Arboretum Staff are available to present programs on a wide variety of topics for your group or employees. Programs are available for Garden Clubs, Civic Associations, Corporations, Senior Groups, Alumni Groups, Professional Organizations and others. 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
Professional Development credits may be obtained for certain programs.
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
Herbaceous Plant Identification
Woody Plant Identification
Insect and Disease Scouting and Management
Identifying and Managing Landscape Problems in Wet Seasons
Program times vary with topic and may be customized to meet your group's needs. The fees below are for a one-hour program, with time for questions and answers.
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 email@example.com or at 267-468-8400.
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