Ecological Gardening: The Basics

Ecological Gardening: The Basics Bess Trout Content and Production Specialist, Tyler Arboretum Have you ever looked at your backyard garden and wondered if there was a way to manage everything more sustainably? Do you feel like you are working against nature instead of alongside it? Join us to learn more about the process of ecological

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Nature’s Best Hope

Nature’s Best Hope Doug Tallamy Professor of Entomology at the University of Delaware; Author, Bringing Nature Home (2007), The Living Landscape (2014), Nature’s Best Hope (2020), and The Nature of Oaks (2021). Recent headlines about global insect declines, the impending extinction of one million species worldwide, and three billion fewer birds in North America are

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A Piet Oudolf Story

A Piet Oudolf Story Deborah Chud Garden Designer, Consultant, and Educator Instructor Deborah Chud traces her discovery of the work of the Dutch garden designer, Piet Oudolf, her research on his plant combinations, and her use of that research to create a garden in his style. The class explores the historical context in which Oudolf

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February: Comings & Goings

Matt Rader is the New President of the Philadelphia Horticultural Society Matt Rader, an accomplished nonprofit leader and management consultant, is now the 37th president of the Philadelphia Horticultural Society (PHS). Rader brings with him experience in urban parks, neighborhood revitalization, historic preservation and strategic management. A graduate of the Wharton School of the University

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