Garden Hours:   Daily from 8am – sunset
John J. Willaman Education Center:   Daily from 9am – 4pm


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Jenkins Explorers: Thursday Nature Stories

July 19 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until August 16, 2018

Come and visit our Children's Garden and enjoy a nature-themed read aloud. The program will be held every Thursday at 10 am from June 7th to August 16th. After the stories, you and your child or grandchild are welcome to borrow a Jenkins’ Explorer Vest and binder of materials to enjoy as you walk along the garden paths. Drop in as often as you like throughout the summer! Thursdays at 10 am from June 7th…

The Delaware Valley Iris Society Sale

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

There will be a sale of all types of iris plants and rhizomes at the Arboretum on Saturday, July 21st, from 10:00 to 1:00. Please come early for best selection! If you are interested in this event, please check the DVIS website for more details at: http://www.dvis-ais.org or contact Vince Lewonski at vince@dvis-ais.org

Jenkins Explorers: Summer Sundays

July 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until August 19, 2018

Spend summer Sundays at Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens. Join us in the Children’s Garden for a nature based story and activity. A new program will be held every Sunday at 2pm from June 3rd to August 19th so come as often as you like! Free of charge. Rain or shine All materials will be provided. Appropriate for children 4 to 8 accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration REQUIRED- Class size limited. Please register only your child’s…

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The John J. Willaman Center is like a giant tree house, extending high up into the tree canopy, while simultaneously looking down over the gardens.  It is a most spectacular garden sculpture, the form of which reinforces its identity and function. Thus, in so many ways The Center is the lens through which we understand and see into the gardens.   Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens is a garden for all seasons, and the architecture of this