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  • Penn State Extension: Pruning for Professionals
    9:00 am-3:30 pm
    November 1, 2018

    542 County Farm Rd. Montoursville, Pennsylvania 17754

    542 County Farm Rd. Montoursville, Pennsylvania 17754

    Penn State Extension: Pruning for Professionals – $40


    Pruning for Professionals is designed to teach the fundamentals of pruning shrubs and small trees in the landscape. Participants will learn pruning theory, terminology, and plant biological response in the morning. The classroom session is followed by a “hands on” session outdoors in the afternoon where pruning theory will be applied in the field.

     
    The program is intended for commercial landscapers and grounds maintenance personnel.

     
    This is not a Primex affiliated event. To sign up please visit extension.psu.edu/pruning-for-professionals.

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  • Lil’ Sprouts: Mini Gardens
    10:00 am-11:00 am
    November 3, 2018

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Lil’ Sprouts: Mini Gardens – $15


    Bring in your own fun container (no larger than 6” diameter) and create your very own miniature garden. We will learn how to pick out plant friends, then plant, and add decorations to create your own landscape! This program is recommended for ages 6+.

     

    ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, October 31st. Space is limited and registration is required! You must pay in advance. Register in the store or by calling (215) 887 – 7500. **

  • Fall Twig Wreathes
    1:00 pm-2:00 pm
    November 3, 2018

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Fall Twig Wreathes – $45


    Make the transition from summer to fall with some cheerful front door decor! In this workshop, you will be designing and decorating your own fall themed twig wreath. The wreath and a selection of creative accents will be supplied.

     

    ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, October 31st. Space is limited and registration is required! You must pay in advance. Register in the store or by calling (215) 887 – 7500. **

     


     

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  • Daylight Savings Ends
    All day
    November 4, 2018

    Remember, we “fall back” by setting your clocks back one hour.

  • Unique Succulent Gardens
    1:00 pm-2:00 pm
    November 4, 2018

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Unique Succulent Gardens – $35


    Upcycle a unique (or classic) container that you already own by learning how to create your very own succulent garden. Think creatively! Your container can be anything from a teacup to an old shoe! We ask that your container be NO larger than 6 inches in diameter. All materials (soil, sand stone and succulents) are included in the cost.

     

    ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, October 31st. Space is limited and registration is required! You must pay in advance. Register in the store or by calling (215) 887 – 7500. **

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  • PHS: Green City Teachers Basic Training, Session #3
    5:30 pm-8:30 pm
    November 6, 2018

    100 N. 20th Street, 1st Floor Philadelphia, PA 19103

    100 N. 20th Street, 1st Floor Philadelphia, PA 19103

    PHS: 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 23, 30, and November 6, 13 and 20.

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  • Leave a Mark in Your Watershed Workshop
    10:00 am-11:30 am
    November 10, 2018

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Leave a Mark in Your Watershed Workshop – FREE


    Are you looking for a fun environmental activity for your group?

     

    Connect people to their creeks by marking storm drains to keep pollution out of our waterways!

     

    We’re partnering with Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed to host a free, hands-on training. Join us to learn how to lead your own storm drain marking event and pick up some kits. There will be coffee and donuts!

     

    Walk-ins are welcome, but RSVPs are appreciated.

     

    To sign up please contact Ryan at ryan@ttfwatershed.org or 215-744-1853.

  • Pet Friendly Plants
    1:00 pm-2:00 pm
    November 10, 2018

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Pet Friendly Plants – $10


    We all love to garden and we all love our pets. Randy will lead an informative lecture on which houseplants are safe for our furry friends.

     

    ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, November 7th. 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. **

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  • Veteran’s Day
    All day
    November 11, 2018


     

    Thank you to all who have served our country! Primex is offers a Veteran’s Discount of 10%. Some exclusions apply. Cannot be combined with other offers. Not valid on bulk topsoil/mulch or delivery fees. Not valid on previous purchases.

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  • Penn State Extension: Penn State Golf Turf Conference
    10:00 am-11:00 am
    November 13, 2018-November 15, 2018

    200 West Park Ave. University Park, Pennsylvania 16802

    200 West Park Ave. University Park, Pennsylvania 16802

    Penn State Extension: Penn State Golf Turf Conference – $140


    The 2018 Penn State Golf Turf Conference will provide practical information on golf course management to practitioners, industry reps, and students. The program will feature some of the best and brightest in the industry including USGA agronomists, university faculty, golf course superintendents, industry representatives, graduate students, and others.

     
    This year’s conference will feature a special Preconference Seminar by Dr. David McCall from Virginia Tech entitled, “Closer to Reality: Drones and Site-Specific Management on Your Golf Course.” Also featured is Keynote Speaker Rodney Smith, Jr., Founder of Raising Men Lawn Care Service, who will speak about his nonprofit and goal to inspire to youth to serve in their community. Other features include a Job Fair (exhibitors welcome), Turf Club Luncheon, and Open Reception.

     
    This is not a Primex affiliated event. To sign up please visit extension.psu.edu/penn-state-golf-turf-conference.

  • PHS: Green City Teachers Basic Training, Session #4
    5:30 pm-8:30 pm
    November 13, 2018

    100 N. 20th Street, 1st Floor Philadelphia, PA 19103

    100 N. 20th Street, 1st Floor Philadelphia, PA 19103

    PHS: 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 23, 30, and November 6, 13 and 20.

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  • Penn State Extension: Penn State Golf Turf Conference
    10:00 am-11:00 am
    November 14, 2018-November 15, 2018

    200 West Park Ave. University Park, Pennsylvania 16802

    200 West Park Ave. University Park, Pennsylvania 16802

    Penn State Extension: Penn State Golf Turf Conference – $140


    The 2018 Penn State Golf Turf Conference will provide practical information on golf course management to practitioners, industry reps, and students. The program will feature some of the best and brightest in the industry including USGA agronomists, university faculty, golf course superintendents, industry representatives, graduate students, and others.

     
    This year’s conference will feature a special Preconference Seminar by Dr. David McCall from Virginia Tech entitled, “Closer to Reality: Drones and Site-Specific Management on Your Golf Course.” Also featured is Keynote Speaker Rodney Smith, Jr., Founder of Raising Men Lawn Care Service, who will speak about his nonprofit and goal to inspire to youth to serve in their community. Other features include a Job Fair (exhibitors welcome), Turf Club Luncheon, and Open Reception.

     
    This is not a Primex affiliated event. To sign up please visit extension.psu.edu/penn-state-golf-turf-conference.

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  • Penn State Extension: Penn State Golf Turf Conference
    10:00 am-11:00 am
    November 15, 2018-November 15, 2018

    200 West Park Ave. University Park, Pennsylvania 16802

    200 West Park Ave. University Park, Pennsylvania 16802

    Penn State Extension: Penn State Golf Turf Conference – $140


    The 2018 Penn State Golf Turf Conference will provide practical information on golf course management to practitioners, industry reps, and students. The program will feature some of the best and brightest in the industry including USGA agronomists, university faculty, golf course superintendents, industry representatives, graduate students, and others.

     
    This year’s conference will feature a special Preconference Seminar by Dr. David McCall from Virginia Tech entitled, “Closer to Reality: Drones and Site-Specific Management on Your Golf Course.” Also featured is Keynote Speaker Rodney Smith, Jr., Founder of Raising Men Lawn Care Service, who will speak about his nonprofit and goal to inspire to youth to serve in their community. Other features include a Job Fair (exhibitors welcome), Turf Club Luncheon, and Open Reception.

     
    This is not a Primex affiliated event. To sign up please visit extension.psu.edu/penn-state-golf-turf-conference.

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  • Double Points
    All day
    November 17, 2018

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Shop all day and earn double points on your purchase today! For more information on our rewards program, check out this page!

  • Primex Winter Craft & Farmers Market
    10:00 am-1:00 pm
    November 17, 2018

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Primex Winter Craft & Farmers Market


    The Primex Winter Craft & Farmers Market is held in our covered greenhouse, every Saturday of the month from 10:00am to 1:00pm beginning November 17th and continuing through February 23rd. Your favorite market vendors will be bringing you local produce, grass-fed meats and eggs, baked goods, locally roasted coffee and much more! Please note, vendor availability varies weekly. For more information, click here.

  • Thanksgiving Centerpiece Workshop
    2:00 pm-3:00 pm
    November 17, 2018

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Thanksgiving Centerpiece Workshop – $45


    Create your own holiday centerpiece with the members of our greenhouse staff. This class will include step-by-step instructions, fresh flowers, & dried floral materials. Please bring your own cutting tools if available. 

     

    ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, November 14th. Space is limited and registration is required! You must pay in advance. Register in the store or by calling (215) 887 – 7500. **

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  • **FULL** Thanksgiving Centerpiece Workshop
    11:00 am-12:00 pm
    November 18, 2018

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Thanksgiving Centerpiece Workshop – $45


    Create your own holiday centerpiece with the members of our greenhouse staff. This class will include step-by-step instructions, fresh flowers, & dried floral materials. Please bring your own cutting tools if available. 

     

    ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, November 14th. Space is limited and registration is required! You must pay in advance. Register in the store or by calling (215) 887 – 7500. **

  • Thanksgiving Centerpiece Workshop
    2:00 pm-3:00 pm
    November 18, 2018

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Thanksgiving Centerpiece Workshop – $45


    Create your own holiday centerpiece with the members of our greenhouse staff. This class will include step-by-step instructions, fresh flowers, & dried floral materials. Please bring your own cutting tools if available. 

     

    ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, November 14th. Space is limited and registration is required! You must pay in advance. Register in the store or by calling (215) 887 – 7500. **

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  • MANNA: Pie in the Sky Pickup
    4:00 pm-8:00 pm
    November 20, 2018

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Primex is proud to be a Pie in the Sky Pick-Up Location!


    Pie in the Sky presented by American Airlines is MANNA’s annual fundraiser each Thanksgiving. Much more than just a fundraiser, Pie in the Sky allows our community to come together to help us nourish our neighbors battling life-threatening illnesses during the holiday season. More information can be found on our blog.
     

    Additional Pick-Up Day: Wednesday, November 21st – 10:00am to 2:00pm

  • PHS: Green City Teachers Basic Training, Session #5
    5:30 pm-8:30 pm
    November 20, 2018

    100 N. 20th Street, 1st Floor Philadelphia, PA 19103

    100 N. 20th Street, 1st Floor Philadelphia, PA 19103

    PHS: 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 23, 30, and November 6, 13 and 20.

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  • Thanksgiving
    All day
    November 22, 2018


     

    Primex Garden Center will be closed on Thursday, November 22, 2018. We will reopen on Friday, November 23, 2018 at 10:00am. 

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  • Small Business Saturday
    9:00 am-5:00 pm
    November 24, 2018

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Small Business Saturday – FREE


    Stop by the welcome booth at Wesley Plaza and pick up your Shop Small tote –  not to mention some hot chocolate and cookies as part of Downtown Glenside’s Winterfest! Don’t have time to stop by Wesley Plaza? Don’t worry! Primex will have Shop Small totes!

     

    Primex is open on Saturday from 9am-5pm, with our weekly Winters Farmers Market running from 10am-1pm. Come out and support all your local small businesses!

  • Primex Winter Craft & Farmers Market
    10:00 am-1:00 pm
    November 24, 2018

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Primex Winter Craft & Farmers Market


    The Primex Winter Craft & Farmers Market is held in our covered greenhouse, every Saturday of the month from 10:00am to 1:00pm beginning November 17th and continuing through February 23rd. Your favorite market vendors will be bringing you local produce, grass-fed meats and eggs, baked goods, locally roasted coffee and much more! Please note, vendor availability varies weekly. For more information, click here.

  • DIY Kokedama
    11:00 am-12:00 pm
    November 24, 2018

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    DIY Kokedama – $35


    Learn the art of Japanese hanging-string gardens. Based on a form of bonsai, these moss covered hanging orbs make wonderful living gifts. Cost includes; hands-on instruction, easy care houseplant and all materials. This is a very hands workshop, so be prepared to get messy!

     

    ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, November 21st. Space is limited and registration is required! You must pay in advance. Register in the store or by calling (215) 887 – 7500. **

  • Hanging Terrariums
    2:00 pm-3:00 pm
    November 24, 2018

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Hanging Terrariums – $25


    Come make your very own hanging terrarium with us! We will guide you through the process of choosing companion plants and creating layers within your hanging glass container. All materials will be provided.

     

    ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, November 21st. Space is limited and registration is required! You must pay in advance. Register in the store or by calling (215) 887 – 7500.  **

  • More events
    • Small Business Saturday
      9:00 am-5:00 pm
      November 24, 2018
      435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA
      435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

      Small Business Saturday – FREE


      Stop by the welcome booth at Wesley Plaza and pick up your Shop Small tote –  not to mention some hot chocolate and cookies as part of Downtown Glenside’s Winterfest! Don’t have time to stop by Wesley Plaza? Don’t worry! Primex will have Shop Small totes!

       

      Primex is open on Saturday from 9am-5pm, with our weekly Winters Farmers Market running from 10am-1pm. Come out and support all your local small businesses!

    • Primex Winter Craft & Farmers Market
      10:00 am-1:00 pm
      November 24, 2018
      435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA
      435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

      Primex Winter Craft & Farmers Market


      The Primex Winter Craft & Farmers Market is held in our covered greenhouse, every Saturday of the month from 10:00am to 1:00pm beginning November 17th and continuing through February 23rd. Your favorite market vendors will be bringing you local produce, grass-fed meats and eggs, baked goods, locally roasted coffee and much more! Please note, vendor availability varies weekly. For more information, click here.

    • DIY Kokedama
      11:00 am-12:00 pm
      November 24, 2018
      435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA
      435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

      DIY Kokedama – $35


      Learn the art of Japanese hanging-string gardens. Based on a form of bonsai, these moss covered hanging orbs make wonderful living gifts. Cost includes; hands-on instruction, easy care houseplant and all materials. This is a very hands workshop, so be prepared to get messy!

       

      ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, November 21st. Space is limited and registration is required! You must pay in advance. Register in the store or by calling (215) 887 – 7500. **

    • Hanging Terrariums
      2:00 pm-3:00 pm
      November 24, 2018
      435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA
      435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

      Hanging Terrariums – $25


      Come make your very own hanging terrarium with us! We will guide you through the process of choosing companion plants and creating layers within your hanging glass container. All materials will be provided.

       

      ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, November 21st. Space is limited and registration is required! You must pay in advance. Register in the store or by calling (215) 887 – 7500.  **

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  • Mounting Orchids
    11:00 am-12:00 pm
    November 25, 2018

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Mounting Orchids – $45


    Add a creative touch to your décor by incorporating a mounted orchid! In this class, you will receive a small orchid to mount on a piece of wood, with step by step instructions. All materials are included in the cost.

     

    ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, November 21st. Space is limited and registration is required! You must pay in advance. Register in the store or by calling (215) 887 – 7500.  **

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  • Wine & Cheese Night
    5:00 pm-7:30 pm
    November 30, 2018

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Wine & Cheese Night – FREE


    Come join us for a leisurely evening of wine, cheese & snacks while you shop for the holiday season. We will be offering a 20% discount on all your purchases this evening and much more.

     

    ** Please RSVP by Thursday, November 29th. Space is limited and registration is required! Register in the store or by calling (215) 887 – 7500. **

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