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Travels at Twelve: Devils and Saints: Plant Exploration in Honshu, Japan
Thursday, February 13, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree
Join Scott Arboretum staff and local gardening enthusiasts as they share travel experiences abroad and the art of gardening around the world! In addition to learning about spectacular gardens, plants, and landscapes, you’ll get a taste of the art, cuisine, architecture, and customs of lands near and far. It’s a perfect wintertime escape!
Join Tony Aiello, Director of Horticulture and Curator at the Morris Arboretum, as he takes on a tour of central Japan, where he participated in plant exploration trips in the fall of 2018 and 2019. Tony will highlight the areas of Honshu that he and his colleagues visited and collected a diversity of trees and shrubs. He will also share his experiences in visiting Japanese cultural sites. Plus, find out what was holy and what was devilish during his travels.
Free and open to the public, Travels at Twelve is an informal way to share what has been seen and discovered in various gardens and natural spaces th! roughout the world. Held from 12 to 1 p.m. in the Lang Performing Arts Center Cinema at Swarthmore College.
WEATHER CANCELATIONS: To learn if the college has canceled activities or will open late, please call the Swarthmore Weather Emergency Hotline: 610-328-8228.
For more information, please call the Scott Arboretum offices at 610-328-8025 or visit scottarboretum.org.