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  • 2020 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show
    All day
    March 1, 2020-March 8, 2020

    12th & Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19107

    12th & Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19107

    2020 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show – Cost Varies


    Inspired by the world’s exotic Mediterranean gardens, the 2020 Philadelphia Flower Show invites you to fall in love with gardening all over again.
     
    Riviera Holiday beckons you to embrace your inner romantic and create a Mediterranean inspired garden of your own. Ornate pottery and patterned tiles, a well-placed pergola and abundant clusters of scented flowers, ornamental fountains and herb parterres provide irresistible appeal along with sustainable lower maintenance, water-wise options that are both responsive to and reflective of temperate conditions.
     
    The annual Flower Show is a top destination and “must experience” horticultural event, attracting 250,000 visitors annually to the Pennsylvania Convention Center, a showcase of excellence that dates back to 1829. For more information about the Flower Show, visit their website.
     
    While supplies last, tickets can be purchased at theflowershow.com/tickets.

  • Backyard Chickens: The Basics
    12:00 pm-1:00 pm
    March 1, 2020

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Backyard Chickens: The Basics – $10


    Maureen of “Philadelphia Backyard Chickens” will teach you how easy it is to raise a backyard flock. Learn everything from choosing the right chicks, setting up a coop, and keeping them happy and healthy year-round. Primex will be selling baby chicks this spring! This is the perfect starter course for your new flock.

     

    Maureen is also an advocate for legalizing backyard chickens in Philadelphia, you can request to join their Facebook group Philadelphia Backyard Chickens here. This group is for everyone living in the Greater Philadelphia area. They are a valuable resource for all things chicken related & the group is always willing to answer your chicken questions!

     

    Primex will be selling baby chicks this spring! This is the perfect starter course for your new flock.

     

    ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, February 26th. 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. **

  • Backyard Chickens: First Aid
    2:00 pm-3:00 pm
    March 1, 2020

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Backyard Chickens: First Aid – $10


    Chickens are known for getting suddenly injured or becoming ill. Knowing a few chicken first aid tips will help you keep your chicken in their best shape. You will learn the basics so you don’t have to call the veterinarian whenever something goes wrong. Feel free to bring any questions you may have as well!

     

    ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, February 26th. 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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  • 2020 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show
    All day
    March 2, 2020-March 8, 2020

    12th & Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19107

    12th & Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19107

    2020 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show – Cost Varies


    Inspired by the world’s exotic Mediterranean gardens, the 2020 Philadelphia Flower Show invites you to fall in love with gardening all over again.
     
    Riviera Holiday beckons you to embrace your inner romantic and create a Mediterranean inspired garden of your own. Ornate pottery and patterned tiles, a well-placed pergola and abundant clusters of scented flowers, ornamental fountains and herb parterres provide irresistible appeal along with sustainable lower maintenance, water-wise options that are both responsive to and reflective of temperate conditions.
     
    The annual Flower Show is a top destination and “must experience” horticultural event, attracting 250,000 visitors annually to the Pennsylvania Convention Center, a showcase of excellence that dates back to 1829. For more information about the Flower Show, visit their website.
     
    While supplies last, tickets can be purchased at theflowershow.com/tickets.

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  • 2020 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show
    All day
    March 3, 2020-March 8, 2020

    12th & Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19107

    12th & Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19107

    2020 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show – Cost Varies


    Inspired by the world’s exotic Mediterranean gardens, the 2020 Philadelphia Flower Show invites you to fall in love with gardening all over again.
     
    Riviera Holiday beckons you to embrace your inner romantic and create a Mediterranean inspired garden of your own. Ornate pottery and patterned tiles, a well-placed pergola and abundant clusters of scented flowers, ornamental fountains and herb parterres provide irresistible appeal along with sustainable lower maintenance, water-wise options that are both responsive to and reflective of temperate conditions.
     
    The annual Flower Show is a top destination and “must experience” horticultural event, attracting 250,000 visitors annually to the Pennsylvania Convention Center, a showcase of excellence that dates back to 1829. For more information about the Flower Show, visit their website.
     
    While supplies last, tickets can be purchased at theflowershow.com/tickets.

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  • 2020 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show
    All day
    March 4, 2020-March 8, 2020

    12th & Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19107

    12th & Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19107

    2020 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show – Cost Varies


    Inspired by the world’s exotic Mediterranean gardens, the 2020 Philadelphia Flower Show invites you to fall in love with gardening all over again.
     
    Riviera Holiday beckons you to embrace your inner romantic and create a Mediterranean inspired garden of your own. Ornate pottery and patterned tiles, a well-placed pergola and abundant clusters of scented flowers, ornamental fountains and herb parterres provide irresistible appeal along with sustainable lower maintenance, water-wise options that are both responsive to and reflective of temperate conditions.
     
    The annual Flower Show is a top destination and “must experience” horticultural event, attracting 250,000 visitors annually to the Pennsylvania Convention Center, a showcase of excellence that dates back to 1829. For more information about the Flower Show, visit their website.
     
    While supplies last, tickets can be purchased at theflowershow.com/tickets.

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  • 2020 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show
    All day
    March 5, 2020-March 8, 2020

    12th & Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19107

    12th & Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19107

    2020 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show – Cost Varies


    Inspired by the world’s exotic Mediterranean gardens, the 2020 Philadelphia Flower Show invites you to fall in love with gardening all over again.
     
    Riviera Holiday beckons you to embrace your inner romantic and create a Mediterranean inspired garden of your own. Ornate pottery and patterned tiles, a well-placed pergola and abundant clusters of scented flowers, ornamental fountains and herb parterres provide irresistible appeal along with sustainable lower maintenance, water-wise options that are both responsive to and reflective of temperate conditions.
     
    The annual Flower Show is a top destination and “must experience” horticultural event, attracting 250,000 visitors annually to the Pennsylvania Convention Center, a showcase of excellence that dates back to 1829. For more information about the Flower Show, visit their website.
     
    While supplies last, tickets can be purchased at theflowershow.com/tickets.

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  • 2020 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show
    All day
    March 6, 2020-March 8, 2020

    12th & Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19107

    12th & Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19107

    2020 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show – Cost Varies


    Inspired by the world’s exotic Mediterranean gardens, the 2020 Philadelphia Flower Show invites you to fall in love with gardening all over again.
     
    Riviera Holiday beckons you to embrace your inner romantic and create a Mediterranean inspired garden of your own. Ornate pottery and patterned tiles, a well-placed pergola and abundant clusters of scented flowers, ornamental fountains and herb parterres provide irresistible appeal along with sustainable lower maintenance, water-wise options that are both responsive to and reflective of temperate conditions.
     
    The annual Flower Show is a top destination and “must experience” horticultural event, attracting 250,000 visitors annually to the Pennsylvania Convention Center, a showcase of excellence that dates back to 1829. For more information about the Flower Show, visit their website.
     
    While supplies last, tickets can be purchased at theflowershow.com/tickets.

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  • 2020 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show
    All day
    March 7, 2020-March 8, 2020

    12th & Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19107

    12th & Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19107

    2020 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show – Cost Varies


    Inspired by the world’s exotic Mediterranean gardens, the 2020 Philadelphia Flower Show invites you to fall in love with gardening all over again.
     
    Riviera Holiday beckons you to embrace your inner romantic and create a Mediterranean inspired garden of your own. Ornate pottery and patterned tiles, a well-placed pergola and abundant clusters of scented flowers, ornamental fountains and herb parterres provide irresistible appeal along with sustainable lower maintenance, water-wise options that are both responsive to and reflective of temperate conditions.
     
    The annual Flower Show is a top destination and “must experience” horticultural event, attracting 250,000 visitors annually to the Pennsylvania Convention Center, a showcase of excellence that dates back to 1829. For more information about the Flower Show, visit their website.
     
    While supplies last, tickets can be purchased at theflowershow.com/tickets.

  • Orchids: Mounting
    10:00 am-11:00 am
    March 7, 2020

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Orchids: Mounting – $45


    Add a creative touch to your décor by incorporating a unique hanging plant! Orchids thrive with the right support and this workshop will teach you how to care for your orchid and the proper way to mount them on wood – just like they would grow in nature!
     

    The workshop includes:

      • Step-by-step instructions in creating and caring for your orchid
      • Expert information about orchids
      • All supplies (out of bloom orchid, piece of wood,  soil, plastic pot, and care instructions)

     

    **  Space is limited and registration is required! Please RSVP by Wednesday, March 4th.  You must pay in advance. Register in the store or by calling (215) 887 – 7500.  **

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  • 2020 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show
    All day
    March 8, 2020-March 8, 2020

    12th & Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19107

    12th & Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19107

    2020 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show – Cost Varies


    Inspired by the world’s exotic Mediterranean gardens, the 2020 Philadelphia Flower Show invites you to fall in love with gardening all over again.
     
    Riviera Holiday beckons you to embrace your inner romantic and create a Mediterranean inspired garden of your own. Ornate pottery and patterned tiles, a well-placed pergola and abundant clusters of scented flowers, ornamental fountains and herb parterres provide irresistible appeal along with sustainable lower maintenance, water-wise options that are both responsive to and reflective of temperate conditions.
     
    The annual Flower Show is a top destination and “must experience” horticultural event, attracting 250,000 visitors annually to the Pennsylvania Convention Center, a showcase of excellence that dates back to 1829. For more information about the Flower Show, visit their website.
     
    While supplies last, tickets can be purchased at theflowershow.com/tickets.

  • Daylight Savings Starts
    All day
    March 8, 2020

    Remember to “spring ahead” and set your clocks forward 1 hour.

  • Make & Take: Terrarium
    12:00 pm-1:00 pm
    March 8, 2020

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Make & Take: Terrarium – $35


    Join Primex for a DIY Terrarium Workshop! Over the course of one hour, learn the in and outs of creating and taking care of your own terrarium by our expert staff! No green thumb or experience required! This class is hands on, so prepare to get a little dirty!
     

    The workshop includes:

    • Step-by-step instructions in creating and caring for your terrarium
    • Expert information about indoor plants
    • All supplies (glass container, three 3″ terrarium plants, soil, decorative materials, and care instructions) 

     

    **  Space is limited and registration is required! Please RSVP by Wednesday, March 4th.  You must pay in advance. Register in the store or by calling (215) 887 – 7500.  **

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  • Double Points
    All day
    March 14, 2020

    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!

  • Penn State Extension: Second Saturday: Insects and Climate Change
    10:00 am-12:00 pm
    March 14, 2020

    20 Paper Mill Rd. Springfield, PA 19064

    20 Paper Mill Rd. Springfield, PA 19064

    Penn State Extension: Second Saturday: Insects and Climate Change – $10


    Have you experienced the changing climate? Insects certainly have! Join the Delaware County Master Gardeners for the Insects and Climate Change workshop to learn how local threats like the Spotted Lanternfly, Hemlock Wooly Adelgid, Emerald Ash Borer, and beneficial species of pollinators and predators will react as the climate changes.

     

    While overall populations are dramatically declining, some less-desirable species are adapting and moving into new areas. There is much we can do to become more resilient against these invasive insects now and in the future. Join us to learn how.

     

    This is the third installment of the Delaware County Master Gardener’s Second Saturday series.

     

    This is not a Primex affiliated event. To sign up please visit extension.psu.edu/second-saturday-insects-and-climate-change.

  • Fruit Trees
    10:00 am-11:00 am
    March 14, 2020

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Fruit Trees – $10


    Clueless about how to get started with fruit trees? Join Anne, with many years of experience on her family farm, and learn how to care for your home orchard including planting, pruning, pest and disease controls. Dress warmly for a hands-on pruning demonstration in our nursery. Feel free to bring along photos of your backyard fruit trees and Anne will help to decide what should be pruned out for better fruit production.

     

    ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, March 11th. 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. **

  • Spring Turf Renovation
    12:00 pm-1:00 pm
    March 14, 2020

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Spring Turf Renovation – $10


    Spring is around the corner and now is the time to get your lawn in the best shape possible! Dan comes with experience from the golf course and is here to help you rejuvenate your lawn or start a new lawn. He will discuss both conventional as well as organic methods for a beautiful looking lawn this year. Bring a dry soil sample (1/2 cup from 3″ depth) for a free pH testing.

     

    ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, March 11th. 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. **

  • Seed Starting
    1:00 pm-2:00 pm
    March 14, 2020

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Seed Starting  – $10


    Always a popular class! Learn how to start your garden from seed this year. Topics to be discussed include seed selection, planning and timing, along with steps for growing healthy vegetable and flower seedlings.

     

    ** Space is limited and registration is required!  Please RSVP by Wednesday, March 11th. 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. **

  • Lil’ Sprouts: Mini Gardens
    1:00 pm
    March 14, 2020

    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 just like Mom or Dads! 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 – 12.
     

    The workshop includes:

    • Step-by-step instructions in creating and caring for your mini garden
    • Expert information about indoor plants
    • All supplies (two 3″ terrarium plants, soil, decorative materials, and care instructions)

     

    ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, March 11th. Space is limited and registration is required! You must pay in advance. Register in the store or by calling (215) 887 – 7500. **

  • More events
    • Double Points
      All day
      March 14, 2020
      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!

    • Penn State Extension: Second Saturday: Insects and Climate Change
      10:00 am-12:00 pm
      March 14, 2020
      20 Paper Mill Rd. Springfield, PA 19064
      20 Paper Mill Rd. Springfield, PA 19064

      Penn State Extension: Second Saturday: Insects and Climate Change – $10


      Have you experienced the changing climate? Insects certainly have! Join the Delaware County Master Gardeners for the Insects and Climate Change workshop to learn how local threats like the Spotted Lanternfly, Hemlock Wooly Adelgid, Emerald Ash Borer, and beneficial species of pollinators and predators will react as the climate changes.

       

      While overall populations are dramatically declining, some less-desirable species are adapting and moving into new areas. There is much we can do to become more resilient against these invasive insects now and in the future. Join us to learn how.

       

      This is the third installment of the Delaware County Master Gardener’s Second Saturday series.

       

      This is not a Primex affiliated event. To sign up please visit extension.psu.edu/second-saturday-insects-and-climate-change.

    • Fruit Trees
      10:00 am-11:00 am
      March 14, 2020
      435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA
      435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

      Fruit Trees – $10


      Clueless about how to get started with fruit trees? Join Anne, with many years of experience on her family farm, and learn how to care for your home orchard including planting, pruning, pest and disease controls. Dress warmly for a hands-on pruning demonstration in our nursery. Feel free to bring along photos of your backyard fruit trees and Anne will help to decide what should be pruned out for better fruit production.

       

      ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, March 11th. 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. **

    • Spring Turf Renovation
      12:00 pm-1:00 pm
      March 14, 2020
      435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA
      435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

      Spring Turf Renovation – $10


      Spring is around the corner and now is the time to get your lawn in the best shape possible! Dan comes with experience from the golf course and is here to help you rejuvenate your lawn or start a new lawn. He will discuss both conventional as well as organic methods for a beautiful looking lawn this year. Bring a dry soil sample (1/2 cup from 3″ depth) for a free pH testing.

       

      ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, March 11th. 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. **

    • Seed Starting
      1:00 pm-2:00 pm
      March 14, 2020
      435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA
      435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

      Seed Starting  – $10


      Always a popular class! Learn how to start your garden from seed this year. Topics to be discussed include seed selection, planning and timing, along with steps for growing healthy vegetable and flower seedlings.

       

      ** Space is limited and registration is required!  Please RSVP by Wednesday, March 11th. 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. **

    • Lil' Sprouts: Mini Gardens
      1:00 pm
      March 14, 2020
      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 just like Mom or Dads! 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 – 12.
       

      The workshop includes:

      • Step-by-step instructions in creating and caring for your mini garden
      • Expert information about indoor plants
      • All supplies (two 3″ terrarium plants, soil, decorative materials, and care instructions)

       

      ** Please RSVP by Wednesday, March 11th. 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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  • Spring Garden Containers
    12:00 pm-1:00 pm
    March 15, 2020

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Spring Garden Containers – $35


    It’s spring and outdoor gardening is just beginning! Our expert staff will give you the knowledge to design and plant your own custom spring container garden! Learn the ins and outs of how to decorate your home with springtime essentials.
     

    The workshop includes:

    • Step-by-step instructions in creating and caring for your container
    • Expert information about cool weather plants
    • All supplies (10” terracotta pot, four 4” annual plants, potting soil, and care instructions)

     

    **  Space is limited and registration is required! Please RSVP by Wednesday, March 11th.  You must pay in advance. Register in the store or by calling (215) 887 – 7500.  **

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  • Penn State Extension: It’s Time to Plant
    10:00 am-2:00 pm
    March 21, 2020

    8844 Paint Mill Rd. Slatington, Pennsylvania 18080

    8844 Paint Mill Rd. Slatington, Pennsylvania 18080

    Penn State Extension: It’s Time to Plant – $10


    Bring a bag lunch and join the Carbon County Master Gardeners for It’s Time to Plant and learn about how to get your gardens started this year.

     

    Each topic will come with handouts for participants to take home with them. Master Gardeners will be available throughout the program for free Garden Hotline consultations!

     

    This is not a Primex affiliated event. To sign up please visit extension.psu.edu/its-time-to-plant.

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  • Book Signing: Eva Monheim
    11:00 am-2:00 pm
    March 22, 2020

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    435 W Glenside Ave, Glenside, PA 19038, USA

    Book Signing: Eva Monheim – FREE


    Join us on March 22, 2020 from 11AM – 2PM as we welcome Eva Monheim to Primex! A practical, ordinary person’s guide to choosing, planting, and caring for the world’s most popular plants, Shrubs & Hedges delivers all the know-how you’ll need to grow beautiful, healthy shrubs.

     

    Shrubs & Hedges eliminates the ambiguities of shrub selection and care by offering:

    • Advice on how to pick the best shrubs for your growing conditions
    • Plant profiles of both dependable classic shrubs and new rising stars
    • Step-by-step propagation instructions for making more shrubs—for free!
    • Shrub identification tips
    • A lesson on the value of hedges and hedgerows
    • The best shrubs for pollinators and other wildlife
    • Pruning illustrations and tips to maximize shrub performance and health
    • Tips for designing with shrubs

     

    Drawing on her decades of experience in the plant-care and landscape industries, author and horticulture educator Eva Monheim proves you don’t have to be a “gardener” to see the value in this extensive group of plants.

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