Upcoming Events Outside HPS/MAG....

Below is just a sampling of the many programs planned by other non-profit, horticulture-related organizations in our area. Please note that the items listed here may not be updated following posting. If you are interested in a particular event, please check the organization's website for the most current information. 

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January

January 9 - 11. Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (MANTS). Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD. mants.com.

January 14 - 17. Delaware Ag Week. Lecture & networking session. Delaware State Fairgrounds, Harrington, DE. udel.edu.

January 10 - 11. New Directions in the American Landscape (NDAL)  - Pennsylvania. Symposium. Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell, PA. tclf.org.

January 13. Creating an Edible Birdhouse. Workshop. Delaware County Master Gardeners, Springfield, PA. [email protected].

January 13. Strategic Garden Design, lecture with Shari Edelson. Co-sponsored with the Hardy Plant Society/Mid-Atlantic Group. The Scott Arboretum at Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA. scottarboretum.org.

January 15. Knowing and Growing Old Roses, lecture with Nicole Juday Rhoads. Doylestown Nature Club, Buckingham, PA. 

January 15, 22, 29, February 5. Back to the Basics: A Down & Dirty Introduction or Refresher for the Home Gardener. Lecture series. University of Delaware Botanic Garden, Newark, DE. canr.udel.edu/udbg.

January 16 - February 20. The Real Dirt: Soil and Plant Growth. Class series. Wagner Free Institute of Science, Philadelphia, PA. wagnerfreeinstitute.org.

January 16, 23, 30. The Winter Garden: The Basics, lecture series with Charles Cresson. The Scott Arboretum at Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA. scottarboretum.org.

January 31 . Wanderings at One: A Trifecta of Southern California Public Gardens, lecture with Mary Tipping, Plant Recorder and Curator of the Scott Arboretum.  Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA. scottarboretum.org. 

 

February

February 1. Today's Horticulture Symposium. Early Bird Registration expires January 4. Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA. longwoodgardens.org.

February 7. Wanderings at One: Wild Plant Exploration in Israel and Crete, lecture with Susan Quinn Romero, Scott Arboretum Gardener.  Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA. scottarboretum.org

February 9. Delaware County Master Gardeners' Second Saturday Lecture Series: Introduction to Pruning. Penn State Extension Delaware County, Smedley Park, 20 Paper Mill Rd, Springfield, PA. cvent.com.

February 14. Wanderings at One: Southern Portugal from Lagos to Lisbon, lecture with Charles Cresson and Sharee Solow. Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA. scottarboretum.org.

February 16. Association of Professional Landscape Designers (ALPD) DC/MD/VA Winter Lecture, Naturalistic Design for Every Space, with Carrie Preston of Studio Toop. Lecture. Silver Spring, MD. eventbrite.com.

February 21. Wanderings at One: More than Haggis and Whisky: Garden Touring in the Scottish Lowlands, lecture with Jeff Jabco, Coordinator of Horticulture and Director of Grounds. Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA. scottarboretum.org.

February 28. Wanderings at One: Vancouver and the Canadian Rockies, lecture with Scott Arboretum staff and local gardening enthusiasts. Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA. scottarboretum.org.

 

March

March 2 - 10. The Philadelphia Flower Show, presented by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS). Displays, workshops and demonstrations, tours, food, vendors. Philadelphia, PA. theflowershow.com.

March 7. Wanderings at One: Cloud Forest Explorations, lecture with Scott Arboretum Staff and local gardening enthusiasts. Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA. scottarboretum.org.

March 9. Galanthus Gala 2019, with Valentin Wijnen, Gerald Simcoe, and Tom Mitchell. Lectures, vendors, lunch. Downingtown Friends Meetinghouse, Downington, PA. eventbrite.com.

March 9. Bank to Bend, lecture with John Anderson, Keeper of the Gardens at Windsor Great Park. Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Winterthur, DE. winterthur.org. 

March 14. Wanderings at One: Experiences from the Scott Associates 2018 Garden Trip to Portugal, lecture with Scott Arboretum staff and local gardening enthusiasts. Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA. scottarboretum.org.

March 17. Scott Associates Spring Celebration, with Thomas G. Ranney, 2019 recipient of the Scott Medal and Award, speaking about his passion for landscape plants that enhance the environment, the economy, and our gardens. Lecture free & open to the public, registration is required. Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA. scottarboretum.org.

 

April

April 4. The Strange World of Seeds, with author Thor Hanson. Lecture. College of Physicians (Mutter Museum), Philadelphia, PA. eventbrite.com.

April 13. Daffodils & Follies, Children’s daffodil show and crafts, guided walking tours of daffodils. Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Winterthur, DE.  winterthur.org.

April 20. Learning to See and Explore at Stowe, lecture by Matt Rader, Executive Director of The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society. Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library. winterthur.org.

  

May

May 9. 80th Annual Herb Sale at Historic Yellow Springs. Plant sale, brunch (reservations required). The Philadelphia Unit of the Herb Society of America, Chester Springs, PA. hsaphiladelphia.org.

May 11. Azaleas, Bluebells & Follies. Guided walking tours of azaleas and follies exhibit; historic Kurume azaleas plant sale. Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library. winterthur.org.

 

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December

December 7. Scott Arboretum Selections: Holiday Sale. Fresh greens, wreaths, living gifts.  Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA. scottarboretum.org.

December 7. Berries and Bark Tour. Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA. scottarboretum.org.

December 14. The Delaware County Master Gardeners Greens & Gifts Sale. Wreaths, greens, table arrangements, handcrafted gifts. Smedley Park, Springfield, PA. delcomastergardeners.com

 

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