March 1, 2019 – Be among the first to receive America’s Garden Capital Passport, an exclusive guide to exploring the region’s 36 public gardens, including Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, on Sunday, March 10 at the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show. Featuring a custom map, garden activities, links to online garden itineraries, and pages to collect garden “travel” stamps, personal sketches and thoughts, the Passport is your guide to experience the area’s garden power.
Stop by the America’s Garden Capital booth, located next to the “Gardener’s Studio” at the Flower Show to pick-up your debut Passport. While at the booth, engage with experts from area gardens, including Stoneleigh: A Natural Garden, Chanticleer, PHS Meadowbrook Farm, and Longwood Gardens. These horticulturists will answer questions, perform demonstrations and present talks on topics such as Gardening for Older Adults and Ecological Garden Design. Specialists from these area gardens will also 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, America’s Garden Capital Day at the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show.
Beginning March 11, America’s Garden Capital Passports will be available for free, while supplies last, at 30+ individual gardens within 30 miles of Philadelphia. See americasgardencapital.org for a complete list of the 36 gardens. Pick up your Passport at the John J. Willaman Education Center at Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, open daily from 9 am – 4 pm. Learn more and download an online copy of the America’s Garden Capital Passport at: americasgardencapital.org/passport. Photo by Jen Rudy.