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10.23.18 Tuesday - Botanical Drawing with Color Pencil

Join art instructor Eileen Rosen for this 3-week art course using color pencils. Learn to use these easy to blend, vibrant wax-based pencils to interpret the forms and colors of a flower.

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10.25.18 Thursday - Designing with Native Mosses

Alice Waegel, a retired biology professor, presents both innovative and classic approaches to landscaping with native mosses.

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10.25.18 Thursday - Tree Tenders en Español

Entrenamiento de cuidadores de árboles en español/inglés en el Centro Providencia en Fairhill.

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10.27.18 Saturday - Fall Photography Stroll

Take advantage of this early morning opportunity to photograph the unique gardens of Mt. Cuba Center as fall color nears its seasonal peak.

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10.27.18 Saturday - Putting the Garden to Bed

Chanticleer Assistant Horticulturist, Chris Fehlhaber will demonstrate essential gardening techniques that ensure your garden will be more manageable in the spring.

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10.27.18 Saturday - Tree Tenders en Español

Entrenamiento de cuidadores de árboles en español/inglés en el Centro Providencia en Fairhill.

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10.30.18 Tuesday - Botanical Drawing with Color Pencil

Join art instructor Eileen Rosen for this 3-week art course using color pencils. Learn to use these easy to blend, vibrant wax-based pencils to interpret the forms and colors of a flower.

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11.2.18 Friday - WVWA: All About Owls

Fall is one of the best times of the year to see and hear owls — and what could be a better way to take advantage of autumn’s beautiful, quiet nights than to go in search of those nocturnal wonders at the suburban home of the Temple Owls!

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11.3.18 Saturday - Ambler Arboretum Presents: Fall Foliage Hike

Learn why and how leaves change colors and what plants you can plant in your yard to feed those late season pollinators and migrating birds. Bring your walking shoes and your questions!

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11.5.18 Monday - South Africa - The Western Cape Exceptional Gardens and Private Reserves

The Western Cape garden tour combines well with the flora and wildlife in the spectacular hinterland of the Little Karoo and the mountainous coastline.

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11.6.18 Tuesday - Botanical Drawing with Color Pencil

Join art instructor Eileen Rosen for this 3-week art course using color pencils. Learn to use these easy to blend, vibrant wax-based pencils to interpret the forms and colors of a flower.

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11.7.18 Wednesday - Must-Have Native Shrubs for Fall Color

Vic Piatt, Mt. Cuba Center’s Gardens Manager, presents his favorite native shrubs that display colorful fall foliage, fruit, and bark. Learn how to care for these autumn beauties, where best to plant them, and the ecological services they provide.

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11.8.18 Thursday - Flower Power: The Art of the Armature

Join award-winning floral designer, Ron Mulray, for this fabulous demonstration of how to create and design with an armature and enter your own designs into the 2019 Flower Show, "Flower Power!"

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11.9.18 Friday - Bring Bluebirds into Your Garden

With the help of ArcGIS technology, find out which native birds – including bluebirds – your garden best supports.

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11.12.18 Monday - Holiday Orchid Workshop

Join orchid expert and author, Barb Schmidt for this hands-on workshop and plant a small Oncidium orchid in a tree fern basket to use as a holiday centerpiece.

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11.14.18 Wednesday - Japanese Garden Design- The Stroll Garden with Sharee Solow

Finally, a design lecture that will clarify the complex topic of Japanese gardens using language and images everyone can grasp! Join designer Sharee Solow as she presents "Japanese Garden Design: The Stroll Garden (Edo Period 1600-1868)."

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11.17.18 Saturday - Holiday Floral Arrangements and Seasonal Containers

Create a winter holiday tableau with fresh greens and natural elements from the garden. Chanticleer Assistant Horticulturists Tess Kuracina and Lowery Douglass will take you through an interactive class to create a lovely and re-purposed arrangements for the table, mantle, or front stoop

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11.18.18 Sunday - Japanese Garden Elements: Japanese Stone Setting

Join Japanese gardening professional Asher Browne for this workshop instructing rock placement techniques at Shofuso.

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11.27.18 Tuesday - Drawing or Painting Orchids

Join artist Eileen Rosen as she teaches you how to create beautiful drawings or paintings from live orchid plants. You will be able to choose which media you use in this class!

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11.27.18 Tuesday - Junior Flower Show Teacher Training

Join fellow teachers for a hands on training to learn how to host a Junior Flower Show at your school.

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12.1.18 Saturday - Ambler Arboretum Presents: Bark Walk

Join Ambler Arboretum of Temple University Director Kathy Salisbury for a special dog walking-friendly event in the Ambler Arboretum. Examine the intricate patterns and fascinating details of trees throughout the Ambler Arboretum on this Bark Walk.

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12.1.18 Saturday - Felted Flower Art

Capture the essence of nature while learning the beginning steps of 3-dimensional needle felting. Local fiber artist Sara Setzer shows you how to create beautiful floral designs using wool and other natural fibers in this relaxed session of crafting.

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12.12.18 Wednesday - Pollinators and Wildflowers - Observations from the Field: Tom Knezick

Challenge how you think about horticulture. Tom Knezick, the Production Analyst at Pinelands Nursery & Supply, answers the questions, What plants attract the most honeybees? Which milkweed is best for monarchs? and gives essential tips

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1.26.19 Saturday - Tree Tenders Basic Training

Be an urban hero! This training covers tree biology, identification, planting, proper care and working within your community.

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1.30.19 Wednesday - Rare Book Talk: Great Flower Books

Explore some of the sumptuous flower books in the PHS McLean Library rare and special collections.

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2.2.19 Saturday - Tree Tenders Basic Training

Be an urban hero! This training covers tree biology, identification, planting, proper care and working within your community.

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October 2018 15 events

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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1:00pm–3:30pm Weeds 101
11:00am–1:00pm Bee Keeping 101
5:00pm–6:00pm PECO Green Roof Tour
1:00pm–4:00pm Big Trees of Delaware
 
 
10:00am–12:00pm Designing with Native Mosses
10:00am–7:30pm Tree Tenders en Español
 
 
7:00am–10:00am Fall Photography Stroll
9:30am–11:30am Putting the Garden to Bed
 
 
 
 
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7:00pm–9:00pm WVWA: All About Owls
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