Upcoming Events Outside HPS/MAG....

Below is just a sampling of the many programs planned by other non-profit, horticulture-related organizations in our area. Please note that the items listed here may not be updated following posting. If you are interested in a particular event, please check the organization's website for the most current information. 

Click below to see events listed by month.  


January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

 

January

January 8 - April 27. Exhibit: Art of Seed, Artworks Commissioned by Hudson Valley Seed Company. Art show. PHS McLean Library, Philadelphia, PA. phs.org.

January 10 - 12. Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (MANTS). Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD. mants.com.

January 11. Delaware Ag Week Urban Agriculture Session. Lecture & networking session. Delaware Center for Horticulture, Wilmington, DE. thedch.org.

January 11 - 12. New Directions in the American Landscape (NDAL). Symposium. Morris Arboretum, Philadelphia, PA. morrisarboretum.org.

January 13. Creating an Edible Birdhouse. Workshop. Delaware County Master Gardeners, Springfield, PA. lrb16@psu.edu.

January 16 - February 20. The Real Dirt: Soil and Plant Growth. Class series. Wagner Free Institute of Science, Philadelphia, PA. wagnerfreeinstitute.org.

January 17. Growing, Grooming, & Entering: A "How-To" for Growing and Entering a Prize-Winning Plant. Lecture. PHS at Valley Forge Flowers, Wayne, PA. phs.org.

January 18 - 19. New Directions in the American Landscape (NDAL). Symposium. Connecticut College Arboretum, New London, CT. conncoll.edu/the-arboretum/.

January 17 - 31. The Winter Garden: A Succession of Color and Fragrance with Charles Cresson. Class series. University of Delaware Botanic Gardens, Newark, DE. ag.udel.edu/udbg.

January 18. Walk with the Curator: Berries, Bark, and Buds. Garden tour. The Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA. scottarboretum.org.

January 18. Wanderings at One: The Persian Garden: UNESCO World Heritage Site with Becky Robert. Lecture. The Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA. scottarboretum.org.

January 20. Implementing the Design with Nick McCullough. Lecture. APLD: Association of Professional Landscape Designers - dc-md-va, Silver Spring, MD. eventbrite.com.

January 20. ABCs and XYZs of Garden Soil.Class. Barnes Foundation. Merion, PA. barnesfoundation.org.

January 20. The Quintessential Shade Garden. Lecture. Mt Cuba Center, Hockessin, DE. mtcubacenter.org.

January 31. Behind the Scenes Tour at Longwood Gardens with Jim Sutton. Tour. Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA. phs.org.

 

February

February 1 - April 27. Exhibit: Art of Seed, Artworks Commissioned by Hudson Valley Seed Company. Art show. PHS McLean Library, Philadelphia, PA. phs.org.

February 1 -  22. Winter Lecture Series: Every Week in February. Delaware Center for Horticulture, Wilmington, DE. thedch.org.

February 1. Wanderings at One: Landscapes of Portugal in Sintra, the Douro Valley, and Lisbon; A preview of the 2018 Scott Associates Trip with Claire Sawyers. Lecture. The Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA. scottarboretum.org.

February 2. Today's Horticulture Symposium. Symposium with Online Webinar registration option. Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA. longwoodgardens.org.

February 3. So, You Want to Keep Honeybees... Class. Barnes Foundation, Merion, PA. barnesfoundation.org

February 8. Wanderings at One: Landscapes and Gardens of Spain, Scotland, and England with Alexis Bacon. The Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA. scottarboretum.org.

February 10. Build a Mason Bee House. Workshop. Delaware County Master Gardeners, Springfield, PA. lrb16@psu.edu.

February 10. Grow Your Berry Best: Small Fruits for the Backyard. Barnes Foundation, Merion, PA. barnesfoundation.org.

February 10 - 17. Your Small-Space Garden. Class series. Barnes Foundation, Merion, PA. barnesfoundation.org.

February 17. Building Nature from Scratch. Lecture. Mt Cuba Center, Hockessin, DE. mtcubacenter.org.

February 21. Pruning for Homeowners. Workshop. Mt Cuba Center, Hockessin, DE. mtcubacenter.org.

February 23 - 25. Open Nursery and Garden Days with Garden Unplugged Chat Series. Mini-lectures, tours. Plant Delights Nursery & Juniper Level Botanic Garden, Raleigh, NC. plantdelights.com.  

February 24. Perennially Inspired! Winter Seminar. Perennial Plant Association & Horticultural Society of Maryland, Baltimore, MD. mdhorticulture.org.

 

March

March - 1 - April 27. Exhibit: Art of Seed, Artworks Commissioned by Hudson Valley Seed Company. Art show. PHS McLean Library, Philadelphia, PA. phs.org.

March 1. Wanderings at One: From Madrid to the Mediterranean: The Search for Green in Urban Spain with Josh Coceano. Lecture. Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA. scottarboretum.org. 

March 2. Advanced Pruning Workshop with Adam Glas and Dwight Darkow. Class. Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA. scottarboretum.org.

March 2 - 4. Open Nursery and Garden Days with Garden Unplugged Chat SeriesPlant Delights Nursery & Juniper Level Botanic Garden, Raleigh, NC. plantdelights.com. 

March 8. Wanderings at One: Japan: The Many Gardens and Styles of Kyoto with Keigh Robertshaw. Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA. scottarboretum.org.

March 10. Pruning Workshop. Lecture, demonstration, workshop. Delaware Center for Horticulture. Wilmington, DE. thedch.org.

March 10. Build a Salad Box. WorkshopDelaware County Master Gardeners, Springfield, PA. lrb16@psu.edu.

March 15. Stressed Out! Using Botanicals as Physiotherapy. Barnes Foundation, Merion, PA. barnesfoundation.org.

March 17. New & Noteworthy Natives for 2018. Lecture. Mt Cuba Center, Hockessin, DE. Mar 17. mtcubacenter.org.

March 24. Insights and Inspirations: A Garden Symposium. Master Gardeners of Mercer County, Princeton, NJ. mgofmc.org.

March 27 - May 1. Splendor in the Grasses: A Natural History of the Plant Family Poaceae with Professor Jordan Teisher. Lecture series. The Wagner Free Institute of Science, Philadelphia, PA. wagnerfreeinstitute.org.

March 28. Spring Garden Walk & Tea with Jenny Rose Carey. Tea & Tour. Meadowbrook Farm, Jenkintown, PA. phs.org.

  

April

April 1 - 1 - April 27. Exhibit: Art of Seed, Artworks Commissioned by Hudson Valley Seed Company. Art show. PHS McLean Library, Philadelphia, PA. phs.org.

April 14. Garden History in the Greater  Delaware Valley. Lecture. Delaware County Master Gardeners, Springfield, PA. lrb16@psu.edu.

April 27 - 29. Open Nursery and Garden Days with Garden Unplugged Chat SeriesPlant Delights Nursery & Juniper Level Botanic Garden, Raleigh, NC. plantdelights.com. 

April 28. The 38th Annual Rare Plant Auction with Celebrated Plant Expert Bill Thomas of Chanticleer. Fundraiser with live & silent auctions. Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA. thedch.org.

 

May

May 4 - 6. Open Nursery and Garden Days with Garden Unplugged Chat SeriesPlant Delights Nursery & Juniper Level Botanic Garden, Raleigh, NC. plantdelights.com. 

May 5. 71st Annual Wilmington Garden Day. Tour. Wilmington, DE. wilmingtongardenday.org.

May 12. Heavenly Hydrangeas. Lecture. Delaware County Master Gardeners, Springfield, PA. lrb16@psu.edu.

 

June

June 9. Bluebirds in Your Garden. Lecture. Delaware County Master Gardeners, Springfield, PA. lrb16@psu.edu.

 

July

July 6 - 8 & 13-15. Open Nursery and Garden Days with Garden Unplugged Chat SeriesPlant Delights Nursery & Juniper Level Botanic Garden, Raleigh, NC. plantdelights.com. 

July 14. Attracting Pollinators to Your Garden. Lecture. Delaware County Master Gardeners, Springfield, PA. lrb16@psu.edu. 

 

August

August 11. The History of Kitchen Gardening. Lecture. Delaware County Master Gardeners, Springfield, PA. lrb16@psu.edu.

 

September

September 7 - 9 and 14 - 16. Open Nursery and Garden Days with Garden Unplugged Chat SeriesPlant Delights Nursery & Juniper Level Botanic Garden, Raleigh, NC. plantdelights.com. 

September 8. Fall Foraging. Walk, workshop. Delaware County Master Gardeners, Springfield, PA. lrb16@psu.edu.

 

October

October 13. Tool Sharpening for Effective Pruning. Workshop. Delaware County Master Gardeners, Springfield, PA. lrb16@psu.edu.

 

November

November 10. Native Owls of Pennsylvania. Lecture. Delaware County Master Gardeners, Springfield, PA. lrb16@psu.edu.

 

December

 December 8. Greens & Gifts SaleDelaware County Master Gardeners, Springfield, PA. lrb16@psu.edu.