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 for Butterflies
Saturday, September 20, 9:30 –11:00 a.m.

Late Season Vegetable Gardening
Saturday, September 27, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Small Trees for Residential Landscapes
Saturday, September 27, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

 

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Botanical Arts

Botanical Arts

Photo Walks: Focus on Nature
Saturday, August 23, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Fall Photo Walk – Tiny Worlds
Sunday, September 21, 10:00 am – 1:00 p.m.

Leaf Casting Workshop
Sunday, September 28, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Fall Photo Walk – Colors & Landscapes
Saturday, October 25, 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.

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

Sunday Wildflower Walks
Sundays, August 3, September 14, October 12; 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

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

Summer Night Hikes
Friday, August 8, 8:00 – 9:30 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.

Birding Trip: Cape May
Tuesday and Wednesday, September 16 and 17, departing at 7:00 a.m. and returning by 6:00 p.m.

Beekeeping Basics – Part II
Saturday, September 20, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (Rain Date: Saturday, October 4)

Birding 101
Sunday, September 28, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Nature Trip: Peat Bogs, Sand Dunes & Wildflowers
Thursday, October 9, 7:45 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

What Tree Is This? Tree Identification Walk
Saturday, October 25, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. (Rain Date: Sunday, October 26)

 

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Health and Wellness

Health and Wellness

Yoga in the Garden
Session 2: Tuesdays, July 15 – August 19, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
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.

Trail Rambles
Sundays,  July 27, August 10, 9:15 – 11:15 a.m.
Sundays, September 21, October 26, November 16, 1:15 – 3:00 p.m.

Stroller Barre® in the Arboretum
Session 2: Tuesdays, July 22 – August 26, 9:15 – 10:15 a.m.

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

Garden Fresh Food Energetics
Wednesday, September 24, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Off the Yoga Mat and Into the World Workshops
Wednesdays, 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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