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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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January 2020

Behind the Design

January 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States
Free

Winter is the perfect time to design new outdoor spaces for spring plantings. Join us to learn how to tackle your design challenges!Behind the DesignSunday, January 12 from 2:00 - 3:30 pmPresented by Tara Vent, Hamilton Educational Fellow at Jenkins Arboretum & GardensWinter is the perfect time to start designing new outdoor spaces for spring plantings. For many of us, designing a garden is a daunting task. Drawing on key insights from her schooling, conferences,…

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Azaleas and Rhododendrons at Winterthur

January 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States
Free

Enjoy a walk through history as you learn about the design influences that went into the development of the gardens at WinterthurAzaleas and Rhododendrons at WinterthurHosted by the Valley Forge Chapter of the American Rhododendron SocietySunday, January 19 from 2:00 – 3:30 pmPresented by Linda Eirhart, Director of Horticulture/Senior Curator of Plants at Winterthur Museum, Garden & LibraryEnjoy a walk through history as Linda Eirhart shares the background and design influences that went into the…

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Techniques for Native Seed Propagation

January 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Learn tips and tricks to successfully sow native seeds to add to your home landscape. Techniques for Native Seed Propagation Saturday, January 25 from 10:00 am- 12:00 pm Presented by Alice Doering, Landscape Designer, and Helen Standen, Nursery and Greenhouse Manager at Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens Come in out of the cold to learn some tips and tricks to successfully sow seeds. We will cover a variety of seed starting techniques including winter sowing, leaching,…

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