THE SCOTT ARBORETUM OF SWARTHMORE COLLEGE

Schedule

Friday, May 9

 
Plant Drop-Off – Wister Center Parking Lot 3 to 6 pm

Volunteers will help unload your plants and issue your tokens and line-up number for Saturday’s Exchange and Sale sessions. See notes about plant drop-off and parking.

 
Blooming Bash

4 to 6 pm

After you drop off your plants, join us for a free reception in the Wister Center in celebration of National Public Gardens Day! Bring a friend, and enjoy tea and wine, giveaways, and ask your plant questions.

 
 

Saturday, May 10

 

When you arrive, check in to receive your line-up numbers for both the Exchange and Sale sessions.

 
 
Plant Drop-off 8 to 9:30 am

Volunteers will help unload your plants and issue your tokens. Plant donors must arrive by 9:30 to receive credit for the Exchange. See notes about plant drop-off and parking.

Refreshments

8:30 am to noon

Everyone is welcome to enjoy refreshments and get to know fellow Arboretum members all morning. And, of course, peruse the plants on the lot before 9:45.

 
Plant Exchange for Plant Donors and New Members

10 to 10:30 am

Spend your tokens now; no cash accepted. Please choose only one plant of a given type during the Exchange.

Time Out

10:30 to 10:40 am

The lot is cleared so volunteers can prepare for the Sale session

Plant Sale for All Members

10:40 am to noon

Buy as much as you want using tokens, cash, or checks. No credit cards.

Plant Drop-off

Plants can be dropped off in the designated loading/unloading along College Ave, directly in front of the Wister Center. Carts will be located along the curb and volunteers will be available to help unload you car.  Once your plants are unloaded please park your car before returning for check-in.

Parking

Free visitor parking is available in the Benjamin West parking lots. See Swarthmore College website for visitor parking details. Street parking is also available just over a block away on neighborhood streets. Download this map for complete details.