Arboretum Staff are available to present programs on a wide variety of topics for your group. Programs are available for Garden Clubs, Civic Associations, Corporations, Senior Groups, Alumni Groups and Professional Organizations Please contact us regarding specific requests or consider any of the following topics:
General Audience Topics
The Ambler Arboretum of Temple University
Greater Philadelphia Gardens
Native Plants for Cut Flower Gardens
Gardening with Deer
Pennsylvania Plant Communities
Fascinating Plants of Pennsylvania
Define Interesting: Native Plants for Multiple Seasons of Interest
Putting Your Garden to Bed – Fall Garden Tasks
Professional Development Topics
Hellstrips – Planting the Hardest to Plant Areas in a Landscape
Uncomfortable Conversations: Engaging Customers and Clients in Meaningful and Productive Dialogue
Invasive Plant Identification and Management
Weed Identification and Management
Diagnosing Pest Problems
Pesticides and Pollinator Safety
Programs run approximately one hour with time for questions and answers. Programs may include an outdoor walking component if appropriate.
Local Area (With 25 miles)
Week Night: $200
Weekend Day: $250
Outside of 25 Miles and Out of State
Week Night: $300
Weekend Day: $350
Round-trip mileage to be reimbursed at the current federal rate. Program fees support the Ambler Arboretum.
For more information or to schedule a group program please contact Arboretum Director, Kathleen Salisbury at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 267-468-8400.
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