Adult Programs

Get in touch with the natural world through a wide range of programs. Tyler offers adult programs that include diverse classes, workshops and trips exploring plants and gardening, nature and ecology, and botanical arts. Many of our walks, rambles, and guided tours are free with admission. Check individual program listings for details.

Gardening and Horticulture

Gardening and Horticulture

Gardening with Deer
Saturday, January 24, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Introduction to Seed Starting
Sunday, February 8, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Witchhazels: Harbingers of Spring
Sunday, March 1, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

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Botanical Arts

Botanical Arts

Cornucopia with a Twist
Saturday, November 22, 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Holiday Wreath Workshop
Sunday, December 7, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Polymer Clay Nature Ornament
Saturday, December 13, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

The Botanical Sampler Scarf
Saturday, January 10, 17 and 24  1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Photo Walk – Winter Wonder
Sunday, January 18,  1:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Roses with a Twist
Saturday, February 7,  1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

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Natural Studies

Natural Studies

Weekday Wildflower Walks
Every Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Summer and Fall Bird Walks
Every Wednesday in July – November; 8:15 – 10:15 a.m.

Weekday Wildflower Walks
Every Wednesday in July – November; 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Historic Building Tours
Sundays, June 1, July 13, August 3, September 7, October 5, November 2; 1:00, 2:00 and 3:00 p.m.

Natural Lands Restoration
Sundays, August 3, September 14, October 12, November 9; 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Night Hikes
Saturday, September 13, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.; Saturdays, October 11 and November 8, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Winter Bird Walks
Every Wednesday, 8:15 – 10:15 a.m.

Winter Botany Walks
Every Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Sunday Botany Walks
Sundays, December 14, January 11 and February 8, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Surviving the Wild: Storm Safely
Saturday, December 13, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Christmas Bird Count
Saturday, December 20, 5:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Birding Trip: Barnegat Light
Tuesday, January 6, 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Honey 101: Talk and Tasting
Saturday, January 10, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Surviving the Wild: Water
Saturday, January 31, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

What Tree is That? – Winter Tree Identification
Saturday, January 31, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Winter Beekeeping Workshop
Saturday, February 7, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Birding Trip: Cape Henlopen
Saturday, February 17, 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Snowshoe through Nature
Sunday, February 22, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

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Health and Wellness

Health and Wellness

Yoga in the Garden
Session 1: Tuesdays, September 30 – November 4, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Session 2: Tuesdays, November 11 – December 16, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Yoga in the Garden
Winter Series: Tuesdays, January 13 – February 17,  6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Trail Rambles
Sundays, September 21, October 26, November 16, 1:15 – 3:00 p.m.

Stroller Barre® in the Arboretum
Fridays, September 26 – October 31, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Off the Yoga Mat and Into the World Workshops
Wednesdays, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Off the Yoga Mat and Into the World Workshops: Introduction to Energy Medicine
Wednesday, January 7, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Off the Yoga Mat and Into the World Workshops: Prayer Flags
Wednesday, February 4, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

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Registration Information

Pre-registration is required for all programs unless otherwise indicated.
Payment may be made via check or charge; VISA , MasterCard or Discover are welcome.

Ways to register:

  • Call Joanne Landau, Registrar at 610-566-9134 ext. 215 (Mon – Fri, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.)
  • Print and mail/fax or email the registration form
  • In person at Tyler’s Visitor Center

Full payment must accompany each registration. Places cannot be held without full payment.
Classes are filled on a first come-first serve basis. Please call for availability prior to registration.

Refund Policy:

  • A $3 administrative fee will be charged for each program cancellation that you initiate
  • A full refund, less the administrative fee, will be given with a minimum notice of two weeks
  • A 50% refund will be given with a minimum notice of one week
  • NO REFUNDS will be given with less than one week’s notice

A full refund will be given if the Arboretum must cancel or reschedule a program due to inadequate enrollment, instructor illness, or inclement weather. We will make every reasonable attempt to notify you if a program is canceled.

 

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