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February 2018

Nature’s Narrative: The Soul of an Octopus

February 21 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Scott Horticultural Library, 500 College Ave.
Swarthmore, PA 19081 United States
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Join fellow garden enthusiasts and book lovers as they discuss books about plants, nature, and the environment. “Nature’s Narratives” is a book discussion group sponsored by the Scott Arboretum where readers come together to discuss a book once a month and share in the reading experience. Scientists…

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Wanderings at One: Gardens of the Netherlands: From Palace Gardens to the Dutch Wave

February 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lang Performing Arts Center, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Join Scott Arboretum staff and local gardening enthusiasts as they share travel experiences abroad! In addition to learning about spectacular gardens, plants, and landscapes, you’ll get a taste of the art, cuisine, architecture, and customs of lands near and far. It’s a perfect wintertime escape!…

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March 2018

Wanderings at One: From Madrid to the Mediterranean: The Search for Green in Urban Spain

March 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lang Performing Arts Center, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Join Scott Arboretum staff and local gardening enthusiasts as they share travel experiences abroad! In addition to learning about spectacular gardens, plants, and landscapes, you’ll get a taste of the art, cuisine, architecture, and customs of lands near and far. It’s a perfect wintertime escape!…

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Advanced Pruning

March 2 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Snow Date: Friday, March 9 This class is for those of you who know the basics of pruning but would like to learn more about how to prune specific types of plants as well as learn specific pruning techniques. The morning will start with Scott…

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Wanderings at One: Japan: The Many Gardens and Styles of Kyoto

March 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lang Performing Arts Center, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Join Scott Arboretum staff and local gardening enthusiasts as they share travel experiences abroad! In addition to learning about spectacular gardens, plants, and landscapes, you’ll get a taste of the art, cuisine, architecture, and customs of lands near and far. It’s a perfect wintertime escape!…

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Nature’s Narratives: Green Thoughts: A Writer in the Garden

March 14 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Scott Horticultural Library, 500 College Ave.
Swarthmore, PA 19081 United States
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Join fellow garden enthusiasts and book lovers as they discuss books about plants, nature, and the environment. “Nature’s Narratives” is a book discussion group sponsored by the Scott Arboretum where readers come together to discuss a book once a month and share in the reading experience. A…

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Scott Associate Spring Celebration

March 18 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lang Performing Arts Center, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Join us Sunday, March 18 at 4 pm at the Lang Performing Arts Center to hear Paul W. Meyer, the 2018 recipient of the Scott Medal and Award, speak about his  passion for horticulture, commitment to sustainability, and exploration of the world in search of…

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First Day of Spring Highlight Tour

March 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Celebrate the first day of spring by exploring early spring blooms at the Scott Arboretum. 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…

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April 2018

Crum Woods Tour

April 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Scott Outdoor Amphitheater, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Explore the trails, wildlife, and plants of the Crum Woods. This tour is geared for gardeners from beginners to experts. The tour will begin at the Scott Outdoor Amphitheater and is free and open to the public. In case of inclement weather, the tour will be…

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Great Garden Plants from 30 Years of Comparative Trials

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to learn from Richard Hawke, Chicago Botanic Garden's Plant Evaluation Manager and Associate Scientist! He will share his research findings on genera such as Athyrium, Baptisia, Campanula, Coreopsis, Geranium, Geum, Hibiscus, Hydrangea, Nepeta, Rodgersia, Salvia, Stachys, Thalictrum, and Vernonia to…

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