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20 Gorgeous Philly-Area Gardens and Arboretums to Visit Now

Okay, so spring’s been sort of hit or miss so far. But after a mild winter, our gardens are in bloom earlier than usual. And […]

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Be Well Philly

Six Fruit Trees and Plants That Will Thrive in Your Philly Rowhouse Garden

One of the first things my daughter and her husband did when they bought a house in 2016 was plant an apple tree. It was […]


11 Plant-Filled and Instagram-Ready Philly Restaurants

Spring has arrived, and it’s a time when Philly’s indoor and outdoor dining gardens can really shine. Whatever the season, we love a restaurant that’s incorporating […]


5 Great Opportunities in the City for the Would-Be Gardener

The Philadelphia Flower Show’s 190th annual edition is now one for the record books, but we’re sure that some of you out there came away […]


Last-Minute Gift Ideas for Lovers of Design

Each year, publishers release dozens of hefty tomes full of eye-popping photographs of striking new buildings and drop-dead-gorgeous interiors. In addition to keeping your coffee […]

City Life

Six Great Children’s Gardens to Visit for Mother’s Day

There are so very many different ways to fete the mom of your kiddies on Mother’s Day: breakfast in bed, a fancy brunch, takeout Chinese. […]


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 […]


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 […]


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, […]

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DO THIS: Discover the Gardens of South Philadelphia

The South Philly Food Co-op (SPFC) is gearing up for its South Philly Garden Tour. The fourth annual event is a fundraiser for SPFC’s efforts […]


Neighborhood Gardens Trust Plans Community Gardens Day in June

The Neighborhood Gardens Trust launched on Wednesday at the Summer Winter Garden in Powelton Village. The group represents the next iteration of the Neighborhood Garden […]

City Life

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 […]


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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Garden Profile: Artist’s Cherry Tree in a Back Yard in Northern Liberties

Artist Julie Stone Waring bought her house in Northern Liberties almost 15 years ago, and her garden has changed a lot over the years. At […]