Rose Celebration

Dean Bond Rose Garden 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA

“Everything’s Coming Up Roses” at the Scott Arboretum! Join our celebration featuring one of the summer’s most prized shrub and flower, the rose. This family friendly event includes these activities free: Come enjoy the beauty of the Dean Bond Rose Garden at dusk Learn more...

Virtual Lunchtime Tour: Rose Garden

Virtual Meeting

Take your lunch break virtually by exploring the Dean Bond Rose Garden with Garden Supervisor Adam Glas.  Join us on this virtual tour on our YouTube page. 

Free

Captivating Cacti and Succulents

Wister Center - Gillespie Room 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA

Join Scott Arboretum Garden Supervisor Lars Rasmussen, who is also in charge of plant health, for a serious and humorous ride to learn about some of his favorite kinds of plants, their use as houseplants, and how they work in the garden. These plants surprise with...

$35 – $45

In-person Lunchtime Tour: Summer Interest

Scott Arboretum Offices 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA

Take your lunch break in the garden with our in-person lunchtime tours. Assistant Horticulturist Rowan Payne-Meyer will explore the beauty of the summer garden. This tour is geared for gardeners from beginners to experts. The tour will begin at the Scott Arboretum offices and is...

Free

Woody Plant Conference

Lang Performing Arts Center 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA

Mark your calendars for the 24th annual Woody Plant Conference at Swarthmore College. This popular day-long conference focuses on great woody plants for the Mid-Atlantic States and how to use them in the landscape. This annual conference is co-sponsored by Morris Arboretum, Chanticleer, Longwood Gardens, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, Scott Arboretum...

$119 – $149

Virtual Lunchtime Tour: Summer Blooms

Virtual Meeting

Take your lunch break virtually by exploring the summer gardens with Assistant Horticulturist Rowan Payne-Meyer.  Join us on this virtual tour on our YouTube page. 

free

In-person Lunchtime Tour: Summer Abundance

Scott Arboretum Offices 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA

Take your lunch break in the garden with our in-person lunchtime tours. Garden Supervisor Adam Glas will explore the gardens at the height of summer. This tour is geared for gardeners from beginners to experts. The tour will begin at the Scott Arboretum offices and...

Free

Virtual Lunchtime Tour: Late Summer Abundance

Virtual Meeting

Take your lunch break virtually by exploring the gardens in September with Garden Supervisor Adam Glas.  Join us on this virtual tour on our YouTube page. 

Free

Perennial Plant Conference

Lang Performing Arts Center 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA

This popular day-long conference will be virtual this year! The conference covers a variety of topics of interest to horticulturists and avid gardeners. This conference is co-sponsored by Chanticleer, Longwood Gardens, the Hardy Plant Society/Mid-Atlantic Group, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, and the Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College. Visit www.perennialplantconference.org to...

$119 – $149