Winter

Finding renewal with nature

Winter Wonderland

It’s still a great time to visit the Garden and see the winter ecosystems!

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A family picnicking on grass.

We’re glad you’re here.

Bartram’s Garden is many things to many people: a home for horticulture, an ancient riverfront, an African Diaspora farm, and a place of untold histories.

This public park spans nearly 50 acres in Southwest Philadelphia, offering peace, rest, and connection.

People walking down a garden path surrounded by blooming trees and shrubs.
A family picnicking on grass.
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Saturday, January 28, 9:00 am

Goldenrod Herbal Studies: Digestive System Herbs Materia Medica

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Goldenrod Herbal Studies: Making Medicine Intermediate II

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BlogGarden Insights

Ailanthus: John Bartram and Philadelphia

December 15, 2022

Ailanthus: John Bartram and Philadelphia's Most Notorious Tree

Few trees define America’s urban environments more than Ailanthus altissima, or the “Tree-of-Heaven.” If you are not familiar with that name, you are undoubtedly familiar with the tree itself. Ailanthus...

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Biking & Walking

Birds

Boating & Fishing

Flowers, Plants & Trees

Gardening

History

Kids' Activities

Sankofa Community Farm

Southwest Philadelphia

Water Quality

Workshops, Wellness & Culture

Youth Internships

I'm interested in:

Biking & Walking

Birds

Look up! More than 100 species of birds rely on this ecosystem.

Boating & Fishing

Enjoy all that the Tidal Schuylkill River has to offer.

Flowers, Plants & Trees

See what’s blooming, find a favorite tree, and stroll the gardens and natural lands.

Gardening

Bring the Garden home! Shop for plants and grow your own food.

History

Uncover the interconnected stories of this historic site.

Kids' Activities

Join us year-round to learn, make, share, and wonder.

Sankofa Community Farm

“Go back and get it!” Growing food sovereignty with an African Diaspora focus.

Southwest Philadelphia

Resources and opportunities especially for neighbors in Southwest Philly.

Water Quality

Find our latest data on the river’s bacteria levels and recent rainfall.

Workshops, Wellness & Culture

Enjoy upcoming workshops, self-care, and events. Are you a Southwest artist? Let’s partner!

Youth Internships

Calling Southwest students: paid internships available with the river, the farm, and the trees.