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November 2019

Free

Autumn Highlights Tour

November 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Scott Arboretum Offices, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Experience the many colors of fall with this tour of the Scott 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 case of inclement weather, the…

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Pop-up Camellia Tour

November 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Scott Arboretum Offices, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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pink flowers

Experience the fall blooms of our camellia collection at its finest. Mary Tipping, curator, will guide you through the wonder of camellia’s in full bloom. The tour will begin at the Scott Arboretum offices and is free and open to the public. The one-hour tour…

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Free

Nature’s Narratives: Eager:The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter

November 13 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Scott Horticultural Library, 500 College Ave.
Swarthmore, PA 19081 United States
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October 9th (Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter) will be changed to the November 13th time frame 4:15 to 5:15 pm and then the discussion on Horizon will follow from 5:30 to 6:30 pm. Join fellow garden enthusiasts and book lovers as…

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Free

Nature’s Narratives: Horizon

November 13 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Scott Horticultural Library, 500 College Ave.
Swarthmore, PA 19081 United States
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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. In Horizon,…

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$50 – $60

Thanksgiving Table Arrangements

November 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Join Scott Arboretum gardener Susan Romero to create a gorgeous arrangement for your Thanksgiving table with fresh autumn greens and flowers. Susan will lead a demonstration on how to choose the best plant materials and creatively display them to make your table a conversation piece.…

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December 2019

$45 – $55

Green Wreaths Workshop

December 5 @ 2:00 pm - December 6 @ 4:00 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Session A: Thur., Dec. 5, 2 – 4 pm  Session B: Thur., Dec. 5, 7 – 9 pm (Sold Out) Session C: Fri., Dec. 6, 10 am – 12 pm Session D: Fri., Dec. 6, 2 – 4 pm Wister Center Create a unique and…

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Free

Scott Arboretum Selections: Holiday Sale

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wister Center, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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SAS Holiday Sale Logo

10 – 11:30 am: Special Friends Preview Party Become a Special Friend today! 11:30 am – 1 pm: Member Shopping      1 – 3 pm: Public Shopping 1 – 2 pm: Free Berries and Bark Garden Tour Gorgeous greens, holiday accents, long-lasting wreaths, living gifts, and fun…

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Free

Berries and Bark Garden Tour

December 7 @ 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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Tips for Dealing with Spotted Lanternflies

December 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Science Center 101, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081 United States
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Join Colin Purrington, former evolutionary biology professor at Swarthmore College, nature photographer, blogger, and insect and spider enthusiast, for a presentation that will highlight why everyone should make stopping the invasive spotted lanternfly a priority in 2020. In addition to summarizing current control methods, Purrington…

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Free

Nature’s Narratives: A Sand County Almanac

December 11 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Scott Horticultural Library, 500 College Ave.
Swarthmore, PA 19081 United States
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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. A…

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