Events - Awbury Arboretum Events - 26 Oct 13 Events - 26 Oct 13

  • MF Cardamone – Artwork on Display

    Artwork from MF Cardamone Featured in the Cope House Lobby  March – June 1st 2015 Now through June 1st, view the whimsical botanical creations of MF Cardamone in the Cope House lobby.   We welcome the public to come visit the artwork during office hours (9am-4pm, Monday-Friday). By blending elements of 18th and 19th-century botanical illustrations…

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  • Awbury Community Garden Raised Bed Season Opener

    Join the Community Garden’s President Eldridge Ragsdale to discuss how to wake up the soil and prepare raised beds for the vegetable gardening season.  Six to ten volunteers needed.  Gloves provided; bring a garden tool or two if you have them, but not necessary. Meet at the Community Garden in Awbury’s Agricultural Village  (901 E.…

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  • Secret Garden Trail Work and Snowdrop Potting

    Six to Twelve volunteers needed to assist with trail work, spreading wood chips, tidying flower beds, and potting snowdrops bulbs for our Easter sale. Ages 12 and up, please.  Gloves and tools provided. Meet in the parking lot of the Cope House (1 Awbury Road, Philadelphia, PA) To register or for more information, please contact:…

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  • Easter Egg Hunt

    April 4, 2015 at 10:00 am – Join friends and neighbors for a spring egg hunt on the gorgeous grounds of the Arboretum! Free and open to the public, no registration required. We will begin the hunt promptly at 10:00am. Children should bring their own Easter baskets or bags.

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  • Philly’s Spring Cleanup Day!

      The new Pedestrian Entrance on Chew Avenue will be made ready for new landscaping! Volunteers  needed to help cut back vines and remove debris for Spring planting. Ages 12 and up, please.  Gloves and equipment will be provided. Please dress in layer; we recommend wearing long sleeves and long pants with gardening work…

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  • “Curious Creatures” in the Secret Garden

    “CURIOUS CREATURES” Exhibit Open to the Public April 11-26, 2015 Awbury Arboretum will be hosting a creative and collaborative outdoor sculpture installation in its Secret Garden during the month of April. The “Curious Creatures” installation is designed and constructed through the combined efforts of first year art and design students at Arcadia University…

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  • Roses: How to Grow the Queen of Flowers

      Few garden plants have been as popular for as long as the rose. Beloved for centuries, roses provide unparalleled beauty and fragrance. Learn about underused varieties, both antique and modern, that are best suited to our region and to urban gardens. Also covered will be how to successfully cultivate and…

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