Ambler students pruning grapevines

The Pennsylvania School of Horticulture for Women Emulated Lowthorpe

The Pennsylvania School of Horticulture for Women emulated Lowthorpe in several ways.  Jane Bowne Haines, a Bryn Mawr graduate from a Quaker family, visited women’s gardening colleges in England and Germany and was inspired to create a similar school outside Philadelphia.  At age 41, she purchased a 71-acre farm in Ambler with support from area…