In-person Lunchtime Tour: Spring Blooms

Scott Arboretum Offices 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA

Take your lunch break in the garden with our in-person lunchtime tours. Gardener Andrew DeGothseir will explore all the exquisite blooms and beauty of our spring gardens. This tour is geared for gardeners from beginners to experts. The tour will begin at the Scott Arboretum...

Free
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Mandie’s Nature Nook: Spring Series

Trotter Tent 500 College Ave., Swarthmore, PA

Calling all little nature explorers! Join Youth, Family, and Diversity Programs Coordinator Mandie Curtis Banks and Mari, her special caterpillar friend, for mornings full of stories, singing, dancing, creating, and playing as we dig into nature. This a free program for babies through PreK aged...

Free
Recurring

Mandie’s Nature Nook: Spring Series

Trotter Tent 500 College Ave., Swarthmore, PA

Calling all little nature explorers! Join Youth, Family, and Diversity Programs Coordinator Mandie Curtis Banks and Mari, her special caterpillar friend, for mornings full of stories, singing, dancing, creating, and playing as we dig into nature. This a free program for babies through PreK aged...

Free

Arbor Day Celebration

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

Come celebrate Arbor Day with us! Bring the family to the Scott Arboretum and receive a free Cercis canadensis (redbud) sapling tree (one per family while supplies last) and participate in tree-related fun and activities for the whole family. The tree giveaway and art activities will be available in the...

free

Virtual Lunchtime Tour: Late Spring Blooms

Virtual Meeting

Take your lunch break virtually by exploring the late spring garden blooms with Gardener Dale Nemec.  Join us on this virtual tour on our YouTube page. 

Free

Members Plant Exchange and Sale

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

Join us for this unique, fun, and sustainable plant shopping experience by exchanging plants from your garden for new plants brought by fellow members (must be a member of the Scott Associates to participate.) In celebration of our 25th anniversary, both plant donors and non-donors...

Members Only

Mid-Atlantic Peony Society Tour and Reception

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

Join the Mid-Atlantic Peony Society on a tour that will focus on tree peonies - hybrids, selections from China and Japan, and cultivars from Saunders, Daphnis, and others. Reception to follow. Free and open to the public.

Free

Scott Associates Garden Day

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

See glorious gardens created and maintained by gardeners like you at the Scott Associates Garden Day. Stroll through gardens in the Swarthmore and Wallingford area to become inspired, learn about plant combinations, and get gardening tips. This is a great opportunity to see firsthand how gardens grow...

Free – $25

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