Scotts Arboretum of Swarthmore College
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The mission of the Scott Arboretum is to delight and educate all visitors and inspire them to enjoy the many benefits of horticulture. Our “gardens of ideas” features varieties that perform well in this region, encouraging wise stewardship as well as the cultivation of plants to sustain the body, enchant the eye, and soothe the spirit.
500 College Ave
Swarthmore, PA 19081
Sunday January 14 4:00pm - 7:00pm EST
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...More
Thursday January 18 12:00pm - 1:00pm EST
Tours depart from the Scott Arboretum Offices and are free and open to the public. 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 colle...More
Thursday January 25 1:00pm - 2:00pm EST
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...More
Sunday January 28 2:00pm EST
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 conta...More