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November 2018
$25 - $35

Healthy Gardens: For People and the Environment

November 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am
Wister Center, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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People in the garden

Co-sponsored with the Association of Professional Landscape Designers Our featured speaker will be Holly Shimizu, who will focus on great examples of gardens that are not only beautiful but also provide healthy habitats for a multitude of beneficial wildlife. Speaking from personal experience, Holly will…

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$45 - $55

Thanksgiving Table Arrangements

November 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Adam Glas teaching

Join Scott Arboretum Garden Supervisor Adam Glas to create a gorgeous arrangement for your Thanksgiving table with fresh autumn greens and flowers. Adam will lead a demonstration on how to choose the best plant materials and creatively display them to make your table a conversation…

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$45 - $55

Green Wreaths Workshop

November 29 @ 2:00 pm - November 30 @ 4:00 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Attendee building a wreath

Session A: Thur., Nov. 29, 2 – 4 pm Session B: Thur., Nov. 29, 7 – 9 pm Session C: Fri., Nov. 30, 10 am – noon Session D: Fri., Nov. 30, 2 – 4 pm Create a unique and festive wreath with a variety…

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January 2019
$35 - $120

The Winter Garden: The Basics

January 16, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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snow in the garden

The Winter Garden: A Succession of Color and Fragrance Three Wednesday nights 6:30 – 8:30 pm Jan. 16: The Basics – Learn what plants flower in winter, how they do it, and where to grow them in your garden Jan. 23: Choosing the best winter-flowering…

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$35 - $120

The Winter Garden: Choosing the Best Winter-flowering Trees and Shrubs

January 23, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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The Winter Garden: A Succession of Color and Fragrance Three Wednesday nights 6:30 – 8:30 pm Jan. 16: The Basics – Learn what plants flower in winter, how they do it, and where to grow them in your garden Jan. 23: Choosing the best winter-flowering…

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$35 - $120

The Winter Garden: Choosing the Best Winter-flowering Perennials and Bulbs

January 30, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Crocus

The Winter Garden: A Succession of Color and Fragrance Three Wednesday nights 6:30 – 8:30 pm Jan. 16: The Basics – Learn what plants flower in winter, how they do it, and where to grow them in your garden Jan. 23: Choosing the best winter-flowering…

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February 2019
$28 - $38

Renovating a Garden Part II

February 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Cutting back a shurb

Snow date: Friday, March 1 In Renovating a Garden Part I, we learned a variety of techniques and viewpoints to manage an older, overgrown landscape. Now in Part II, we'll delve deeper into what plants can be renovated, and how. Rejuvenation pruning, hard pruning, dividing,…

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March 2019
$35 - $45

Advanced Pruning

March 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wister Center, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Jeff pruning

Snow date: Friday, March 29 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 and learn specific pruning techniques. The morning will start with Scott Arboretum Garden…

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