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2021 Philadelphia Flower Show HABITAT: Nature's Masterpiece

  The Delaware Valley Fern & Wildflower Society will support at the first outdoor Philadelphia Flower Show from June 5 to June 13. Our theme is BACKYARD HABITAT: NATURE'S BLESSINGS. It will feature three larger bog gardens in a wetland setting. The educational component will be "How to build a bog container garden".  

To Volunteer at the Flower Show Fern & Wildflower Exhibit, we are using Sign-Up Genius. Clicking below will take you to an external application.  

Click here to be a DVFWS exhibit volunteer.

SIGN-UP GENUIS will open. After signing up, you may change your sign-up, or look for additional openings where you can volunteer.

Our Current Newsletter

Spring 2021 newsletter - Janet Whitefield, editor,

Spring Meeting April 10

Water, Sand, and Fire: The New Jersey Pine Barrens. Our spring meeting was virtual on Saturday April 10. A preview of the amazing wilflowers to be seen on our first field trip was  given by Bernie Cabana, then Janet Novak presented the beautiful, unique and strange plants of the New Jersey Pine Barrens.

Recordings were sent out to all members.

2021 Field Trips

Field trips start at 10 am for a limited number of people and observe social distancing. Masks and reservations required.
May  8   CHANGED to 12 NOON Wildflowers.  Leaser Lake: Lehigh County, PA
May 15  May Wildflowers.  Hemlock Haven: Biglerville, PA
July 31   Wild Orchids.  A Day in the Pocono Bogs
TBD       Henry Foundation.   Gladwynne, PA


Dues are $10 a year. Click on the Membership tab to the left for the categories of membership and the address of the treasurer. All with an interest in ferns and wildflowers, and education at the flower show are welcome.

We hold winter meetings twice a year, a summer picnic, and walks through the wildflowers and noteworthy gardens in most months, and staff an exhibit to educate visitors and reach prosective new members at the Philadelphia Flower Show.

About Us: Mission

The Delaware Valley Fern & Wildflower Society welcomes people at all levels of knowledge with a passion for studying ferns and native plants in their habitat, conserving native Ferns and Wildflowers by cultivating and propagating them in home gardens; by promoting their conservation and preservation; and by providing a forum for educationing others.