Sunday, Dec. 16

Holiday Herbs

Decorating and lore, program with Lorraine Kiefer of Triple Oaks Nursery at the South Jersey Unit, Herb Society of America's meeting; 1:30 p.m. Free. Franklin Township Community Center, 1584 Coles Mill Rd., Franklinville; 856-694-3693.

Ticket Books for Winter Lecture Series

Jan. 6 through Feb. 24 now available at Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve, New Hope. Series: $56; each: $10; $8 full-time students; Jan. 6's lecture free. Pre-registration and information: 215-862-2924;

» READ MORE: www.bhwp.org

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Tuesday, Dec. 18

Holiday Decorating Demonstration using Sugared Fruit

, plus cranberry-tree project with Winterthur interior designer Sandy Brown; 11 a.m., noon and 1 p.m. Free with admission: $15; $13 seniors, students; $5 ages 2 to 11. Winterthur Museum and Country Estate, Rte. 52 (5 miles south of Rte. 1), Winterthur; 1-800-448-3883 or 302-888-4600;

» READ MORE: www.winterthur.org

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Wednesday, Dec. 19

Botany Walk

Identify wildflowers in their winter form with wildflower experts Richard Brenner and Dick Cloud; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free with admission: $5; $3 ages 3 to 15. Tyler Arboretum, 515 Painter Rd., Media; 610-566-9134;

» READ MORE: www.tylerarboretum.org

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Up ahead

Landscape Design Symposium

, sponsored by Morris Arboretum, with designers, horticulturists, ecologists and artists, Jan. 16-17 at Villanova University. Fee: $295, $165 students (both days; includes meals); pre-registration required: 215-247-5777, Ext. 156 or 125;

» READ MORE: www.morrisarboretum.org

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- Jerene Schroeder

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