How does your garden grow? Find out how to make it flourish at Morris Arboretum’s Arbor Day Family Day on Saturday, April 23 from 11am-3pm. Explore their beautiful gardens and expand your plant knowledge. At different stations throughout the Arboretum visitors can learn about surprising gardens, hardy plants for our area, and create a seed experiment to take home. Other demonstrations located in the Upper Gallery from 11am-2pm.
The Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania is located at 100 East Northwestern Avenue in the Chestnut Hill section of Philadelphia. The 92-acre horticulture display garden features a spectacular collection of mature trees in a beautiful and colorful landscape. The Arboretum includes numerous picturesque spots such as a formal rose garden, historic water features, a swan pond, and the only remaining freestanding fernery in North America. The arboretum is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is also the official arboretum of Pennsylvania. A permanent nationally award winning exhibit, Out on a Limb – a Tree Adventure adds to Morris Arboretum’s allure by transporting visitors 50 feet up into the treetops on a canopy walk that requires no climbing. Open weekdays 10am-4pm and weekends 10am-5pm (Apr-Oct). Open late on Wednesdays in June, July, and August until 8:00pm. For more information, visit www.morrisarboretum.org.