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Featured Botanical Gardens/Arboreta

Awbury Arboretum

Nature, history, and community come together at this historic landscape. Experience the roots of American liberty at the location of Philadelphia's only Revolutionary War Battle. Programs in poetry, art, nature, wildlife and more are available to groups. 1 Awbury Rd., Philadelphia, PA 19138. Philadelphia County. Tel: 215-849-2855. Cost: Free.... More Info

Other Listings

Discovery Garden

1501 North Juniata Street, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648. 814-695-7543. A Garden comprised of five theme gardens. Fee.

Longwood Gardens

U.S. Rte. 1, P.O. Box 501, Kennett Square, PA 19348. 610-388-1000. 1,050 acres of gardens, woodlands, and meadows. Fee.

Marywood University Arboretum

2300 Adams Avenue, Scranton, PA 18509. 570-961-4788. 42 species and 103 varieties of trees, shrubs, ornamental grasses, perennial, biennial, and annual blooms. 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.