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August 2019

Gardens, Farms, and Prairies of Wisconsin

August 8 @ 8:00 am - August 15 @ 5:00 pm

Join Scott Arboretum Garden Supervisor Adam Glas and Educational Programs Coordinator Julie Jenney for a week in south-eastern Wisconsin to explore diverse, creative, and inspiring private gardens; beautiful public gardens; and the architecture, farms, prairies, and cuisine that make this a state you may not…

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Free

Evening Highlights Tour

August 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Scott Arboretum Offices, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Explore the Scott Arboretum’s plant collections with staff. 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…

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Scott Arboretum Selections: Fall Sale Preview

August 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Get a glimpse of the great plants available at the 2019 Scott Arboretum Selections: Fall Sale. Scott Arboretum curator Mary Tipping will elaborate on the array of plants available at the sale and why you’ll want to add them to your garden. Free and open…

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September 2019

Nature Narratives: In the Land of the Blue Poppies

September 11 @ 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. In…

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$32 – $42

Exploring Botanical Art with Hapa-Zome

September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Join us for this stress-relieving workshop to learn more about surface design and natural dyes with Tara Webb during Delco Arts Week. Participants will create botanical art on gypsy headbands, doggie bandanas, or infinity scarves using a technique called ‘Hapa-zome.’ 'Hapa-zome,' also known as 'the…

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Art in the Garden Tour

September 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Scott Arboretum Offices, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Celebrate Delco Arts Week with an Art in the Garden tour. Take your lunch break to explore the sculpture nestled among the Scott Arboretum gardens.  This tour is geared for gardeners from beginners to experts. The tour will begin outside of the Scott Arboretum offices…

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October 2019

Free

Nature’s Narratives: Eager:The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter

October 9 @ 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. Eager:…

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November 2019

Free

Nature’s Narratives: Horizon

November 13 @ 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. In Horizon,…

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