Join Bruce Crawford on a Rutgers Gardens day trip to the Philadelphia Flower Show!

MONDAY MARCH 4

8:30AM - 5:30PM

Members: $99pp / Non members: $108

DEPARTS: 8:30am from Rutgers Gardens, 130 Log Cabin Road, New Brunswick NJ 08901

ARRIVES: Philadelphia Flower Show 10:30am

DEPARTS: Philadelphia Flower Show at 3:30pm

The PHS Philadelphia Flower Show is the world’s largest and oldest indoor flower show! This year the theme “Flower Power,” will pay tribute to the enormous impact of flowers on our lives,

Across ten acres of the Show floor, the world’s leading floral and garden designers will explore how flowers convey a wide range of emotions and messages in a universal language that transcends cultures and borders. Stunning landscapes, imaginative gardens, and breathtaking floral displays will interpret flowers’ power to inspire, decorate, style, and enrich our lives. Through imaginative exhibits, you will see ideas like community, healing, peace, transformation, and hope brought to life in surprising, vibrant ways. 

FTD World Cup 2019 Visitors to this year’s Flower Show also have the opportunity to witness one of the world’s most prestigious floral design competitions, which hasn’t been held in the United States since 1985. The FTD World Cup 2019 brings together the world’s top floral designers, representing 23 countries, for an intense floral design competition where the winner will be named Interflora World Cup champion. Over the course of three days, the talented designers will produce breathtaking, larger-than-life floral creations from both predetermined themes and surprise packages of materials. The breathtaking creations will be on display throughout the week of the Show.

You'll see *Designer Show Gardens     *Floral Displays    *Hamilton Horticourt's container-grown plant classes *Garden & Floral talks & demonstrations     *Marketplace with 150 vendors     *International Dessert & Coffee Bar     *Wine & Spirits Tasting Garden     *Botanical Art     *Butterfly Live Exhibit   *Student Displays & more!

There’s a lot to see and do, so to help make the most of your time, Kirsty will give a highlights talk on the ride down. The shopping is fantastic at the Marketplace and there is plenty of room under the bus for storage.

Reading Terminal, Philly’s famous indoor market, is located opposite the Flower Show. This is good news for foodies as the selection here is fantastic. Go here to find out more about Reading Terminal.  Choose to enjoy lunch (not included) either at Reading Terminal or at the Flower Show. You can come & go from the Show as often as you like.

TICKETS: Are refundable up to 1 month before the trip. After this time tickets cannot be refunded.

WEATHER: This trip goes ahead in all weather unless the state issues a state of emergency notice prohibiting non-essential travel on the day due to weather. In this case, you will receive your show tickets which can be used until March 10 at the Flower Show. The remainder of the ticket is non-refundable.

Ticket includes: transportation on luxury Academy bus with dvd, restroom, wifi & power outlets: driver tip; admission to the Flower Show; highlights talk on the ride there; breakfast coffee & danishes; bottled water.

  MORE INFORMATION: Contact Kirsty on 908.512.0600 or <kirsty@noblegardentours.com>


BOOKING FORM

Kirsty Noble Dougherty from Noble Garden Tours is handling all bookings/inquiries.

**TICKET PRICES: Individual level Rutgers Garden members may purchase one discounted ticket. All other levels may purchase 2 discounted tickets.

** Payment is by check or cash. Checks are made out to 'Noble Garden Tours' and sent to PO Box 73, Highlands NJ 07732.

** Bookings are confirmed by email.

** Cancellations: Your ticket is refundable up to one month before the tour. After this time, if you have to cancel and we cannot fill your spot, the ticket is not refundable.

** Weather: This trip goes ahead in all weather unless the state issues a state of emergency notice prohibiting non-essential travel on the day due to weather. In this case, you will receive your show tickets which can be used until March 10 at the Flower Show. The remainder of the ticket is non-refundable.

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