Morris Arboretum

Morris Arboretum

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Woody Plant Conference

16th Annual Woody Plant Conference at Swarthmore College

Friday, July 19, 2013
Lang Performing Arts Center, Swarthmore, PA

Mark your calendars for the 16th annual Woody Plant Conference at Swarthmore College. This popular day-long conference, scheduled for Friday, July 19, focuses on great woody plants for the Mid-Atlantic states and how to best use them in the landscape. The conference is geared to landscape professionals and avid amateur gardeners.

Speakers include:

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

Continuing education units (CEUs) for PA landscape architects, International Society of Arboriculture certified arborists, PA Certified Horticulturists, and update credits from the PA Department of Agriculture will be available.

Visit the Woody Plant Conference website for more information.

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Upcoming Classes

New Trends Designing in Glass: Fun Tricks for Loose Flowersp
Saturday, March 7
10:00am - 12:00pm
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Rose Pruning Basics
Saturday, March 14
9:30am - 12:30pm
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Weeds at Our Feet
Saturday, March 21
1:00 - 2:00pm
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Kids Click! Nature Photography
Session I (Ages 8-11)
4 Thursdays: April 9, 16, 23, 30
4:00 - 5:30pm

Session II (Ages 12-15)
4 Wednesdays: April 8, 15, 22, 29
4:00 - 5:30pm
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Weather Update:

Monday, March 2: The Arboretum is CLOSED due to inclement weather. Today's class, New Methods of Tree Analysis, will go on as scheduled 9:00am - 3:00pm.

Please note that winter 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.