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May 2018

Dean Bond Rose Garden Tour

May 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Dean Bond Rose Garden, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Learn more about our organic rose garden from the staff who maintain this stunning collection. This tour is geared for gardeners from beginners to experts. The tour will begin in the Dean Bond Rose Garden and is free and open to the public. In case of…

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June 2018
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Excursion: Dogfish Head Brewery Tour and Two Private Southern Delaware Gardens

June 6 @ 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wister Center, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Since private, hour-long, group tours at the Dogfish Head Brewery in Milton are only offered at 10 am, it will be our first stop! Approaching the brewery is quite a sight with its steampunk treehouse, outdoor fermenters, and bocce courts. Founded in 1995 by Sam…

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Green Roof Tour

June 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Scott Arboretum Offices, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Learn about the inner workings, benefits, and beauty of green roofs while exploring three of the different green roofs we have at the Arboretum. Please note the level of difficulty on these tours is higher than others we offer; a brisk walk and several steps are…

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Evening Highlights Tour

June 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Scott Arboretum Offices, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Explore the Scott Arboretum's plant collections 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 to the public. In case of inclement weather, the tour will be canceled. For more…

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$30 - $40

Bring the Roses Back

June 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wister Center, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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The interest in roses is coming back strong thanks to breeding efforts, sustainable growing practices, and trials for pest and disease resistance. Join Garden Supervisor, Adam Glas, to learn how he has made significant changes and improvements to the Dean Bond Rose Garden on campus.…

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July 2018
$99 - $129

Woody Plant Conference

July 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lang Performing Arts Center, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Mark your calendars for the 21 st 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…

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August 2018

Evening Highlights Tour

August 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Scott Arboretum Offices, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Explore the Scott Arboretum's plant collections 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 to the public. In case of inclement weather, the tour will be canceled. For more…

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September 2018

Veggie Harvest Potluck and Discussion

September 7 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Bring some of your late summer harvest to share and swap, as well as stories, questions, and advice for other vegetable gardeners! We want to hear your vegetable garden success stories and also what didn’t work and why. Tell us about your favorite garden tools…

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