2020 Spring Lecture Series   


 The Henry Schmieder Arboretum, Delaware Valley University 


    Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020
Tuesday, April 14th, 2020
Tuesday April 21st, 2020
Tuesday, May 5th, 2020

Speaker and topics to be announced once confirmed.    



Lecture Series Details
The Life Sciences Building, Delaware Valley University
700 E. Butler Ave, Doylestown, PA 18901
6:30 pm – light refreshments;  7:00 pm – lecture

Purchase Tickets at the Door
Schmieder Arboretum Members: Free
DVU Students and Active Military: Free
Nonmembers: $5.00
Senior Citizens: $3.00
Non-DVU Students; DVU Faculty and Staff: $3.00

This series is co-sponsored by:

Bucks Beautiful

Feeney’s Wholesale Nursery

Delaware Valley University

We would like to express our appreciation to our wonderful speakers and the public 

for supporting our 2019 Lecture Series 

This series was co-sponsored by: Bucks Beautiful, Feeney’s Wholesale Nursery, and Delaware Valley University

December 3, 2019
“Gardening in Concert with Nature
Presented by:  Bill Pasko, Penn State Bucks County Extension Master Gardener

November 5, 2019
“Leaves of Autumn – The Unique Art of Fall Floral Design”
Presented by: Melissa Palmer of Florum Flowers and Petaling Posies

October 1, 2019
“Listening to the Land”

Presented by: Award Winning Garden Designer Renny Reynolds, Hortulus Farm

May 21, 2019

”Boot Camp for your Senses:
The Garden in Summer
Presented by:  Author and Horticulturalist Tovah Martin, based on her newest book “The Garden in Every Sense and Season”

April 16, 2019
Native Plant Gardening
Bringing our Natives into the Designed Yard”
Presented by:  Native Plant Advocate and Consultant Wendy Brister, Harvey’s Gardens

March 19, 2019
Hot Perennials!
Presented by:  Horticulturist Sharee Solow, PCH, ASLA, Solow Horticultural Designs
See Sharee’s full list of New Perennials for 2019 here 

February 19, 2019
“Community Trees: Creating Habitat for Humans”
Presented by:  Extension Urban Forester Julianne Schieffer, BCMA, CBLP, TRAQ, Penn State Ecosystem Science & Management