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  • Members' Discount Program - Membership - Scott Arboretum
    card is your passport to savings at local gardens nurseries and garden centers throughout the year Please present your membership card before the purchase is made Certain restrictions may apply so see the details for each participating business below BARTLETT TREE EXPERT CO 152 Montogomery Ave Bala Cynwyd PA 19044 610 664 3200 10 discount on all services CHANTICLEER 786 Church Road Wayne PA 19087 610 687 4163 20 discount on admission REDBUD NATIVE PLANT NURSERY 1214 North Middletown Road Glenn Mills PA 19039 610 358 4300 5 Discount on cash check purchases only HOME AND GARDEN CULTURE 908 E Baltimore Pike Kennett Square PA 19348 610 388 6300 15 discount on all in stock merchandise MAIN LINE GARDENS 376 Paoli Pike Malvern PA 19355 610 644 2300 10 Discount on green goods SWARTHMORE FLOWER GIFT SHOP 17 South Chester Road Swarthmore PA 19081 610 328 1232 10 Discount SWARTHMORE TRUE VALUE HARDWARE 11 South Chester Road Swarthmore PA 19081 610 543 0105 10 Discount on electrical items and all Martin Senour and Williamsburg Paint Products TRIPLE OAKS NURSERY AND HERB GARDEN 2359 Delsea Dr Franklinville NJ 08322 856 964 4272 10 Discount on landscape plants MOSTARDI NURSERY 4033 West

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  • Internship Programs - Programs - Scott Arboretum
    offers unique work experience in a campus arboretum well suited to an individual interested in a career in public horticulture In addition to on the job training the intern has opportunities to meet other professionals in the Philadelphia region an area rich in public gardens and to attend educational events at other institutions This is a one year appointment Work activities include assisting the Educational Programs Coordinator with educational programming special events publications interpretation and volunteer interaction Qualifications Good communication skills an attention to detail knowledge of pertinent technology and computer programs and interest in working with volunteers and the public are also desired Individual must be willing to work some weekends and evenings Summer Interns Summer positions offer a broad range of work experiences in a campus arboretum to individuals interested in a career in ornamental horticulture Responsibilities include working with staff and volunteers on gardening plant records activities programs and special events Horticultural education and experience is desirable as well as good communication skills an interest in working with people and a keen interest in plants and horticulture The successful individual must be willing to work some weekends and evenings Application Procedure Deadline for all applications is February

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  • Featured Collections - Gardens and Collections - Scott Arboretum
    and along Cedar Lane The collection has evolved over the years and now includes the Suzanne Schmidt Memorial Garden Over 65 taxa of flowering cherries are displayed Prunus subhirtella Scott Early begins the long flowering sequence that later ends with Prunus Shirotae Here the flowers growth habit and size can be compared In 2010 the Chica Maynard Cherry Border Endowment fund was established to maintain this area Holly Collection Donated in 1974 by James R Frorer Swarthmore Class of 1915 the Frorer Holly Collection is one of the best collections in the country and has been designated as a National Holly Arboretum by the Holly Society of America and recognized by the North American Plant Collections Consortium NAPCC Each year the collection which now contains over 300 different types of evergreen and deciduous hollies is evaluated for winter hardiness and ornamental traits Hydrangea Collection The Arboretum s hydrangea collection is located along Whittier Place across from Papazian Hall and consists of more than 100 taxa representing 15 species Within the collection there are Hydrangea arborescens H involucrata H macrophylla H paniculata H quercifolia H sargentiana and H serrata July and August are the best times to see the collection at peak bloom Magnolia Collection Magnolias are well represented at the Arboretum with about 140 taxa the main collection registered by NAPCC is located along Route 320 next to the Benjamin West House Yellow and Magnolia x soulangiana hybrids along with Little Girl hybrids M stellata x M liliflora are emphasized in the collection An ever expanding selection of yellow magnolias can be also seen at the tree peony collection Visitors interested in our magnolias may also be interested in the International Magnolia Society Tree Peony Collection One of the first collections at the Arboretum after it was founded in 1929

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  • Arboretum Navigator - Gardens and Collections - Scott Arboretum
    trees as well as to create a personalized tour Search by scientific or common name to find woody plants on our interactive map Plant records and locations are maintained in the computerized database BG BASE and BG Map All woody plants are labeled with aluminum tags containing their accession number and botanical name Most plants including some herbaceous and bulbous have display labels containing botanical and common names Back to

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  • Scott Arboretum Plant Introductions - Gardens and Collections - Scott Arboretum
    the University of Georgia who suggested naming it To recognize the connection between Mrs Henry and Swarthmore College the Arboretum named it Henry s Garnet with garnet referring to the College s color In addition to its rich burgundy autumn color Henry s Garnet has white flowers that attract butterflies and other pollinators Magnolia denudata Swarthmore Sentinel 2009 This is a new clone of the Yulan magnolia selected for its particularly upright habit Like other clones of M denudata it flowers very early at the end of March to early April with large fragrant ivory flowers The ultimate height will be 30 40 tall with a spread of 15 Magnolia virginiana var australis Henry Hicks 1967 Singled out for its persistent evergreen leaves and dense habit this sweetbay magnolia commemorates a famous New York nurseryman whose daughter attended Swarthmore College the original tree resides in the magnolia collection Prunus subhirtella Scott Early 1941 The plant was a gift from Mrs Arthur Hoyt Scott It blooms very early in the spring around the first of April and has striking soft pink flowers Rhododendron Scintillation 1973 A popular hybrid of unknown parentage the funnel shaped cotton candy pink flowers and well branched habit make it one of the top rhododendrons for the region Dr John Wister the first Director of the Arboretum raised numerous other outstanding rhododendrons in addition to Scintillation Other Introductions include Rhododendron Adelphia Rhododendron Baccalaureate Rhododendron Balakyn Rhododendron Basking Ridge Rhododendron Brambleside Rhododendron Brewster Rhododendron Charming Maid Rhododendron Charming Miss Rhododendron Charming Mom Rhododendron Contentment Rhododendron Cornerstone Rhododendron Crestline Rhododendron Crowning Touch Rhododendron Dainty Cloud Rhododendron Delayed Dawn Rhododendron Delayed Event Rhododendron Delayed Surprise Rhododendron Delkyn Rhododendron Dilemma Rhododendron Diploma Rhododendron Edgemont Rhododendron Emmissary Rhododendron Enigma Rhododendron Fairmont Pride Rhododendron Fairmont Lodge Rhododendron Folcroft Rhododendron Forest Border Rhododendron Friendship

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  • Volunteer Program - Programs - Scott Arboretum
    at the Arboretum I hope I ll have the opportunity to come back and volunteer again Rita Welsh Event Volunteers Event volunteers aid with the Arboretum s many educational and entertaining horticultural events such as Garden Day Members Plant Exchange Plant Sale and the Perennial and Woody Plant Conferences These opportunities are ideal for volunteers who can only give weekend or weeknight hours To assist with this type of volunteer work we ask that you be a member of the Scott Associates the membership organization for the Scott Arboretum For more information about the volunteer activities and how you can help contact Becky Robert Member and Visitor Programs Coordinator at 610 328 8023 or via e mail at scott at swarthmore dot e d u Arboretum Assistants The Arboretum Assistants program consist of over 100 active volunteers who play a crucial role in maintaining the Arboretum s collections Volunteers are asked to give two mornings per month 9 am to noon from March through November These hours involve working outdoors on Tuesdays Wednesdays and Thursdays or Wednesdays working indoors To become an Arboretum Assistant individuals need to be members of the Scott Associates the friends organization for the Scott Arboretum

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  • Scott Medal and Award - Programs - Scott Arboretum
    Selection Committee has made an outstanding national contribution to the science and the art of gardening As specified with the original gift the purpose of the award is to promote a greater love of nature make the nation more conscious of the beauty of the outdoors develop a greater knowledge and love of plants and flowers spread the gospel of better planting and designing and arouse a wider interest in

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  • Swarthmore College Student Employee Program - Programs - Scott Arboretum
    to provide additional learning opportunities through paid employment and the work study program Students have been hired by the Arboretum for more than two decades Recognizing the talent of the student body of Swarthmore College the Arboretum aims to offer student positions that will enhance students technological research writing organizational and or practical skills while providing a real world work environment Although students are paid the success of the program should be measured on the Arboretum s ability to enhance student experience in ways outside classroom setting Click here to read firsthand accounts of students experiences working at the Arboretum and view some of their projects Objective To provide a variety of real world work experiences for Swarthmore College students in aspects of public horticulture This experience includes not for profit organization programs collections management special events and membership management through a variety of part time positions offered during the academic year and or as summer positions These work opportunities enable the Scott Arboretum to fulfill its educational mission in an in depth way while moving the goals and aims of both Swarthmore College and the Arboretum forward Types of positions include Educational Programs Assistant Gardener Assistant Office Assistant Applying

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