Now that the weather isn't, for lack of a better word, disastrous, Philadelphia's wonderful garden centers and farmstands will start opening again.
, the West Philly location of Greensgrow Farms
, will open March 20. They'll be selling seeds, soil -- and other gear will be up for grabs and seeds will be 10 percent off.
All spring Greensgrow West will serve your Community-sponsored agriculture, farmstand and garden center needs. Throughout the season, they'll be open Fridays 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Mondays 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Need a little help planting your seeds? Want to grow your own veggies? Greensgrow Farms
(2501 E. Cumberland St.) is holding a Seed Starting Workshop
Saturday, March 21 noon-2 p.m. It includes demonstrations and educational information, plus you'll take home your own tray of planted seeds. Registration, $25 per person, is required.
Friday, March 20
10 a.m.-6 p.m. | Pay as you goGreensgrow West
4912 Baltimore Ave.