Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

Now more than 185 years old, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society continues in its mission to "motivate people to improve the quality of life and create a sense of community through horticulture."

In 1827, the nation's first passenger and freight railroad, the…



DCNR Public Meeting

Use Your Outdoor Voice! What does the future hold for outdoor recreation in Pennsylvania? How will the state meet the demands of a growing and changing population, while maintaining and improving a vast and varied recreation infrastructure? The PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and partners is in the process of updating Pennsylvania’s five-year outdoor recreation plan, and would like to hear what you think about the draft recommendations contained in the plan. Are we addressing your top recreation concerns and wishes? The feedback of those who live and work in urban areas is of particular importance in the development…

PHeaSt 2014

A Celebration of Chefs and Growers Get ready for PHeaSt 2014, the most exciting event for foodies in Philadelphia! The third annual celebration of rock-star local growers and top-tier chefs will take place Friday evening, October 17, at the PHS warehouse—transformed into an industrial-chic party venue—at the Navy Yard in South Philadelphia. PHeaSt pairs the chefs and growers together for an extraordinary farm-to-table dining experience. For more information, click here. Ticket Prices: New this year, PHS members are entitled to a reduced ticket price (limit 2 per membership). General Admission •  PHS Member Price $135 per person         •…

PECO Green Roof Tour

Want to learn about green roof technology and how it can help the environment? The 45,000 square foot PECO green roof, maintained by PHS, features an observation deck and stunning downtown views of downtown Philadelphia. Space is limited to 25 people per tour, and pre-registration at least two business days before the tour is required. Tour participants must be at least 18 years of age. Monthly on the Third Tuesday until 10/21/2014. Click here to register.  $5 PHS members, $10 non members
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