Beautification and Event and Fundraising27 Apr 2012 11:54 am

Saturday, May 5th, 10am – 2pm
Urban Jungle

Come shop for your plants and flowers at Urban Jungle, 1528 East Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19147. Support our local nursery and the Passyunk Square Civic Association.  Proceeds from plant sales will go to support PSCA programming.

New this year, buy a raffle ticket for a chance to win free landscape design consultation* by Urban Jungle.   Proceeds from the raffle will go to support PSCA programming.

*Urban Jungle is your full-service neighborhood garden center, located on E Passyunk in South Philly, they are exclusively dedicated to gardening in the city!  Patios, courtyards, roof decks, railings, windows, walls, even interiors, we green it all.  This offer is good for a one hour on-site consultation with their staff Urban Landscape Designer, Becky Bourdeau.  A $100 value, Becky will walk and talk with you about the best way to beautify and bring your space alive, with suggestions for materials, plants, and long-term care.  Call 215-952-0811 to schedule your consultation today! .

And after you buy your plants on May 5th, learn how best to care for them on May 6th at…

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The South Philly Food Co-op’s Container Garden Workshop
Sunday, May 6, 2pm to 4pm
Passyunk Gardens

Do you want to try your hand at growing plants but donít have lots of space? Think you need a yard or raised bed to grow food?

Think again!

Join Sarah DeGiorgis, who has been blogging for over a year at SouthPhillyFoodCoop.org about growing in containers, as she shows you what type of containers to use, what plants to choose and information about sun and watering. They’ll also cover transplantation and maintenance of your new container garden. They’ll have soil, seeds and tools and attendees are encouraged to bring their own containers. They don’t have to be traditional pots! Anything that can hold soil and water, has drainage holes in the bottom and is made of something non-porous is just fine. Email general@southphillyfoodcoop.org for more information.

$5 suggested donation will go directly to the Co-op.

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