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March 8, 2018 | , , , , ,

POP CORE, Session 1 – Pruning and Eco-Orchard Seasons (2018)

Join the Philadelphia Orchard Project (P.O.P.) for the first session of their POPCORE urban orchardist training course. This workshop will provide a look at ecological orchard care through the seasons and focus on winter pruning of fruit trees, berry bushes, and fruiting vines. Classroom session starts at 6pm, preceded by optional hands-on pruning training starting at 3pm. POP CORE trainings combine many elements of orchard stewardship, ecosystem design and food uses that Philadelphia Orchard Project (P.O.P.) has learned over the…

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March 15, 2018 | , , , ,

POP CORE 2: Eco-Orchard Pest & Disease Management (2018)

Join the Philadelphia Orchard Project (P.O.P.) for the second session of their POPCORE urban orchardist training course. This workshop will cover POP’s holistic, organic approach to managing fruit tree pest and disease challenges. Classroom session starts at 6pm, preceded by optional hands-on training in holistic sprays starting at 3:30pm. POP CORE trainings combine many elements of orchard stewardship, ecosystem design and food uses that Philadelphia Orchard Project (P.O.P.) has learned over the past ten years.  This four-part series is intended…

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March 22, 2018 | , , , ,

POP CORE 3- Plants, Fungi, and What to Do With Them (2018)

Join the Philadelphia Orchard Project (P.O.P.) for the third session of their POPCORE urban orchardist training course. This workshop will explore harvesting and use of orchard fruits, herbs, and mushrooms. Classroom session starts at 6pm, preceded by optional wild edibles walk (4pm) and community potluck (5pm). POP CORE trainings combine many elements of orchard stewardship, ecosystem design and food uses that Philadelphia Orchard Project (P.O.P.) has learned over the past ten years.  This four-part series is intended to grow the…

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March 29, 2018 | , , , ,

POPCORE 4: Permaculture and Philadelphia’s Food System (2018)

Join the Philadelphia Orchard Project (P.O.P.) for the fourth and final session of their POPCORE urban orchardist training course. This workshop will introduce the ethics and principles of permaculture ecosystem design and explore its relation to the world of urban agriculture in Philadelphia. Classroom session starts at 6pm, preceded by optional tour of the Bartram’s Orchard and pollinator gardens starting at 4pm. POP CORE trainings combine many elements of orchard stewardship, ecosystem design and food uses that Philadelphia Orchard Project…

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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 21, 2018 | , , ,

Spring Open House and Plant Sale (2018)

The doors are open! 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 roses, pond plants, historic boxwoods, vegetable and herbs starts, as well as beautiful native perennials, shrubs, and trees. Horticulturalists will be on hand…

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June 7, 2018 | , , , ,

Beer and Boats at Bartram’s Garden (2018)

Celebrate Philly Loves Beer in the great outdoors with local brews served at the Bartram’s Garden Community Boathouse on the Schuylkill River. Tickets include the cost of the first beer and a boat or kayak excursion out onto the Schuylkill River from our Community Boathouse. All instruction and equipment provided. Kids boat free with a parent or guardian! $15 general admission, $10 for Bartram’s Garden members. All guests will need to sign a waiver before boating and provide photo ID before being…

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September 9, 2018 | , , ,

Philadelphia Honey Festival (2018)

Join us for a day of bee-related activities with the Philadelphia Beekeeper’s Guild including honey tastings, open hive demonstrations and honey extractions, a honeybee parade for kids, and Beekeeping 101. Plus, a honey marketplace and crafts, free river boating, pollinator plants for sale, and a children’s festival. “Bartram’s Garden is proud to host the Philadelphia Honey Festival and spread awareness about how much we rely on honey bees. Honey Fest is a fun family event, and it also shares the…

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November 30, 2018 | , , ,

HANDMADE HOLIDAYS: Green Sale & Market – MEMBER PREVIEW (2018)

Bartram’s Garden Members can enjoy a special preview & reception evening before our Green Sale & Market on Saturday, Dec. 1! You may join or renew at the event. Free ornament with membership purchase or renewal.  Deck the halls with our beautiful selection of decorated and undecorated wreaths, centerpieces, fresh evergreens and more! Enjoy seasonal music, stocking stuffers, and refreshments at our annual Greens Sale, and visit our Holiday Marketplace vendors and the Welcome Center shop for great gift ideas.…

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