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September 9, 2014

The Philadelphia Home Grown Music Festival Brings Local Music And Food To The Spotlight At Locations Throughout The City, September 12-14

Local music and local food take the spotlight at the Philadelphia Home Grown Music Festival, a full weekend of live tunes and garden-fresh eats at community gardens and urban farms across the city. This weekend, from September 12 through 14, visit sites including Bartram’s Garden, Norris Square Community Garden and Weavers Way Farm at Saul […]

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August 22, 2014

The South Philly Garden Tour Puts The Spotlight On More Than 16 Public And Private Gardens In South Philly, Saturday, September 6

Feast your eyes on some of the most impressive gardens in South Philly at the fourth annual South Philly Garden Tour on Saturday, September 6. The self-guided tours take garden-lovers to more than 16 gardens from 2nd to 10th streets from Fitzwater to Moore streets. The tours take guests through a variety of hidden and […]

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April 28, 2014

Shop Trees, Flowers, Shrubs, Plants And More At Tyler Arboretum’s Spring Plant Sale On Friday, May 2 And Saturday, May 3

Greet the warmer months with a budding garden as Tyler Arboretum hosts its annual plant sale this weekend, May 2 and 3. Tyler Arboretum members get first dibs on the plants as the sale opens up to members a full day early on Friday, May 2 form 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Members also receive […]

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April 25, 2014

University City District’s Pop-Up Parklets Return For 2014, Turning Parking Spots Into Five Activated Public Spaces

When it comes to public space, Philadelphia delivers. From the city’s famous squares and parks to temporary spaces like the coming-soon Spruce Street Harbor Park, there are plenty of places to rest and enjoy the cityscape. But how about a park no bigger than a couple parking spaces? In 2011, University City District (UCD) introduced […]

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February 14, 2014

Reminder: A Winter Edition Of PHS’ Pop-Up Garden Opens Today With Yards Brews, Warming Tents And Free Flower Show Tickets For The First 50 Visitors

Who’s ready for a pop of spring-worthy color? We’re pretty sure everyone in Philadelphia is tired of snow, sleet, rain and generally dreary weather. In anticipation of the 185th PHS Philadelphia Flower Show, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s pop-up beer garden on the Avenue of the Arts is back this weekend. Set to open today at […]

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February 11, 2014

The PHS Pop-Up Beer Garden Returns To The Avenue Of The Arts For A Weekend-Long Winter Edition With Yards Brews And Warming Tents, February 14-16

Awesome news alert, Philadelphia. The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s pop-up beer garden on the Avenue of the Arts is back. For one weekend only this winter, the PHS Pop-Up Beer Garden returns to fill the vacant lot on South Broad Street with twinkling lights, flowing brews and merry visitors. If you missed the pop-up garden during […]

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November 6, 2013

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Pops Up With Its Annual Holiday Shop In Chestnut Hill, Opening Friday, November 8

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, the folks behind this past summer’s uber-popular pop-up beer garden on the Avenue of the Arts and the annual Philadelphia Flower Show each March, produces yet another crowd-pleasing attraction this month with the launch of its annual PHS Holiday Pop Up Store in Chestnut Hill. Opening this Friday, November 8, the […]

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October 10, 2013

Last Chance! The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s Pop-Up Garden On The Avenue Of The Arts Closes Tomorrow, Friday, October 11

We hate to be the bearer of sad news, folks, but Friday, October 11 is the final day for this year’s PHS Pop-Up Garden. The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s verdant beer garden on the Avenue of the Arts has been a seriously excellent alfresco destination, and we are truly sorry to see it dismantled (say it […]

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September 17, 2013

The PHS Fall Garden Festival Brings An Array Of Garden-Centric Fun To The Navy Yard, This Saturday, September 21

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society kicks off fall with its annual Fall Garden Festival at the Navy Yard on Saturday, September 21. From 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., the grounds of the Navy Yard welcome rookie gardeners, seasoned gardeners and garden-enthusiasts for a full day of plant-centric festivities. Plus, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., PHS […]

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August 6, 2013

Reminder: Quizzo Night Comes To The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s Pop-Up Garden On The Avenue Of The Arts Tonight, August 6

This year’s PHS Pop-Up Garden on the Avenue of the Arts is a seriously excellent summertime destination. More popular than ever, this third annual installation of PHS’ Pop-Up Garden initiative blooms in a once-vacant lot on South Broad Street just across from the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of the University […]

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