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December 2017

Nature’s Narratives: Cutting Back: My Apprenticeship in the Gardens of Kyoto

December 13, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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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. At…

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January 2018

Nature’s Narratives: Mountains of the Heart

January 10 @ 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. Stretching…

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Winter Celebration

January 14 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Chang Hou Hall, 500 College Ave.
Swarthmore, PA 19081 United States
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Dispel the winter blues with Scott Weidensaul’s discussion of his newly revised and expanded 20th anniversary edition of his award-winning book Mountains of the Heart: A Natural History of the Appalachians at the 2017 Winter Celebration. Come in from the cold and have a cocktail or glass…

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Walk with the Curator: Berries, Bark, and Buds

January 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Scott Arboretum Offices, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Join Mary Tipping, Curator and Plant Recorder of the Scott Arboretum, for an in-depth look at the berries, bark, and buds through the eyes of the person responsible for curating the collection. Mary will discuss the tried-and-true plants and the most recent accessions acquired for…

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Wanderings at One: The Persian Garden UNESCO World Heritage Site

January 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lang Performing Arts Center, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Join Scott Arboretum staff and local gardening enthusiasts as they share travel experiences abroad! In addition to learning about spectacular gardens, plants, and landscapes, you’ll get a taste of the art, cuisine, architecture, and customs of lands near and far. It’s a perfect wintertime escape!…

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Wanderings at One: Canada: 150 and Growing

January 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lang Performing Arts Center, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Join Scott Arboretum staff and local gardening enthusiasts as they share travel experiences abroad! In addition to learning about spectacular gardens, plants, and landscapes, you’ll get a taste of the art, cuisine, architecture, and customs of lands near and far. It’s a perfect wintertime escape!…

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Container Savvy

January 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Chang Hou Hall, 500 College Ave.
Swarthmore, PA 19081 United States
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The Joanne Walkovic Memorial Lecture Co-sponsored with the Hardy Plant Society/Mid-Atlantic Chapter. Grow beautiful flowers, vegetables, and fruits on your balcony or patio. Learn what kinds of containers to choose, what to fill them with, and how to care for your container garden throughout the growing…

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February 2018

Wanderings at One: Landscapes of Portugal in Sintra, the Douro Valley, and Lisbon: A Preview of the 2018 Scott Associates Trip

February 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lang Performing Arts Center, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Join Scott Arboretum staff and local gardening enthusiasts as they share travel experiences abroad! In addition to learning about spectacular gardens, plants, and landscapes, you’ll get a taste of the art, cuisine, architecture, and customs of lands near and far. It’s a perfect wintertime escape!…

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Wanderings at One: Landscapes and Gardens of Spain, Scotland, and England

February 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lang Performing Arts Center, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Join Scott Arboretum staff and local gardening enthusiasts as they share travel experiences abroad! In addition to learning about spectacular gardens, plants, and landscapes, you’ll get a taste of the art, cuisine, architecture, and customs of lands near and far. It’s a perfect wintertime escape!…

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Wanderings at One: June in Poland and Former East Germany

February 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lang Performing Arts Center, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Join Scott Arboretum staff and local gardening enthusiasts as they share travel experiences abroad! In addition to learning about spectacular gardens, plants, and landscapes, you’ll get a taste of the art, cuisine, architecture, and customs of lands near and far. It’s a perfect wintertime escape!…

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