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May 2020

Postponed

Excursion: Philadelphia River to River Hike Part 2 – Postponed

May 27 @ 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Swarthmore SEPTA Train Station, Park Avenue & Chester Road (Route 320)
Swarthmore, PA 19081
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Swarthmore College announced Tuesday, March 17"..disappointing news that we must extend our period of modified operations and remote learning through the end of the spring semester. ...Alumni Weekend, spring athletics, Celebrating Black Excellence events, lectures, performances, and other campus activities scheduled between now and May…

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Creating a Stunning Rose Garden Webinar

May 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Virtual Meeting,

Join us for a virtual tour of the Scott Arboretum's Dean Bond Rose Garden and information on growing roses.  This rose garden was redesigned several years ago with the intention of growing the best roses for our area and growing these roses in a sustainable…

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Canceled

Rose Garden Tour – Canceled

May 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Dean Bond Rose Garden, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Swarthmore College announced Tuesday, March 17"..disappointing news that we must extend our period of modified operations and remote learning through the end of the spring semester. ...Alumni Weekend, spring athletics, Celebrating Black Excellence events, lectures, performances, and other campus activities scheduled between now and May…

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Free

Gardens and Tonic: The 5 Elements of a Healthy Landscape

May 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual Meeting,
Perennials in the traffic circle

Grab your favorite beverage and join us virtually with Jennifer Nichols, President of GreenWeaver Landscapes. Do you know the 5 elements of a healthy landscape? Learn how to look critically at your property and create a nature based landscape that works for you, while addressing…

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Virtual Slow Flow Yoga in the Garden

May 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Virtual Meeting,

Enjoy the benefits of yoga in the comfort of your home while virtually viewing our beautiful gardens with local yoga teacher and Scott Arboretum Education Programs and Events Assistant, Mandie Curtis Banks. We will enjoy a theme-based yoga practice, which will coincide with the season and…

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June 2020

Canceled

Rose Festival – canceled

June 4
Dean Bond Rose Garden, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Look for this exciting new event in 2021.

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Gardens and Tonic: Gardening Potluck Q&A

June 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual Meeting,
Iris in the garden

Grab your favorite beverage and join us virtually with Shari Edelson, Director of Horticulture and Curator at The Arboretum at Penn State. An expert on all areas of gardening, Shari will lead a “Pot Luck Q&A,” where folks can submit garden-related or plant ID questions…

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Postponed

Gentle Flow Yoga through the Seasons – Postponed

June 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Postponed Enjoy the benefits of yoga in our beautiful gardens with local yoga teacher and Scott Arboretum Education Programs Intern, Mandie Curtis Banks. Each month (March 6, April 3,  May 1, and June 5) we will focus on a different garden and enjoy a theme-based yoga…

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Canceled

Green Roof Tour – Canceled

June 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Scott Arboretum Offices, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Canceled Learn about the inner workings, benefits, and beauty of green roofs while exploring three of the different green roofs we have at the Arboretum. Please note the level of difficulty on these tours is higher than others we offer; a brisk walk and several steps…

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Gardens and Tonic: Gravel Culture at the Scott Arboretum

June 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual Meeting,
Gravel garden in full sun

Grab your favorite beverage and join us virtually with Scott Arboretum Gardener Susan Romero. Susan will be sharing with us what gardening in gravel means and how it works; where gravel culture can be found at the Scott Arboretum and how it was installed; where…

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