Winter Means It’s Time for Orchid Shows
January 1, 2020 – 12:47 am | Comments Off on Winter Means It’s Time for Orchid Shows

Orchids are the perfect winter flower. Redolent of the tropics whether grown in a Northern greenhouse or “wild” in a rainforest, their colors, shapes and scents attract travelers.
Botanical gardens tend to have the most extensive …

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Tomorrow is National Seed Swap Day
January 24, 2020 – 7:47 am | Comments Off on Tomorrow is National Seed Swap Day
Tomorrow is National Seed Swap Day

Held on the last Saturday in January each year, National Seed Swap Day is a chance for growers to exchange seeds for flowers, vegetables, herbs, and, well, anything that grows from seed.
There are multitudes of …

Award-Winning Garden Lights Go Dim Sunday Night
January 2, 2020 – 8:28 am | Comments Off on Award-Winning Garden Lights Go Dim Sunday Night
Award-Winning Garden Lights Go Dim Sunday Night

Longwood Gardens has been named the winner of the Best Botanical Garden Holiday Lights by USA TODAY’s 2019 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards. With more than 500,000 outdoor lights, and fountains that dance to holiday classics, …

Christmas at Longwood Gardens
December 18, 2019 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on Christmas at Longwood Gardens
Christmas at Longwood Gardens

This year Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, features the many shapes of the season in a display that is both nostalgic and inventive. Now through January 5,2020, “A Longwood Christmas” is inspired …

Orchid+Tropical Bonsai Show: “Out of This World”
December 13, 2019 – 8:14 am | Comments Off on Orchid+Tropical Bonsai Show: “Out of This World”
Orchid+Tropical Bonsai Show: “Out of This World”

Two shows open January 18, 2020, at the Phipps Conservatory, One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Orchid and Tropical Bonsai Show: Out of This World will showcase hundreds of “otherworldly” orchids plus a “cosmic” collection of …

“Blooms & Bamboo”: Chrysanthemums + Ikebana
October 7, 2019 – 8:12 am | Comments Off on “Blooms & Bamboo”: Chrysanthemums + Ikebana
“Blooms & Bamboo”: Chrysanthemums + Ikebana

Something new is on view at Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.
“Blooms & Bamboo: Chrysanthemum and Ikebana Sogetsu Artistry” is open through November 17, 2019. Billed as a “once-in-a-lifetime experience”, the display …

Longwood Gardens Festival of Fountains
June 5, 2019 – 8:29 am | Comments Off on Longwood Gardens Festival of Fountains
Longwood Gardens Festival of Fountains

The Festival of Fountains is underway at Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.
Through October 27, 2019, there will be daily performances from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.at the Main Fountain Garden. Water …

Philadelphia Flower Show
February 20, 2019 – 8:16 am | Comments Off on Philadelphia Flower Show
Philadelphia Flower Show

It’s almost here! The Philadelphia Flower Show takes place March 2 through 10, 2019, in the Pennsylvania Convention Center, 12th & Arch streets, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It’s the nation’s largest and longest-running horticultural event.
This year’s theme, …

Longwood Gardens Fellows Program
February 8, 2019 – 8:56 am | Comments Off on Longwood Gardens Fellows Program
Longwood Gardens Fellows Program

Six “garden professionals” have been selected by Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, to participate in the Longwood Gardens Fellows Program, continuing a legacy of developing global leaders in horticulture that began in 1958.
The Fellows are …

The “Tree Reimagined” at Longwood Gardens
November 14, 2018 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on The “Tree Reimagined” at Longwood Gardens
The “Tree Reimagined” at Longwood Gardens

Experience the joys of the season at Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, Peensylvania, from November 22, 2018, through January 6, 2019.
Road Trips Gardeners will have a chance to look at the Christmas tree …

Chrysanthemum Show at Longwood Gardens
October 29, 2018 – 8:01 am | Comments Off on Chrysanthemum Show at Longwood Gardens
Chrysanthemum Show at Longwood Gardens

What’s claimed to be the largest display of chrysanthemums in the United States opened last week at Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.
The exhibition continues through November 18, 2019, when the conservatory …