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Close up of a pink rose on a green leafy rose bush

June 1, 2019 | ,

Old Garden Rose Tour

We often learn to love roses through their fragrance and brilliant colors. Learn about different Old Garden Rose classifications and the stories they tell by viewing our living rose collection at Bartram’s Garden with Horticulturist Katie Jacoby. This tour is free and open to the public. Location: Convene in front of the Welcome Center in the Stable Yard Rain date: Sunday June 2nd Large portions of our 50+ acre botanical garden can be explored via wheelchair, though some of our…

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Many different types of flowers planted very densely together

June 2, 2019 | ,

Philadelphia Botanical Club Plant Survey of the Lower Historic Garden (2019)

Bartram’s Garden is currently the longest-living botanical garden in the United States, a public park, and it has long been a place of sanctuary for humans, plants, and animals. The garden is situated on a south-facing slope that is bordered by the lower Schuylkill River; the land straddles coastal and piedmont soil types and harbors numerous ecological niches within its 45 acres. The plant collection is a reflection of the places the Bartrams traveled in their lifetimes, hence, a reflection…

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