Welcome to the Henry Schmieder Arboretum of Delaware Valley University, a horticultural jewel in the heart of Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Just west of Doylestown, the Arboretum encompasses 40 acres of our main campus. The Learning Gardens date back to the founding of the College in 1896. The Arboretum compliments the mission of the University providing a living collection of plants which reflects our faculty’s teaching requirements and serves as a “green resource” for the surrounding community.

After over a year of research, visioning and discussion, the arboretum is entering an exciting period of transformation, repurposing and rebirth. A new dedication to education and learning will guide our efforts as the Henry Schmieder Arboretum evolves into The Learning Gardens.

The learning gardens is a member of the American Public Gardens Association and Greater Philadelphia Gardens 




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