Tomorrow

Tree Walk on Your Block Learn how street trees improve your neighborhood, which trees are best, how to plant them and where to get advice; 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Free. Meet at 6211 Chew Ave., between Belfield Avenue and Tulpehocken Street. Information: 215-685-9285.

Plant Sale Perennials, annuals, vegetables, and herbs, benefits Hansberry Garden and Nature Center; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Wayne Avenue and Hansberry Street. Information: kjmiller4@comcast.net, 215-280-1095.

Rose Show Miniature, hybird tea, floribunda, old-fashioned roses shown individually and in arrangements, sponsored by the Del-Chester Rose Society; 1 to 6 p.m. Free with admission: $16; $14 seniors, $6 ages 5-18; ages under 5 free. Longwood Gardens, Terrace Restaurant, Rte. 1, Kennett Square. Information: 610-692-5631.

Tomorrow and Sunday, June 14

Composting Program Penn State Extension Montgomery County sponsors, includes drawing for compost bin; 9 to noon tomorrow and Sunday. Free. Glenside Farmers Market, Railroad Station parking lot, Glenside, or Skippack Farmers Market, Routes 73 and 113, Skippack. Information: 610-489-4315, montgomeryext@psu.edu.

House and Garden Tour Demuth Museum sponsors a tour of 12 homes and gardens in Lancaster; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow and Sunday. Fee: $18; $15 advance. Information: 717-299-9940, www.demuth.org.

Sunday, June 14

Historic Landscapes and Gardens Self-guided tour of six private gardens in historic settings; 2 to 5 p.m., sponsored by Lower Merion Conservancy. Begins at Rolling Hill Park, 1301 Rose Glen Rd., Gladwyne. Fee: $35. Information: www.lmconservancy.org, 610-645-9030.

Monday, June 15

Topiary by Carl Hagerty Hagerty demonstrates common types of topiary, care and maintenance at the Trevose Horticultural Society meeting; 7:30 p.m. Fee: $3. Wood River Village Auditorium, Hulmeville Road and Bensalem Boulevard, Bensalem. Information: 856-866-9163.

Tuesday, June 16

President's Fete Explore Springton Manor's home and 300-acre grounds with Victorian garden and gazebo, plus luncheon and a talk by local author Sharon White (Vanished Gardens); 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; sponsored by Garden Clubs of District 1. Fee: $19. Springton Manor Farm, 860 Springton Rd., off Route 322, Glenmoore. Information: 610-793-2573, lsfleur1@hotmail.com.

Wednesday, June 17

Hanging Baskets: Gardens That Dance in the Air Adult workshop with Camden Children's Garden education director Valerie Frick and garden writer Denise Cowie; 10 to 11:30 a.m. Fee: $15, includes hanging basket garden; pre-registration required. Camden Children's Garden, 3 Riverside Dr., Camden; 856-365-8733. www.camdenchildrensgarden.org.

Birds in the Garden Program on insect-eating birds at the West Jersey Rose Society's meeting; 7:30 p.m. Free. Medford Leas Retirement Community, Arts and Social Wing, Holly Room, 1 Medford Leas Way, Medford. Information: 856-234-6583.

Thursday, June 18

Up ahead

Garden tour of seven private gardens in the Pottstown area, plus a plant and garden sale, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 20, sponsored by the Pottstown Area Garden Club. Fee: $10. Information: 610-323-5273, 610-369-9794 or 610-662-2642.

- Jerene Schroeder

 

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