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November 2018
$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 SOLD OUT Session B: Thur., Nov. 29, 7 – 9 pm SOLD OUT Session C: Fri., Nov. 30, 10 am – noon Session D: Fri., Nov. 30, 2 – 4 pm Create a unique and festive…

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December 2018
Free

Scott Arboretum Selections: Holiday Sale

December 1 @ 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wister Center, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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SAS Holiday Sale Logo

Member Shopping, 11:30 am – 1 pm Public Shopping, 1 – 3 pm Free Berries and Bark Garden Tour, 1 – 2 pm Kids Storytime 1:15 pm Gorgeous greens, holiday accents, long-lasting wreaths, living gifts, and fun for the whole family! In addition to locally…

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Free

Berries and Bark Garden Tour

December 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Scott Arboretum Offices, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Gold Winterberry

Experience the beauty of the winter garden as we highlight the great berries and bark of the winter landscape 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…

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Free

Nature’s Narratives: The Feather Thief

December 5 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Scott Horticultural Library, 500 College Ave.
Swarthmore, PA 19081 United States
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books

Note moved to December 5 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…

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January 2019
Free

Nature’s Narratives: The Rambunctious Garden

January 9, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Scott Horticultural Library, 500 College Ave.
Swarthmore, PA 19081 United States
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books

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 The…

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Free

Strategic Garden Design

January 13, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Science Center 101, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081 United States
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garden

The Joanne Walkovic Memorial Lecture Co-sponsored with the Hardy Plant Society/Mid-Atlantic Chapter Effective garden design is about more than just selecting the right plants and putting them in the right place. It’s also about making strategic decisions with an eye toward long-term impacts on the…

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$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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Free

Winter Highlights Tour

January 17, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Scott Arboretum Offices, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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snow in the garden

Experience the beauty of the winter garden with Scott Arboretum 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…

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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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