The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission

on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 |

Welcome the Season at the PHS Fall Garden Festival
Free Event - September 24, 2011 - Rain or Shine

Gardeners of all ages, interests, and levels will find something to inspire them at the PHS Fall Garden Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. This free, family-friendly event features great shopping, food, harvest displays, gardening workshops, horticultural information, and entertainment.
  • Members' Plant Dividend - Free plant(s) for PHS Members   
    8-10 am - 1827 Society & Sustaining members' preview
    10 am - 4 pm - All membership levels (Subscriber excluded)
  • Children's Activities
  • Tours of the Navy Yard
  • Marketplace sponsored by Jefferson University Hospital
  • Biergarten featuring Yards Brewing Company
  • Live Music
  • Gardening Demos & more!
The Fall Garden Festival is the place to find plants for autumn and plan the next gardening project. PHS Gold Medal Plants, selected for their beauty and hardy nature, will be on sale, and the Meadowbrook Farm “pop-up” store will offer unusual varieties of succulents and tropicals, and cabbages, kale, peppers and pansies for fall displays. Everyone is welcome to enter the homemade salsa contest judged by Lynn Rinaldi of Paradiso and Guillerm Tellez of Square 1682 restaurants, and the “Bounty by the Basket” competition of colorful veggie displays.

NEW!  Join the multi-state movement to Plant One Million by participating in the PHS Tree Sale. A variety of trees will be available for pre-order with pick-up scheduled during the Fall Garden Festival at the Navy Yard.  For more information and to pre-order your trees, CLICK HEREOrders and payments must be received by PHS no later than September 13, 2011.

The Navy Yard is located at the south end of Broad Street and is easily accessible from I-95 (Exit 17, Broad Street). Drive through the main gate; the event is held on the Parade Grounds. Entrance to the grounds is on the southeast corner, off Constitution Avenue.

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