Chase Utley—the Philadelphia Phillies’ second-baseman and current home run leader—is ready for his close-up! In this short video, Chase speaks to the importance of “Home Runs for Trees.” If you’re unfamiliar with this important initiative involving Plant One Million, the Phillies, and ARAMARK, click below! Go Phils!
Spring has sprung and it’s time to get outside! You may be busy sprucing up your lawn, planning garden beds, or—for apartment dwellers—filling the windowsill with plants. All of which is wonderful, but perhaps you’d like to contribute to something larger. Well, PHS has some great news. As a part of our April Earth Month […]
PHS wants to help beautify your neighborhood! Not only will street trees make your block more attractive, they can reduce home heating and cooling costs, improve air quality, reduce storm water runoff, and much more. The PHS/Tree Vitalize Planting Program supports neighborhood volunteer tree planting and applications are now being accepted for the fall of […]
Learn about trees at convenient lunchtime workshops at PHS. Take one workshop or the whole series–you’ll be glad you did! Dates and Topics Jan. 17 Urban Stresses on Trees Jan. 24 Tree Planting Jan. 31 Tree ID Feb. 7 Tree Care Feb. 14 Trees and Watersheds, and the Emerald Ash Borer Feb. 21 Organizing […]
The Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Department gave away 2,000 yard trees to residents this fall through its Treephilly organization. The ten sapling varieties chosen for distribution are native to the region and were selected for their varying sizes and growing preference. PHS staffers Nina Safavi and Mindy Maslin participated in the events, representing PHS and […]
This weekend, PHS Tree Tenders in all pockets of the city will plant trees. With all the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, this is a crucial time to get new trees in the ground. If you’d like to lend a hand, consult the map below. You’ll find contact information for group leaders who can provide […]