• Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.
      Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.

You are viewing 36 articles with the tag Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

Spotted: Just off the Schuylkill River Trail, a new entrance to Laurel Hill Cemetery

For years and years, well-to-do Philadelphians have been just dying to get into Laurel Hill Cemetery. But thanks to a recently…

Pop-up lessons in adaptation and magic

Philly has taken the pop-up bait hook, line and sinker. Or maybe hammock, lantern, and shipping container. We’re hopelessly into these…

Spring tree tending tips

This winter business has gone on just about long enough. We’ve got our sights set on spring, and to get ready,…

Philly's LandCare Program cleans, greens and reduces crime

This week Philadelphia has served as both host and case study for the 2013 Reclaiming Vacant Properties conference. With 40,000…

City's newest sprayground opens at Shot Tower Rec Center

Like a sweet reward for getting through last week’s brutal heat wave, the city’s newest sprayground opened Saturday at the Shot…

June 27: PHS layoffs | Armory demo scrutiny | Geppert and 1984 demo blaze | Cedar Park(let) | Restoring Letitia Street House

Good morning Streeters and happy Thursday. Your morning buzz: The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s struggling financial health and a poorly attended 2013…

PHS adds holiday cheer, calls attention to public landscape

During the holiday hustle on busy streets like the Avenue of the Arts, it can be easy to overlook everyday details…

November 16-18: Urban Remix | Love Your Park | Tweed Ride | Welcome to the Neighborhood

Urban Remix Design Charrette and Public Reveal Friday, November 16, design charrette 8am-6pm; public reveal 4-6pm. Center for Architecture, 1218 Arch…

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…

September 21-23: PHS Fall Garden Fest | 12th Street Fest | 40th Street Summer Series

PhilaMOCA | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupPHS Fall Garden Fest Saturday, September 22, 9am-5pm. Navy Yard. The Pennsylvania…

September 10-14: World of Gardens | YIP Challenge | City Harvest Happy Hour | Learning from San Francisco

John Dixon Hunt: A World of Gardens Monday, September 10, 6pm. PennDesign, Meyerson Hall Lower Gallery, 210 S. 34th Street.  John…

Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed turning green with infrastructure

Thanks to a $58,000 EPA grant, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) will help implement 10 new green infrastructure projects to the…

PHS Pops-Up vibrantly on a vacant, tax-delinquent lot

As PlanPhilly's JoAnn Greco recently reported, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's PHS Pops-Up Garden has returned for the second year running. This year…

City Gardens Contest: enter by June 10

Is your block the greenest? Is your park the lushest? Is your community garden blue-ribbon-worthy? Enter your green space in the…

Philadelphia LOVE Your Park Week: May 12-19

Do you have a favorite Philadelphia park? Whether your park is on the beaten trail or tucked away in your neighborhood,…

Catholic church closings | affordable LGBT senior housing | disciplinary discrepancies for black students | vigil for fallen firefighters | PHS Pops-Up honored

The Banks | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr group Good morning, Streeters. Today’s temperature could be a record-breaker: 89…

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