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August 2020

Gardens and Tonic: Outdoor Living and Hardscape Design

August 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual Meeting,

Grab your favorite beverage and join us virtually with Scott Arboretum Gardener Emily Reuther and her husband Nate Reuther - who together run Five Senses Garden. They will be focusing on creating vibrant outdoor living spaces and residential landscapes. Nate also builds their masonry projects…

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Free

Gardens and Tonic: The Historic Gardens of Asticou, Thuya, and Abby Aldrich Rockefeller

August 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join the Land & Garden Preserve’s CEO, Rodney Eason, as he provides an overview of how the Preserve came to be thanks to visionary planning, passionate conservation, and dedicated support. The Preserve, sited on the southern edge of Mount Desert Island, Maine and bordered by…

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Free

Virtual Slow Flow Yoga in the Garden

August 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Virtual Meeting,

Enjoy the benefits of yoga in the comfort of your home while virtually viewing our beautiful gardens with local yoga teacher and Scott Arboretum Education Programs and Events Assistant, Mandie Curtis Banks. We will enjoy a theme-based yoga practice, which will coincide with the season and…

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September 2020

Free

Nature’s Narratives: I Contain Multitudes: A Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life

September 9 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual Meeting,
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 their reading experience.…

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October 2020

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Captivating Cacti and Succulents

October 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Swarthmore College announced Tuesday, March 17"..disappointing news that we must extend our period of modified operations and remote learning through the end of the spring semester. ...Alumni Weekend, spring athletics, Celebrating Black Excellence events, lectures, performances, and other campus activities scheduled between now and May…

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Free

Nature’s Narratives: Ecology of a Cracker Childhood

October 14 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual Meeting,
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 their reading experience. Janisse…

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Great Garden Plants from 35 Years of Comparative Trials

October 30 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to learn from Richard Hawke, Chicago Botanic Garden's Plant Evaluation Manager and Associate Scientist! He will share his research findings on genera such as Amsonia, Athyrium, Baptisia, Campanula, Clematis, Echinacea, Geranium, Geum, Hibiscus, Hydrangea, Lavendula, Ligularia, Nepeta, Perovskia, Rodgersia, Salvia…

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November 2020

Free

Nature’s Narratives: Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

November 11 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual Meeting,
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 their reading experience. Yuval…

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December 2020

Free

Nature’s Narratives: Underland: A Deep Time Journey

December 9 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual Meeting,
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 their reading experience. Celebrated…

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January 2021

Free

Nature’s Narratives: Supernavigators: Exploring the Wonders of How Animals Find Their Way

January 13, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual Meeting,
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 their reading experience. Weaving…

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