Sunday, June 30, 2013

Summer Horticultural Programs From PHS

Make your own garden chair at Chanticleer.Here's important news from the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society about summer programs you might want to take advantage of:

Evenings at Chanticleer
Join PHS for evening programs at beautiful Chanticleer in Wayne, PA. This month, make your own garden chair or take a house and garden tour on July 17, learn how to create hot and flashy containers on July 24, or acquaint yourself with new annuals on July 31. Visit the PHS calendar to learn about these and other activities.

PHS Kids Patch
PHS offers summer fun for your kids. Join PHS for StoryTime in the McLean Library and at Sister Cities Park on Logan Square. The PHS Kids Summer Book Club offers great suggestions for summer reading and garden-themed crafts. Visit our blog for these and more family-friendly activities happening throughout the region.

Seed Saving: Preserving Our Agricultural Heritage
Friday, August 23, 6–8 pm at PHS, Free
PHS and the Nationalities Service Center present a lecture by Adam Forbes, who will share his research on the cultural and ecological importance of seed diversity and traditional farming systems. He’ll also offer a lesson on seed saving and discuss what some immigrant communities in Philadelphia are doing to preserve their heritage. Click here to register.

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