Workshops and Lectures


Workshops and lectures

Unless otherwise noted, horticulture workshops take place at the Barnes Arboretum, 300 N. Latch's Lane, Merion, PA 19066.

Some horticulture workshops and lectures are eligible for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) through the Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD) and the Pennsylvania Certified Horticulturalist program (PCH). See below for details.

For more information, call 215.278.7350.

Ferns and Their Allies
June 1, 2017
10 am–1 pm
$40; members $36

Harriet Cramer, garden designer, writer, and lecturer
The Barnes Arboretum is home to one of the most extensive collections of hardy ferns in the country. In this workshop, expand your knowledge of both native and notable non-native ferns suitable for our region, and learn how to identify, cultivate, and create effective design combinations with ferns.

Reserve general admission or member tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

Floral Design
Thursdays, September 14–28 (3 classes)
10 am–12:30 pm
$250; members $225

Instructor TBA
Learn to create floral masterpieces that you can construct in your own home. Start with basic design concepts and mechanics, then move on to specialized forms of floral design, including body flowers—such as corsages and boutonnieres—and succulent wreaths. Each class includes a DIY component.

Call 215.278.7200 to reserve a spot.

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