John J. Willaman Education Center: Closed until further notice Plant Shop (Re-Opens August 28): Tuesday – Sunday, 9 am – 4 pm
Educational Programs and Events
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens is a living, growing, vibrant classroom for people of all ages. From seed propagation workshops to story time in the Children’s Garden, rhododendron lectures to botanical illustration, yoga practice to beekeeping demonstrations, there is always something new to learn, create, or experience at Jenkins!
Plant your own container with botanical cocktail ingredients!Cocktail Container Garden WorkshopThursday, May 7 from 7:00 - 8:30 pmLed by Maddison Perzel, Head Horticulturist, and Helen Standen, Greenhouse and Nursery Manager at Jenkins Arboretum & GardensSip on one of our signature botanical cocktails while you plant your own container cocktail garden to take home! We will provide the drinks and a collection of plants for you to choose from. You will be able to create and
Penn State Master Gardener Pollinator Garden CertificationGardening for Pollinators: Penn State Master Gardener Pollinator Garden CertificationSunday, April 26 from 2:00 -3:30 pmPresented by Chester County Master Gardeners Sharon Richardson and Nancy SageBirds, bees, bats, and butterflies play a vital role in the ecology of our region. These pollinators ensure the survival of the plants that bring us fruits, vegetables, nuts, oils, fibers as well as those that prevent soil erosion and sequester carbon. Join us
Madison’s Cabbages to Kennedy’s Roses – How the White House Grounds Have Grown with AmericaAll the Presidents’ Gardens: Madison’s Cabbages to Kennedy’s Roses – How the White House Grounds Have Grown with AmericaThursday, April 23 from 7:00 – 8:30 pmPresented by Marta McDowellThe 18-acres surrounding the White House have been an unwitting witness to history— kings and queens have dined there, bills and treaties have been signed, and presidents have landed and retreated. Throughout it