Course Description


Designed for garden enthusiasts and professionals alike, these lectures by regional experts will inspire you while challenging your way of thinking about horticulture.

Arboretum Members Non-Members Students $5 per session $10 per session Free - registration required $40 for the series $85 for the series Discount codes for students and Arboretum members are available. Email kathleen.salisbury@temple.edu for more information.

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Discount codes for students and Arboretum members are available. Email kathleen.salisbury@temple.edu for more information.

2019 Lecture Series:  (Please view full descriptions and registration links to the right)

ARB0002-008 Lecture and Author Meet and Greet: Victoria Johnson, American Eden:  January 30, 2019

ARB0002-009 Make and Take: Table Top Terrarium Workshop:  February 27, 2019

ARB0002-010 2nd Annual Celebration of Women in Horticulture Presents: Plants with a Past: Garden Archeology:  March 27, 2019

ARB0002-011 SLF and You: What You Need to Know about Spotted Lanternfly in 2019 :  April 24, 2019

ARB0002-012 An Introduction to Organic Land Care:  May 22, 2019

ARB0002-013 Insects in the Garden Talk and Walk:  June 26, 2019

ARB0002-014 Wild Edibles! Walk, Talk and Tasting:  July 24, 2019

ARB0002-015 Healing Gardens Planning, Design and Purpose:  August 14, 2019

ARB0002-016 Knockout Natives for Every Landscape: September 18, 2019

ARB0002-017 Josephine — The Empress Gardened: October 23, 2019

ARB0002-018 Landscape Lighting Fundamentals: November 20, 2019

ARB0002-019 Ask the Ambler Experts — A Panel Discussion: December 11, 2019

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Ask the Ambler Experts — A Panel Discussion
6:30PM to 8:30PM
Dec 11, 2019
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Title: Ask the Ambler Experts — A Panel Discussion

All Programs 7-8 PM and in Bright Hall Lounge unless otherwise noted.

All programs $10 for non-members, $5 Arboretum Members unless otherwise stated

Registration opens at 6:30 Q&A until 8:30

Presenters: Anne Brennan, Joe Imszennik, Benjamin Snyder

Description: The gardening season is over and it is time to start planning for the next one. Learn how to solve landscape problems you’ve encountered and how to repeat any successes you may have had in your indoor and outdoor gardens. Perhaps you want to try something new but are just not sure where to begin. Bring questions to ask, samples to examine and stories to share with our experts. You will leave well prepared for next year! Our expert panel includes: Anne Brennan, Ambler Arboretum Gardens Manager — hardy plants and landscape management; Benjamin Snyder, Greenhouse Horticulturist for the Greenhouse Education and Research Complex of Temple University’s Landscape Architecture and Horticulture Department — tropical plants, plant forcing, vegetable and fruit growing; Joe Imszennik,  Facilities Manager at Temple University Ambler — lawn care. Designed to engage all levels of interest and knowledge, the Ambler Arboretum Speaker Series invites regional experts to discuss topics that will inspire participants while challenging their way of thinking about horticulture. Program registration begins at 6:30 p.m., the presentation begins at 7 p.m. and Q&A follow at 8 p.m.

Location: Temple Ambler Bright Hall Lounge