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November 2018
$25 - $35

Healthy Gardens: For People and the Environment

November 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am
Wister Center, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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People in the garden

Co-sponsored with the Association of Professional Landscape Designers Our featured speaker will be Holly Shimizu, who will focus on great examples of gardens that are not only beautiful but also provide healthy habitats for a multitude of beneficial wildlife. Speaking from personal experience, Holly will…

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Free

Autumn Highlights Tour

November 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Scott Arboretum Offices, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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fall in the garden

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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Free

Seeing Seeds: A Journey into the World of Seedheads, Pods, and Fruit

November 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Science Center 101, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081 United States
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Crabapple fruit

Co-sponsored with the Hardy Plant Society/Mid-Atlantic Chapter Join author Teri Dunn Chace for an engrossing presentation based on her award-winning book, Seeing Seeds: A Journey into the World of Seedheads, Pods, and Fruit. In Teri’s words, “every seed tells a story.” Though small and often…

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Free

Autumn Highlights Tour

November 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Scott Arboretum Offices, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Fall Color

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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Free

Nature’s Narratives: The American Gardener

November 14 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Scott Horticultural Library, 500 College Ave.
Swarthmore, PA 19081 United States
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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 the reading experience. After…

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$45 - $55

Thanksgiving Table Arrangements

November 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Adam Glas teaching

Join Scott Arboretum Garden Supervisor Adam Glas to create a gorgeous arrangement for your Thanksgiving table with fresh autumn greens and flowers. Adam will lead a demonstration on how to choose the best plant materials and creatively display them to make your table a conversation…

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$45 - $55

Green Wreaths Workshop

November 29 @ 2:00 pm - November 30 @ 4:00 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Attendee building a wreath

Session A: Thur., Nov. 29, 2 – 4 pm SOLD OUT Session B: Thur., Nov. 29, 7 – 9 pm SOLD OUT Session C: Fri., Nov. 30, 10 am – noon Session D: Fri., Nov. 30, 2 – 4 pm Create a unique and festive…

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December 2018
Free

Scott Arboretum Selections: Holiday Sale

December 1 @ 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wister Center, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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SAS Holiday Sale Logo

Member Shopping, 11:30 am – 1 pm Public Shopping, 1 – 3 pm Free Berries and Bark Garden Tour, 1 – 2 pm Kids Storytime 1:15 pm Gorgeous greens, holiday accents, long-lasting wreaths, living gifts, and fun for the whole family! In addition to locally…

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Free

Berries and Bark Garden Tour

December 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Scott Arboretum Offices, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Gold Winterberry

Experience the beauty of the winter garden as we highlight the great berries and bark of the winter landscape 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…

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Free

Nature’s Narratives: The Feather Thief

December 5 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Scott Horticultural Library, 500 College Ave.
Swarthmore, PA 19081 United States
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books

Note moved to December 5 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…

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