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March 1, 2013

The Barnes Foundation To Hold Extended Evening Hours To Coincide With The 2013 Flower Show

The Barnes Foundation To Hold Extended Evening Hours To Coincide With The 2013 Flower Show

In celebration of the 2013 Philadelphia Flower Show, the Barnes Foundation is extending their hours on Saturday, March 2, Thursday, March 7, Friday, March 8 and Saturday, March 9, so Flower Show attendees can cap off their day with an evening in the galleries. The extended hours are as follows: • Saturday, March 2 until […]

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February 27, 2013

Roundup: Our Picks For The Best Of British Philadelphia, Including The Britain-Inspired 2013 Philadelphia Flower Show

Roundup: Our Picks For The Best Of British Philadelphia, Including The Britain-Inspired 2013 Philadelphia Flower Show

The British are coming! While the Britain-themed 2013 Philadelphia Flower Show opens at the Pennsylvania Convention Center this Saturday, March 2, the best of Britain doesn’t have to end with the show’s exquisite themed garden displays — which by the way, are on view for two full weekends for the first time ever. English culture […]

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February 22, 2013

Girls Night Out At The PHS Philadelphia Flower Show Returns For Its Third Year, Thursday, March 7

Girls Night Out At The PHS Philadelphia Flower Show Returns For Its Third Year, Thursday, March 7

The return of the 184th Philadelphia Flower Show, showcasing a Great Britain inspired affair, brings the third consecutive year of Girls Night Out at the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show, Thursday, March 7. Presented by PHS, Philadelphia Style magazine and Macy’s Center City, Girls Night Out has expanded once again to host 1,000 ladies for an […]

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February 8, 2013

Coming Attraction: The 2013 Philadelphia Flower Show Returns To The Pennsylvania Convention Center With A Great Britain Inspired Theme, March 2-10

Coming Attraction: The 2013 Philadelphia Flower Show Returns To The Pennsylvania Convention Center With A Great Britain Inspired Theme, March 2-10

The 2013 Philadelphia Flower Show, the largest indoor flower show in the nation, is entitled “Brilliant!” and is celebrating its 184th year with a theme inspired by the beauty and creativity of Great Britain. Spanning two full weekends for the first time, from March 2-10 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, attendees will enjoy magnificent floral […]

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Drew Becher, President Of The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
 

Check out the video above to meet Drew Becher, President of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, and learn about what he wishes more people knew about in Philadelphia.

Get inside access to PHS’s annual showcase event, the Philadelphia International Flower Show, the perfect breath of fresh air to match this warm weather.

Read more about PHS’s citywide horticultural efforts in our coverage of the great organization.

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Check out the video above to meet Drew Becher, President of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, and learn about what he wishes more people knew about in Philadelphia. Get inside access to PHS’s annual showcase event, the Philadelphia International Flower Show, the perfect breath of fresh air to match this warm weather. Read more about PHS’s […]

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Welcome to Uwishunu's video series called "Philly 101," featuring 101 videos about Philadelphia in 101 days. Each video features a different Philadelphian, from top chefs and boutique owners to hotel doormen and brewers, sharing what they wish more people knew about Philly. Let us know what you wish more people knew about in the comments, on Twitter and on Facebook.
 

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Melanie Mills, Staff Scientist At The Academy Of Natural Sciences
 

Today’s Philly 101 video features Melanie Mills, a Staff Scientist at the Academy Of Natural Sciences. You may not have known that, in addition to being one of the world’s foremost natural history museums and home to the fan favorite butterfly and dinosaur exhibits, the academy is also a fully functional science research institution. See Melanie at work upstairs in the ANSP labs, and learn what she wishes more people knew about in Philadelphia.

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Today’s Philly 101 video features Melanie Mills, a Staff Scientist at the Academy Of Natural Sciences. You may not have known that, in addition to being one of the world’s foremost natural history museums and home to the fan favorite butterfly and dinosaur exhibits, the academy is also a fully functional science research institution. See […]

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March 16, 2012

Pick Up Plants From The Philadelphia Flower Show At The Meadowbrook Farm Post Flower Show Plant Sale, Tomorrow, March 17

Pick Up Plants From The Philadelphia Flower Show At The Meadowbrook Farm Post Flower Show Plant Sale, Tomorrow, March 17

Did you attend the 2012 Philadelphia Flower Show? Green or black thumb, you probably left with motivation to get started on your own home garden, be it a three-square foot-plot on your back patio, a couple of pots on your windowsill or a full-blown horticultural display on your lawn. Stop by the Meadowbrook Farm Post […]

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March 8, 2012

Reminder: It’s Girls Night Out At The Flower Show Tonight, March 8

Tonight is the Philadelphia Flower Show’s final theme night: Girls Night Out. It’s a special evening tailored just for the ladies, featuring food and wine tastings, shopping samples and raffles from retailers like 611 Lifestyle, Rittenhouse Women’s Wellness Center, Hotel Palomar, Charcoal BYOB and more. The first 250 guests will receive a special gift bag so be sure to arrive right at 5:30; the event lasts until 8:30 p.m. The event takes place in the VIP area outside Ballroom A (enter at 12th & Market streets). Tickets are $45; you must get them online in advance. [Girls Night Out]

March 6, 2012

Make A Tree Pledge For “Plant One Million” At The Flower Show, Now Through March 11

The Philadelphia Flower Show presents 10+ acres of stunning floral displays, Hawaiian food and drink and a bustling marketplace. But, this year, it’s also a great reminder of how you can contribute to PHS’ efforts to green the city. Specifically, you can make a tree pledge towards Plant One Million, an initiative announced at least year’s show that aims to add one million trees in the 13 counties in s.e. PA, NJ and DE by 2015. The Plant One Million exhibit is in the Grand Hall Concourse, where you can add leaves to a symbolic tree by pledging to plant a real one. [Make a Tree Pledge at the Flower Show]

March 5, 2012

City Food Tours Presents “Hawaiian Flavors of the Flower Show,” A Tropical-Themed Food And Drink Tasting, March 5-10

City Food Tours Presents "Hawaiian Flavors of the Flower Show," A Tropical-Themed Food And Drink Tasting, March 5-10

Take a cue from the Philadelphia Flower Show and get a taste of the good life, as Hawaii brings its culture and flavor to Philadelphia this month during City Food Tours’ “Hawaiian Flavors of the Flower Show”. The delectable event, inspired by this year’s Flower Show theme “Hawaii: Islands of Aloha,” takes place Monday, March […]

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