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[CANCELLED] Little Explorers: Growing Plants, Growing Minds (2020)

Unfortunately, this program has been cancelled out of concern for the health and safety of our Bartram’s community. As the Garden is still open, we encourage families with children to continue to visit while being mindful of maintaining healthy distance from other visitors. Please follow our Facebook page for more updates and information. See our full statement here. 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…

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April 2, 2020 | , , , , ,

[CANCELLED] Urban Beauty Cabinet Workshop: Cold Process Soap 101

Due to the unfolding situation regarding COVID-19, this program will no longer take place as scheduled, but may be rescheduled. Future programming will be assessed on a rolling basis. Please follow our Facebook page for more updates and information. See our full statement here. Cold process soap is made by combining oils and sodium hydroxide lye, causing a chemical reaction called saponification. Melt-and-pour soap workshops generally use premade soaps that have already gone through that process—but now you can learn how to…

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April 7, 2020 | , , , , ,

[CANCELLED] Urban Beauty Cabinet Workshop: Toothpaste & Mouthwash Workshop

Due to the unfolding situation regarding COVID-19, this program will no longer take place as scheduled, but may be rescheduled. Future programming will be assessed on a rolling basis. Please follow our Facebook page for more updates and information. See our full statement here. For fresh breath and healthy teeth, you do not have to rely on an over-the-counter product full of alcohol, chemicals, sweetener, and synthetic flavors. Learn to use plant-based ingredients to create healthy alternatives. This is one in a…

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April 16, 2020 | , , , , ,

[CANCELLED] Urban Beauty Cabinet Workshop: Natural Deodorant Workshop

Due to the unfolding situation regarding COVID-19, this program will no longer take place as scheduled, but may be rescheduled. Future programming will be assessed on a rolling basis. Please follow our Facebook page for more updates and information. See our full statement here. Conventional antiperspirants and deodorants often contain harmful ingredients like aluminum, parabens, and triclosan. Learn the difference between an antiperspirant and a deodorant and create a healthy alternative. This is one in a series of Urban Beauty Cabinet Make…

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[POSTPONED] Southwest Spring Fest! (2020)

Due to the unfolding situation regarding COVID-19, this program will no longer take place as scheduled, but may be rescheduled. Future programming will be assessed on a rolling basis. Please follow our Facebook page for more updates and information. See our full statement here. Join us as we celebrate our new season at Southwest Spring Fest! We’ll have a huge variety of hardy perennial plants for sale, as well as a selection of edible plants and houseplants! Enjoy workshops lead by Bartram’s…

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May 5, 2020 | , , , , ,

Nursery Tour and Cutting Propagation Mini-Workshop (2020)

Currently, this event is anticipated to take place as scheduled. We will be evaluating our programming on a rolling basis in light of the COVID-19 outbreak and will take appropriate measures to safeguard our visitors, community, and staff in that regard. In the event of cancellation and rescheduling, this page will be updated accordingly. More Info Enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at the green houses at Bartram’s Garden. Attendees will get an overview about the Bartram nursery history and current greenhouse growing…

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May 6, 2020 | , ,

Little Explorers: Spring is for the Birds (2020)

Find out where birds live and how they talk, then build your own nest out of materials from the Garden.   Designed for toddlers and pre-schoolers, ages 2-4. One adult chaperone is required for every two children. Each session includes activities, performances, snacks, and walks through the garden, weather permitting. Please note: Program is cancelled if Philadelphia School District is closed for weather emergencies. 1st Wednesday of the month, February through November. Morning session takes place 10 am to 11:30…

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May 10, 2020 | , , , ,

Make + Take: Summer Solstice Flower Essences (2020)

Currently, this event is anticipated to take place as scheduled. We will be evaluating our programming on a rolling basis in light of the COVID-19 outbreak and will take appropriate measures to safeguard our visitors, community, and staff in that regard. In the event of cancellation and rescheduling, this page will be updated accordingly. More Info In this workshop, you will learn how to make flower essences—energetic plant medicines that are especially well-suited for emotional issues. The process is simple,…

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May 14, 2020 | , , , , ,

Urban Beauty Cabinet Workshop: Lotion Bars Workshop

Think of a lotion bar as a lip balm for the body. Shaped like a bar of soap, it’s perfect for really rough patches like knees, elbows and feet! Learn how to use natural ingredients to create these fun and unique moisturizer delivery systems. This is one in a series of Urban Beauty Cabinet Make + Take workshops in the Natural Hair Care series. Each of these classes will be taught by herbalist and educator Nyambi Royster, who uses a…

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