About Ambler Arboretum

The Ambler Arboretum of Temple University is an historic public garden within a respected institution of higher education. Its mission is to serve as a living laboratory that promotes love and knowledge of horticulture, understanding of the relationship between people and the environment, and awareness of both the need for and means to achieve greater environmental responsibility.

The Ambler Arboretum is committed to celebrating the achievements of the Pennsylvania School of Horticulture for Women and preserving the historic significance of the campus.

Its three areas of focus are sustainability, the health benefits of gardens, and the history of women in horticulture, agriculture, and design.

The Ambler Arboretum of Temple University is proud to be a part of America’s Garden Capital.



The Ambler Arboretum and Temple University Ambler have been awarded a “Tree Campus USA” designation by the Arbor Day Foundation in 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.