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October 2021

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Brandywine Cottage Drive on Your Own Trip

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Drive on Your Own,

SOLD OUT RAIN DATE: Please reserve Friday, October 8 @ 10 am – 12 pm on your calendar (refunds will not be given if you can’t make the rain date) Meet at the designated parking area at 9:50 am Please be sure to read the…

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Free

An Ikebana Class: Rising Form – Round Porcelain Vase

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Virtual Meeting,

Learn one of the first flower arrangements taught to Ohara School of Ikebana students with Linda Brinkmann, Associate Second Master, as she demonstrates the Rising Form. In celebration of Delco Arts Week, Ohara School of Ikebana and the Scott Arboretum are bringing the art of…

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Free

Mandie’s Nature Nook

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Trotter Tent, 500 College Ave.
Swarthmore, PA 19081 United States
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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, and playing as we dig into nature. This in-person series is a free program for babies –…

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Free

An Ikebana Class: Slanting Style – Low Bowl

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Virtual Meeting,

Sub-Grand Master Ronell Douglass demonstrates how to create slanting style flower arrangements in a low bowl. In celebration of Delco Arts Week, Ohara School of Ikebana and the Scott Arboretum are bringing the art of Ikebana to our viewers with a series of videos. Explore…

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FREE

Gardens and Tonic: Preparing Your Fall Gardening for Pollinators

October 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual Meeting,

Join Heather Andrews to learn about maximizing the spring yield of your garden and to provide habitat for wildlife going into the winter months. Your garden can be an oasis for pollinators all year by implementing “shoulder season” plantings and Heather will walk us through…

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In-person Fall Celebration

October 10 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
The Inn at Swarthmore, 10 South Chester Rd
Swarthmore, PA United States
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SOLD OUT Join Scott Associates for this exceptional event to honor the 2021 recipient of the Scott Medal and Award, Darrel Morrison. "As a landscape architect and garden designer, Darrel has created, installed, promoted, and supported native plant gardens and landscapes that teach and inspire." Join…

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Free for members

Virtual Gentle Flow Yoga in the Garden

October 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual Meeting,

Nature and yoga are a perfect match! Combine the healing power of nature and the mindful practice of yoga by joining local yoga teacher and Scott Arboretum Youth, Family, and Diversity Programs Coordinator Mandie Curtis Banks for a gentle slow flow yoga class. You can…

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Free

Nature’s Narratives: The Emerald Mile: The Epic Story of the Fastest Ride in History Through the Heart of the Grand Canyon

October 13 @ 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. Written…

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Free

Mandie’s Nature Nook

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Trotter Tent, 500 College Ave.
Swarthmore, PA 19081 United States
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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, and playing as we dig into nature. This in-person series is a free program for babies –…

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$49

Perennial Plant Conference

October 15 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Virtual Meeting,

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…

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