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    • Nancy Goldenberg

In Profile: Nancy Goldenberg of the Parks & Rec Commission

Nancy Goldenberg has led a charmed career, she knows that. From the internships she scored while a student at George Washington University in the late 1970s — first at the National…

    • Becher, Greenberger, Buffington

PHS Pops Up — this time on South Broad Street

Incorporating now-familiar design staples like "found" furniture, wood chips, and reused Flower Show display elements, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's latest Pop Up Garden received its official opening Wednesday afternoon. But although…

    • Mark Focht

In Profile: Mark Focht merges concrete and verdant jungles

Mark Focht long ago figured out how he got to where he is today: first deputy commissioner, Department of Parks and Recreation for Philadelphia, and president-elect of the American Society of…

    • New path

Rodin Museum Garden readies for unveiling

Soon — most likely after the extended Welcome America-athon is over — the wrapping will come off of the $4+ million restoration of the Rodin Museum gardens.For anyone who's ever…

    • PHS ups the greening game for spring

PHS ups the greening game for spring

Happy Earth Day! As Philadelphia's abundant collection of magnolias, pears and cherry blossoms already starts to rain down, carpeting streets in an always-surprising profusion of pink and white, we're reminded that…

    • Lessons from other cities' civic landscaping projects

Lessons from other cities' civic landscaping projects

The oohs and ahhs were many at last night's panel discussion at the Philadelphia International Flower Show, "Transforming Public Landscapes," one in a series of evening presentations by what Pennsylvania Horticultural…

    • Central Park

Celebrating a "rock star" of landscape architecture

The cultural cognoscenti came out Thursday night in full force to honor Frederick Law Olmsted, a man whom Drew Becher, president of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, referred to as a "rock…

    • PHS vacant land program

PHS vacant lot program threatened

For three years, Penny Giles of the Francisville Neighborhood Development Corporation has been putting people to work mowing grass and removing beer bottles and tire parts from vacant lots. "I've got…

    • Drew Becher

Drew Becher succeeds Jane Pepper at PHS tiller

February 23, 2010 By JoAnn GrecoFor PlanPhillyFor nearly three decades, Jane Pepper and the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society have been inextricably linked. This year, though, the 64-year-old dynamo retires, and…

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