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Japan in 1876 Philadelphia Program Spotlighted in Public Garden Magazine

  This month, Shofuso Japanese House and Gardens is a focal story in Public Garden Magazine, the journal of the American Public Gardens Association. JASGP’s Executive Director Kim Andrews and Education Manager Nicole Schaller collaborated on an article about the

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The Red Pine Routine

The Japanese red pines at Shofuso are typically pruned in the fall. Even though there are only three red pines at the site, this can be a time consuming task. The red pine in the tea garden can be especially

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Autumn Colors

Autumn color change around the region is a bit lack luster this year because of the summer drought. Greens are turning rapidly to brown with some scattered yellows, acheter viagra and a lot of trees are already completely defoliated. Thankfully

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Mysterious Moss

The rain from this weekend made a lot of moss come back to life around the garden. This summer lacked substantial rainfall, but the mild temperatures helped to keep some of the moss healthy and green. Have no fear when

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Last Bloom

The season of bloom at the Japanese House is coming to a close. We started out spring with magnolia and cherry blossoms filling the trees, and are ending with hosta and liriope flowers throughout the garden. There is year-round interest

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February Film Festival

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Winter Workshops

Explore your creativity with crafts and workshops for kids and adults! See our full listing on our registration page. All programs conducted at Shofuso’s Sakura Pavilion, two brick buildings 75 yards from Shofuso’s gate, behind the greenhouses.

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Program Registration for 2013!

Program registration for 2013 is up an running! You can check out our offerings here: Registration

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Flea Market: Postponed to 2013

Our Japanese Flea Market, while advertised as “Rain or Shine” is unfortunately not “Rain, Shine, or Hurricane.” The Japanese Flea Market has been CANCELLED because of the impending storm. We will reschedule in 2013. We’re sorry for the inconvenience-no one

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Weather Emergency forces Early Close

Shofuso will be closed Sunday, October 28th, due to predictions about Hurricane Sandy.  Our Japanese Flea Market is also cancelled and is currently post-poned until 2013. Effects from Hurricane Sandy could potentially begin as early as Sunday and peak in

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