December 3rd to December 5th 2010the Garden Center will be bringing the neighborhood some cheer as we preserve our holiday tradition of selling Christmas Trees for another year!  Come witness the transformation from Garden Center to winter wonderland complete with Christmas trees, free coffee or hot chocolate, festive lights and decorations, and all kinds of holiday spirit!  As usual we will be offering free Christmas tree delivery for any trees purchased over the weekend.


September 18th 12pm-1:30pm:  MUMS the word for the fall. MUMS are the classic fall flower for your garden.  This workshop will demonstrate how to grow and care for your mums!

September 25th 12pm – 1:30pm:  Mike McGrath will discuss the many ways to grow a fall vegetable/herb garden. Mike McGrath hosts the weekly, nationally syndicated Public Radio show, “You Bet Your Garden ( an hour of “chemical-free horticultural hijinks.” YBYG airs every Saturday morning at 11 on WHYY-FM (90.9 FM) in Philadelphia, reaching listeners throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. The show also airs on Public Radio stations across the nation.

DIY RAIN BARREL WORKSHOP                                       

October 16th  12pm-3:00 pm: Come join us at the NKCDC Garden Center for the first in a series of DIY rain barrel workshops led by our good friends at Sustainable 19125. Attend if you are interested in  building your own rain barrel to help conserve water during droughts and offset storm water runoff when it rains.

No experience required!  All tools and equipment provided!  Donations are suggested to cover the cost of materials, but no one will be turned away due to a lack of funds.

Please RSVP for this workshop by sending an e-mail to or by calling Jamie or Toby at 215 427 0650 x 133.

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