Morris Arboretum

Morris Arboretum

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Woody Plant Conference

16th Annual Woody Plant Conference at Swarthmore College

Friday, July 17, 2015
Lang Performing Arts Center, Swarthmore, PA

Mark your calendars for the 18th 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.

Featured speakers include:

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, International Society of Arboriculture certified arborists, and PA certified horticulturists will be available.

Visit the Woody Plant Conference website for more information.

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Upcoming Classes

Tree Time Theatre (Ages 5-10)
4 Saturdays: April 25, May 2, 9, 16
10:30 - 11:30m
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Kids Click! Nature Photography (Ages 8-11)
4 Thursdays: April 9, 16, 23, 30
4:00 - 5:30pm
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Introductory Tree Climbing for Women
Saturday, May 30
9:00am - 4:00pm
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Weather Update:

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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