gardening

Shoppist

6 Gorgeous Local Shops for Tricking Out Your Garden and Outdoor Spaces

Although winter’s chill has well overstayed its welcome, we want to happily remind you that it’s May, people! Summer is just around the corner, which means […]

Shoppist

We Found Your Perfect Planters for a Dreamy, Vintage-Inspired Floral Display

Now that it’s May 12th and a balmy 85 degrees, we hope you’re well into your gardening phase (the “pollen tsunami” suggests you are) of spring. But for those […]

Shoppist

Retail News: Urban Jungle is Opening a Second Location in Pennsport

Pennsport is about to get a heavy dose of greenery: Urban Jungle, the brains behind some of the lushest landscapes and urban gardens in Philly, […]

News

25 Years a Mom

We’re driving into the city, my husband Doug and I, the car filled with pickaxes and shovels and flats of marigolds and pots of tomatoes. […]

Be Well Philly

To Do: “How to Grow A Killer Vegetable Garden” Chat at the Flower Show

Guys! We’re just two days out from our Be Well Philly extravaganza at the Philadelphia Flower Show. On Saturday, we’re hosting two fitness classes smack […]

Property

Community Garden Profile: American Street’s Huerta del Pueblo

The community garden on American Street between Somerset and Cambria is a project of Congreso de Latinos Unidos, a social service organization in North Philly. […]

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Backyard Chickens in Philly: Renegade Poultry Farmer Speaks Out

Chickens are illegal in Philadelphia on parcels of land smaller than three acres. But as Philly Mag reported back in 2010, an urban chicken movement […]

Property

Mind-Boggling West Philly Container Garden

Plant lovers in West Philly have probably noticed this house at 47th and Baltimore because it has one of the most exuberant rooftop gardens I’ve […]

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From the Garden: Beautiful, Unruly Irises Are Now in Bloom

Irises are my very favorite flower. They’re beautiful in a weird, unruly way, like orchids. They come in many colors and sizes, from big grapefruit-sized […]

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Public Gardens: Morris Arboretum

Judging by my Facebook timeline, half of Philadelphia went to the Shore this past weekend. The other half was at Morris Arboretum. Before I started […]

Property

Garden Profile: The Old Tennis Court Farm

It’s only the fourth season for this community garden in Germantown, and already 51 plots have been hacked out of the asphalt of a row […]

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What’s Blooming Now in Philadelphia Gardens? Columbine Flowers

Virginia C. McGuire is Property’s gardening columnist. Please send any questions or suggestions to her via lspikol@phillymag.com.

G Philly

Father’s Day Gifts for Gay Dad

Great Father’s Day gift ideas for gay Dads – the ultimate gift guide.

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Hawaiian Getaway Winner Announced

The LGBT party at the Philadelphia Flower Show was a hit this year and we couldn’t have been happier about sponsoring it. Not only were […]

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Meet Phillip Watson

“I grew up in Mississippi,” says Phillip Watson, the out QVC personality who’s making an appearance on March 5 during a special LGBT Night Out […]