2021 Philadelphia Flower Show HABITAT: Nature's Masterpiece
Our Society will be continuing thir outreach and education at the first outdoor Philadelphia Flower Show from June 5 to June 13. The theme is HABITAT: Nature's Masterpiece. Our 12 foot square site is located off the central plaza near the Horticourt tent with the other plant societies. How to build a bog container garden will be our educational exhibit, featuring three larger bog gardens in a wetland setting.
Join our virtual planning meetings on alternate Mondays at 6 pm.
Our Current Newsletter
Read about upcoming field trips to see Spring Wildflowers in the Spring 2021 newsletter. - Janet Whitefield, editor.
Meeting April 10
Water, Sand, and Fire: The New Jersey Pine Barrens. Our spring meeting will be virtual on Saturday April 10 at twelve noon. A preview of the riot of spring flowers will be presented by Bernie Cabana, then Janet Novak will delight us at 1 pm with the beautiful, unique and strange plants of the New Jersey Pine Barrens.
A zoom link will be sent out the night before. Non-members who email us at email@example.com will be sent a link.
2021 Field Trips
A limited number of members will observe social distancing and enjoy spring wildflowers. Masks and reservations are required. Apr 17 April Wildflowers. Hemlock Haven: Biglerville, PA May 15 May Wildflowers. Hemlock Haven: Biglerville, PA May 8 Wildflowers. Leaser Lake: Lehigh County, PA July 31 Wild Orchids. A Day in the Poconos Bogs
Dues are $10 a year. Click on the Membership tab to the left for the categories of membership and the address of the treasurer. All with an interest in ferns and wildflowers, and education at the flower show are welcome.
We hold winter meetings twice a year, a summer picnic, and walks through the wildflowers and noteworthy gardens in most months, and staff an exhibit to educate visitors and reach prosective new members at the Philadelphia Flower Show.
About Us: Mission
The Delaware Valley Fern & Wildflower Society welcomes people at all levels of knowledge with a passion for studying ferns and native plants in their habitat, conserving native Ferns and Wildflowers by cultivating and propagating them in home gardens; by promoting their conservation and preservation; and by providing a forum for educationing others.