Garden Scoop

Posted: June 16, 2012

For gardeners and other plant-lovers, here's a sampling of regional events:

Call for Gardeners:  Help deadhead, weed & trim the rose gardens. Glen Foerd on the Delaware, 5001 Grant Ave. 6/16.

Delaware Valley Iris Society: Making a Color Splash   Iris & artistic floral arrangement show. Jenkins Arboretum, 631 Berwyn Baptist Rd., Devon. www.dvis-ais.org. 6/16. 1-4 pm.

Fairy Gardening Workshop:   Class on pruning & maintaining miniature plants. Greensgrow Farms, 2501 E. Cumberland St. $20 (refunded as a gift card after the workshop). 6/16. 12-2 pm. 

Friends Hospital Grounds: A Living Legacy   200th anniversary exhibit of contemporary botanical art. Friends Hospital, 4641 E. Roosevelt Blvd. 6/15.

Lovely Lavender Day:   Class on the many uses of lavender. Includes a garden tour, craft project & homemade lunch. Triple Oaks Nursery, Florist & Herb Garden, 2359 Delsea Dr., Franklinville. Registration required. $79. 6/16. 11 am. 

Master Gardeners of Camden County Plant Clinic: Opportunity to get gardening questions answered or sick plants diagnosed. Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Camden County, 1301 Park Blvd., Cherry Hill. 6/16.

Mid-Summer Garden Tea Party: Visit the herb garden, make a floral wreath & sample summer foods. Triple Oaks Nursery, Florist & Herb Garden, 2359 Delsea Dr., Franklinville; 856-694-4272. $45. 6/21. 5:45 pm.

Native Plant Landscape Tour: Tour of two native plant gardens in York, Pa. Mount Cuba Center, 3120 Barley Mill Rd., Hockessin. Registration required: 302-239-4244. $30. 6/16. 9 am-5 pm.

Nursery Tour: Guided tour of the nursery's demonstration gardens. Edge of the Woods Nursery, 2415 Rte. 100, Orefield. 6/19.

Old Rose Workshop Series: Propagation of Roses Learn how to propagate roses without a greenhouse or special equipment. Wyck Historic House and Garden, 6026 Germantown Ave. Registration required: http://www.wyck.org/programs. $75. 6/16. 9 am-12 pm. " Redwoods of the East Presentation on American chestnut trees. Edge of the Woods Nursery, 2415 Rte. 100, Orefield. 6/16. 1 pm.

Trevose Horticultural Society: Cottage Gardens Horticultural Society meeting featuring a presentation on the versatility of cottage gardens. Wood River Village, 3200 Bensalem Blvd., Bensalem; 856-866-9163. Donation suggested: $3. 6/18. 7 pm.

Twilight Garden Tour: Down the Garden Path Tour seven gardens in Haddon Heights. Downtown Haddon Heights, Station Ave., Haddon Heights. Reservations recommended: 856-547-7132. $10. 6/15. 4-8 pm.

Walk the Natural Lands of the Mount Cuba Center: Guided walk around Mt. Cuba's grounds & trails. Mt. Cuba Center, 3120 Barley Mill Rd., Hockessin, Del. Registration required: 302-239-4244. $10. 6/21.

Wilmington City Gardens People's Choice Tour: Self-guided tour of various Wilmington gardens, with an opportunity to vote for your favorites online. Downtown Wilmington, Market St., 302-658-6262. www.thedch.org. $10. 6/16.

Send information about gardening and horticultural events to gardenscoop@phillynews.com. Include a contact phone number and send at least two weeks before the event.

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