THE SCOTT ARBORETUM OF SWARTHMORE COLLEGE

March 2015

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March 5

Travels at 12:30: Denver: Gardening at a Mile High Plus

Thursday, March 5, 12:30 to 1:30 pm
Lang Performing Arts Center Cinema

Experience the plant life at a mile plus above sea level with Becky Robert, PR and Volunteer Programs Coordinator. Hike trails through Colorado Springs and Vail. Enjoy the abundant gardens of Betty Ford Alpine Gardens and Denver Botanic Gardens. See delights alpine gardening has to offer.

Free and open to the public, Travels at 12:30 is an informal way to share what has been seen and discovered in various gardens and natural spaces both in the United States and abroad. Held from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Lang Performing Arts Center Cinema at Swarthmore College.

Click here for complete 2015 Travels at 12:30 schedule.

March 8

Walk with the Curator: Witch hazels and plants in Hamamelidaceae

Sunday, March 8, 3 to 4:30 pm
Departs from the Scott Arboretum offices.

Looking for some colorful winter blooms? Look no further than Hamaelidaceae. Explore our extensive collection with Curator Andrew Bunting and learn about this genera, their history and importance to the arboretum collections. This tour is geared for gardeners from beginners to experts.

The tour will begin at the Scott Arboretum Offices and is free and open to the public. In case of inclement weather, the tour will be canceled. For more information, please call the Scott Arboretum Offices at (610) 328-8025.

 

March 12

Travels at 12:30: Summer Gardens of Normandy, Brittany, and the Loire Valley

Thursday, March 12, 12:30 to 1:30 pm
Lang Performing Arts Center Cinema

In June- July 2014, 20 Scott Associates visited 18 gardens in 11 days on a tour of France. Gardens, large and small, modern and traditional, public and private were visited and will be revisited in this program; all were exceptional gardens! Come see with Claire Sawyers, director.

Free and open to the public, Travels at 12:30 is an informal way to share what has been seen and discovered in various gardens and natural spaces both in the United States and abroad. Held from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Lang Performing Arts Center Cinema at Swarthmore College.

Click here for complete 2015 Travels at 12:30 schedule.

March 27

Hydrangeas: New Introductions and Their Lesser Known Relatives

Friday, March 27, 9 am to Noon
Gillespie Room, Wister Center

Join curator Andrew Bunting to learn about the exciting new hydrangeas that have been introduced over the last ten years. Other fascinating and must-have plants in the hydrangea family, such as Platycrater, Deinanthe, and Dichroa will be covered as well. In addition to a detailed presentation, participants will receive invaluable plant fact sheets on the plants discussed. Limited to 30.
Members: $15                   Non-members: $25     

Register online or call 610-328-8025.                      

Cancellation Policy:

    • The Scott Arboretum retains the right to cancel any program due to lack of enrollment or unforeseen problems.
    • Refunds for classes will only be available if notice is given 10 business days before the class.