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

Vegetable Gardening 101
Saturday, March 15, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Spring Bulb Container
Sunday, March 30, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Introduction to Herb Gardening
Saturday, April 5, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Rhododendron Stroll
Fridays, April 11, 18, 25, May 9, 16, 23 and 30, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Spring Ephemerals
Saturday, April 12, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Moss Gardening
Sunday, April 13, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Healthy Habitats Contained!
Wednesday, April 30, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Pruning Rhododendrons and Azaleas
Sunday, May 18, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

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Botanical Arts

Botanical Arts

Photo Walk: Focus on Nature
Sunday, April 6, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Easter Egg Floral Arrangement
Tuesday, April 15, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Beer Stein Workshop
Friday, April 25, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Polymer Clay Jewelry Workshop
Thursday, May 8, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Photo Walk: Focus on Flowers
Saturday, May 10, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

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Natural Studies

Natural Studies

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

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

Natural Areas Restoration
Sundays, March 9, April 13, May 11, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Sunday Wildflower Walks
Sundays, March 9, April 13, May 11, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Naturalist Walk: Focus on Frogs
Thursday, March 13, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Invasive Plants 101
Saturday, March 22, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

The Children’s Eternal Rainforest of Costa Rica
Thursday, March 27, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Surviving the Wild
Saturday, March 29, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Historic Buildings Tours
Sundays, April 6 and May 4, 1:00, 2:00 and 3:00 p.m.

Birding Trip: Bombay Hook
Tuesday, April 22, 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Spring Tree Identification Walk
Saturday, April 26, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Wildflower Trip: Bowman’s Hill
Tuesday, April 29, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Birding Trip: Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge and Brigantine Island Dunes Community
Thursday, May 8, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Birding Trip: Cape May
Tuesday and Wednesday, May 13 and 14, departing at 7:00 a.m. and returning by 6:00 p.m.

Saturday Spring Migration Bird Walk
Saturday, May 17, 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Solar Observation
Saturday, May 17, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

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Health and Wellness

Health and Wellness

Trail Rambles
Sundays, March 23, April 27 and May 18 1:15 – 3:00 p.m.

Yoga in the Garden
Session 1: Tuesdays, March 11 – April 15, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Session 2: Tuesdays, April 22 – May 27, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Night Hikes
Saturdays, March 15, April 12, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. and May 17, 7:30 – 9:30 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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