Saturday mornings at 10 from late-April through early-October. PLEASE, NO PETS. Information number during the week: 570-343-5144.
Cell numbers for day of walk: Rob - 520-954-5759 or Jane - 520-262-9132
April 23 - Blakely Borough Recreational Park
Peckville, “High Waters” – 2 miles easy. GPS: 100 Keystone Avenue, Peckville, PA
May 7 - McDade Park, Scranton
“Spring Bloomers” – 1.5 miles moderate. GPS: 1 Bald Mountain Road, Scranton, PA
June 1 - Ed Staback Park, Eynon
“Lady Slipper Orchids” – 1 mile moderate.
July 9 - Eales Preserve, Mount Cobb
“Blueberries” – 2.5 miles moderate on sometimes rocky terrain.
August 17 - Lackawanna State Park, Wallsville
“Flowers and Fruits” – 2.5 miles moderate terrain in the woods
September 3 - Merli Sarnoski Park, Carbondale
“Spiranthes Orchids” – 2 miles on paved walkway and grass with one moderate hill
September 14 -Roaring Brook Trail, Moscow
“River Meander”– 3 miles moderate in the woods along Roaring Brook
October 5 - Lackawanna College, Covington Township
“Fall Foliage” – 2.5 miles moderate through the woods with some rocks and roots

Bartram's Garden Events
April 27 - Spring Plant Sale
Native pollinator plants, herbs, indoor plants, heirloom vegetables, annuals, shrubs, trees, aquatic plants. Sale supports propagation of unique and culturally significant plants, landscape management, and community programs. Horticulturists on hand to answer questions and share garden-planning advice. Take our Plant Sale Survey to get 15% discount during the plant sale.
Bartram’s Garden
54th Street and Lindbergh Boulevard

The Garden Conservancy
Open Days Program
Rain or shine. $7 per garden.

G.O.A.L. - Greenbelt Overhaul Alliance of Levittown Events
May 1 - Lyme Disease Program 7
Talk by Evelyn Throne & Karen Meyers, Lower Bucks Lyme Disease Support Group. Free, Sponsored by Bristol Township Environmental Advisory Council & GOAL. Held at Bristol Township Municipal Auditorium. Light refreshments. RSVP to
Bristol Township Senior Center
2501 Bath Road
Bristol, PA 19007

Longwood Gardens Events
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

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

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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