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October 2019

$20 – $30

Mycology for Everybody

October 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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The fungal renaissance is upon us. This is meant to be the ultimate class for people of all ages interested in learning more about the world of mycology, gourmet and medicinal mushrooms, fungal ecology, basic mushroom identification, and, of course: mushroom hunting. Other topics to…

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November 2019

$50 – $60

Thanksgiving Table Arrangements

November 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Join Scott Arboretum gardener Susan Romero to create a gorgeous arrangement for your Thanksgiving table with fresh autumn greens and flowers. Susan will lead a demonstration on how to choose the best plant materials and creatively display them to make your table a conversation piece.…

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December 2019

$45 – $55

Green Wreaths Workshop

December 5 @ 2:00 pm - December 6 @ 4:00 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Session A: Thur., Dec. 5, 2 – 4 pm Session B: Thur., Dec. 5, 7 – 9 pm Session C: Fri., Dec. 6, 10 am – 12 pm Session D: Fri., Dec. 6, 2 – 4 pm Wister Center Create a unique and festive wreath…

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January 2020

$30 – $40

Microgreens: The History and Production Methods

January 29, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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

$15 – $25

Plant Portraits: Exciting New Additions at the Scott Arboretum

March 20, 2020 @ 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 covering the plants…

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