Fall Open Houses 2018

Saturday september 8

and

Saturday september 15

 11:00am - 3:00pm

773 Roslyn Avenue

Glenside, PA 19038

Container grown native trees, shrubs, vines, ferns, grasses, groundcovers, and perennials for sun and shade

A new collection of our own handmade, all-weather, hypertufa pots, troughs, and birdbaths

Edible native plant tasting

Original botanical drawings

Fall Open House Special Events

Saturday, september 8

Start the morning with a Bird Walk in Edgehill Woods

Join a bird walk through Edgehill Woods led by Leigh Altadonna and Jennifer Sherwood from the Wycncote Audubon Society at 10:00-11:00. Walk up the driveway and meet on the lawn of Edgehill Castle. Bring binoculars if you own them. You will return in time for the start of the plant sale.

Workshop: "Providing Habitat for Birds in Your Garden"

Wyncote Audubon Society will have information on their activities and bird walks. Attend a presentation by landscape designer and Wyncote Audubon Society member Cindy Nuss on using native plants to attract and provide habitat for birds in your garden at 12:00- 12:30 or 2:00-2:30.

 

Saturday, september 15

Workshop: "A Crash Course in Home Landscape Design"

Beverly Auvil, owner of Beverly Auvil Landscape Design & Installation, has more than 40 years of experience with designing and installing home landscapes. She specializes in designing gardens with native plants and enjoys incorporating edible plants into her designs. Attend her presentation from 1:00-1:30 when she will cover everything to consider when planning a home landscape design. Get information and handouts on designing the hardscape, considering water and drainage, choosing a theme, researching plants, and placing plants in the landscape.

Rain Barrel Workshops with the Abington EAC

The Abington EAC will take orders for rain barrels from 11:00-3:00. Learn about the benefits of putting a rain barrel on your property by attending a workshop at the nursery at 12:00-12:30 or 2:00-2:30 and receive a $10 coupon towards the price of your rain barrel. Prices start at $40 for an unpainted barrel (price includes the $10 coupon). Barrels are also available with custom painting. For more information on options and pre-ordering rain barrels visit the Abington EAC website at EAC-Abington.org or email inquiries to AbingtonEACRainBarrels@gmail.com. You can also pre-order a barrel with their easy-to-use online Rain Barrel Order Form.