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631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

January 2018

Yoga at Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens

January 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EST
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Presented by the YogaLife Institute, Wayne, PA. Janet Muti, YogaLife Instructor Imagine looking into the tree canopy silhouette as the full moon rises while learning 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 may join this program. Cost $80 (each 8-week course) for members, $120 (each 8-week course) for non-members; Drop-ins: $15 a session. Pre-registration encouraged. Space…

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Attracting and Recognizing Birds in Your Backyard

January 16, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Presented by Mary Ellen & Tom Heisey – Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens Volunteers and Local Birders; Joint program sponsored by Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens and Woodlea Garden Club This talk will feature the birds you are most likely to see in your backyard here in southeast Pennsylvania. You will learn tips on recognizing the birds by both sight and sound, as well as methods you can use to attract more birds to your backyard and…

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Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival: Mind of a Giant

January 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Co-sponsored with the Radnor Memorial Library, Radnor Conservancy, and Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens. Jackson Hole WILD is dedicated to promoting public awareness and stewardship of wildlife and wildlife habitat, as well as an appreciation for the wonders of science through the innovative use of media. Jackson Hole WILD on Tour features award winning films from the most recent biennial Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival. Mind of a Giant: 45 minutes Vulcan Productions, Off The Fence…

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Roots, Shoots, Seeds, and Leaves: Making Plants from Plant Parts

January 28, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Led by Helen Standen, Greenhouse & Nursery Manager Children aged 6-12 years are invited to join us in the workshop as we create new plants from old. Techniques for root, stem, and leaf cuttings as well as seed sowing will be explored. Participants will go home with a mini-propagation house full of future houseplants as well as a milk jug greenhouse for winter sown pollinator- friendly garden plants. An adult must accompany each participant. Cost:…

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February 2018

SHIBORI (Indigo Dye Workshop)

February 4, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Led by Heather Exley Join us in this textile class and have fun with shibori, a
resist dyeing technique from Japan and indigo, a natural
dye extracted from plants with a distinctive blue color.
Begin to explore the in nite techniques to clamp, tie, bind, fold, stitch, and compress fabric to create a resist, then dye with indigo. Make wearable scarves using these techniques. Two silk scarves are included in the workshop fee. Additional scarves may be purchased…

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Books n’ Brews

February 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Presented by Maddison Paule and John Cassels Join the horticulture staff for a monthly book club and beer tasting at Jenkins! Each month we will focus on a different book recommended by our staff. The subjects of these books may include but are not limited to botany, nature, and human interaction with the natural world. The book of the month will be paired with an intriguing brew. We would love for you to join us…

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The Transformation of Westover Park

February 11, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Presented by Bird Town Committee Westover Bird Sanctuary is a 6.7-acre undeveloped tract between Conestoga and Old Lancaster Roads in Tredyffrin Township. Bird Town enthusiasts Michele Hawk, Mary Westervelt, and Phil and Bonnie Witmer have been leading the volunteer effort to reclaim the property by removing invasive plants (and trash), replanting with native plants, and providing paths and signage to welcome and educate visitors. Come learn about the history of this property, from the reworks explosion…

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Conifers – Importance in Garden Design

February 25, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Presented by Dr. Richard L. Bitner Perhaps no group of plants is so unimaginatively used in the home landscape than conifers. They are often casually chosen and improperly placed. This lavishly illustrated lecture will emphasize conifers as garden plants for use in the mixed border along with their value for screening, accents, and in containers. Whether you garden on several acres or a balcony, you will look at conifers in a new way and be…

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Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival: Genius by Stephen Hawking

February 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Co-sponsored with the Radnor Memorial Library, Radnor Conservancy, and Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens. Jackson Hole WILD is dedicated to promoting public awareness and stewardship of wildlife and wildlife habitat, as well as an appreciation for the wonders of science through the innovative use of media. Jackson Hole WILD on Tour features award winning films from the most recent biennial Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival. Genius by Stephen Hawking: 54 minutes ​Bigger Bang Communications, PBS, National…

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March 2018

Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival: Jago a Life Underwater

March 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Co-sponsored with the Radnor Memorial Library, Radnor Conservancy, and Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens. Jackson Hole WILD is dedicated to promoting public awareness and stewardship of wildlife and wildlife habitat, as well as an appreciation for the wonders of science through the innovative use of media. Jackson Hole WILD on Tour features award winning films from the most recent biennial Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival. Jago a Life Underwater: 48 minutes ​Underdog Films Production in association…

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April 2018

Easter Sunrise Service

April 1, 2018 @ 6:30 am - 9:30 am EDT
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Led by Trinity Presbyterian Church, Berwyn, PA Trinity Presbyterian welcomes all to celebrate Easter morning, rain or shine, surrounded by the beauty of nature at Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens. Sunrise service will begin at 6:30 am on the hillside above the pond. Bring comfortable shoes and something to sit on. In the event of rain, the service will be indoors, looking out over the tree canopy deck into the gardens. Refreshments will be served in…

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Books n’ Brews – April

April 4, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Presented by Maddison Paule and John Cassels Join the horticulture staff for a monthly book club and beer tasting at Jenkins! Each month we will focus on a different book recommended by our staff. The subjects of these books may include but are not limited to botany, nature, and human interaction with the natural world. The book of the month will be paired with an intriguing brew. We would love for you to join us…

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Native Perennials with Bling

April 8, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Presented by Stephanie Cohen Less than 30 years ago, our native American plants were looked upon as second class citizens by many American gardeners. The guru of perennials at a PHS talk told an audience “unless the British grew them with their stamp of approval they were not considered garden worthy.” So Old Joe Pye became Sir Joe Pye and he was invited into the garden. Today it is our natives that are being invited…

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Gift Annuities at Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens

April 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Learn about tax smart ways to support the charities you love AND provide income to you for life. Jenkins has partnered for many years with Everence, the Mennonite Foundation, to help establish annuities for our members. Come join us to learn more! Randy Nyce, Stewardship Consultant for Everence, the Mennonite Foundation, will cover gift annuities, gifts of appreciated assets, and strategies related to the new tax law changes. He will also cover gifts through the will. FREE

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The Annual Delaware Valley Regional Daffodil Show

April 14, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - April 15, 2018 @ 4:00 pm EDT
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

The Annual Delaware Valley Regional Daffodil Show, approved by The American Daffodil Society, will be held on April 14 & April 15 in the Sweetman Lecture Room in the John J. Willaman Education Center. If you love springtime and daffodils, this is an opportunity to see many cultivars available in the marketplace, learn more about the 13 different daffodil divisions, daffodil culture, resistance to pests in the garden, naturalizing, or an excellent show flower. There…

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Magic in the Spring Garden: Nature Treasure Hunt for Kids

April 15, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Led by Helen Standen, Jenkins Greenhouse & Nursery Manager Join Helen on a nature exploration of the Arboretum & Gardens as we utilize the tools in our Junior Explorer vests to uncover the magic of the spring garden. Rain or shine! Meet in the lobby. This program is for children ages 4-8 accompanied by an adult. Free for members. $5 non-members. Pre-registration required. Class size is limited.

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Beginner Orchid Workshop: Division, Re-potting, and Sharing

April 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Led by Jenkins Arboretum Staff Do you have an orchid that is busting out of its pot? Bring it to Jenkins to learn about division and repotting. If you do not have any orchids, but are still interested, come anyway – we will have plenty for you to work on. In fact, help us divide ours and take home one or two for yourself. We will teach you all of the things you need to…

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Nature Printing: Fresh Flowers and Fruits on Paper and Fabric

April 22, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Led by Laura Bethmann, Artist and Author  In this nature printing workshop we will focus on printing fresh owers, as well as leaves and fruits, using both inks and paints. No previous experience is necessary to achieve lovely results with this ancient hand printing technique. Experience
the beautiful forms and patterns of nature while creating many nature prints and completing one to three projects. All supplies provided. If you have any questions about this workshop contact…

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Children’s Program: Pizza in a Pot

April 29, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Led by Helen Standen, Greenhouse & Nursery Manager Children ages 4-10 years will create a vegetable container garden that will provide all the ingredients they need to make a nutritious and delicious pizza (aside from the pepperoni and mozzarella of course!) Tomatoes, peppers and herbs planted in April will be ready to harvest by August. Prefer to spice things up a bit? Substitute out parsley for cilantro and sweet for hot pepper and you will…

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May 2018

American Rhododendron Society Annual Public Plant Sale

May 5, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Public Plant Sale: Saturday, May 5, 9 am-3 pm Sunday, May 6, 11 am-3 pm Presented by the Valley Forge Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society A not-to-be-missed annual event, this is one of the largest public garden plant sales in the area. Offered will be plants ideally suited for area gardens, including rhododendrons, azaleas, and companion plants not readily available elsewhere. Thousands of perennials, native wild owers, ferns, and slow-growing conifers, as well as donated…

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Spring Field Trip: Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve and Hortulus Farm

May 10, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Travel with us to upper Bucks County to visit two of the regions great gardens. The first stop will be Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve, the only accredited botanical garden in the country dedicated to native plants. In fact, there are over 700 native plant species growing naturally on the preserve’s 134 acres. Guided by trained naturalists, you will see many of these beauties scattered along 2 1⁄2 miles of trails in a variety of habitats…

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Proper English Tea

May 11, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Just in time for Mother's Day weekend, Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens is partnering with A Taste of Britain, Eagle Village, Wayne, to host a Proper English Tea. Invite your friends and family to enjoy delicious tea sandwiches, scones, pastries, teas, and to sip champagne. The gardens will be at the peak of spring bloom. We hope you will plan to take a lovely garden walk after the tea. Cost $40 per person Reservation due by…

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The Delaware Valley Iris Society Flower Show

May 28, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

The Delaware Valley Iris Society (DVIS) will be having two events at the Arboretum again this year. There will be a show with both stalks of colorful irises and flower arrangements containing irises on display. This will be on Monday, May 28. All types of irises may be there, yet the majority will be Tall Bearded irises such as the one pictured. DVIS welcomes anyone who is interested to come and exhibit at the show.…

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June 2018

Jenkins Explorers: Summer Sundays

June 3, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Spend summer Sundays at Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens. Join us in the Children's Garden for a nature based story and activity. A new program will be held every Sunday at 2pm from June 3rd to August 19th so come as often as you like!   Free of charge. All materials will be provided. Appropriate for children 4 to 8 accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration REQUIRED- Class size limited. Please register only your child’s name, although…

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Jenkins Explorers: Thursday Nature Stories

June 7, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am EDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 16, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Come and visit our Children's Garden and enjoy a nature-themed read aloud. The program will be held every Thursday at 10 am from June 7th to August 16th. 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. Drop in as often as you like throughout the summer! Thursdays at 10 am from June 7th…

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Jenkins Explorers: Summer Sundays

June 10, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until August 19, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Spend summer Sundays at Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens. Join us in the Children’s Garden for a nature based story and activity. A new program will be held every Sunday at 2pm from June 3rd to August 19th so come as often as you like! Free of charge. Rain or shine All materials will be provided. Appropriate for children 4 to 8 accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration REQUIRED- Class size limited. Please register only your child’s…

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Jenkins Explorers: Thursday Nature Stories

June 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am EDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 16, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Come and visit our Children's Garden and enjoy a nature-themed read aloud. The program will be held every Thursday at 10 am from June 7th to August 16th. 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. Drop in as often as you like throughout the summer! Thursdays at 10 am from June 7th…

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Jenkins Explorers: Summer Sundays

June 17, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until August 19, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Spend summer Sundays at Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens. Join us in the Children’s Garden for a nature based story and activity. A new program will be held every Sunday at 2pm from June 3rd to August 19th so come as often as you like! Free of charge. Rain or shine All materials will be provided. Appropriate for children 4 to 8 accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration REQUIRED- Class size limited. Please register only your child’s…

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Jenkins Explorers: Thursday Nature Stories

June 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am EDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 16, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Come and visit our Children's Garden and enjoy a nature-themed read aloud. The program will be held every Thursday at 10 am from June 7th to August 16th. 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. Drop in as often as you like throughout the summer! Thursdays at 10 am from June 7th…

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Jenkins Explorers: Summer Sundays

June 24, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until August 19, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Spend summer Sundays at Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens. Join us in the Children’s Garden for a nature based story and activity. A new program will be held every Sunday at 2pm from June 3rd to August 19th so come as often as you like! Free of charge. Rain or shine All materials will be provided. Appropriate for children 4 to 8 accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration REQUIRED- Class size limited. Please register only your child’s…

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Jenkins Explorers: Thursday Nature Stories

June 28, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am EDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 16, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Come and visit our Children's Garden and enjoy a nature-themed read aloud. The program will be held every Thursday at 10 am from June 7th to August 16th. 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. Drop in as often as you like throughout the summer! Thursdays at 10 am from June 7th…

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Pollinator Walk

June 29, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States
Free

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens continues to celebrate National Pollinator Week!  Now that our native mountain mints and milkweeds are starting to bloom, we would love to invite our members to join Maddison, our Head Horticulturist, on a pollinator walk.  Walks will include the private area known as the Browning Hillside as well as the public arboretum and will last approximately one hour. Walks are free for members, but registration is required, since space is limited. 

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July 2018

Jenkins Explorers: Summer Sundays

July 1, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until August 19, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Spend summer Sundays at Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens. Join us in the Children’s Garden for a nature based story and activity. A new program will be held every Sunday at 2pm from June 3rd to August 19th so come as often as you like! Free of charge. Rain or shine All materials will be provided. Appropriate for children 4 to 8 accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration REQUIRED- Class size limited. Please register only your child’s…

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Pollinator Walk

July 2, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States
Free

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens continues to celebrate National Pollinator Week!  Now that our native mountain mints and milkweeds are starting to bloom, we would love to invite our members to join Maddison, our Head Horticulturist, on a pollinator walk.  Walks will include the private area known as the Browning Hillside as well as the public arboretum and will last approximately one hour. Walks are free for members, but registration is required, since space is limited. 

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Jenkins Explorers: Thursday Nature Stories

July 5, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 16, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Come and visit our Children's Garden and enjoy a nature-themed read aloud. The program will be held every Thursday at 10 am from June 7th to August 16th. 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. Drop in as often as you like throughout the summer! Thursdays at 10 am from June 7th…

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Jenkins Explorers: Summer Sundays

July 8, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until August 19, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Spend summer Sundays at Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens. Join us in the Children’s Garden for a nature based story and activity. A new program will be held every Sunday at 2pm from June 3rd to August 19th so come as often as you like! Free of charge. Rain or shine All materials will be provided. Appropriate for children 4 to 8 accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration REQUIRED- Class size limited. Please register only your child’s…

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Jenkins Explorers: Thursday Nature Stories

July 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 16, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Come and visit our Children's Garden and enjoy a nature-themed read aloud. The program will be held every Thursday at 10 am from June 7th to August 16th. 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. Drop in as often as you like throughout the summer! Thursdays at 10 am from June 7th…

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Jenkins Explorers: Summer Sundays

July 15, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until August 19, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Spend summer Sundays at Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens. Join us in the Children’s Garden for a nature based story and activity. A new program will be held every Sunday at 2pm from June 3rd to August 19th so come as often as you like! Free of charge. Rain or shine All materials will be provided. Appropriate for children 4 to 8 accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration REQUIRED- Class size limited. Please register only your child’s…

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Jenkins Explorers: Thursday Nature Stories

July 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 16, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Come and visit our Children's Garden and enjoy a nature-themed read aloud. The program will be held every Thursday at 10 am from June 7th to August 16th. 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. Drop in as often as you like throughout the summer! Thursdays at 10 am from June 7th…

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The Delaware Valley Iris Society Sale

July 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States
Free

There will be a sale of all types of iris plants and rhizomes at the Arboretum on Saturday, July 21st, from 10:00 to 1:00. Please come early for best selection! If you are interested in this event, please check the DVIS website for more details at: http://www.dvis-ais.org or contact Vince Lewonski at vince@dvis-ais.org

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Jenkins Explorers: Summer Sundays

July 22, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until August 19, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Spend summer Sundays at Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens. Join us in the Children’s Garden for a nature based story and activity. A new program will be held every Sunday at 2pm from June 3rd to August 19th so come as often as you like! Free of charge. Rain or shine All materials will be provided. Appropriate for children 4 to 8 accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration REQUIRED- Class size limited. Please register only your child’s…

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Jenkins Explorers: Thursday Nature Stories

July 26, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 16, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Come and visit our Children's Garden and enjoy a nature-themed read aloud. The program will be held every Thursday at 10 am from June 7th to August 16th. 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. Drop in as often as you like throughout the summer! Thursdays at 10 am from June 7th…

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Jenkins Explorers: Summer Sundays

July 29, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until August 19, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Spend summer Sundays at Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens. Join us in the Children’s Garden for a nature based story and activity. A new program will be held every Sunday at 2pm from June 3rd to August 19th so come as often as you like! Free of charge. Rain or shine All materials will be provided. Appropriate for children 4 to 8 accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration REQUIRED- Class size limited. Please register only your child’s…

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August 2018

Jenkins Explorers: Thursday Nature Stories

August 2, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 16, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Come and visit our Children's Garden and enjoy a nature-themed read aloud. The program will be held every Thursday at 10 am from June 7th to August 16th. 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. Drop in as often as you like throughout the summer! Thursdays at 10 am from June 7th…

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Jenkins Explorers: Summer Sundays

August 5, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until August 19, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Spend summer Sundays at Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens. Join us in the Children’s Garden for a nature based story and activity. A new program will be held every Sunday at 2pm from June 3rd to August 19th so come as often as you like! Free of charge. Rain or shine All materials will be provided. Appropriate for children 4 to 8 accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration REQUIRED- Class size limited. Please register only your child’s…

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Jenkins Explorers: Thursday Nature Stories

August 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 16, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Come and visit our Children's Garden and enjoy a nature-themed read aloud. The program will be held every Thursday at 10 am from June 7th to August 16th. 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. Drop in as often as you like throughout the summer! Thursdays at 10 am from June 7th…

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Jenkins Explorers: Summer Sundays

August 12, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until August 19, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Spend summer Sundays at Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens. Join us in the Children’s Garden for a nature based story and activity. A new program will be held every Sunday at 2pm from June 3rd to August 19th so come as often as you like! Free of charge. Rain or shine All materials will be provided. Appropriate for children 4 to 8 accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration REQUIRED- Class size limited. Please register only your child’s…

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Jenkins Explorers: Thursday Nature Stories

August 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am EDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 16, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Come and visit our Children's Garden and enjoy a nature-themed read aloud. The program will be held every Thursday at 10 am from June 7th to August 16th. 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. Drop in as often as you like throughout the summer! Thursdays at 10 am from June 7th…

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Jenkins Explorers: Summer Sundays

August 19, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until August 19, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Spend summer Sundays at Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens. Join us in the Children’s Garden for a nature based story and activity. A new program will be held every Sunday at 2pm from June 3rd to August 19th so come as often as you like! Free of charge. Rain or shine All materials will be provided. Appropriate for children 4 to 8 accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration REQUIRED- Class size limited. Please register only your child’s…

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September 2018

Jenkins Explorers: Thursday Nature Stories

September 6, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until October 25, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Led by 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. Free of charge. Rain or shine event. Pre-registration required REGISTER

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Yoga At Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens

September 10, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 26, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Presented by the YogaLife Institute, Devon, PA Janet Muti, Yoga Life Instructor Learn 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 may join this program. Cost for each six-week course: $60 members, $90 non-members Drop-ins: $15 session  Pre-registration encouraged. Class size is limited. REGISTER

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Jenkins Explorers: Thursday Nature Stories

September 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until October 25, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Led by 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. Free of charge. Rain or shine event. Pre-registration required REGISTER

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Fall Planting Demonstration

September 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States
Free

Led by Steve Wright, Director of Horticulture/Curator of Plant Collections at Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens Fall is a great time for planting.  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 will begin this program in the John J. Willaman Education Center with a brief slide presentation to show…

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Yoga At Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens

September 17, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 26, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Presented by the YogaLife Institute, Devon, PA Janet Muti, Yoga Life Instructor Learn 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 may join this program. Cost for each six-week course: $60 members, $90 non-members Drop-ins: $15 session  Pre-registration encouraged. Class size is limited. REGISTER

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Sidewalk Chalk Walk

September 19, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States
Free

Get your creative juices flowing and join us as we draw our way through Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens! In this morning of “graffiti with permission” we will use sidewalk chalk to illustrate a mural stretching from the Green Ribbon Native Plant® Gardens near the John J. Willaman Education Center through the forest, and all the way down to the pond. Do not miss this special morning of family fun and endless doodling! Be sure to…

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Jenkins Explorers: Thursday Nature Stories

September 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until October 25, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Led by 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. Free of charge. Rain or shine event. Pre-registration required REGISTER

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Yoga At Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens

September 24, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 26, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Presented by the YogaLife Institute, Devon, PA Janet Muti, Yoga Life Instructor Learn 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 may join this program. Cost for each six-week course: $60 members, $90 non-members Drop-ins: $15 session  Pre-registration encouraged. Class size is limited. REGISTER

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Jenkins Explorers: Thursday Nature Stories

September 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until October 25, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Led by 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. Free of charge. Rain or shine event. Pre-registration required REGISTER

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October 2018

Yoga At Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens

October 1, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 26, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Presented by the YogaLife Institute, Devon, PA Janet Muti, Yoga Life Instructor Learn 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 may join this program. Cost for each six-week course: $60 members, $90 non-members Drop-ins: $15 session  Pre-registration encouraged. Class size is limited. REGISTER

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Jenkins Explorers: Thursday Nature Stories

October 4, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until October 25, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Led by 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. Free of charge. Rain or shine event. Pre-registration required REGISTER

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Yoga At Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens

October 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 26, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Presented by the YogaLife Institute, Devon, PA Janet Muti, Yoga Life Instructor Learn 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 may join this program. Cost for each six-week course: $60 members, $90 non-members Drop-ins: $15 session  Pre-registration encouraged. Class size is limited. REGISTER

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Hawk Mountain Bus Trip

October 11, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

According to the data and research at Hawk Mountain. Autumn is the best time of year to spot hawks as they migrate through Pennsylvania. Join Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens staff on an outing to Hawk Mountain for a raptor and fall color hike. We will meet at Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens at 8 am and head via bus to Hawk Mountain. Once we arrive, you may choose the best trail for you – one that…

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Jenkins Explorers: Thursday Nature Stories

October 11, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until October 25, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Led by 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. Free of charge. Rain or shine event. Pre-registration required REGISTER

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Plant Shop Super Sale Weekend

October 12, 2018 @ 9:00 am - October 14, 2018 @ 4:00 pm EDT
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until October 14, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States
Free

Join us for a special weekend as we wind down the season and prepare for the long dormant period.  All of the plants in our Plant Shop will be available with significant discounts.  Members of Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens receive double discounts!  In addition, on Friday only, we are offering an informal Plant Clinic and Tool Maintenance service for items such as pruners and loppers.  If you need help identifying a plant, weed, insect, disease,…

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Plant Shop Super Sale Weekend

October 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am - October 15, 2018 @ 4:00 pm EDT
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until October 14, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States
Free

Join us for a special weekend as we wind down the season and prepare for the long dormant period.  All of the plants in our Plant Shop will be available with significant discounts.  Members of Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens receive double discounts!  In addition, on Friday only, we are offering an informal Plant Clinic and Tool Maintenance service for items such as pruners and loppers.  If you need help identifying a plant, weed, insect, disease,…

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Plant Shop Super Sale Weekend

October 14, 2018 @ 9:00 am - October 16, 2018 @ 4:00 pm EDT
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until October 14, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States
Free

Join us for a special weekend as we wind down the season and prepare for the long dormant period.  All of the plants in our Plant Shop will be available with significant discounts.  Members of Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens receive double discounts!  In addition, on Friday only, we are offering an informal Plant Clinic and Tool Maintenance service for items such as pruners and loppers.  If you need help identifying a plant, weed, insect, disease,…

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Fall Festival and Picnic

October 14, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States
Free

Join us for a fun-filled fall afternoon at Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens. You provide your own picnic, we’ll provide a wide variety of programming including themed, nature crafts, a tree ID program led by Gene McMillen of Shreiner Tree Care, a honey trail, and a sing along in the Children’s Garden with Jack Linvill! For this special afternoon only, we are opening up our garden for your picnicking pleasure! Bring a basket and blanket to…

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Yoga At Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens

October 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 26, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Presented by the YogaLife Institute, Devon, PA Janet Muti, Yoga Life Instructor Learn 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 may join this program. Cost for each six-week course: $60 members, $90 non-members Drop-ins: $15 session  Pre-registration encouraged. Class size is limited. REGISTER

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Jenkins Explorers: Thursday Nature Stories

October 18, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until October 25, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Led by 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. Free of charge. Rain or shine event. Pre-registration required REGISTER

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VFARS Lecture: Tyler Arboretum: Goats, Groundhogs & Gorgeous Grounds

October 18, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States
Free

Valley Forge Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society Lecture: Tyler Arboretum: Goats, Groundhogs & Gorgeous Grounds Presented by Cricket Brien, Executive Director of Tyler Arboretum Tyler Arboretum is perfect for all children, parents, fuddyduddies, artists, wanderers, and seekers of beauty and solitude. With 650 acres, diverse and rare landscapes, and 337 years of history, Cricket Brien, executive director of Tyler Arboretum, will share Tyler’s evolution from working farm to public garden. Part of Tyler’s strategy…

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Yoga At Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens

October 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 26, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Presented by the YogaLife Institute, Devon, PA Janet Muti, Yoga Life Instructor Learn 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 may join this program. Cost for each six-week course: $60 members, $90 non-members Drop-ins: $15 session  Pre-registration encouraged. Class size is limited. REGISTER

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Cranberry Harvest and Whitesbog Bus Tour

October 25, 2018 @ 7:15 am - 4:30 pm EDT
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Join us at 7:15 am for a leisurely drive through the rich farmlands of southern New Jersey to our destination at Brown’s Mill, New Jersey to learn the history of cranberry growing and witness the actual harvesting of cranberries. Included in our visit will be a demonstration of the cooking uses of cranberries. After our cranberry tour, we will have a picnic lunch and then be off to Whitesbog for a visit to the historic…

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Jenkins Explorers: Thursday Nature Stories

October 25, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until October 25, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Led by 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. Free of charge. Rain or shine event. Pre-registration required REGISTER

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Colored Pencil & Pastel Dust on Coquille Board

October 27, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States
Free

Led by Scott Rawlins, Artist, Scientific Illustrator and Designer Co-sponsored by Jenkins Arboretum  & Gardens and the Philadelphia  Society of Botanical Illustrators Coquille board is a textured paper that reduces drawn lines to a stipple-like pattern resembling a mezzotint.  Black and white drawings on coquille board are executed as if they were tonal but can be reproduced as line –  which is a real time saver for those who work slowly!  It is also possible…

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Yoga At Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens

October 29, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 26, 2018

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Presented by the YogaLife Institute, Devon, PA Janet Muti, Yoga Life Instructor Learn 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 may join this program. Cost for each six-week course: $60 members, $90 non-members Drop-ins: $15 session  Pre-registration encouraged. Class size is limited. REGISTER

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November 2018

Conservation Woodlands Walkabout

November 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States
Free

Led by Steve Wright, Director of Horticulture and Curator of Plant Collections at Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens Offered to our Patron, Sustaining, and Circle of Friends level Jenkins Arboretum members only As the Arboretum looks to its future, we evaluate opportunities to allow access into areas of the property that are currently private, but have enormous potential. We would like to extend an invitation to our membership to join our Board of Directors on an…

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Botanical Dye Workshop

November 3, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Led by Tara Vent, Hamilton Educational Fellow Learn how to repurpose your kitchen and garden scraps to use as botanical dyes! In this workshop, participant will learn which fabrics, materials, and techniques work best. Students will make a pillowcase using the dyes provided and are welcome to bring a pre-washed white cotton garment of their own to dye. $10 for members, $15 for non-members. Pre-registration required. Class size is limited. 

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Gift Bags For All Seasons

November 4, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States
Free

Led by Hope Marshall, Milena Trosini, and Jean Thorpe, Arboretum volunteers Would you like to create your own unique gift bags for that special person? Join Jenkins volunteers, Hope Marshall, Milena Trosini, and Jean Thorpe, to learn how to turn recycled materials including newsprint, circulars, and brochures into a variety of gift bags and tags just in time for the hostess gifts you will be bringing to holiday parties or for your friends and family birthdays.…

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Spray and Pray

November 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States
Free

Misguided faith in pesticides isn’t the answer to our mosquito and tick problems. Presented by Dan Duran, PhD, associate professor, Department of Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Science, Drexel University In this lecture, Dr. Dan Duran will discuss the efficacy of common methods used to control these backyard pests. He will also address the environmental implications of the various methods. Dr. Duran in an engaging speaker whose energetic lecture style is appreciated by his students as…

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Houseplant Revival and Repotting Workshop

November 9, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am EST
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States
Free

Hands-on workshop led by Arboretum horticulture staff and greenhouse volunteers Back by popular demand, the Arboretum’s staff and volunteers are once again offering this workshop to help give new life to some of your neglected old houseplants. We can prune, clean, and repot with fresh soil mix (yes, we can do orchids). We can even give them a shot of fertilizer to get them going. The Arboretum will supply the soil, fertilizer, and expertise, but…

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Autumn Harvest Arrangement

November 19, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Led by Heather Moss Potter,  Floral Designer & Proprietor of Cottage Flowers in Malvern Have fun preparing for Thanksgiving by creating a harvest arrangement in a fun season container!  With fellow nature enthusiasts, share the joy of preparing for the holidays, the “natural way”.  Containers and floral supplies will be provided.  If you have favorite pruners, bring them along with your creative energy.  You will go home with a beautiful arrangement for your Thanksgiving tables.…

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December 2018

Macramé Workshop

December 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

Led by Tara Vent, Hamilton Educational Fellow Join us for a morning of knot tying! In this macramé workshop, participants will learn a few basic knots to make a plant hanger to take home just in time for the holidays. Students are welcomed to bring along any plant, special pot, small terrarium, or vase that you have in mind. Light refreshments will be served. All materials are provided and all skill levels are welcomed. $30…

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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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September 2019

Fall Planting Demonstration

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States

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…

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Gardening for the 21st Century: Designing and Managing Public Gardens for Everyone

September 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States
Free

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…

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Saving Jemima: Life and Love with a Hard-luck Jay

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

Saving Jemima: Life and Love with a Hard-luck Jay Sunday, September 22, 2:00 pm Presented by Julie Zickefoose, writer, artist, and naturalist. Naturalist/artist/writer Julie Zickefoose thinks of herself as an unsung, minor, rather dirty superhero. Her superpower: saving small, economically worthless wildlife that would otherwise die. An orphaned jay named Jemima was one such foundling. Spending nearly a year healing, studying, and raising the young blue jay for release opened the door to their world…

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