Linvilla Opens Greenhouse, Winterthur Exhibits ‘Paint, Pattern & People’

Let Your Garden Grow

Media’s beloved, 300-acre Linvilla Orchards recently debuted its Greenhouse and Garden Center. The 15,000-square-foot, eco-friendly addition houses a full-service facility filled with seasonal flowers, trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals. “This project has been in the planning stages for 10 years,” says manager Rob Ferber. “We’re thrilled to provide a new resource for our loyal customers.” The center also stocks an array of mulches, fertilizers, hoses and tools, and on-staff horticulture experts are available to answer questions and give advice. Future plans include educational classes, cooking lessons and children’s workshops. 137 W. Knowlton Road, Media; (610) 876-7116,

State Pride

Visit Delaware’s Winterthur Museum to view Paint, Pattern & People: Furniture of Southeastern Pennsylvania, 1725-1850, an exhibit of nearly 200 historical objects. Some of the many significant Chester County pieces include seven rare, blue-and-white delftware plates from 1738 and a tall-case clock still owned by descendants of the original owner. 5105 Kennett Pike, Winterthur, Del.; (302) 888-4600,

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