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September 2019

Fall Plant Sale Evening Tour

September 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Scott Arboretum Offices, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Learn more about the plants of the Scott Arboretum Selections: Fall Sale while exploring the specimens in the arboretum. 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…

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Gold Special Friends Preview Party – Scott Arboretum Selections: Fall Sale

September 12 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Wister Center, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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On Thursday night, Gold Level Special Friends of the Scott Arboretum Selections Sales receive the first chance to shop the amazing selection of unique woody and perennial plants that grow well in Delaware Valley gardens. Enjoy refreshments and beverages while shopping for great garden plants at…

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Silver and Gold Special Friends Preview Party – Scott Arboretum Selections: Fall Sale

September 13 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Wister Center, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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On Friday night, all Special Friends of the Scott Arboretum Selections Sales receive the chance to shop the amazing selection of unique woody and perennial plants that grow well in Delaware Valley gardens. Enjoy refreshments and beverages while shopping for great garden plants at the Scott…

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Scott Arboretum Selections: Fall Sale

September 14 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wister Center, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Contributor Members and Above Shopping: 10 - 11 am All Members Shopping: 11 am - 1 pm Public Shopping: 1 -4 pm   This September the Scott Arboretum will be holding its popular biennial Plant Sale, Scott Arboretum Selections: Fall Sale. In keeping with offering unique woody and…

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$32 – $42

Exploring Botanical Art with Hapa-Zome

September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Join us for this stress-relieving workshop to learn more about surface design and natural dyes with Tara Webb during Delco Arts Week. Participants will create botanical art on gypsy headbands, doggie bandanas, or infinity scarves using a technique called ‘Hapa-zome.’ 'Hapa-zome,' also known as 'the…

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Art in the Garden Tour

September 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Scott Arboretum Offices, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Celebrate Delco Arts Week with an Art in the Garden tour. Take your lunch break to explore the sculpture nestled among the Scott Arboretum gardens.  This tour is geared for gardeners from beginners to experts. The tour will begin outside of the Scott Arboretum offices…

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October 2019

$112 – $152

Excursion: Phoenixville Private Gardens and Wharton Esherick Museum

October 2 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wister Center, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Depart from the Wister Center at 8:15 am; approximate return 7 pm Difficulty level: 6 as we may need to walk up a steep driveway Join Julie Jenney and Donald Pell (owner of Donald Pell Gardens) to see three private gardens he has designed in…

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$20 – $30

Mycology for Everybody

October 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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The fungal renaissance is upon us. This is meant to be the ultimate class for people of all ages interested in learning more about the world of mycology, gourmet and medicinal mushrooms, fungal ecology, basic mushroom identification, and, of course: mushroom hunting. Other topics to…

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Free

Peony Dig and Divide with Plant Sale and Auction

October 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Join Mid-Atlantic Peony Society (MAPS) for a dig and divide demonstration, as well as how to site and plant peonies, along with discussion from MAPS members on how to do all of these things at this time of year for the best results. Also learn…

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$119 – $149

Perennial Plant Conference

October 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This popular day-long conference is hosted in the Delaware Valley of Pennsylvania, an area with a rich garden history. 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…

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