Educational Programs and Events

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens is a living, growing, vibrant classroom for people of all ages. From seed propagation workshops to kids nature exploration, rhododendron lectures to botanical illustration, yoga practice to beekeeping demonstrations, there is always something new to learn, create, or experience at Jenkins!

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Botanical Observations: Winter Objects of Field and Forest

Join us for an 8-week botanical illustration seriesBotanical Observations: Winter Objects of Field and Forest 8-Week Virtual Series on Tuesdays, 6:30 – 8:30 pm January 18, 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22, March 1 and 8 Presented by Margaret Saylor, Botanical Artist and Illustrator Let’s take a closer look at some of the wonderful natural elements that make up our winter outdoor world! Join Margaret Saylor virtually to draw (or paint) a new specimen each

$175.00 - $200.00

Putting Plants to Work

Discover how to manage stormwater with your home landscapePutting Plants to Work Thursday, January 20, 7:00 – 8:30 pm Presented by Jeff Lorenz, Founder, Refugia Design/Build Managing stormwater runoff is one of the more common issues presented by homeowners seeking a reimagining of their landscape. How can we get creative with design and materials to create a beautiful and multi-tasking outdoor space? Reducing lawn, establishing deep-rooted plantings, and integrating permeable hardscaping is key to reducing


Roots, Shoots, Seeds & Leaves: Techniques for Houseplant Propagation

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens 631 Berwyn Baptist Road, Devon, PA

Fun with plant propagation!Roots, Shoots, Seeds & Leaves: Techniques for Houseplant Propagation Saturday, February 12, 10:00 – 11:30 am Presented by Helen Standen, Greenhouse & Nursery Manager, Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens It might be chilly outside, but it’s never too cold to play with plants! Join Helen Standen to explore various techniques for propagating houseplants including root, stem, and leaf cuttings, as well as seed sowing. Participants will go home with a box of baby

$20.00 - $30.00