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February 2019

Wanderings at One: More Than Haggis and Whisky: Garden Touring in the Scottish Lowlands

February 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lang Performing Arts Center, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Join Scott Arboretum staff and local gardening enthusiasts as they share travel experiences abroad! In addition to learning about spectacular gardens, plants, and landscapes, you’ll get a taste of the art, cuisine, architecture, and customs of lands near and far. It’s a perfect wintertime escape!…

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$28 – $38

Renovating a Garden Part II

February 22 @ 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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Wanderings at One: Vancouver and the Canadian Rockies

February 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lang Performing Arts Center, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Join Scott Arboretum staff and local gardening enthusiasts as they share travel experiences abroad! In addition to learning about spectacular gardens, plants, and landscapes, you’ll get a taste of the art, cuisine, architecture, and customs of lands near and far. It’s a perfect wintertime escape!…

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March 2019

Wanderings at One: Cloud Forest Explorations

March 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lang Performing Arts Center, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Join Scott Arboretum staff and local gardening enthusiasts as they share travel experiences abroad! In addition to learning about spectacular gardens, plants, and landscapes, you’ll get a taste of the art, cuisine, architecture, and customs of lands near and far. It’s a perfect wintertime escape!…

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Free

Nature’s Narratives: Silent Spring

March 13 @ 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. Silent…

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Wanderings at One: Experiences from the Scott Associates 2018 Garden Trip to Portugal

March 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lang Performing Arts Center, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Join Scott Arboretum staff and local gardening enthusiasts as they share travel experiences abroad! In addition to learning about spectacular gardens, plants, and landscapes, you’ll get a taste of the art, cuisine, architecture, and customs of lands near and far. It’s a perfect wintertime escape!…

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Spring Celebration

March 17 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lang Performing Arts Center, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Join Scott Associates for this exceptional event to honor the 2019 recipient of the Scott Medal and Award, Thomas G. Ranney. Tom is the JC Raulston Distinguished Professor in the Department of Horticultural Science at North Carolina State University and oversees the Mountain Horticultural Crops…

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$35 – $45

Advanced Pruning

March 22 @ 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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Free

Early Spring Blooms Tour

March 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Scott Arboretum Offices, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Crocus

See what is popping up this spring 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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April 2019

$45 – $55

Cool Season Flower and Herb Containers

April 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Join Horticulturist Josh Coceano to plant your own container with a selection of herbs, edible flowers, and lettuces. Before participants get their hands dirty, they'll learn from Josh's creativity how to put a visually beautiful container together and keep it looking stunning though the summer.…

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