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May 28, 2020 | , , ,

[Postponed] Tides on Tap | A Fundraiser for Bartram’s Garden (2020)

This event has been postponed. Watch this page for more information & future rescheduling. Thank you!   Support Bartram’s Garden while enjoying some springtime sunshine and local brews at the Community Boathouse on the Schuylkill River. Admission includes your first drink! Festivities will include horticulture quizzo (5:30 to 6:00 PM), a local DJ, food trucks (cash only), and sweet treats. Bring your puppers & kiddos, this event is dog & family friendly! All instruction and equipment provided and kids boat…

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A lush garden with lots of greenery, yellow and pink flowers

June 3, 2020 | , ,

Little Explorers: The Garden in Bloom (2020)

We’ll explore Bartram’s Garden with all of our senses and create colorful flower art.   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 am. Bring a picnic lunch and…

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close-up shot of a cluster of pink soapwort flowers

June 3, 2020 | , , , , ,

(CANCELLED) Urban Beauty Cabinet Workshop: Dry Skin Body Wash Workshop

Due to the unfolding situation regarding COVID-19, this program will no longer take place as scheduled. Future programming will be assessed on a rolling basis. Please follow our Facebook page for more updates and information. See our full statement here. If you have dry skin, finding a body cleanser that doesn’t further dry and irritate your skin can be a big challenge. Learn how to make a gentle body cleanser with natural ingredients like soapwort and honey. This is one in a…

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Green seedlings lined up in a greenhouse. The arch of the bright greenhouse roof is visible. In the far background, a person tends to the seedlings.

June 6, 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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June 10, 2020 | , , , , ,

Urban Beauty Cabinet Workshop: Fresh Herbal Body Scrub Workshop

Exfoliating your skin is more important than you may think! As you age, cell regeneration slows down and old skin piles up. Support radiant new skin and learn how to make your own body scrub using nutrient-rich fresh herbs. This is one in a series of Urban Beauty Make + Take workshops in the Natural Body Care series. Each of these classes will be taught by herbalist and educator Nyambi Royster, who will provide you with the tools you’ll need…

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Three round plastic containers containing hair & body butter, nestled in craft paper

June 17, 2020 | , , , , ,

Urban Beauty Cabinet Workshop: Whipped Body Butter Workshop

Body Butter is a rich moisturizer made without water. Butters made of nutrient-rich ingredients provide a wide variety of healing properties for the skin. Learn how to make your own! This is one in a series of Urban Beauty Make + Take workshops in the Natural Body Care series. Each of these classes will be taught by herbalist and educator Nyambi Royster, who will provide you with the tools you’ll need to create healthy natural products to maintain strong and…

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June 24, 2020 | , , , , ,

Urban Beauty Cabinet: Sugar Scrub Workshop

Like the skin on your face, the skin on the rest of your body needs encouragement to shed dead skin cells and support for skin regeneration and rejuvenation. Learn to make this vitamin E-rich scrub and slough away dull dry skin. This is one in a series of Urban Beauty Make + Take workshops in the Natural Body Care series. Each of these classes will be taught by herbalist and educator Nyambi Royster, who will provide you with the tools…

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Wide shot of a wooded area, many tall trees stand high above the camera, in front of a blue sky

June 28, 2020 | , , ,

Make + Take: Tree Attunement / Tree Medicine (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 This workshop will give participants some framework around how to learn directly from plants themselves, by slowing down, opening perception, and listening. We’ll spend…

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two black swallowtail caterpillars

July 1, 2020 | , ,

Little Explorers: Caterpillars, Dragonflies, and Butterflies (2020)

Search for cool bugs in the Garden and make your very own insect sculpture.   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 am. Bring a picnic lunch and…

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