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Papermaking with Plants

Join our expert papermaker Nicole Donnelly to learn how to make paper by hand, start to finish, beginning with plants from Greensgrow Farms! We will learn various terms associated with Western papermaking, how to test plants for good fiber quality,...
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Houseplant Care Demonstration

Learn the best practices for care and maintenance of your houseplants! We’ll discuss how to choose the best soil, various lighting requirements, how to groom and uppot, good watering practice, and propagation techniques. Greensgrow staff instructor and horticulture expert Donna...
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Fall Native Plant Sale

Stock up for fall! It’s the perfect time to plant trees and shrubs; we’ll have a great selection of both. Be sure to grab fall bloomers like blue-stemmed goldenrod and New England aster—both perfect for migrating birds and insects. Members...
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Planted Pop-Up Market and Plant Swap

Join us in welcoming spring at the first ever Planted Pop-Up Market + Plant Swap! Share your love of plants with local makers at our plant-themed art and craft market, find a new leafy friend at our plant exchange, and...
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Medicinal Plant Workshop

In this slow-paced walk, clinical herbalist Kelly McCarthy will highlight the medicinal uses of common weeds and trees, covering basic plant identifications and going in-depth about using these plants as medicine. While she does not encourage harvesting any plants in...
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University of Nature

It’s a day dedicated to in-depth learning for adults. We’ll begin with a town meeting, Philadelphia’s Climate Future: Hotter, Wetter, Weirder, giving you the latest information on the future of Philly’s weather. Then, choose from lecture and field experiences on topics like...
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Restoration Volunteer Workday

Help the Schuylkill Center to improve the health and biodiversity of our forest while getting to know the Center’s property, connecting with nature, and making new friends. On workdays, volunteers will remove invasive plants, plant native species, and help to...
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