America’s Garden Capital Day at the 2019 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show

SUNDAY, MARCH 10, 2019


Experience the garden power of our region’s 36 public gardens during America's Garden Capital Day at the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show on Sunday, March 10, 2019. Stop by the America’s Garden Capital booth, and be among the first people ever to receive the new America’s Garden Capital Passport—your exclusive guide to exploring the region’s public gardens. The America’s Garden Capital Passport features a custom map, links to access online garden itineraries, must-visit garden experiences, and pages to collect stamps, signatures, code words and draw your own pictures. Flower Show attendees will have the opportunity to learn from our region’s garden experts during talks and demonstrations, get their questions answered on-site at our booth, and get to see our horticulturists compete in a container garden challenge! All talks, events, and the America’s Garden Capital passport are free with Flower Show ticket admission on Sunday, March 10.

  • On Sunday, March 10, speakers for the talks and demonstrations include experts from: Stoneleigh: A Natural Garden, Chanticleer, The Barton Arboretum & Nature Preserve of Medford Leas, PHS Meadowbrook Farm, and Longwood Gardens.

  • Topics for America’s Garden Capital Day talks include: Blending Beauty and Biodiversity, Top 10 Cut Flowers for the Home Garden, Gardening for Older Adults, Ecological Garden Design, Spring Containers: Bending the Rules.

  • Garden experts from Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, Longwood Gardens, and Scott Arboretum will compete in the Container Garden Challenge on Sunday, March 10 as part of America’s Garden Capital Day.

  • For a complete line-up of Gardener Studio Talks visit the PHS Flower Show website

Photos by Jen Rudy