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Title: 7 Most Beautiful Flower Gardens in Pennsylvania


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7 Most Beautiful Historic Gardens
in Pennsylvania
Explore a world of Landscape Designs also learn
about Horticulture
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Hershey Gardens - Hershey, Pennsylvania
  • First three and a half acre rose garden opened
    in 1937. By 1942 Hershey Gardens expanded to a
    dazzling 23-acre botanical garden
  • Hershey Gardens is an operating division of The
    M.S. Hershey Foundation, a 501(c)3 not-for-
  • profit organization
  •   Dedicated to horticultural excellence while
    providing
  • valuable learning opportunities inspiring
    memorable experiences - a must visit!

3
Phipps Garden Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Since 1893, visitors have been drawn to the
    natural wonder and beauty contained within the 19
    indoor and outdoor gardens of Phipps Conservatory
  • A computer controlled de-icing system that
    automatically warms the sidewalks using waste
    heat at the front-entrance walkway to the Welcome
    Center during snow and ice conditions
  • Phipps is open daily from 930 am to 5 pm and
    until 10 pm on Friday

4
Bowmans Hill Wildflower Preserve - New Hope,
Pennsylvania
  • Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve is a 134-acre
    property located in Bucks County in southeastern
    Pennsylvania
  • Picturesque trails wind through eastern
    deciduous woodland, open meadow, along a small
    pond and Pidcock Creek.
  • Of the approximately 2000 species native to
    Pennsylvania, the Preserve is home to nearly 1000
    of them.

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Brandywine River Museum Wildflower Gardens -
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Designed by horticulturist F.M. Mooberry and
    begun in 1974
  • In 1979, Lady Bird Johnson dedicated the
    gardens to Ford B. Draper and Henry A. Thouron,
    two individuals who played important roles in the
    establishment of the Brandywine Conservancy
  • A unique feature of the gardens is the
    rainwater detention basin located between the two
    paved parking areas and it provides a wetland
    habitat for several species of wildflower

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Chanticleer Gardens - Wayne, Pennsylvania
  • Chanticleer was the estate of Christine and
    Adolph Rosengarten, Sr. Mr. Rosengarten was head
    of the pharmaceutical company Rosengarten and
    Sons
  • Their son Adolph, Jr., left the property to be
    enjoyed as a public garden and the garden opened
    to visitors in 1993
  • Sculptural, homemade seats, benches, wrought
    iron fences, and bridges highlight the uniqueness
    and personal nature of the garden

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Bartrams Garden - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • On this site more than 250 years ago, John
    Bartram, a Quaker farmer, decided to spend the
    rest of his life seeking to understand all forms
    of nature
  • Historic core is fundamentally a collection of
    Bartram plants species collected, grown, and
    studied by the Bartram family from 1728 1850,
    with a focus on native plants of eastern North
    America
  • Today, gardening enthusiasts, history buffs,
    scholars and children enjoy John Bartram's
    legacy, now called Bartram's Garden

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Meadowbrook Farm - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Designed and created by J. Liddon Pennock, Jr.
    (1913-2003), Meadowbrook Farm remains his garden
    legacy
  • Meadowbrook Farm sits on 25 acres in the
    suburbs to the north of Philadelphia in Abington
    Township
  • The original parcel of 150 acres, the house,
    and its furnishings were given to Liddon and his
    wife, Alice Herkness (1915-1996), as a wedding
    gift by her parents in 1936

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My Flower Gardens is an excellent place to feel
the true essence of different flower arrangements
with the best landscape designs from all over the
world. Thank you To know more, visit
http//www.myflowergardens.com/
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