Shows & Events
GOURD-geous! A PHS Plant Exhibition in Philadelphia.
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society hosts "GOURD-geous! A PHS Plant Exhibition" in the McLean Library on the first floor of PHS headquarters, 20th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia. The free exhibit runs through November 30. Features include beautiful and exotic gourds, pumpkins, and other seasonal delights, works by local artisans, including one-of-a-kind gourd art created with pyrography and watercolor pencil, as well as lectures, demonstrations, books and reference materials. For more information, visit http://www.pennsylvaniahorticulturalsociety.org/phlgreen/index.html or call 215-988-8800.
Tool or Gardening Product
Washable Nitrile Gardening Gloves
There are several brands of nitrile gardening gloves available in many sizes and colors. They're commendably durable, flexible, and washable. Nitrile gardening gloves are often made with a nitrile palm and fingers combined with a fabric upper layer and wrist band. Other styles are dipped into and partially or completely covered with nitrile. What is nitrile? It's synthetic rubber. Prices range from about $4 to $10.