HPS/MAG Upcoming Events & Trips

 

We are a hub for gardening! The Philadelphia region has a tradition of gardening going back more than 300 years. It continues today with more than 30 gardens, historic landscapes and arboreta within 30 miles of the city.

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 Upcoming Speaker Programs

This year, we will offer most speaker programs as Hybrid Events. This type of event offers greater flexibility for attendance - the registrants have the option of attending in-person, or virtually.

December 4, 2022 HPS/MAG Annual Meeting at Jenkins Arboretum, Devon, PA,

 A Hybrid Event. "A Four-Season Garden: A Photographic Tour" with Guest Speaker: Kevin Kelly. Click here for details and registration. Speaker and Reception in-person or attend virtually in the comfort of your home. Registration is open.

January 22, 2023 Joanne Walkovic Memorial Lecture 2023, Swarthmore, PA

A Hybrid Event. "Functional Planting: Creating Adaptive Plant Systems" with Speaker: Thomas Rainer. Click here for details. 

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Upcoming Pop-Ups

December 6, 2022 Walking Workshop – The Beauty of Winter in a Naturalistic, Meadow-Style Home Garden, Worcester, PA. Members Only. Click here for details and registration. Registration is open.

December 15, 2022 Guided Tour of Morris Arboretum – Holly Highlights & Winter Greenery, Philadelphia, PA. Members Only. Click here for details and registration. Registration is open.

Virtual Pop-ups with Charles Cresson "The Flowers in Your Winter Garden – What, Why, How, Where".  Members and non-members welcome.

February 18, 2023,  Part 1: “The Basics,” i.e., what plants flower in winter, how they do it and where to grow them in your garden, in sun and shade. Click here for details. Registration to open January.

February 25, 2023, Part 2: “Choosing the Best Winter-Flowering Trees and Shrubs.” Click here for details. Registration to open January.

March 4, 2023, Part 3: “Choosing the Best Winter-Flowering Perennials and Bulbs.” Click here for details. Registration to open January.

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2023 Virtual Programs - Members Only

We are in the process of creating a marvelous lineup of incredible speakers with informative topics to keep our gardening momentum going through the winter.

"[email protected]" and "Virtual Wednesday Evenings" are Educational Series of Virtual Lectures held alternating weeks, every week starting January 10th during the first quarter of every year. They feature a wide range of topics with horticultural experts, organizations and authors. 

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January 10, 2023 "Carex for the Mid-Atlantic Region" with Sam Hoadley. Click here for details. Registration to open December.

January 24, 2023 "Hardy Ferns – Varieties Grown in My Garden" with Suzy Ludwig. Click here for details. Registration to open December.

February 7, 2023 "Expanding Your USDA Hardiness Zone: Lessons from the NYBG Ladies' Border" with Katherine Wagner-Reiss. Click here for details. Registration to open December.

February 21, 2023 "Stoneleigh’s First Five Years: A Historic Landscape Reimagined" with Ethan Kauffman. Click here for details. Registration to open January. 

March 7, 2023 "Crevice Gardening" with Kevin Kelly. Click here for details. Registration to open January.

Virtual Wednesday Evenings

January 18, 2023 "Every Garden Needs Shrubs with Multiple Features" with Thom Mrazik. Click here for details. Registration to open December.

February 1, 2023  "Red Wigglers - Indoor Composters" with Trish Verbeyst. Click here for details. Registration to open January.

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2023 Domestic Trip

July 10 - 14, 2023 New Hampshire & Massachusetts Garden Trip. Click here for details. Registration to open January 7th.

 

HPS/MAG COVID-19 PRACTICES AND POLICIES: All HPS/MAG In-Person Events shall be subject to all COVID-related requirements imposed by any state, local and/or federal agency.  Guests and invitees should apprise themselves of any such requirements prior to attendance.  All HPS/MAG In-Person Events shall also be subject to the COVID-related requirements, if any, of the garden host.  All attendees must bring a mask for every In-Person Event, in case it is required. 

Non-vaccinated attendees at events must sign a COVID waiver. Click here for the waiver. Please bring it with you to the event.