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Summer Field Trips

Field trips start at 10 am for a limited number of people and observe social distancing. Reservations are required. 

July 22   Henry Foundation.   Gladwynne, PA David Lauer
July 31   Wild Orchids. A Day in the Pocono Bog


This must-see garden is the home of the Henry Foundation for Botanical Research. “The Henry Botanic Garden is a historic garden created by Mary Gibson Henry (1884–1967), who was a noted 20th century horticulturalist, naturalist, and skilled field botanist. This garden provides a stunning untamed oasis in the heart of Gladwyne, Pennsylvania. The garden is home to an impressive number of superb collections of prominent plant families. With a strong focus on woody plants. A visitor can expect to see Magnolias, Styrax, Hamamelis, Halesia, and Rhododendrons — as well as a notable collection of herbaceous plants. The garden features broadly varied terrain portraying a host of natural environments, from high rugged stony outcroppings and spare alpine sites, to lush dappled forests, to soothing riparian glens, to broad open meadowland.” (from their website ) Our guide will be Susan Treadway, Curator at the Henry Foundation.

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.