Arboretum & Gardens: Daily, from 8 am – sunset. 
John J. Willaman Education Center: Open daily from 9 am – 4 pm. Closed on major holidays.
Office: Monday through Friday from 9 am – 4 pm. Closed on major holidays.

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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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March 2020

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn and Everywhere Else

March 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States
Free

Learn more about the rich history of this sometimes loved and sometimes hated tree species Ailanthus altissima.A Tree Grows in Brooklyn and Everywhere ElseThursday, March 19 from 7:00 – 8:30 pmPresented by Jay Townsend, Ph.D.Ailanthus altissima (Tree of Heaven) has a record from the dawn of history as a medicinal plant in China. It was introduced into the United States in 1784 by William Hamilton for his Woodlands estate on the west side of the…

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Gardening in Deer Country

March 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States
Free - $20.00

Losing your plants to the deer? You are not alone! Join us to learn how to garden in deer country.Gardening in Deer CountrySunday, March 22 from 2:00 – 3:00 pmPresented by Steve Wright, Director of Horticulture/Curator of Plant Collections at Jenkins Arboretum & GardensLosing your plants to the deer? You are not alone; it is estimated that whitetail deer cause over one billion dollars in suburban landscape damage each year. In this presentation, Steve will…

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Houseplant Revival and Repotting Workshop

March 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States
Free

Houseplant Revival and Re-Potting WorkshopFriday, March 27 from 1:00 – 3:00 pmLed by Horticulture Staff at Jenkins Arboretum & GardensBack by popular demand, the Arboretum’s staff will once again offer this workshop to give new life to some of your old or neglected houseplants. We can prune, clean, and re-pot any houseplant, including orchids. The Arboretum will supply the soil, fertilizer, and expertise, but we ask that participants bring their own containers and a willingness…

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