IWGS (International Waterlily & Water Gardening Society) at Longwood Gardens & Turpin

Longwood Gardens 01We are extremely honored to announce that Turpin Landscaping has been chosen to collaborate with the International Waterlily & Water Garden Society and be part of their annual symposium that visits Longwood Gardens.   We will be offering a mini pond tour for the attendees and international visitors. This Annual Symposium has been instrumental in uniting like-minded individuals and organizations to share their knowledge and passion. A practice that is instrumental in furthering the hobby and the industry. It is with great pride that we look forward to continue uniting the water garden industry in a cooperative and collective way. This symposium is open to all who would like to attend; from novice gardeners to award winning champions, the society is open to anyone with a passion for waterlilies and water gardening.

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This year the IWGS will be going ‘Back to the Garden’; Longwood Gardens that is. It will be the third official visit in 30+ years of IWGS Symposia. One of the world’s great gardens, Longwood’s story is one of legacy, innovation, and stewardship, history, horticulture, education and a vision for the future.  The Symposium will take place in Glen Mills, PA from August 8th-11th, 2017. For more information.

All New Philly Home & Garden Show in Oaks, PA

Philly Home & Garden Show PicturesHappy New Year! Wishing you good health, happiness and success in the New Year. As we prepare for the Philly Home & Garden Show, in Oaks, PA we would like to offer our friends FREE VIP Guest Passes. We have a limited number of passes so email us your name and address ASAP if you are interested in attending.  We need to mail them by 1/11/16 so please let us know by then.  Show dates: January 15-17, 2016 [Read more…]

Night Water Garden Tour of Chester County Extraordinaire!

Night-Tour-01Turpin Landscaping staff and a bus full of our friends spent the last Saturday of September traveling through bucolic Chester County during our Night Water Garden Tour. We started in the Whitford Hills area and enjoyed a delicious alfresco-catered dinner overlooking a multitiered pond sporting a newly installed patio in a rarely seen Rainbow Flagstone. Each stop along our tour started with a brief history of the pond and/or pondless waterfall. Visitors were able to see these stunning [Read more…]

Brandywine Valley Water Garden Tour & Barbecue – Success!

Pond-Tour-2015 (19)We could not have asked for a more beautiful July day to start our Brandywine Valley Water Garden Tour weekend! Stellar blue skies and moderate temperatures ensured the most enjoyable of days for our quests. If you aren’t familiar with this Pond Tour let us explain a bit about what we do. This annual tour and fundraiser offers the opportunity to visit over 40 properties with Ponds and Pondless Waterfalls in Chester County and the surrounding areas, while raising much needed funds for the Chester County Food Bank. For the past 11 years Turpin Landscaping has been [Read more…]