The 2016 Philadelphia Flower Show
"Explore America - 100 years of the National Park Service"


See the largest annual indoor flower show in the world,
& the premier horticultural display garden in the
country - Longwood Gardens

March 9-10 (Wed.-Thurs.) or March 12-13 (Sat.-Sun.)

The theme for the 186th PHS Philadelphia Flower Show features the National Parks of the United States. For more details, visit Most people come with me to see the Flower Show, but almost everyone enjoys Longwood Gardens even more. It is so peaceful and relaxing, after the bustle of downtown Philly.

First Day - March 9th (Wed.) or March 12 (Saturday)
7:30 Depart Rochester from Bristol's Garden Center on Rt. 96 just south of Eastview Mall
11:15 Lunch included near Scranton, PA at The Inn at Nichols Village
3:00 Arrive Philadelphia Flower Show
9:00 Leave show for Comfort Inn/Suites in Wilmington, Delaware (same hotel we always use)
9:45 Arrive at Hotel

Second Day March 10th (Thurs.) or March 13 (Sunday)
8:10 Leave for Longwood Gardens (continental breakfast at hotel)
9:00 Arrive Longwood Gardens, lunch on your own in their wonderful cafe
2:30 Leave for dinner in Scranton.
5:30 Arrive at the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel for an elegant closing dinner
10:30 Return to Rochester (Bristol's Garden Center)

The 2016 price is $395 per person (double) includes everything except dinner at the Flower Show, and also does not include lunch at Longwood (add $55 for a single). Please send a deposit of $100 to reserve your place. The full payment is due by January 15, 2016. Call Michael at 585-703-9237 if you have questions. For 7th District members, please send a check payable to Michael Warren Thomas, to the address below.

Michael Warren Thomas, Host & Producer
"Naturally Green," "For the Love of Food,"
"Discover the Finger Lakes" & "The Grapevine"
19 Trafalgar Street, Rochester, NY 14619 (585) 703-9237