Connecticut College Arboretum Presents: Music in the Meadow 2024

Conn College Arboretum 270 Mohegan Avenue, New London

We invite you to join us for a family-friendly rocking good time on Friday, May 31, 2024 for our 12th annual pre-summer kick off concert! Each year just keeps getting better and better! This year we look forward to hosting Chris Mackay & the ToneShifters, Kerri Powers with special guest Marco Giovino and Ben & Nancy Parent […]

$10 – $20

West Hartford Garden Club Garden: Secret Gardens Revealed Garden Tour

St. James’s Episcopal Church 1018 Farmington Avenue, Farmington

West Hartford is a diverse town, culturally and in the makeup of our neighborhoods. The six gardens selected for our 2024 West Hartford Garden Club Garden Tour reflect that diversity. These gardens include unexpected plant combinations, rich in color and texture … woodland gardens that demand shade loving plants… the use of sculpture and miniatures […]

$20

Botanical Print-Making Workshop at Hollister House Garden

Hollister House Garden 300 Nettleton Hollow Rd, Washington

June 1,  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Create your own original botanical print using hand-carved linoleum blocks. Learn to work with positive and negative space as you plan out and draw your design. Then, after instruction in basic linoleum cutting techniques, you will carefully carve your design into a block. Learn printmaking skills such as proper inking […]

$110 – $140

COLOR IN THE GARDEN: Friend or Foe? at Hollister House Garden

Hollister House Garden 300 Nettleton Hollow Rd, Washington

Get color to work for you.  Create beautiful effects and avoid the trap of allowing misplaced colors to disrupt the harmony of your garden. Do you love pink and hate yellow? Or vice versa? Is blue your favorite color? Whatever your likes and dislikes may be, it is the way in which your colors are […]

$30 – $40

Artists and Photographers Welcome at Hollister House Garden

Hollister House Garden 300 Nettleton Hollow Rd, Washington

June 5 - August 28, 2024 Beginning Wednesday, June 5 and continuing through August 28, Hollister House Garden welcomes artists and photographers to come and be inspired by the beauty of the garden in the morning light. Every Wednesday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Admission $10 per person. For more information

$10

GARDEN DESIGN STUDIO: A Weekend Workshop at Hollister House Garden

Hollister House Garden 300 Nettleton Hollow Rd, Washington

June 7 - June 9 Craft a vision for your garden and learn to draw your own detailed planting plan. Come and explore the core principles of garden design in this hands-on, weekend studio workshop. Suitable for all levels, you will learn comprehensive design techniques for the home gardener, from site survey and concept design to plant […]

$450 – $500

EVENING IN THE GARDEN at Hollister House Garden

Hollister House Garden 300 Nettleton Hollow Rd, Washington

As the light fades and day turns to evening, enjoy the company of friends and neighbors and see the beauty of the garden in a different light. Come have a glass of wine in the barn. Then enjoy a walk in the garden where you will delight in the intimate outdoor spaces, bordered by dramatic […]

$15 – $20

Pollinator Days at White Flower Farm

White Flower Farm 167 Litchfield Road (Route 63), Litchfield

Learn about best practices and plants to attract pollinators to your home landscape. Assemble for an informal talk with members of our garden staff then enjoy a quick tour of our display gardens with special emphasis on plant combinations. No fee or registration required. Kids are invited to build a decorative butterfly house and decorate it […]

$10

Tea With Tuberous Begonias at White Flower Farm

White Flower Farm 167 Litchfield Road (Route 63), Litchfield

Enjoy a cup or two of cold iced tea and light refreshments as White Flower Farm's head gardener Cheryl Whalen gives a brief talk on the history and care of England’s prized Blackmore & Langdon Tuberous Begonias. White Flower Farm is the exclusive US purveyor of these remarkable plants. Tour our Begonia House at the […]

$10

15th Annual Nantucket Garden Festival: Lighthouse School Benefit

Nantucket Lighthouse School 1 Rugged Rd, Nantucket

July 23-25, 2024 The Nantucket Garden Festival is a celebration of the island's natural beauty, featuring inspiring garden tours, engaging lectures, and vibrant floral demonstrations. Your sponsorship provides essential support for this beloved event and organization. Don't miss this opportunity to join us in cultivating beauty and sustainability on Nantucket. For more information  

Various $

Guided Garden Tour & Vegetarian Wrap Bagged Lunch at White Flower Farm

White Flower Farm 167 Litchfield Road (Route 63), Litchfield

Enjoy a delicious lunch prepared by a local deli as White Flower Farm store manager and plantsman Tom Bodnar gives a casual talk about the splendors of the late summer garden and strategies for planting spring-blooming bulbs. Next, step outside for a guided tour of our 20' x 240' Lloyd Border in all its seasonal […]

$25

2024 Annual American Society of Landscape Architects Excursion: Washington, D.C.

Oak Spring Garden Foundation Upperville, VA

Oct 04, 2024 Oak Spring, the refined and exquisite Upperville, VA estate of “Bunny” Mellon is the centerpiece of  The Cultural Landscape Foundation’s (TCLF) annual daylong excursion on October 4, 2024, held in conjunction with the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Conference on Landscape Architecture. Rachel Lambert “Bunny” Mellon gained international attention for her […]

$1000