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An exceptional collection of rare and unusual mature trees and woody plants, perennial gardens, rose garden, lilacs, woodland, and ornamental ferns create an unparalleled environment for horticulture education.
19th-century Quaker Estate with 55-acre, English-style landscape, gardens, ponds and woodland trails. Awbury hosts educational and service learning programs with focus areas in watershed protection, urban agriculture, horticulture, and food systems. It is also the home of the Awbury Agricultural Village with 60 community garden plots, a two-acre organic farm operated by the Weaver's Way Cooperative, a Children’s Vegetable Garden operated by Weavers Way Community Programs, and shared greenhouses.
134-acre site features native plants in naturalistic setting. Woods, meadows, pond, creek. Tours, educational programs. Self-guided walks all year; guided wildflower walks April through October at 2 pm. Open Tuesday through Sunday year-round. (Closed Mondays, Thanksgiving Day, and Dec. 24 through Jan. 1.)
112-acre campus surrounded by native woodland, grand trees, pond, gatehouse, springhouse, carriage house, and mansion of Trumbauer architecture.
The Centennial Arboretum grounds are open 7 days a week—8am to 5pm Nov. 1 to March 31; 8am to 6pm April 1 to October 31. The Display House is open daily 9am to 3pm except holidays. Visit the Friends of the Horticultural Center in the the Centennial Arboretum located at 100 N. Horticultural Drive Philadelphia, PA 19131 or call them at(215) 477-1482 for details. Home to The Friends of the Horticultural Center and to neighboring Shofuso, Japanese House and Garden, The Centennial Arboretum contains 27 majestic acres of landscape in the heart of West Philadelphia’s Fairmont Park. The Arboretum boasts one of the most diverse and unique tree collections in the region with trees and shrubs from Asia, Europe, and North America including a Magnolia Grove and a Japanese Maple collection. The landscape is dotted with art and sculpture (old and new) from artists such as Alexander Stirling Calder, Robert David Lasus, Martin Puryear, and Beatrice Fenton. Inside the display house are graceful mature tropical gardens which gently cradle statuary, some of which dates from the late 19th Century. Enjoy the newly restored Hummingbird Garden, The Hands-On Garden, a raised garden lovingly maintained by the Associated Services for the Blind, The Butterfly Garden (near the Gazebo) and The Demonstration Vegetable Garden. Or visit the circular Sundial garden to view the two hundred Cherry Blossoms that line the fairway through Belmont Avenue each spring! The property has equally rich history, too. The Friends new website is currently under development.Check back soon for these and other updates
35-acre pleasure garden that displays the beauty of the art of horticulture. Highlights include water and ruin gardens.
Majestic trees in a 216-acre campus landscape with a 2.2-mile nature trail, duck pond, 18-acre pinetum, small Asian and perennial display gardens. Open daily for self-guided tours. Guided tours and lectures offered seasonally.
Mature trees, native woodland, and designed gardens blend with Georgian architecture of many of the college's buildings. http://www.delval.edu/offices-services/campus-services-amenities/arboretum
Naturalistic landscape offers a tranquil escape from an otherwise bustling, densely populated area on the Main Line. Over a mile of paved walkways lead through native wildflowers and woodland gardens, including a diverse collection of rhododendrons and azaleas, to a pond, a stream, and stunning vistas overlooking Valley Forge National Historical Park.
A living laboratory. Come and learn about women's history and environmental sustainability in the teaching gardens.
Medford Leas -- home to the Lewis W. Barton Arboretum and Nature Preserve, is a Quaker-related, not-for-profit community for adults age 55 and older with campuses in Medford and Lumberton, NJ. The community's entire 168-acre Medford campus is designated as an arboretum and features landscaped grounds, courtyard and patio gardens, a pinetum of exotic pines, wildflower meadows, recreational areas, and natural woodlands and wetlands. In addition to the Medford campus, its 88-acre Lumberton campus is an extension of the arboretum, as well. The extraordinary beauty of our unique settings, the myriad opportunities for private gardening, and appreciation of our natural environment are just a few of the many reasons individuals choose to live in our community. The Arboretum is open to the public for tours and also sponsors a variety of special events throughout all seasons. It is maintained by Medford Leas’ Horticulture Department in consultation with the staff of the Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania.
World's premier horticultural display garden with 11,000 varieties of plants and 1,050 acres of gardens, fountains, meadows and woodlands.
92-acre horticulture display garden features a spectacular collection of mature trees in a Victorian landscape. The Arboretum features numerous picturesque spots such as a formal rose garden, Japanese gardens, a swan pond, English gardens, and an elegant Fernery. The Morris Arboretum is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is the official arboretum of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
110 acres on college campus featuring 4,000 kinds of plants, including seasonal crocus, roses, and hollies.
Tranquil 650-acre historic arboretum with unique plant collections, state champion trees, meadow maze, adult and children's education programs, historic buildings, and 20+ miles of hiking trails.
Welkinweir is a 197-acres oasis of natural beauty surrounding an arboretum, gardens and historic home at the edge of a private valley overlooking ecologically diverse riparian, wetland and meadow, and forest habitats. New website: www.welkinweir.org
A du Pont family country place with garden inspired by the Brandywine Valley landscape. Admission includes garden tram ride, garden access, museum tour, self-guided tour of garden and galleries.