The Arboretum offers both spring and fall programs and events. These events include lectures by local and nationally-known speakers, as well as workshops, tours, and plant swaps:

  • Spring and Fall lectures and workshops
  • Philadelphia Flower Show in early March -- Delaware Valley University has exhibited for over 50 years!
  • Plant Swap for members in September and May

The Henry Schmieder Arboretum of Delaware Valley University Spring 2019 Lecture Series Dates:

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Community Trees: Creating Habitat for Humans

Presented by Extension Urban Forester Julianne Schieffer, BCMA, CBLP, TRAQ
Penn State Ecosystem Science & Management

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Hot Perennials!

Presented by Horticulturist Sharee Solow, PCH, ASLA
Solow Horticultural Designs

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Native Plant Gardening: Bringing our Natives into the Designed Yard

Presented by Native Plant Advocate and Consultant Wendy Brister, Harvey’s Gardens

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Boot Camp for your Senses: The Garden in Summer

Presented by Author and Horticulturalist Tovah Martin
based on her newest book “The Garden in Every Sense and Season”

All Lectures are held in the Life Sciences Auditorium

Light refreshments at 6:30 pm; Lecture 7:00 pm

Arboretum Members, DVU Students and Military: Free

Non DVU Students with ID, Senior Citizens, Faculty  & Staff:  $3.00

Non Members: $5.00

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