Q. Do you have classes for beginners, particularly starting veggies and flowers early for Spring planting?

I have a serviceable 12x16 unheated greenhouse and would like to learn how to use it.


Check our calendar of events, classes and workshops here.

See our Philadelphia Gardening Guide 
Use this guide to learn where to buy plants, what to grow, how to connect with other gardeners and where to learn more. Click on the tab "Organizations" and you will find links to Philadelphia area organizations that offer gardening classes, workshops, etc.

You might also want to check out

Indoor Plant Society of the Delaware Valley

This is a chapter of the Hobby Greenhouse Association, so you will be connecting with people who have hobby greenhouses and can share information with you.

Our library has information on your topic and as a PHS member, you are welcome to borrow books from the PHS library.

Library information here

Search our online catalog here

Call 215-988-8772 for more information on how to borrow. PHS members have access to over 5,000 eBooks on all kinds of gardening topics.

And finally, I hope you will come to the Philadelphia Flower Show, which is not only beautiful but is a wonderful opportunity for learning more about gardening. Check the Show calendar.

Hope this helps!


  • Last Updated Jan 08, 2019
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  • Answered By Janet Evans

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