The Arboretum offers both spring and fall programs and events. These events include lectures by local and nationally-known speakers, as well as workshops, tours, and plant swaps:

  • Spring and Fall lectures and workshops
  • Philadelphia Flower Show in early March -- Delaware Valley University has exhibited for over 50 years!
  • Plant Swap for members in September and May


The Henry Schmieder Arboretum of Delaware Valley University

2017 Fall Lecture Series


Wednesday, September 27, 2017     What's Up with Honeybee Health?

                                                             Presented by Scott Guiser

Wednesday, October 18, 2017         The Layered Garden*

                                                             Presented by David Culp

Wednesday, November 15, 2017     Glorious Shade

                                                            Presented by Jenny Rose Carey
Wednesday, December 20, 2017     All the Presidents’ Gardens

                                                      Presented by Marta Mcdowell

*Co-sponsored by Doylestown Township Environmental Advisory Council

Light refreshments at 6:30 pm

Lectures begin at 7:00pm

Location: Life Sciences Auditorium