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January 2019
$35 - $120

The Winter Garden: The Basics

January 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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snow in the garden

The Winter Garden: A Succession of Color and Fragrance Three Wednesday nights 6:30 – 8:30 pm Jan. 16: The Basics – Learn what plants flower in winter, how they do it, and where to grow them in your garden Jan. 23: Choosing the best winter-flowering…

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Winter Highlights Tour

January 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Scott Arboretum Offices, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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snow in the garden

Experience the beauty of the winter garden with Scott Arboretum 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…

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$35 - $120

The Winter Garden: Choosing the Best Winter-flowering Trees and Shrubs

January 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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The Winter Garden: A Succession of Color and Fragrance Three Wednesday nights 6:30 – 8:30 pm Jan. 16: The Basics – Learn what plants flower in winter, how they do it, and where to grow them in your garden Jan. 23: Choosing the best winter-flowering…

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Wanderings at One: Joshua Tree to Chappaquiddick

January 24 @ 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 at home and 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…

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Tu b’Shevat Celebration and Reception

January 24 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Come and learn how the Jewish faith celebrates the importance of trees at the Scott Arboretum. Tu b'Shevat (Jewish New Year of the Trees, anticipation of spring) holiday activities include a nature walk, Seder (a participatory Jewish ritual appreciating plants and exploring their spiritual teachings),…

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Winter Celebration: Transforming the Landscape through the Millennia

January 26 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Inn at Swarthmore, 10 South Chester Rd
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Witchhazel in bloom

Come in from the cold and enjoy a pre-lecture cocktail or glass of wine with friends. Learn from Mariann Smith how, for thousands of years, human beings have reshaped nature to create dwellings, spiritual centers, burial grounds, and other types of communal spaces. We will…

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Winter Highlights Tour

January 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Scott Arboretum Offices, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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snow in the garden

Experience the beauty of the winter garden with Scott Arboretum 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…

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$35 - $120

The Winter Garden: Choosing the Best Winter-flowering Perennials and Bulbs

January 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Crocus

The Winter Garden: A Succession of Color and Fragrance Three Wednesday nights 6:30 – 8:30 pm Jan. 16: The Basics – Learn what plants flower in winter, how they do it, and where to grow them in your garden Jan. 23: Choosing the best winter-flowering…

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Wanderings at One: A Trifecta of Southern California Public Gardens

January 31 @ 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 at home and 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…

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February 2019

Wanderings at One: Wild Plant Exploration in Israel and Crete

February 7 @ 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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