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 the month below to see events in that time period.  

Click here for more information on how to submit an event for this list.


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January

January 6. Southeast Pennsylvania Green Industry Conference, presented by Penn State Extension. Registration closes January 5. Delaware Valley University, Doylestown, PA. cvent.com.

January 7-8. Estimating & Bidding for Landscape Installation, presented by Penn State Extension. Two-day workshop. Registration closes January 3. Penn State Extension York County, York, PA. cvent.com.

January 8-10. MANTS 50. Fiftieth Anniversary Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show. Baltimore, MD.  mants.com.

January 11 - and monthly through 2020. Wild Wisdom Wild Foodies Program, 12-month series during which participants will learn to forage wild edible, medicinal, and craft plants. Field trips, lectures, in-class projects. Registration required. Awbury Arboretum, Philadelphia, PA. awbury.org.

January 13. Gardens for Butterflies and Birds, with Beverly Auvil. Lecture, presented by Doylestown Nature Club, Township Building, Buckingham, PA. doylestownnatureclub.com.  

January 18. Berries, Bark, and Blooms, with Kathy Salisbury. Lecture & Tour. Barnes Arboretum at SJU, Merion, PA. sju.edu/barnesarboretum.

January 25 & February 1. Your Small-Space Garden, with Kathy Salisbury. Workshop (2 Saturdays), presented by the Barnes Arboretum at the Barnes Institute, Philadelphia, PA. sju.edu/barnesarboretum.

January 27. Creating Living Landscapes, with Doug Tallamy. Lecture and Nature’s Best Hope Book Release Party, presented by The Gardeners of Rose Valley. The Old Mill, Rose Valley, PA. Snow date February 3. Inclement weather: check rosevalleyborough.org.

January 27. Turf and Ornamentals School: Insect pest management information, presented by Penn State Extension. Registration closes January 14. Holiday Inn, Grantville, PA. cvent.com.

January 29, February 5, March 4. Tree Tenders Training - Webinar Series, presented by Penn State Extension. Become a Tree Tender and help increase tree canopy cover in your community. Each of the live lectures are recorded and can be viewed online at a different time. Register by January 15. extension.psu.edu. 

February

February 7. Today's Horticulture Symposium, presented by the Longwood Gardens Professional Gardener Alumni Association (PGAA). Attend onsite or online. longwoodgardens.org.

February 8. Pine Barrens Time Machine, with John Volpa. Lecture, presented by the Penn State Master Gardeners of Delaware County. Springfield, PA. extension.psu.edu. 

February 13–April 23. Botanical Illustration, with Marylyn Waltzer. 10-week course. The Barnes Arboretum at SJU, Merion, PA. sju.edu/barnesarboretum.

February 13. So, you want to keep Honeybees…, with Scott Guiser. Workshop. The Barnes Arboretum at SJU, Merion, PA. sju.edu/barnesarboretum.

February 19. Green Industry Update Webinar: Backpack Sprayer Basics and Calibration Methods and Woody Plant Pest and Disease Update, presented by Penn State Extension. Live or recorded. Registration closes February 26. cvent.com. 

February 20. Grow your berry best - Small fruits for the backyard, with Scott Guiser. Workshop. The Barnes Arboretum at SJU Merion, PA. sju.edu/barnesarboretum.

February 29 - March 8. The Philadelphia Flower ShowRiviera Holiday, presented by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS). Displays, workshops and demonstrations, tours, food, vendors. Philadelphia, PA. theflowershow.com

 

March

Through March 8. The Philadelphia Flower ShowRiviera Holiday, presented by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS). Displays, workshops and demonstrations, tours, food, vendors. Philadelphia, PA. theflowershow.com

March 14. Insects and Climate Change, with Mark Boudreau. Lecture, presented by the Penn State Master Gardeners of Delaware County. Springfield, PA. extension.psu.edu.

 

April

 April 11. An Urban Gardening Success Story, with Sean and Stacy McNicholl. Lecture, presented by the Penn State Master Gardeners of Delaware County. Springfield, PA. extension.psu.edu.

 

May

May 2. Wilmington Garden Day. 73rd Annual Tour featuring both houses and gardens. Wilmington, DE. wilmingtongardenday.org. 

May 9. The Poison Ivy King, with Umar Mycka of the Philadelphia Zoo. Lecture. Penn State Extension, Springfield, PA. cvent.com.

May 19-23. The American Iris Society – A Centennial Celebration! Conference. Presentations by AIS Sections, Median Iris Society, Siberian Iris Society, Spuria Iris Society, Japanese Iris Society, Louisiana Iris Society, and others. Newark, NJ. dvis-ais.org.

 

 June

June 13. Plant a Cocktail Garden, with the Penn State Master Gardeners. Workshop. Springfield, PA.cvent.com.

July

July 11. Make a Carnivorous Bog Garden, with the Delaware County Master Gardeners. Workshop. Penn State Extension, Springfield, PA. cvent.com.

August

 

September

September 12. Make a Fall Door Hanging, with the Penn State Master Gardeners. Workshop. Springfield, PA. cvent.com.

October

 

November

 

December

  

How to submit a public horticulture event to Upcoming Events Outside HPS/MAG

Submissions are accepted from non-profit, horticulture-related organizations in the Mid-Atlantic region, with preference given to events submitted by HPS/MAG members. For consideration all submissions must include the following information: 

  • Event date
  • Event Name
  • Event type (If not already included in the name. Please note if plant sale, lecture, workshop, symposium, etc).
  • Event City, State
  • Link to the event on the organization's website.

The Hardy Plant Society/Mid-Atlantic Group has sole discretion over which events will be posted on this page.

Submissions should be emailed at least 30 days prior to the event to [email protected]