This class will focus on what is going on in your garden during the first 6 weeks. We will discuss which seeds to start right out in the garden and which to start inside. Plus we'll explore different techniques for direct sowing and transplanting. We will demystify fertilizers, compost and mulch....
Saturday, March 18 2017 9:30 AM — 11:00 AM
Picture a kitchen garden that embraces flavor, fragrance and beauty. It takes you on a path to the past, showing you exceptional heirloom varieties. In this lecture, be inspired to take a new look at what to plant and why, discover old varieties that you can bring back to your garden, to add colo...
Saturday, March 11 2017 11:30 AM — 1:00 PM
Bring your favorite stuffed animal and have a tea party in our conservatory! Take a greenhouse tour and learn all about air plants, orchids and carnivorous plants. Create and take home a tea-bag craft. Max Attendance: 20 kids
Saturday, March 11 2017 10:00 AM — 11:00 AM
A true kitchen garden opens your senses both in the garden and in the kitchen and in this presentation, you will learn six steps to successful kitchen garden design, based on classic design techniques that anyone can follow, transforming an ordinary vegetable garden into an extraordinary European...
Saturday, March 11 2017 9:30 AM — 11:00 AM
Participants will learn how to make a kokedama using beautiful plants from our conservatory and take home the finished product at the end of class. Supplies, as well as instructions for assembly and care, are included. Fee $28. Class size 8.
Sunday, March 5 2017 10:00 AM — 12:00 PM
Get more bang for your buck with these amazing annuals, perennials and flowering shrubs that provide strikingly more color than the commonly planted options. Plus these underused beauties are low-maintenance and in many cases require less water. Presentation includes design tips. Presenter: Ker...
Saturday, February 25 2017 11:30 AM — 1:00 PM
Discover how foliage can add incredible color to a garden without depending on flowers for a dramatic effect. And the bonus, if not the main attraction, is that foliage centered landscapes require little maintenance! This presentation features standout perennials for their wide array of foliage t...
Saturday, February 25 2017 9:30 AM — 11:00 AM
Go beyond beauty and consider function when planning for biodiversity with low maintenance plants that offer food for butterflies and bees. Come hear about the UVM Pollinator Garden and get ideas about what to grow for year-round wildlife value. Presenter: Charlottte Albers Fee $15.00
Saturday, February 18 2017 9:30 AM — 11:00 AM
Learn the basic science and techniques for seed starting success from the get-go, and do it right the first time! Presenter: David Boucher Fee $15.00
Saturday, February 11 2017 9:30 AM — 11:00 AM