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May 2019

Free

Scott Arboretum Selections: Spring Sale

May 10 @ 5:00 pm - May 11 @ 3:00 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Fri., May 10: Preview Party, 5:30 – 7:30 pm (Become a Special Friend to receive an invite.) Sat., May 11: Member shopping, 10 am – 12 pm Free and open to the public, 12 – 3 pm Scott Arboretum Selections: Spring Sale features a variety…

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National Public Gardens Week Tour

May 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Scott Arboretum Offices, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Explore the Scott Arboretum's plant collections with staff on National Public Gardens Week. 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,…

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Members Plant Exchange and Sale

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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The 24th annual Members Plant Exchange & Sale is where members of the Scott Associates come together to donate and exchange plants from their own gardens. For every three plants a member donates, a plant of their choosing is received in exchange. During the sale…

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Free

Rose Garden Tour

May 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Scott Arboretum Offices, 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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$38 – $78

Philadelphia River to River Hike

May 29 @ 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Join Jeff Jabco and Julie Jenney for the first half of a “hike” across Center City to see newly created and renovated gardens and public spaces, with stops at iconic Philadelphia sites. We’ll also point out our favorite stores and restaurants along the way! Sites…

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Rose Garden Tour

May 30 @ 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 2019

$140 – $180

9/11 Memorial, Domino Park, and the New Pier at Brooklyn Bridge Park

June 4 @ 7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Join Jeff Jabco and Julie Jenney on this bus trip to visit three sites in New York. Our first stop will be the powerful 9/11 Memorial which features two enormous waterfalls and reflecting pools, each about an acre in size, set within the footprints of…

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Free

Green Roof Tour

June 6 @ 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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$20 – $30

Ethnobotany in the Crum Woods

June 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:45 pm
Scott Arboretum Offices, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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With over 300 native species and over 150 introduced species of plants, the Crum Woods is truly a cosmopolitan forest.  This class will be a two-hour walk through the Crum Woods with local gardener and Crum Woods expert Mike Rolli, focusing on the seemingly endless…

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Free – $25

Scott Associates Garden Day

June 9 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

See five glorious gardens created and maintained by gardeners like you and get tips from these gardeners at the Scott Associates Garden Day. Visit gardens in the Media/Glen Mills area to learn about plant combinations other gardeners are using. This is a great opportunity to…

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