Thursday Gardening Series

Experience Meadowbrook Farm like never before with our Thursday Gardening Series!

First Thursdays: Family Fun in the Garden

First Thursdays, 4 - 7 PM

First Thursdays are free and open for families with pre-school and elementary-aged children to come to Meadowbrook's newly created Family Garden. These programs will include a story, a craft and a scavenger hunt based on a new, horticultural theme each month. 

April 5 - Nature Printing
May 3 - Birds & Bees in the Garden
June 7 - Flowers Day
July 5 - Vegetables Day
August 2 - Trees Day
September 6 - Leaves Day

Although this program is free and "come and go as you wish," registration is suggested, and donations are encouraged. We will take registration for up to 50 people, including children.


Second Thursdays: Gardening 101

Second Thursdays, 6 - 8 PM

Second Thursdays are open to gardeners to learn about a specific type of gardening or group of plants.

April 12 - Spring Vegetables
May 10 - Grown Your Own Flowers
June 14 - Container Gardening
July 12 - Herbs, Summer Vegetables and Harvesting featuring Mike McGrath of WHYY's You Bet Your Garden
August 9 - Trees & Shrubs
September 13 - Houseplant Care

Fee: $20 per program for members or $25 for non-members. Save and sign up for the whole series ($100 all 6 programs for members or $125 for non-members.


Third Thursdays: Tours with a Twist

Third Thursdays, 6 - 8 PM

Third Thursdays are open to anyone interested in touring the house and gardens at Meadowbrook while learning about a new group of plants each month. Each program will feature a refreshment and puts a fun “twist” on learning in the garden.

April 19 - Magnolias and Merlot
May 17 - Tulips and Tea
June 21 - Roses and Rosé
July 19 - Iris’s and IPA’s
August 16 - Water Gardens and Wine
September 20 - Zinnias and Zinfandel

Fee: $30 members; $35 non-members


Fourth Thursdays: Garden to Vase - a BYOB Floral Workshop Series

Fourth Thursdays, 6 - 8 PM

Fourth Thursdays are open to anyone interested in learning about floral design while having fun with friends. Everyone will get to take home their creation based on a new theme each month. Participants are encouraged to BYO a beverage of their choice! *Please call 215.988.1698 to register for all six programs at the discounted rate.

April 26 - Spring Splendor
May 24 - Beautiful Blooms
June 28 - Fabulous Flowers
July 26 - Summer Succulents
August 23 - Foliage Fun
September 27 - Dazzling Dahlias

Fee: $20 per program for members or $25 for non-members. Save and sign up for the whole series ($100 all 6 programs for members or $125 for non members.)


Fifth Thursdays: Shop and Stroll

Fifth Thursdays, 5 - 8 PM

Fifth Thursdays will occur twice during the months of April through September; May 31st and August 30th. These special evenings will include shopping discounts, live music and great horticultural information. Participants are encouraged to bring their own picnic and a blanket and enjoy the grounds before or after shopping Meadowbrook’s great selection of specialty plants. 

May 31
August 30

Free/ No registration required.