Gardens of the Philadelphia Area

Join Dr. Perry for a delightful photo tour of gardens, from lesser known to the very famous, in the area often considered the “cradle of horticulture” in this country.  From the historic and lesser-known Bartram’s garden, to the world-famous Longwood Gardens, to Chanticleer Gardens with its cutting-edge design, and more, you’re bound to be inspired and may get some take-home ideas.

Leonard Perry Dr. Leonard Perry is the Greenhouse and Nursery Extension  Specialist for the University of Vermont.  In this role Dr. Perry provides information and programming to the industry of Vermont, region, and North America.  Home gardeners in Vermont and surrounding areas know him from his frequent television appearances on Across the Fence and radio.  As a Professor, Dr. Perry along with graduate students has an active research program on all aspects of perennial production and overwintering.  Students know him from his courses at UVM on Garden Plants and Indoor Flowers, with the Herbaceous Garden Plants course now available to anyone totally online.   Communities across the U.S. have met him through his past role as a judge for the America in Bloom program.  Dr. Perry is becoming known across North America for his internet web site-- Perry's Perennial Pages -- at which he features information, links, news articles, research and more on herbaceous perennials.  Look him up through this site name on Google or other search engines, or at
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