Category: News & Press Releases

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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February 11, 2015

Save the Date! Spring Plant Sale & Mother’s Day Weekend Celebration

Spring will soon be in the air, friends! We are excited to announce that this year’s Spring Plant Sale will take place May 8-10. You’ll find a beautiful selection of…

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December 10, 2014

River Renaissance: Connecting to the Schuylkill in new ways

There has been an important reawakening for many Bartram’s Garden visitors in recent years. The Garden has again become a place where people of all ages could connect with one…

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December 10, 2014

Ongoing Historic Restoration: Project honoring our heritage

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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December 10, 2014

Bartram’s Mile: Creating green space for everyone

“Give my children better places to play along the river.” “Create relaxing space to connect with nature.” —Feedback gathered during Bartram’s Mile public planning sessions In partnership with Philadelphia Parks…

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December 10, 2014

New PENNDot grant spurs Bartram’s Mile construction

HUZZAH! More exciting updates on the Bartram’s Mile project, which will make Bartram’s Garden more accessible to the public than ever before! “‘We can probably start this as soon as…

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December 10, 2014

Take the Bartram’s Poll Today!

Have you told us what YOU like to do at Bartram’s Garden? Please take a minute to take this brief survey, which will help us better serve the public in…

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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

Follow the Schuylkill River Trail from the North Mile to 56th Street and beyond.

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.