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  • Tree peonies - Collection Tour - Scott Arboretum
    and intersectional peonies are also well represented in the collection which are organized by country of origin and hybridizer Yellow magnolias provide light shade and add even more color and fragrance to the spring display Pictured below Paeonia Kokuryunishiki overview of the collection previous tour location next tour location Collection Tour Navigation Conifers Crabapples Daffodils Dogwoods Flowering Cherries Historic Trees Hollies Hydrangeas Lilacs Magnolias Maples Native Azaleas Quinces Rhododendrons Roses

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  • Scott Medal and Award - Nomination and Selection Process - Programs - Scott Arboretum
    specified deadline for the year generally September 30 Electronic submissions are welcomed Selection Process The Selection Committee is composed of eight members representing the horticulture field The President of Swarthmore College or his her delegate acts as the non voting Chair of the Committee and the Director of the Scott Arboretum acts as the non voting Committee Secretary Committee members receive all nominations for review and meet annually Nominations are held in confidence The Medal and Award are generally presented at the annual Spring celebration of the Associates of the Scott Arboretum The recipient who must be present to accept the award is the keynote speaker on this occasion Checklist for Nominations for the Scott Medal Award In nominating candidates for the Scott Medal and Award please include the following information where applicable Name and current address Plant introductions Education Research Work history Plant society activities Publications Professional involvement Awards TV radio public speaking Please submit your candidate s curriculum vitae your letter of nomination and at least two seconding letters to Claire Sawyers Director The Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College 500 College Avenue Swarthmore PA 19081 610 328 8025 FAX 610 328 7755 E mail scott at swarthmore dot

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  • Arthur Hoyt Scott Medal and Award - Recipients - Programs - Scott Arboretum
    1949 Ellen Eddy Shaw 1952 National Council State Garden Clubs 1953 B Y Morrison 1956 E L D Seymour 1957 Arno Nehrling 1961 Clarence Godshalk 1963 Henry T Skinner 1965 Richard Farnham 1967 Frederic Heutte 1970 Aubrey C Hildreth 1971 Donald Wyman 1972 May T Watts 1973 George H M Lawrence 1974 George S Avery 1975 Russell J Seibert 1976 Raymond C Allen 1977 Ernesta D Ballard 1978 H Lincoln Laura Louise Foster 1979 John L Creech 1980 Clarence E Lewis 1981 Elizabeth Scholtz 1982 Richard Lighty 1984 Thomas H Everett 1985 Gertrude S Wister 1986 Fred Galle 1987 William Flemer III 1988 J Franklin Styer 1989 Francis Ching 1990 Polly Hill 1991 J C Raulston 1992 Charles Lewis 1993 Michael Dirr 1994 William Barrick 1995 The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society 1996 Edward R Hasselkus 1997 Francis H Cabot 1998 Judith Zuk 1999 Peter Del Tredici 2000 Panayoti Kelaidis 2001 Marco Polo Stufano 2002 Harrison Flint 2003 Daniel Hinkley 2004 Fred Case 2005 Mayor Richard M Daley 2006 Richard E Bir pictured in center above 2007 Allan Armitage 2008 Nina Bassuk 2009 Peter H Raven 2010 William McNamara 2011 Harold Pellett 2012 William Cullina 2013 John Fairey 2014 Jane Pepper More

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  • December 2015 - Event Calendar - Scott Arboretum
    unique and festive wreath with a variety of freshly cut greens Our moss filled frames allow for long lasting decorations for your home and also make wonderful holiday gifts Please bring pruners and plastic dish gloves We supply all other materials Bring in your wreath frame from previous years to donate to the Holiday Greens Sale Limited to 20 per session Members 40 per session Non members 50 per session Call 610 328 8025 or click to register Cancellation Policy The Scott Arboretum retains the right to cancel any program due to lack of enrollment or unforeseen problems No refunds are available for day bus trips Refunds for classes will only be available if notice is given 10 business days before the class back to calendar December 5 Holiday Greens Sale and Festival Saturday December 5 11 30 am to 1 pm Members Shopping 1 to 3 pm Public Shopping Wister Center Parking Lot Gorgeous greens holiday accents long lasting wreaths living gifts and free fun for the whole family can found at the Holiday Greens Sale and Festival on Saturday December 5 In addition to locally collected greens berries and cones for decorating at the sale you re invited to FREE festivities throughout the day Roast marshmallows over the fire Enjoy hot cider chocolate and holiday fare Create kids nature crafts STORYTIME at 2 pm Discover great living gifts with unique plants Take BERRIES AND BARK GARDEN TOUR at 1 pm Get decorating inspiration with locally collected greens berries and cones and advice from experts Our site for this event allows for creative winter displays and educational information about the greens being sold Entrance is free and the public is welcome Finished wreaths designed by the talented and experienced volunteers and staff at the Scott Arboretum will also be

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  • September 2015 - Event Calendar - Scott Arboretum
    awkward orphan child with one leg a tad longer than the other rises from inauspicious schoolboy days spent picking wildflowers and dodging angry farmers to become the legendary head gardener Old Herbaceous the most esteemed flower show judge in the county and a famed horticultural wizard capable of producing dazzling April strawberries from the greenhouse and the exact morning glories his Lady spies on the French Riviera so blue so blue it positively hurts Sprinkled with nuggets of gardening wisdom Old Herbaceous is a witty comic portrait of the most archetypal and crotchety head gardener ever to plant a row of bulbs at a British country house The discussions are free and open to the public Participants will need to read 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 September 10 Plant Sale Field Tour Thursday September 10 Noon to 1 pm Tours depart from the Cunningham Fields Plant Sale Field and are free and open to the public Learn about the plants of the 2015 Scott Arboretum Plant Sale September 11 to 13 on the sale field Take a preview tour of the plant sale and learn about all the great plants for your garden This tour is geared for gardeners from beginners to experts The tour is free and open to the public In case of inclement weather the tour will be canceled For more information please call the Scott Arboretum offices at 610 328 8025 back to calendar September 11 13 Scott Arboretum Plant Sale Friday September 11 4 to 8 pm Special Friends Preview Party Saturday September 12 10 am to Noon Members Shopping Saturday September 12 Noon to 3 pm Public Shopping Sunday September 13 11 am to 2 pm Public Shopping Cunningham Fields on College Ave Cover your garden with the colorful continuos summer blooms of clematis The 2015 Scott Arboretum Plant Sale will feature new to the US market clematis In addition to flowering continuously throughout the summer these selections are smaller in size making them ideal for small gardens containers and weaving between annuals perennials and shrubs Beyond the ornamental vines shoppers can find a great selection ferns hydrangeas edible ornamentals perennials and woodies all selected by Associates and Arboretum staff based on our experience growing and enjoying them at the Scott Arboretum and in their own gardens Learn more about the sale and all the great plants available here back to calendar September 29 New York Botantical Garden and Frida Kahlo Exhibit Art Garden Life Tuesday September 29 departs at 7 am SOLD OUT Tours depart from Wister Center Join Julie Jenney for a bus trip to one of the premier botanical gardens in the US Located

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  • October 2015 - Event Calendar - Scott Arboretum
    register 610 328 8025 Limited to 12 back to calendar October 16 Perennial Plant Conference Friday October 16 8 am to 5 pm Lang Performing Arts Center This popular day long conference is hosted in the Delaware Valley of Pennsylvania an area with a rich garden history The conference covers a variety of topics of interest to horticulturists and avid gardeners Optional study tours of the Scott Arboretum s extensive perennial plant collection will also be available This conference is co sponsored by Chanticleer Longwood Gardens the Hardy Plant Society Mid Atlantic Group the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society and the Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College Included in your registration packet will be a FREE weekend admission pass to Chanticleer and Longwood Gardens for the weekend following the conference To receive a brochure please contact Longwood Gardens at 610 388 5454 or visit www perennialplantconference org No phone registrations please back to calendar October 18 Scott Associates Fall Celebration The Making of a Garden Across 45 Years Sunday October 18 4 pm Lang Music Building Join us in celebrating Ashland Hollow the garden of William H Frederick and the release of his new book Wrestling with Angels Singing with Dragons The Making of a Garden Across 45 Years A conversation with Paul Meyer and Bill Frederick will highlight the passion for and creation of Ashland Hollow Book signing and sales will be a part of the reception This event is free and the public is welcome Please join us on Sunday if you haven t registered you can do so at the greeting table on Sunday back to calendar October 22 Longwood Meadow Garden Hike and Tour Thursday October 22 9 am Drive on your own Meet at Longwood Gardens Join Longwood Meadow Land Steward Tom Brightman for a two hour hike to learn the history of the meadow landscape its ecological and interpretive design construction process and implementation ecology and native plant communities Management of the meadow will also be discussed The tour will include a visit to and history of the Webb House This will be a hike and tour with some steep slopes The pace will be slow with frequent stops Foliage should be almost at its fall peak and the autumn light on the meadow is magnificent Cost of trip includes admission to Longwood Gardens for the day meadow tour will be complete by noon Limited to 25 Members 40 Non members 80 Call 610 328 8025 or click to register Cancellation Policy The Scott Arboretum retains the right to cancel any program due to lack of enrollment or unforeseen problems No refunds are available for day bus trips Refunds for classes will only be available if notice is given 10 business days before the class back to calendar October 24 Green Roof Tour Saturday October 24 10 30 am to Noon Tours depart from the Scott Arboretum Offices and are free and open to the public Learn about the inner workings benefits and beauty of green roofs

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  • November 2015 - Event Calendar - Scott Arboretum
    we also long for a stronger connection to the natural world Intimacy is more than privacy and enclosure however Our gardens become intimate when we develop relationships with the plants design elements ornaments and processes that make them truly personal Our lecturer is C Colston Burrell an acclaimed lecturer garden designer award winning author and photographer A certified chlorophyll addict Cole is an avid and lifelong plantsman gardener and naturalist He is a lecturer in the College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture at the University of Virginia where he teaches about plants and their ecological connections to natural systems and cultural landscapes A reception will follow the lecture Free and open to the public space limited to 200 First come first served back to calendar November 14 The Magic of Mushrooms Saturday November 14 10 am to noon Wister Center Join farmer forager Tim Mountz and learn about stalking wild mushrooms and the tricks and tips for cultivating mushrooms in your garden This lecture will be followed by a hands on workshop where we will be inoculating logs with mushroom spores Everyone walks away with a log that is ready to grow Limited to 25 Members 35 Non members 45 Call 610 328 8025 or click to register Cancellation Policy The Scott Arboretum retains the right to cancel any program due to lack of enrollment or unforeseen problems No refunds are available for day bus trips Refunds for classes will only be available if notice is given 10 business days before the class back to calendar November 15 Ornamental Grasses Tour Sunday November 15 2 to 3 30 pm Tours depart from the Scott Arboretum Offices and are free and open to the public Ornamental grasses add dimension and texture to your garden Learn about all the sizes and shapes

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  • May 2016 - Event Calendar - Scott Arboretum
    6 2016 is a national day of celebration that invites communities to explore the beauty of their local green spaces while raising awareness of the important role public gardens play in promoting conservation education and environmental preservation Annually scheduled on the Friday preceding Mother s Day weekend schools families garden enthusiasts and visitors are invited to visit public gardens in their local community for special events and activities back to calendar May 9 Tree Peony Collection Tour with Mid Atlantic Peony Society Monday May 9 5 to 6 30 pm Tours depart from the Scott Arboretum Offices and are free and open to the public Tour our stunning and ever expanding Tree Peony Collection at the peak of bloom Explore the collection with experts from the Mid Atlantic Peony Society and stay for a reception with like minded gardening enthusiasts 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 be canceled For more information please call the Scott Arboretum Offices at 610 328 8025 back to calendar May 14 Members Plant Exchange and Sale Saturday May 14 10 am Tours depart from the Scott Arboretum Offices and are free and open to the public The 21st annual Members Plant Exchange Sale is where members of the Scott Arboretum come together to donate and exchange plants from their own gardens For every three plants a member donates a plant of their choosing is received in exchange During the sale portion of the event members can buy most plants for only a dollar Over 3 000 plants exchange hands at this annual event which allows gardeners to increase their plant collections for a fraction of the potential cost and divide their own overgrown plantings Learn more here back to calendar May 20 21 Scott Arboretum Selections The Spring Sale Friday May 20 5 30 to 7 30 pm Preview Party tickets required Saturday May 21 10 am to Noon Members Shopping Saturday May 21 Noon to 3 pm Public Shopping Wister Center Details coming soon back to calendar May 24 Excursion Peonies and Ladew s Topiaries Tuesday May 24 departs at 7 am Departs from the Wister Center Our two stops for the day were created by self taught motivated individuals The first extraordinary garden belongs to Gail Gee In 2001 inspired by the work of landscape designer and author Gordon Hayward Gail began to completely transform her 3 acre mostly clay suburban yard into colorful borders with perennials and bulbs rare shrubs and trees decorative arbors and gazebos patios stone paths bright trellises bowered with clematis and a stunning collection of several hundred peonies including intersectionals we hope to visit near peak bloom The entire garden is maintained organically Our second stop will be to Ladew Topiary Gardens in Monkton Maryland for a guided garden tour Harvey S Ladew 1887 1976 created 15 thematic garden rooms on 22 acres of his 250 acre Maryland property

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