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March 2018
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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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April 2018
$48 - $58

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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$50 - $60

Ohara School of Ikebana Flower Arranging Class

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Blum Classroom, 500 College Ave.
Swarthmore, PA 19081 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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$30 - $40

Hypertufa Trough Workshop

April 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Invented by and meant for gardeners, hypertufa troughs have an appearance similar to limestone planters but without the weight and expense. Learn with Curator Mary Tipping about the science behind hypertufa, and create your own planter with the simplest of supplies. Class participants will create…

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June 2018
$30 - $40

Bring the Roses Back

June 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wister Center, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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The interest in roses is coming back strong thanks to breeding efforts, sustainable growing practices, and trials for pest and disease resistance. Join Garden Supervisor, Adam Glas, to learn how he has made significant changes and improvements to the Dean Bond Rose Garden on campus.…

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