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 six large and small bog gardens in a backyard 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 see the Volunteer Calendar on Signup Genius.
Scroll down and click on one or more open slots. No need to create an account. Click on the Submit and Signup button on the bottom. Enter your name and email and phone. Be sure to put both names if you are signing up for two people. You will receive a reminder email two days before.
Our Current Newsletter
Spring 2021 newsletter NOTE: For future issues, send articles to Kendra Shieber, editor, firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Our next business meeting will be in November. We are looking for ideas for a summer picnic.
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 12 Noon. Wildflowers. Leaser Lake: Lehigh County, PA May 15 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 educating others 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.