Garden Scoop: Gardening events in the area
An Autumn Afternoon in Ned Wolf Park Afternoon of music, dancing & art in the park. Some spring-flowering bulbs will be available for purchase. Rain date: Oct. 20. Ned Wolf Park, McCallum St. nedwolfpark.blogspot.com. 10/19. 1-4 pm.
Azalea Garden Workday Help care for this 4-acre garden. Kelly Dr. behind the Art Museum. Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, 100 N. 20th St.; 215-988-1611. 10/19. 9 am-12 pm.
Bare-Root Tree Planting & Care Demonstration workshop on proper planting techniques & care requirements for bare-root trees. Delaware Center for Horticulture, 1810 N. Dupont St., Wilmington; Registration required. 10/22. 5-7 pm.
Bulb Planting Help the arboretum add 2,000 Narcissus and Camassia bulbs between Albright Walk and the Winter Garden. Depending on the number of volunteers, tulips, crocus, and other bulbs may be planted throughout the gardens. Temple University Ambler, 580 Meetinghouse Rd., Ambler. 10/22.
Cape May Harbor Beach Sweep & Community Clean-Up Volunteers sought to assist w/various gardening and maintenance tasks around the center & along the harbor. Nature Center of Cape May, 1600 Delaware Ave., Cape May; 609-898-8848. 10/19. 9 am-12 pm.
Garden Class of the Woman's Community Club of Uwchlan: Cathy Miller, "First Lady of Flowers" Miller demonstrates several flower-arranging techniques & discusses her time at the White House. Uwchlan Meeting House, 5 North Village Ave., Exton; Reservations required: 610-458-1151. $5. 10/24. 12:45 pm.
Ikebana Workshop Japanese flower-arranging demonstration & workshop. Jenkins Arboretum, 631 Berwyn Baptist Rd., Devon; Registration required. $50. 10/18. 10 am-4 pm.
Native Plants for Fall Color Program on various native plants that will add interest to your fall yard & garden. Mount Cuba Center, 3120 Barley Mill Rd., Hockessin; Registration required: 302-239-4244. $15. 10/24. 10 am-12 pm.
Oxford Arts Alliance Decorator Showhouse & Gardens House where the various rooms & the yard have been arranged/designed by regional interior designers & landscapers. Oxford Arts Alliance Decorator Showhouse & Gardens, 1106 Hopeton Rd., Greenville. $30. 10/18.
Patriot Harbor Lines: Boat to Bartram's Garden Boat trip to Bartram's Garden, w/a guided tour of the house & time to explore. Schuylkill Banks, Market St. $30. 10/20.
Perennial Plant Conference Gardening conference. Swarthmore College - Lang Performing Arts Center, 500 College Ave., Swarthmore; Registration required: http://perennialplantconference.org. www.perennialplantconference.org. $99. 10/18. 7:30-5:30 pm.
Planting for Autumn Color Fall walk with a focus on plants that will provide beautiful seasonal color for home gardens. Awbury Arboretum, One Awbury Rd.; Registration suggested. $5. 10/19. 10 am-12 pm.
Scholarship Fundraiser Craft & Yard Sale Benefits the Country Garden Club's horticulture scholarship fund. Franklinville Community Center, 1584 Coles Mill Rd., Franklinville. 10/19. 9 am-1:30 pm.
Scott Arboretum Fall Festival Plant enthusiast Peter Korn discusses & shares images from his world travels. Swarthmore College, 500 College Ave., Swarthmore; 610- 328-8025. www.scottarboretum.org. 10/20. 4 pm.
Tour Hortulus Farm Bucks County's most significant public garden & area hub of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society. Hortulus Farm, 60 Thompson Mill Rd., Newtown. Donation suggested: $12. 10/19.
Trevose Horticultural Society: Living With Terrariums Program on selecting, planting & maintaining miniature gardens under glass. Wood River Village, 3200 Bensalem Blvd., Bensalem; 856-866-9163. $3. 10/21. 7 pm.
Upcycle Craft Workshop for Home & Garden Class on transforming found items into quality home goods & garden art. Nature Center of Cape May, 1600 Delaware Ave., Cape May; 609-898-8848. $20. 10/23.
Winterizing Tropical Plants Class on protecting plants from cold temperatures. Greensgrow Farms, 2501 E. Cumberland St. www.greensgrow.org. $25. 10/19. 12-2 pm.
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