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

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!

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December 2018

Gifts from the Garden – A Children’s Workshop — For children aged 5 – 10 years

December 1, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Led by Helen Standen, Jenkins Greenhouse & Nursery Manager The season of gift giving is upon us. In this workshop children aged 5 - 10 will have the opportunity to make nature based gifts for their favorite teachers, grandparents and friends. Projects will include a scented dried flower sachet, succulent tea cup, bead and twig wind chime, and butterfly garden seed bombs. Dress for mess! $10 for members per participant, $15 for non-members per participant.…

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Holiday Greens Wreath Workshop

December 7, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EST
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Led by Arboretum Staff Join our horticulture staff for a workshop to create your own holiday wreath with fresh greens from our garden. All of the materials will be provided, and you will learn how to reuse a simple home-made frame for years to come! While you’re here, stop by to see the Largest Wreath on the Main Line, which will be on display starting December 6th. All ages are welcome! Pre-registration required. $15 per…

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August 2019

Summertime Stories in the Children’s Garden

August 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States
Free

Led by Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens Staff and Volunteers. Come and visit our Children’s Garden and enjoy a nature-themed read aloud. After the stories, you and your child or grandchild are welcome to borrow a Jenkins Explorer Vest and binder of materials to enjoy as you walk along the garden paths. Appropriate for children 3 to 8 accompanied by an adult.Note: There will be no Summertime Story on July 4, 2019.  Rain or shine event. Free of…

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