Morris Arboretum

Morris Arboretum

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Woody Plant Conference

19th Annual Woody Plant Conference at Swarthmore College

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Lang Performing Arts Center, Swarthmore, PA

Mark your calendars for the 19th annual Woody Plant Conference at Swarthmore College. This popular day-long conference focuses on great woody plants for the Mid-Atlantic States and how to use them in the landscape. The conference is co-sponsored by Morris Arboretum, Chanticleer, Longwood Gardens, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, the Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College, and Tyler Arboretum. The conference is geared to landscape professionals and avid amateur gardeners.

Featured speakers include:

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For a complete brochure click here.

This annual conference is co-sponsored by Morris Arboretum, Chanticleer, Longwood Gardens, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College, and Tyler Arboretum.

The conference is geared to landscape professionals and avid amateur gardeners.

Continuing education units (CEUs) for PA and NJ landscape architects and International Society of Arboriculture certified arborists will be available. Brochures will be available in April from Longwood Gardens at 610-388-5454.

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Upcoming Classes

Kids' Click! Nature Photography Workshp (Ages 8-12)
Five Wednesdays: April 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Kim Soles , Photographer and Founder, Indigo Nature Arts
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Spring into Natural Health with Essential Oils
Saturday, April 21
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Megan Koppel, Natural Health Educator
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Forbidden Drive Bicycling Adventure
Friday, May 4
9:30am - 2:30 pm
Paul W. Meyer, The F. Otto Haas Executive Director, Morris Arboretum
Jason Lubar, Associate Director of Urban Forestry, Morris Arboretum
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Alerts & Updates

Out on a Limb will be temporarily closed on Wednesday, April 11th until noon. Please check back for updates.

The Arboretum is open as usual. Click here for hours.

Please note that weather conditions can change quickly, check back or call (215) 247-5777 before heading out for a visit.

Weather conditions may limit garden access to certain features even if the garden is open – please check the web site or call (215) 247-5777 for updates before visiting. Our visitors’ safety in the garden is our top priority. Therefore when inclement weather is predicted, we will make decisions about closing the garden accordingly.

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