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Featured Botanical Gardens/Arboreta

Tyler Arboretum

Take your group on a nature adventure! Tyler Arboretum encompasses 650 acres of renowned plant collections, heritage and champion trees, historic buildings and 17 miles of hiking trails. 515 Painter Rd., Media, PA 19063. Tel: 610-566-9134. Cost: Fee.... More Info

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Barnes Foundation Arboretum

300 North Latch’s Ln., Merion Station, PA 19066. 610-667-0290. The 12-acre Arboretum contains over 3,000 species of woody plants and trees, a formal garden, a wisteria arbor, and rose garden. Fee.

Benjamin Rush Medicinal Plant Garden

The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 19 S. 22nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103. 215-563-3737. Contains over 50 different kinds of herbs and illustrates their medicinal value. Free.

Pennsylvania Hospital Gardens

800 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. 215-829-3370. Located on the hospital's 8th Street campus, the gardens feature a statue of William Penn, an original cornerstone inscribed by Benjamin Franklin, and a Physic Garden. Tours teach youth about the history of herbal medicine and its contributions to science and society. Cost: Free/Donation.