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Captivated by Trees: The Work of Rutherford Platt

Virtual Event

Rutherford Platt’s captivation by trees, and his almost 40 year career as an esteemed, Burroughs Medal winning naturalist, writer, and photographer, was set in motion one winter day in 1929 when, to his astonishment, he noticed that flower and leaf buds were already present on the seemingly bare branches of trees. Through an exploration of […]

A Piet Oudolf Story Lecture

Virtual Event

  “A Piet Oudolf Story” Summary:  The first half of Deborah Chud’s “Piet Oudolf Story” traces her discovery of Piet Oudolf’s work, her research on his plant combinations, and her use of that research to create a garden in his style. The second half covers the historical context in which he emerged as a landscape designer and his basic principles of landscape design. Visit her Instagram, @pietgarden, to get a glimpse into her work.  Bio:  Deborah Chud is a retired physician who took […]

Growing Small Fruits in your Backyard

Virtual Event

This class is for those who want to grow small fruits in their backyard or on small commercial fruit farms. Growing blueberries, brambles, strawberries, or currants in your backyard can be rewarding and fun. This class will provide an overview on how to successfully grow these attractive fruits in your home landscape, be it a […]

Designing the Winter Landscape, 3 Session Course

Virtual Event

Maria von Brincken will help you design an outdoor space that uses texture, color, and mass planting to create visual interest throughout the winter. Winter gardens also create a backdrop for seasonal flower gardens. Featuring our Bressingham Garden, her design work, and others, Maria will introduce you to lay-out and plant lists that will inspire […]

Botany for the Home Gardener, Six Session Course

Virtual Event

In this six-session course, join us to explore the fundamentals of plant structures and their function, reproductive and floral biology, introductory concepts in physiology and metabolism, and overall systematic organization and classification of major plant groups within the plant kingdom. Participants will better understand the world of plants and gain a far deeper appreciation for their […]

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