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Calendar of Events

  • 08

    1:00 pm-2:00 pm
    Primex Garden Center
    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Essential Oils 101 with Heather Ely – $10

    Have you heard about Essential Oils and are interested in learning more? Do you want to learn how to kick toxic chemicals out of your home, relieve stress, sleep better and live life above the wellness line? This class and workshop will walk you through everything step-by-step and give easy, simple, and affordable tactics that anyone can do with essential oils!


    **Space is limited and registration is required! You must pay in advance.  A $5 Primex Gift Card will be issued to each paid registrant that attends the lecture.  Register in the store or by calling (215) 887 – 7500. **

  • 10

    6:00 pm-8:30 pm
    PHS Town Hall
    100 N. 20th Street, 1st Floor Philadelphia, PA 19103

    Start a Community Garden, a Discussion – $10

    Get sorted out –Discuss what it takes to get a Community Garden started in Philadelphia. Open to groups, individuals, teachers, and anyone interested in gardening with others. Topics include finding a site, getting permission, assessing your resources, and finding others to work with. Walk-in’s welcome.


    Suggested Free will donation $10 or bring food to share.

  • 14

    10:00 am-2:00 pm
    Primex Garden Center
    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Fall Fun Fest – FREE

    Join us for an fun-filled day of pumpkins, scarecrows, and all things fall.  Costumes are welcome and encouraged! All kids will receive 1 free spooky pumpkin to paint.


    We will be serving apple cider, pumpkin spice donuts, and popcorn! Yum! We will have a yard game, corn-hole, set up in the nursery department for all customers to play. For the children, we will have free face painting and all children will receive one free spooky pumpkin to paint! 


    Take a walk through Primex to see all our departmental scarecrows and place your vote for the best one! Remember to visit the barn to vote for the scariest and funniest painted pumpkin painted by our customers and the best overall pumpkin painted by Primex staff members!


    Hope to see you all there! Happy Fall!


  • 16

    5:30 pm-8:30 pm
    PHS Town Hall
    100 N. 20th Street, 1st Floor Philadelphia, PA 19103

    Green City Teachers Basic Training – $50

    PHS Green City Teachers is a 5-session course that uses experiential learning (yes, get your hands dirty!) to help teachers, educators, administrators, scout leaders, individuals, parents, gardeners, and informal educators gain the skills to integrate horticultural and environmental education into curricula, after-school programs, and service-learning projects. Topics include basic horticulture, food gardening, STEM in the garden, indoor gardening, and habitat gardens. For educators of pre-school, K- 12.  YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE A TEACHER, AND YOU DO NOT NEED TO WORK IN PHILADELPHIA to attend.


    Take-aways include lesson plans, lesson supplies, books, and plant material. After completing the course, participants are given the opportunity to apply for up to $500 worth of in-kind support for their chosen project.
    Come play with plants and get credit for it! Up to 15 hours of Act 48 credit are available for PA Public School teachers.


    This series runs October 16, 23, 30, and November 6, and 13.

  • 21

    All day
    Primex Garden Center
    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

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