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April 4, 2018 | , , ,

Little Explorers: Growing Plants, Growing Minds (2018)

We’ll search the garden for young greens sprouts and learn about the baby plant inside of every seed, then we’ll plant a seed to grow at home. Monthly program for toddlers and preschoolers ages 2-4. Each session includes activities, performances, snacks, and walks through the garden, weather permitting. Pre-registration required, one adult chaperone for every two children. Bring a picnic lunch and stay for our free story hour at noon from April to November. Please note the program will be cancelled…

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April 4, 2018 | , , , , , ,

Mycomedicines: Mushrooms for Human and Ecosystem Health (2018)

A Four Part Course Dates: Wednesdays – 4/4, 5/16, 7/11, 9/26 Time: 6-8pm Americans have long been averse to mushrooms, arguably due to British colonial influence on our attitudes regarding the kingdom Fungi. Many of us learn to fear wild mushrooms as kids, but very few move beyond that fear and into a more complex understanding of the numerous mushroom species native to Philadelphia, many of which have been used as medicine since ancient times. In recent years, we have…

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April 8, 2018 | , , , , , ,

Designing Urban Ecosystems: Tools and Techniques for Regenerative Living (2018)

A Four Part Course Dates: Sundays – 4/1, 4/8, 4/15, 4/22 Time: 11:30am-1:30pm Learn about landscape design, community building and future building in this 4-part course. Rooted in holistic horticultural practices and environmental justice, instructor Robyn Mello will draw from her experiences designing and maintaining public gardens throughout the Philadelphia. We will discuss principles of permaculture, land use policy, community organizing, and we will learn about varieties of edible and medicinal perennial plants that will grow well in the Philadelphia…

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April 11, 2018 | , , ,

Homeschooler Day: Inventioneers (2018)

DIY not?  Kids will get to think about practical problems in their lives and engineer creative solutions with circuitry and simple machines. SECOND WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH. Morning session takes place 10 am to noon. Afternoon session takes place 1 pm to 3 pm. Program is canceled if Philadelphia School District is closed for weather emergencies. $12 per student or free for Bartram’s Garden Members at the Family level and up. Become a Member online at bartramsgarden.org/join or join on…

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April 11, 2018 | , , ,

Homeschooler Day: Inventioneers (2018)

DIY not?  Kids will get to think about practical problems in their lives and engineer creative solutions with circuitry and simple machines. SECOND WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH. Morning session takes place 10 am to noon. Afternoon session takes place 1 pm to 3 pm. Program is canceled if Philadelphia School District is closed for weather emergencies. $12 per student or free for Bartram’s Garden Members at the Family level and up. Become a Member online at bartramsgarden.org/join or join on…

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April 15, 2018 | , , , , , ,

Designing Urban Ecosystems: Tools and Techniques for Regenerative Living (2018)

A Four Part Course Dates: Sundays – 4/1, 4/8, 4/15, 4/22 Time: 11:30am-1:30pm Learn about landscape design, community building and future building in this 4-part course. Rooted in holistic horticultural practices and environmental justice, instructor Robyn Mello will draw from her experiences designing and maintaining public gardens throughout the Philadelphia. We will discuss principles of permaculture, land use policy, community organizing, and we will learn about varieties of edible and medicinal perennial plants that will grow well in the Philadelphia…

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April 20, 2018 | , , , , , ,

Spring Open House and Plant Sale – Members Preview (2018)

Bartram’s Garden Members enjoy first pick of this year’s fabulous selection of plants during our Member Preview Party on Friday, April 20, plus discounts on plant and Welcome Center purchases! This year, for our annual Spring Plant Sale, we’re throwing the doors wide open on the 1731 Bartram House for visitors to wander through on their own. Come see all the house as you’ve never seen it before and pack a picnic! As ever, the Spring Plant Sale will feature a unique selection of heritage…

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April 22, 2018 | , , , , , ,

Designing Urban Ecosystems: Tools and Techniques for Regenerative Living (2018)

A Four Part Course Dates: Sundays – 4/1, 4/8, 4/15, 4/22 Time: 11:30am-1:30pm Learn about landscape design, community building and future building in this 4-part course. Rooted in holistic horticultural practices and environmental justice, instructor Robyn Mello will draw from her experiences designing and maintaining public gardens throughout the Philadelphia. We will discuss principles of permaculture, land use policy, community organizing, and we will learn about varieties of edible and medicinal perennial plants that will grow well in the Philadelphia…

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April 22, 2018 | , , , ,

Make + Take: Spring Tonics (2018)

As plants start to grow again after the long winter, our own metabolism and energy also increase. Spring tonics like nettle, dandelion, chickweed, and cleavers have been used to help us transition into a faster-paced time of year. Come learn about these early medicinal herbs and make a spring tonic vinegar infusion. If you have an empty 4oz to 8oz glass jar with a lid at home that, please bring it in to be reused. If not, we’ll have a…

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