Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association


July, 2005
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Nature Story Hours at Cylburn Arboretum, Baltimore
Nature Story Hours at Cylburn Arboretum, Baltimore, for children ages 3 to 6; weather permitting, a short nature walk follows the story hour.
When: Every Thursday morning from 10-11am.
Fee: $1 per child; Adults free, no charge for chaperones.
Call ahead to register groups of 5 or more: 410-396-7839. For more information, visit their Web site:

Web Finds

The Botanic Garden of Western Pennsylvania
Founded in 1988 and incorporated as a 501(c)3 organization in 1992, The Horticultural Society of Western Pennsylvania's (HSWP) purpose is to develop the region's first comprehensive botanical garden, The Botanic Garden of Western Pennsylvania. View the overview or master plan for this ambitious project on a former strip mine site at the southwestern tip of Settlers Cabin Park -- scheduled to open in 2008 with construction ongoing over a 20 year time frame.


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