2019 Sponsors of the Perennial Plant Conference
Chanticleer is indeed a pleasure garden, offering an escape from the rush of
Located in Wayne, PA, Chanticleer features tens of thousands of beautiful bulb plants, orchards of flowering trees, courtyards, sculptures, and more. Chanticleers is a colorful, contemporary garden nestled in the Philadelphia suburbs.
Hardy Plant Society,
The Hardy Plant Society/Mid-Atlantic Group is a not-for-profit volunteer organization for gardeners in the Mid-Atlantic region. They encourage gardeners at all levels to learn more about horticulture and to share skills, knowledge, and plants.
Members gather informally throughout the year to visit gardens and nurseries in the Delaware Valley. They sponsor seminars and lectures about plants as well as ecology, design, propagation, and conservation.
They also hold sales featuring choice and unusual plants and garden accessories, and co-sponsor other events with leading area horticultural institutions.
Longwood Gardens is a feast for the senses! As the world’s premier horticultural display garden, Longwood boasts over 1,000 acres of majestic gardens, natural woodlands, and colorful meadows. Twenty spectacular outdoor gardens transform with the seasons, while indoors, four acres of heated conservatories contain amazing garden settings that change throughout the year.
Featuring more fountains than any other garden in the United States, Longwood delights visitors with magnificent water displays while showcasing dynamic concerts and performances, and offering extensive educational programs for every level of interest. Longwood really is America’s ultimate garden treasure.
Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is a nonprofit membership organization founded in 1827 that offers programs, activities, workshops, and publications for gardeners of all levels and interests.
Each year, PHS produces the Philadelphia Flower Show, America’s largest and longest-running horticultural event, which features stunning displays by the world’s premier floral and landscape designers. Proceeds from the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show, including donations from foundations, corporations, government agencies, and individuals, support PHS programs and greening initiatives.
Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College
The idyllic 425-acre arboretum that makes up the Swarthmore College campus is often named one of the most beautiful in the country. Located just 11 miles from Philadelphia, the rolling hills, flowering trees, and hiking trails offer a nature escape on the edge of a busy metropolis.
The Scott Arboretum is a “Garden of Ideas”. It is available for self-guided tours year-round and also hosts a variety of educational programs for novice and advanced horticulturists, Swarthmore College students, and volunteers.