Fall Classes at Morris Arboretum Now In Session
This fall, get into the spirit of back-to-school and sign-up for a class at Morris Arboretum. Now is the perfect time to expand your knowledge and feed your curiosity with courses in Horticulture, Trips (led by experts), Creative Expressions, and Botany, just to name a few. With more than 75 classes available, you’re sure to find one, or two, that piques your interest.
- New this year – Barre in the Garden, Four Mondays, September 18, 25, October 2, 9, 5-6pm
Relieve the day’s stress with this full body, energy-inducing workout with views of the lovely garden.
- Birding at the Arboretum: A Local Hotspot, Session 1, Tuesday, September 19, 4-6:30pm
Explore the Arboretum’s popular bird habitats including the wetlands, meadows, and woodlands along the
- The Art of Japanese Ink Painting, Saturday, September 23, 1:30-3:30pm
Students will paint bamboo and learn the basic strokes used to create all forms of Japanese ink painting.
- For Kids….Wetland Critters: Reptile, Amphibian, and Insect Exploration, Saturday, September 23, 1-2:30pm
Come learn about local amphibians, reptiles and insects in the beautiful Morris Arboretum wetlands.
- Native Plants for your Home Pollinator Garden,Tuesday, September 26, 6:30-8:30pm
Discover how to have seasonal interest in your garden year round and provide the food and shelter needed by pollinators.
The Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania is located at 100 East Northwestern Avenue in the Chestnut Hill section of Philadelphia. The 92-acre horticulture display garden features a spectacular collection of mature trees in a beautiful and colorful landscape. The Arboretum includes numerous picturesque spots such as a formal rose garden, historic water features, a swan pond, and the only remaining freestanding fernery in North America. A new permanent nationally award winning exhibit, Out on a Limb – a Tree Adventure adds to Morris Arboretum’s allure by transporting visitors 50 feet up into the treetops on a canopy walk that requires no climbing. The Morris Arboretum’s new Horticulture Center Complex has received Platinum Level LEED® Certification, the highest sustainability rating of the U.S. Green Building Council. For more information, visitwww.morrisarboretum.org.
Photo Credit: Courtesy, Morris Arboretum
Photo Caption: This fall, get into the spirit of back-to-school and sign-up for a class at Morris Arboretum. Now is the perfect time to expand your knowledge and feed your curiosity with courses in Horticulture, Trips (led by experts), Creative Expressions, and Botany, just to name a few. With more than 75 classes available, you’re sure to find one, or two, that piques your interest including The Art of Japanese Ink Painting, pictured here. For a complete list of courses, class times and costs, check the Morris Arboretum website, https://online.morrisarboretum.org/classes or call 215-247-5777, x125 for more information.