Events - Awbury Arboretum

  • Herbal Remedies: Tinctures, Tonics & Elixirs for Colds & Cocktails

    With Anna Herman of Anna Herman’s Backyard Farm School Learn the art & craft of creating and stocking your own personal apothecary with locally grown and wild crafted roots, leaves and barks.   During class students will sample a variety of homemade artisan products, and make their own cough & cold…

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  • Moss Growing Workshop

    With Al Benner of Moss Acres Participants will learn about the history, morphology, and life cycle of moss as well as how to create and maintain a moss garden! Al and Dave Benner When it comes to knowledge and experience with growing moss in the landscape, the Benner name is well known.  Al…

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  • Herbal Remedies: Balms, Lotions and Potions

    With Anna Herman of Anna Herman’s Backyard Farm School Learn the art & craft of creating and stocking your own personal apothecary with locally grown and wild crafted roots, leaves and barks.   During class students will sample a variety of homemade artisan products, and make their own cough & cold…

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  • Ferments & Pickles – Make and Take

    With Anna Herman of Anna Herman’s Backyard Farm School Using various yeast or bacteria to transform and preserve food is a useful skill for gardeners, and all of us who want to store up each harvest season’s bounty for later eating.  Pickled cucumbers, peppers, beets and beans have long been larder…

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  • Fall Flea Market

    Where:  At the Awbury Agricultural Village – 1011 E Washington Lane Clean out your closets and help support Awbury Arboretum – funds raised will support the care of Awbury’s historic landscape, which has remained FREE and open to the public for nearly 100 years, and the continuation and development of its…

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  • Save the Date! Fall Harvest Festival and Flea Market!

    Save the Date for the Fall Harvest Fest and Flea Market at Awbury Arboretum!   Mark your calendar, and join us as we celebrate the season at this fun, family-friendly event. Highlights will include: Flea Market Pumpkins Cider Food for Sale Music And much more!  

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  • Food Gift Workshop

    With Anna Herman of Anna Herman’s Backyard Farm School Learn how to make and package an assortment of home-made and delicious food gifts.    Learn sources and suppliers,  labeling tips, storage and food safety issues.  Recipes will be provided.     Lesson and Demo $30/person,   plus $5 materials fee for each product you make…

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  • Biochar – A Climate Change Solution?

    Workshop and Lunch with Dale Hendricks What is biochar and what role can it play as a climate change solution? How do you make and use biochar sustainably/optimally in your farm or garden? Dale Henriks of Green Light Plants in Landenberg, PA will answer those questions and more in his biochar presentation and…

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