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!
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Presented by the YogaLife Institute. Janet Muti, YogaLife Instructor. Mondays, September 9 - October 21, 6:00 - 7:15pm *Note: There will be no class on Monday, September 30, 2019 Enjoy this unique setting, looking out the glass curtain wall into the tree canopy of the Arboretum as you practice yoga poses in tandem with breathing and stress management techniques. A variety of healthy living topics will be discussed to further benefit mind-body health. All levels…Find out more »
Fall Planting Demonstration Saturday, September 14, 10:00 - 11:00 am Led by Steve Wright, Director of Horticulture/Curator of Plant Collections at Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens. Fall is a great time for planting, when the heat of summer has passed but there is still time for newly-planted roots to establish before heaving frosts begin. You can think of late-season planting as a head start on the next year. Steve Wright will begin this program in the…Find out more »
Gardening for the 21st Century: Designing and Managing Public Gardens for Everyone Sunday, September 15, 2:00 – 3:30 pm orThursday, September 26, 7:00 - 8:30 pm Presented by Tom Smarr, Executive Director at Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens. Join us as our new Executive Director gives his inaugural lecture at Jenkins. This illustrated talk will focus on the increasing importance of public gardens for mental healing and positive environmental impact. His examples of smart plant selection and…Find out more »