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  • The Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College
    garden plants Additional Resources Arboretum Navigator searchable plant database Join our email list to get more great gardening knowledge Current Volunteer Login from our Garden Seeds blog What s Old Will be New Again Now that old man winter has descended upon us as gardeners we are looking for projects to get us out of the house It is the perfect time to renovate that old boxwood continue reading Upcoming

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  • Mission - About Us - Scott Arboretum
    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 Back to top About Us Visitor Info Gardens Collections Programs Calendar Publications Membership The Scott Arboretum of

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  • General Visitor Information - Visitor Information - Scott Arboretum
    Arboretum s efforts through financial and volunteer support Membership benefits include the Hybrid the Arboretum s quarterly newsletter invitations to special gardening events discounts on educational events and at local businesses and two plant dividends a year Visit the membership page for specifics Educational Programs Horticultural activities for home and professional gardeners are offered including lectures guided tours conferences workshops short courses and trips Scott Associates automatically receive a Schedule of Events copies are also available at the Arboretum Offices and online Horticultural Library The Arboretum Offices house a library with over 1 300 garden related books hundreds of magazines catalogs newsletters and a collection of brochures from gardens world wide Search our online card catalog at http www librarything com catalog ScottArboretum Library visitors who need special assistance visiting or using the library should contact the Scott Arboretum Offices at 610 328 8025 or via e mail Members of the Scott Associates have free borrowing privileges all are welcome to use books on site Special Events Special events are held such as a biennial fall plant sale in odd numbered years annual Spring Fall and the Winter Celebration Visit the events page for complete details Tours The Scott Arboretum

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  • Gardens & Collections - Gardens and Collections - Scott Arboretum
    from your computer by clicking here The Arboretum s collections and gardens demonstrate how botanical horticultural and landscape aspects can be combined successfully Plants are labeled with their scientific and common names and often grouped in collections to make easy comparisons They represent the horticultural diversity of the Delaware Valley region Zone 6 7 serve as a living museum for homeowners seeking ideas for their gardens and provide an attractive

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  • Programs - Programs - Scott Arboretum
    is an integral part of the Scott Arboretum Volunteers aid in the maintainance of our gardens and plant collections as well as providing support to our events and programs Arthur Hoyt Scott Medal Award Program The Arthur Hoyt Scott Medal Award is given annually to an individual organization or corporate body who has made an outstanding national contribution to the science and the art of gardening Community Gardening Program Scott Associates may rent for a nominal fee a 10 by 12 foot plot in the community garden on the corner of Havard and Yale Avenues in Swarthmore PA The Community Garden Program Guidelines outline the program Garden plots are assigned on a first come first served basis in early spring To participate contact the Administrative Coordinator at 610 328 8025 or scott swarthmore edu Internship Program We offer internships to individuals interested in ornamental horticulture Summer positions are available as well as one year long intern positions Swarthmore College Student Employee Program The Scott Arboretum provides a variety of real world work experiences for Swarthmore College students to gain exposure to aspects of public horticulture This experience includes not for profit organization programs collections management and special events through a

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  • February 2016 - Event Calendar - Scott Arboretum
    each month s selection prior to the discussion Refreshments and coffee will be provided RSVP online or call 610 328 8025 Books will not be supplied but one copy of each is available in the Scott Horticultural Library for check out and members of the Scott Arboretum enjoy lending priviledges Call to register 610 328 8025 Limited to 12 back to calendar February 11 Travels at Twelve ONE A Walk in the Crum Woods Thursday February 11 1 pm Lang Performing Arts Center Cinema The Crum Woods the beloved and sometimes mysterious 200 acre forest comprising half of Swarthmore College campus has an interesting history and is a haven for biodiversity Crum Woods is home to a dazzling array of wildlife including over 200 native and over 100 introduced plant species Join Mike Rolli crum woods restoration assistant on a winter stroll to hear lost stories from the Crum meet some lesser known native plants delight in the ephemeral beauty of mushrooms and more Free and open to the public Travels at One is an informal way to share what has been seen and discovered in various gardens and natural spaces both in the United States and abroad Held from 1 00 to 2 00 p m in the Lang Performing Arts Center Cinema at Swarthmore College Important Parking Information A map of suggested on street parking and college campus map Parking on Elm Avenue near Whittier Place would be a walk of approximately three blocks to the Lang Performing Arts Center Please note all posted Borough and Swarthmore College signs The Scott Arboretum is not responsible for parking citations incurred during programs Also please note visitor parking is very restricted in the DuPont parking lot during weekdays WEATHER NOTICE In the event of inclement weather call 610 328 8228 the campus weather hotline If the college is closed the lecture will be cancelled If the college is open or has a delayed opening the lecture will take place In the event that the college is open but the lecturer can not make it we will update this site as soon as possible back to calendar February 18 Travels at Twelve ONE What We Saw in New Zealand South Island Thursday February 18 1 pm Lang Performing Arts Center Cinema Discover the beauty of Aotearoa land of the long white cloud with Bob Goren Scott Associate He will be focusing his presentation on his travels around the South Island of New Zealand a lush and temperate land similar to the Pacific Northwest of this country Whakauruuru join together with Bob for this inspiring presentation Free and open to the public Travels at One is an informal way to share what has been seen and discovered in various gardens and natural spaces both in the United States and abroad Held from 1 00 2 00 p m in the Lang Performing Arts Center Cinema at Swarthmore College Important Parking Information A map of suggested on street parking and college campus map

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  • Publications - Publications - Scott Arboretum
    document provides a summary of the Scott Arboretum efforts for the year The Year in Review pdf can also be opened with the free Reader program from Adobe View past Year in Reviews by clicking the appropriate date 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Plant Sale Handbook The plant sale handbook allows shoppers to preview the plants available at the Scott Associates Biennal Plant Sale

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  • Become a Member of the Scott Associates! - Membership - Scott Arboretum
    with useful information on new plants and gardening trends See a sample issue Invitations to the Spring Celebration Fall Celebration and other special events Two plant dividends per year Entrance to the Plant Sale during Members hours Special mailings such as two Schedules of Events each year announcements of special events and conference brochures Free guided walks through the Arboretum highlighting plants of seasonal interest Eligibility to go on trips to some of the great public and private gardens of the world with Arboretum staff Borrowing privileges in the Arboretum s horticultural library with subscriptions to over 50 periodicals 100 newsletters and more than 1 000 volumes devoted to horticulture Volunteer opportunities to work in the Arboretum s gardens greenhouse or at special events Discounts on events tours workshops and trips Admittance to the Members Plant Exchange a plant swap held each spring Discounts at local garden centers and businesses Eligibility to participate in the Community Gardening Program Sponsor members and above also receive An invitation to the Special Member event each year such as a garden party in an acclaimed private garden Ten custom made plant identification labels Benefactor Patron Director s Circle and Philanthropist members also receive Borrowing privileges for an embossing label maker for one week per year Labels are free A choice of 40 workshop credit coupon or Individual gift membership Director s Circle and Philanthropist Members also receive Annually receive 100 embossed metal plant tags Organization members receive One free custom designed tour at the Arboretum or lecture offered by an Arboretum staff member per year 5 discount to first time memberhip in the Associates of the Scott Arboretum for members of an organization with Organization membership Hybrid the Arboretum s quarterly newsletter Schedule of Events the Arboretum s program guide Membership Categories and Dues

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