Blog

July 16, 2015

FREE RIVER PADDLING IS HERE

  Bartram’s Garden is a place where people of all ages can access one of Philly’s greatest natural resources, the Tidal Schuylkill River (the lower section of the river, south…

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July 15, 2015

The Bartram’s Garden Farmers Market – Every Thursday!

Come enjoy our farmers market each Thursday afternoon at the corner of 54th and Lindbergh Blvd., just outside the entrance to Bartram’s Garden. Open from 3:30pm to 6:00pm, the farm…

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July 13, 2015

FREE CONCERT: Tower of Song (July 18)

Tower of Song, a pop-up choir, travels between the Washington, DC and Philadelphia areas for performances during the summer months. The all-female choral group is comprised of six classically trained…

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June 2, 2015

Cool blog about Bartram’s Garden from University City luxury condo

The University luxury condo 3737 Chestnut has its own blog and has published a very nice piece about Bartram’s Garden. We appreciate that they noted how our historical site and…

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May 12, 2015

NEWS: The Carr Garden project begins

The first major garden restoration project at Bartram’s Garden in nearly a century is now underway. Located to the west of the historic house, the Carr Garden was originally the…

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April 23, 2015

Spring Plant Sale: May 8, 9, and 10

Our annual Spring Plant Sale will feature a unique selection of heritage roses, pond plants, historic boxwoods, vegetable and herbs starts, as well as beautiful native perennials, shrubs, and trees….

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April 9, 2015

New Artists’ Workshop Series at Bartram’s Garden

How does nature inspire you? We invite you to join us for a new series of artists’ workshops at the Garden, rooted in our rich history, that will tap into…

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New Bartrams Member Danielle Reden
February 11, 2015

Welcome Danielle!

In January, we welcomed Danielle Redden on staff as the new River Program Manager at Bartram’s Garden. As part of a new strategic direction for Bartram’s, Danielle will be working…

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February 11, 2015

Learn From Orchard Superstar Dr. Lee Reich

We’re excited to be hosting a fabulous Fruit Tree Grafting Workshop on March 14 in partnership with our friends from the Philadelphia Orchard Project (POP). The special guest presenter for…

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I'm interested in:

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

Stroll the Schuylkill River Trail or join us for biking!

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.