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    • Bartram's Garden wetland expansion
Eyes on the Street

Bartram's Garden wetlands restoration, expansion underway to offset airport project

Bartram’s Garden is still firmly in its growing season. Colorful blossoms – including the famed Franklinia trees with their delicate citrusy scent – grace the formal gardens and woodland walks, and the…

    • Bartram's Farm One Year Mark
Eyes on the Street

Bartram's Farm hits one-year mark, brings food sovereignty to Southwest Philadelphia

In its first year alone, Bartram’s Farm has built a crop field, greenhouse, community garden and orchard, grown 6,500 pounds of produce and held 21 weekly farmers markets. But more importantly,…

    • Looking south from the new trail at Bartram's Garden to the Schuylkill River (and Sunoco beyond).
Eyes on the Street

See Bartram's Mile

Much of Lower Schuylkill’s ex-industrial landscape is rich with possibility, and perhaps no stretch is more compelling than the property adjacent to Bartram’s Garden, where the city is now planning…

    • Bartram's Mile and related trail and green space improvements. | PennPraxis/Philadelphia Parks and Recreation
Eyes on the Street

November 3-4: Bike and Walk Bartram's Mile

As I mentioned last week, Philadelphia Parks and Recreation is working on plans for "Bartram's Mile," a new recreational trail segment along the western bank of the Schuylkill River connecting…

Eyes on the Street

Explore Bartram's Mile

One of the big missing pieces in the city's recreational trail network is a good connection to Bartram's Garden. Thankfully that's about to change. At a series of events in the coming…

    • Sites along the Schuylkill, like Grays Ferry Crescent, from the Water Works to Bartram's Garden will host painters working outdoors all weekend.
Eyes on the Street

Art Festival Will Line Schuylkill River Bank with Art

The three-day Art in the Open (AiO) festival will line the banks of the Schuylkill River with art and family activities this weekend, May 18 – 20. AiO aims to celebrate…

    • Kale seedlings for the garden

Bartram's Garden opens this weekend, shows off new community gardens, education space and nursery

Bartram's Garden is unveiling a a new orchard, community gardens, plant nursery and education center at its start-of-the-season celebration this weekend.Last year, workers cleared invasive shrubs and removed unused tennis…

    • Volunteers clean up trash along the Schuylkill River at Batram's Garden. | United by Blue
Eyes on the Street

Volunteer: Schuylkill River cleanups at Bartram's Garden

Eyes on the Street readers sometimes send me the most interesting and inspiring questions. Earlier this year when I asked readers to send in their city hopes and resolutions I got…

    • Volunteers clean up trash along the Schuylkill River at Batram's Garden. | United by Blue

Volunteer: Schuylkill River cleanups at Bartram’s Garden

Looking for an opportunity to roll up your selves help take care of the city? Show up for Tuesdays at the River: volunteer cleanups along the banks of the Schuylkill River…

    • Bicycle Coalition concerned with Schuylkill River Development Corp.'s West Philly trail

Bicycle Coalition concerned with Schuylkill River Development Corp.'s West Philly trail

The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is concerned that a proposed trail for the western bank of the Schuylkill River wouldn't serve residents' needs.Sarah Clark Stuart, the coalition's campaign director,…

    • Bartram's Garden viewshed

Getting to better know the Parks & Rec system

A canopy of trees blazed orange and gold over Carroll Park, the stone entry posts looked new and intact, and — right on cue — a bright green trolley rolled past,…

Announcement about the June 19th Complete the Schuylkill River Trail Walk.

If you missed the first walk in February (attended by over 100 people), the Complete the Schuylkill River Trail Coalition is holding a second walk from Bartram's Garden to Dupont Crescent…

Photo Slideshow: Bartram's Garden

Philadelphia is a city of many "oldests," hidden treasures, and historic green spaces.  Bartram's Garden is all of the above. America's oldest surviving botanical garden -- and one of the most…

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