|Spring Forward by Learning Something New at Morris Arboretum
February 26, 2013,
Volume 59, No. 23
Morris Arboretum offers more than 75 classes each spring and fall with topics as varied as:
- Culinary Adventures,
- Behind the Scenes Tours & Trips,
- Health & Wellness in the Garden,
- Growing Minds for kids and families,
- Birding Excursions,
- Creative Expressions,
- Latest in Horticultural Practices,
- Introduction to Botany,
- Professional classes in landscape design and arboriculture.
It’s time to take a look at Morris Arboretum’s breadth of courses. Here are just a few to whet your learning appetite.
Coming up Roses!
Are you new to rose gardening or just want some one-on-one guidance to get your roses ready for the new season? Join this informative spring rose care workshop that will provide an overview of pruning, planting, transplanting, fertilizing and composting. Participants will have the opportunity to do some hands on pruning in the Rose Garden and learn techniques that can be applied to their own roses.
Nature Photography Workshop (Ages 8-12)
In this four-week series, children will use their creativity to capture the beautiful landscape of Morris Arboretum through the camera’s lens. Children will learn tips and techniques to hone their photography skills, concentrating on close-ups, textures, color and landscape concepts. In the last session, students will celebrate and critique their classmates’ work.
Introduction to Meditation and Mindfulness
Explore the practice of mindfulness mediation to tune in to your body and mind. During four sessions, participants will practice mindfulness-based meditation through body scans, seated meditation and expanded awareness. Connect with your inner-most self and enjoy the many health benefits associated with meditation to promote your own general well-being.
Class times and costs vary, so check the website, www.morrisarboretum.org or call (215) 247-5777 for more information. Or, register online at online.morrisarboretum.org/classes