Books n’ Brews

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens 631 Berwyn Baptist Road, Devon, PA

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

SHIBORI (Indigo Dye Workshop)

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens 631 Berwyn Baptist Road, Devon, PA

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

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

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens 631 Berwyn Baptist Road, Devon, PA

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: