Apr
10
6:30 PM18:30

Attracting Bees & Butterflies

Looking to make your gardens more habitat-friendly? Do you have beehives and want to improve honey yield? Come learn how to build biodiversity with cold-hardy plants suitable for VT including perennials, shrubs, groundcovers, and many types of seasonal bulbs and edible crops that support these pollinators. Charlotte is the curator of the Pollinator Garden at the UVM Horticulture, Education & Research Center in South Burlington and will share her favorites from this collection which was designed as an outdoor classroom. Her home property, certified as a Backyard Habitat with the National Wildlife Federation, supports two beehives.

Fee: $20  


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May
1
6:30 PM18:30

Spring Table

Celebrate the season with a pretty arrangement of daffodils and multi-colored tulips, flowering stems, fresh greens, moss and cut branches in wet foam. Learn how to identify the plant material, how to use in garden settings, and best mail order sources. Bring a medium-size basket of your choice with a watertight insert, a pair of pruners, and an old shirt or apron. Feel free to bring cuttings from your own garden to use. 

Fee: $45

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Feb
6
6:30 PM18:30

Winter Centerpiece

Make a fresh arrangement for the table with wet foam and aromatic greens and cuttings, including wine-red dogwood stems, yellow dogwood, winterberry, fir, Russian cypress, rhododendron and more. Learn how to identify the plant material and how to use in garden settings. Bring a medium-sized basket of your choice with a watertight insert, a pair of pruners, and an old shirt or apron. 

Fee: $45


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