Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

PHS chief of shows and events Sam Lemheney; 2020 Flower Show chair Helen Horstmann; John Kelly; PHS president Matt Rader
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Molly Daly
October 07, 2019 - 5:00 pm
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society previewed the theme of next year's Flower Show on Monday at Grace Kelly's childhood home in East Falls.
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Local gardeners get some professional help brightening up their green thumbs as the Philadelphia Flower Show closes out its 190th year.
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Justin Udo
March 10, 2019 - 3:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Local gardeners get some professional help brightening up their green thumbs as the Philadelphia Flower Show closes out its 190th year. The bright colors and lively plants of the Philadelphia Flower Show are an annual reminder that winter will not be around much...
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Jonathan Rivard announces the Bloom Philly contest winners.
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Hadas Kuznits
February 28, 2019 - 2:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Bloom Philly contest winners were announced Thursday at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Jonathan Rivard was the emcee for the announcement, which happens annually just ahead of the Philadelphia Flower Show. "They have a contest asking local businesses to dress up...
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Rachel Kurland
February 12, 2019 - 2:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is giving a new meaning to Valentine's Day. On Thursday, instead of gifting a bouquet to your betrothed, PHS wants you to participate in "Share-A-Flower Day." Between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. across the city, the PHS "flower mobile"...
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Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Chief of Shows & Events, Sam Lemheney
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Steve Tawa
January 16, 2019 - 1:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Coming up the first week in March, visitors to the Philadelphia Flower Show will be digging its theme: "Flower Power." Across 10 acres of show floor, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Chief of Shows & Events, Sam Lemheney, promises an outta-sight, far-out display...
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The DAR, or Daughters of the American Revolution — along with USA250 and the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society — donated 250 trees to create the "DAR Pathway of the Patriots" along the Schuylkill River, honoring patriots of the American Revolution.
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John McDevitt
November 15, 2018 - 5:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The nation's 250th anniversary isn't until July 2026, but the gift-giving has already started, and among the offerings are 250 trees. The DAR, or Daughters of the American Revolution — along with USA250 and the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society — donated 250 trees to...
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Nicole Juday Rhoads, PHS
Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
Hadas Kuznits
October 05, 2018 - 3:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's 7th annual "PHeaSt" fundraiser takes place on Friday, October 12. PHS Director of Engagement Nicole Juday Rhoads says this year's PHeaSt takes place in West Philadelphia. "At the University City Square at 36th and Filbert...
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PHS's Sam Lemheney is the chief of shows and events.
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John McDevitt
September 20, 2018 - 2:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society announced the theme and some plans for the 2019 Philadelphia Flower Show on Thursday. The landscape of Logan Square's Swann Memorial Fountain is managed by Pennsylvania Horticultural Society so it was a fitting location for PHS...
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Nicole Juday Rhoads and Julianne Schrader Ortega
Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
Hadas Kuznits
August 03, 2018 - 3:00 am
PHILADELPHIA(KYW Newsradio) -- August is peak summer harvest season -- and as folks pick their crops they're doing more good for their health than they even realize. Julianna Schrader Ortega with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society says this is the best time of the year for gardeners. "There are...
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