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January 2020

$30 – $40

Microgreens: The History and Production Methods

January 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Hold Wed., Feb. 5 for bad weather date Learn about the world of microgreens and the extraordinary flavor and nutrition they provide with Phyllis Hanson of Solrig Farm based in Ardmore. During this class Phyllis will approach the microgreen from the expansive idea that it…

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February 2020

$20 – $30

Composting with Manure Worms

February 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Hold Sat., Feb. 8 for bad weather date Local plantsman, horticulturist, and owner of The Gardener's Arms Thomas Hawkins is very enthusiastic about composting with his voracious manure worms! Learn with him how to reduce your global footprint by having worms take care of your…

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$15 – $25

What is That??? Plant Identification and Plant Names

February 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Hold Fri., Feb. 21 for bad weather date This class, with Scott Arboretum’s coordinator of horticulture Jeff Jabco, is designed for gardeners who want to improve their scientific knowledge of plants relative to plant morphology and anatomy (leaves, buds, stems, flowers) and the terms used…

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March 2020

$18 – $80

Gentle Flow Yoga through the Seasons

March 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Wister Center, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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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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$15 – $25

Plant Portraits: Exciting New Additions at the Scott Arboretum

March 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Hold Fri., Mar. 27 for bad weather date Join Scott Arboretum curator Mary Tipping to learn in-depth information about new woody and perennial plants recently added to the Scott collection. Participants will receive a comprehensive handbook filled with fact sheets and photos discovering the plants…

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April 2020

$18 – $80

Gentle Flow Yoga through the Seasons

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Wister Center, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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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 practice,…

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$70 – $80

Ohara School of Ikebana Flower Arranging Class

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Learn how to create an authentic Ohara School floral arrangement under the guidance of a certified Ohara School of Ikebana teacher. In addition to cut flowers to work with, participants will be provided with a ceramic container and a kenzan (Japanese-style "frog") to take home.…

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$46 – $56

Great Garden Plants from 35 Years of Comparative Trials

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 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 Amsonia, Athyrium, Baptisia, Campanula, Clematis, Echinacea, Geranium, Geum, Hibiscus, Hydrangea, Lavendula, Ligularia, Nepeta, Perovskia, Rodgersia, Salvia…

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$25 – $35

Captivating Cacti and Succulents

April 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Join Lars Rasmussen Scott Arboretum garden supervisor (who is also in charge of plant health) for a serious and humorous discussion to learn about some of his favorite kinds of plants, their use as houseplants and how they work in the garden. These plants surprise…

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May 2020

$18 – $80

Gentle Flow Yoga through the Seasons

May 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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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 practice,…

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