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February 2021 to March 2021

Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 6:00pm to Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 7:30pm
In this three-part online class, beekeeper Chris Wellens will teach you the fundamental skills you need to begin keeping backyard bees. Start off your new hobby on the right foot. Topics will include honey bee biology, equipment, hive installation methods...

February 2021

Saturday, February 20, 2021 - 9:00am to Sunday, February 21, 2021 - 4:00pm
Find out about the art and science of plant propagation from Broken Arrow Nursery’s Container Production & Horticulture Manager, Adam Wheeler, who will focus on the basic botany needed to understand and successfully propagate plants. Sexual and...
Saturday, February 20, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Make Visible, Instill Value and Engage the Public in Our Shared Landscape Heritage What is the foundational knowledge that informs stewardship and interpretation of our shared landscape legacy? How do we assign value and assess significance for our...
Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Enjoy a virtual lecture and Q&A session with author Ellen Ecker Ogden about her new book, The New Heirloom Garden. Join the delicious revolution by learning about heirloom vegetables, forgotten fruits and fragrant flowers. Discover what to grow for...
Saturday, February 27, 2021 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Discover the many plants that lend bark, buds, fruit and structural interest to the garden in fall and winter. Under the expert guidance of certified arborists Melissa LeVangie and Tom Ingersoll, students will develop the ability to identify winter trees...
Sunday, February 28, 2021 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
Whether you or someone you love is expecting, food can be one of the best ways to support postpartum recovery and nourish new families. Led by Sandra Antunes, a classically trained French chef and mother of twins, this class will cover a variety of...
Sunday, February 28, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
This lecture will share how layering a garden works to serve our needs as well as the needs of pollinators and other creatures. Whether gardening in a close-knit neighborhood or a sprawling estate, learn to garden efficiently, prolifically, sustainably...

March 2021

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 9:00am to Sunday, March 14, 2021 - 4:00pm
The Bulb Show March 1 - 14, 2021 Daily, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Featuring New England favorites and unusual South African bulbs  Our Fitzpatrick Conservatory is a welcomed harbinger of spring from March 1 to 14 for the Garden’s annual exhibition of New England...
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Learn from organic farmer Corinne Hansch how to set up no-till beds in your garden, no matter what the size. Humankind is very attached to the necessity of the plow or rototiller for soil prep, yet forests, grasslands, and wildflowers thrive in nature...
Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Discuss the importance of creating native habitat in your backyard, no matter how small or large. Learn how to maintain your gardens, native plantings, meadows and woodlands for biodiversity. Stewardship of these plantings is one of the best ways to...

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