Mt. Airy Learning Tree’s Annual Hidden Gardens Tour
plus a Secret Garden Party!

Flower power weekend - Sunday June 2, Annual Hidden Garden Tour and Secret Garden Party!


Annual Hidden Gardens Tour
Sunday, June 2 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm – Buy Tickets!

This year the tour will feature treasures to explore while meeting the gardeners that make our neighborhood beautiful and lush.  Mt. Airy Learning Tree invites you to explore our beautiful neighborhood, filled with blooming trees, vibrant flowers and enchanted gardens. Enjoy a self-paced, self-guided tour of 7 to 8 delightful gardens and learn tricks of the trade at each destination. View perennial favorites and vegetables, native and habitat-friendly plants, and those with innovative solutions to challenging terrains — there’s something for everyone on this tour!

Novices and master gardeners alike will find inspiration in the beauty of our neighborhood’s unique green spaces. Begin your adventure by picking up a booklet and map of the garden destinations at Ned Wolf Park between 11:00 am and 1:00 pm. Ned Wolf Park, 7018 McCallum Street (at the corner of McCallum and Ellet Streets in Mt. Airy)

$35 advance registration; $40 day-of-tour tickets. Register here. Tickets will be on sale day-of at the park between 11am and 1pm.    

 

Secret Garden Party Sunday, June 2 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm – SOLD OUT – Join the waitlist

After the Annual Hidden Gardens Tour we will gather at an exquisite Secret Garden to celebrate the day together. Join us and meet the gardeners and volunteers that create this tour every year. Tour sponsors, MALT board members, staff, and friends of MALT will attend as well. We will enjoy delicious treats, hors d’oeuvres, summer drinks, and beer and wine. This weekend raises funds to support the programs of the Mt. Airy Learning Tree, but it’s also about celebrating our community. Most importantly it’s about neighbors teaching, and learning from, neighbors.

$45 advance registration only. Combo ticket for Garden Party AND Garden Tour $75, save $5! Join the waitlist here. This is a limited ticket event.

 


Purchase your copy of Private Gardens of Philadelphia, 50% of the proceeds benefit MALT!

by Nicole Juday, Photographs by Rob Cardillo

This magnificent book is a lovely compliment to our tour. The first-ever coffee table book on Philadelphia’s private gardens! Inspiring photos and expert writing spotlight select private gardens, where horticultural pride is part of the region’s land history.

In Philadelphia and its surrounding counties, the reader will visit 21 private gardens behind tall hedges, down quiet lanes, or tucked into bustling neighborhoods. Here, gardening knowledge and plants themselves have been passed down through generations, culminating in a wonderful depth of expression from the artists, designers, writers, conservators, and other experts whose gardens are included. This book will inspire anyone who loves beauty to create more of it in their lives.

Pre-ordered books will be signed by the Author Nicole Juday and Photographer Rob Cardillo. They are generously donating 50% of the book’s proceeds to Mt. Airy Learning Tree.

Last day to pre-order books is May 21. Cost of the book is $60, and you can pick it up at the tour.

 

 

More Classes on Flower Power Weekend:

Saturday, June 1 from 9:00 to 11:00am: Flowerfest! Artists’ Excursion to Wyck Historic House and Rose Garden – NEW!

Saturday, June 1 from 10:00am to 12:00pm: Summer Blossoms: The Art of Floral Arranging – NEW! SOLD OUT

Saturday, June 1 from 10:00am to 12:00pm: Persian Gardens: Designs and Symbols – NEW!  

 

The Hidden Garden’s Tour is MALT’s Annual Fundraiser. We appreciate your support! – If you cannot attend, consider making a tax-deductible donation to MALT.

 

Thank You to Our Generous Flower Power Weekend Sponsors!

Sweet Sassafras Sponsor

 

Flowering Dogwood Sponsors

Temple Health Chestnut Hill
  Calluna Plants and Gifts
   
Weavers Way Coop

 

Join our mailing list for periodic updates of upcoming classes and community events!