Wissahickon Magazine
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In this special gardening issue, we celebrate Philadelphia's rich horticultural heritage and explore the joys of gardening. more
Shovel after shovel, the spade cuts into the dark, moist, nutrient-rich earth. The gardener kneels and gently places the plant into its new home. more
Wearing rubber boots and tromping around her grounds, Garden Club of Philadelphia member Lisa Madzin talks of cutting, planting and digging. more
The next time you visit the Philadelphia Flower Show, pause and thank the women who helped spark the local resurgence of this ancient craft. more
The joys of gardening are so rich and varied that they almost defy listing. more
The Northwest Philadelphia area is blessed with four prominent public gardens, all of which are a Quaker legacy. more
In this issue, we honor the many people who cheerfully give their time and work to maintain our beloved Wissahickon Valley Park. more
It’s in the comforting rustle of the giant red oaks, and the universe of birds that perch on their branches to burst into distinctive song. more
Then, businessmen turned its banks into a center of industry, and were followed by artists who found inspiration in its sloping terrain.  more
Meander through the deep woods of the Wissahickon Valley and you can't help but happen upon traces of a different time. more
If you had to pick a soundtrack for the Wissahickon, Queen’s “Under Pressure” definitely would be in the mix. more
That’s the impression many people have as they stroll the forested trails that run alongside this shallow, meandering waterway. But dive deeper. more
The Wissahickon offers countless opportunities for outdoor recreational activities like birding, hiking, trail biking, horseback riding and rock climbing. more
The spread of invasive species is one of the most pressing threats to park environments. Here are some of the offenders. more
Artists have long been inspired by the beauty and majesty of the Wissahickon Valley. more
The long days of winter are on their way, so our winter issue brings you plenty of ideas for celebrating the season right here at home, in our region. more
During much of the late 1800s, it wasn’t the creek that had tourists and day-tripping residents traveling to the shores of the Wissahickon.  more
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