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The Container Revolution

Date:
Friday, March 9, 2018 6:00 PM
Location:
Gardener's Studio

Container gardening continues to be popular. Whether you’re a city gardener with a balcony, a suburban gardener with a small deck or a country gardener looking to downsize, containers are the solution. Charlie will cover many unusual containers, talking about the latest innovations with each, and show examples of different soil mixes, plant combinations and ways to keep the container looking good throughout the season.

Presenters:
Charlie Nardozzi
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Growing Aquaponics!  Going Beyond Gills and Greens

Date:
Friday, March 9, 2018 7:00 PM
Location:
Gardener's Studio

Riverbend’s Aquaponics Greenhouse is more than just a cool learning lab where fragrant basil feeds on the waste of wriggling tilapia. Learn how this cool technology is changing how we grow food and approach environmental education.

Presenters:
Erin McCool & Michael Barcus
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Pro Competition

Date:
Friday, March 9, 2018 7:00PM
Location:
Designer's Studio
Presenters:
Tony Daniels- Independent Florist
Matthew Ross from Longwood Gardens
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Gardening and Greening Panel

Date:
Saturday, March 10, 2018 10:00 AM
Location:
Gardener's Studio

PHS celebrates the accomplishments of gardeners in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware with the PHS Gardening and Greening Contest.  Come hear Blue Ribbon winning  gardeners talk about how they create and maintain their gardens and how they became involved in the PHS Contest.  Hear their experiences and the rewards of their hard work.  Also, Contest Judges will speak about their judging gardens and what makes a garden great.  Here about the history of the Contest from PHS President, Matt Rader  and PHS Staff and how you can become involved in the 2018 Contest.

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The Container Revolution

Date:
Saturday, March 10, 2018 11:00 AM
Location:
Gardener's Studio

Container gardening continues to be popular. Whether you’re a city gardener with a balcony, a suburban gardener with a small deck or a country gardener looking to downsize, containers are the solution. Charlie will cover many unusual containers, talking about the latest innovations with each, and show examples of different soil mixes, plant combinations and ways to keep the container looking good throughout the season.

Presenters:
Charlie Nardozzi
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Pro Competition

Date:
Saturday, March 10, 2018 11:00AM
Location:
Designer's Studio
Presenters:
Ron Mulray
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Floating Wetlands: A DIY Community Project

Date:
Saturday, March 10, 2018 1:00 PM
Location:
Gardener's Studio

We will talk through the steps of building an artificial island containing wetland plants, discussing the importance of wetlands, and their impact on the community. The audience will be able to explore various aspects of the building process including: materials and assembly.

Presenters:
Jennie Payne
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Presentation

Date:
Saturday, March 10, 2018 1:00PM
Location:
Designer's Studio
Presenters:
Rob DeBellis
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Container Garden Challenge

Date:
Saturday, March 10, 2018 12:00 PM
Location:
Gardener's Studio

Join the fun as three challengers build container gardens to compete for the audience's vote. You'll learn a bit about container gardening at the same time!

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DIY Crafting for the Miniature Garden

Date:
Saturday, March 10, 2018 2:00 PM
Location:
Gardener's Studio

Dig deeper into the joy of gardening in miniature with fun, full-sized crafting techniques that have been scaled-down to live in your miniature garden! Janit will show you several fun and easy take-home DIY ideas to create and customize your own accessories for and from the garden. Book signing will follow the presentation.

Presenters:
Janit Calvo
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Helping the Honeybee

Date:
Saturday, March 10, 2018 5:00 PM
Location:
Gardener's Studio

What is the current state of our honeybee populations and what we can do to help?  Topics will include how to select beneficial plants, shrubs and trees.

Presenters:
Don Shump
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Long Journey of the Trees

Date:
Saturday, March 10, 2018 3:00 PM
Location:
Gardener's Studio

Authors Ned Barnard and Catriona Briger will share their thoughts about trees. Where do they come from? What are they doing? Where are they going? Ned and Catriona will reveal a few curious things about 12 species we live with now! They'll sign their book "Trees of Philadelphia" after the talk.

Presenters:
Edward Sibley Barnard
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Audience Compeition

Date:
Saturday, March 10, 2018 3:00PM
Location:
Designer's Studio
Presenters:
TBD
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Stormwater Solutions: Downspout planters with Friends of the Wissahickon

Date:
Saturday, March 10, 2018 4:00 PM
Location:
Gardener's Studio

Learn how to design & build a micro raingarden for your downspout. Rooftop runoff doesn't need to flood the storm drains anymore!

Presenters:
Maura McCarthy & Sarah Marley,
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Presentation

Date:
Saturday, March 10, 2018 5:00PM
Location:
Designer's Studio
Presenters:
Debi Lily
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Around the World with the Philadelphia Zoo

Date:
Saturday, March 10, 2018 6:00 PM
Location:
Gardener's Studio

Philadelphia Zoo on Wheels presentation will focus on animals from all over the world! Learn about the role that water plays in not only your life, but different animals’ lives as well!

Presenters:
Gianna Ross
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Pro Competition

Date:
Saturday, March 10, 2018 7:00PM
Location:
Designer's Studio
Presenters:
Tony Daniels- Independent Florist
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Around the World with the Philadelphia Zoo

Date:
Saturday, March 10, 2018 7:00 PM
Location:
Gardener's Studio

Philadelphia Zoo on Wheels presentation will focus on animals from all over the world! Learn about the role that water plays in not only your life, but different animals’ lives as well!

Presenters:
Gianna Ross
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Pro Competition

Date:
Sunday, March 11, 2018 11:00AM
Location:
Designer's Studio
Presenters:
Tony Daniels- Independent Florist
Eric Schellack- Arrange Design
Ron Mulray- The Philadelphia Flower Company
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Presentation

Date:
Sunday, March 11, 2018 1:00PM
Location:
Designer's Studio
Presenters:
Laura Dowling
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