You are here

Program Calendar

May 2021

Saturday, May 22, 2021 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Come explore the fascinating realm of growing mushrooms with Willie Crosby of Fungi Ally. Learn about the basic mushroom life cycle and the important ecological roles that fungi fill. The discussion will focus on several different methods of mushroom...
Sunday, May 23, 2021 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Get a behind-the-scenes tour of one of New England's most unique and well-respected nurseries. Founded in 1947, Broken Arrow is one of the few retail nurseries in Connecticut that propagate and grow most of the plants they sell. This allows them to offer...
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 9:00am to 10:00am
The slow, gentle movements of traditional Tai Chi and Qigong (energy cultivation) are extremely effective in managing stress, enhancing health and increasing mental focus, balance and energy. Instructor David Crowe will share several ancient and powerful...
Saturday, May 29, 2021 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Peony grower Dan Furman of Cricket Hill Nursery will lead participants on a tour through production and nursery areas, sharing his vast knowledge about the history and culture of peonies along the way. The tour is timed to occur during peak season for...

June 2021

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 9:00am to 10:00am
The slow, gentle movements of traditional Tai Chi and Qigong (energy cultivation) are extremely effective in managing stress, enhancing health and increasing mental focus, balance and energy. Instructor David Crowe will share several ancient and powerful...
Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 10:00am to Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 3:00pm
In this class with botanical illustrator Carol Ann Morley, students will bring to life one of nature’s wonders, the bird’s nest. Through close observation, students will discover the pattern of the weave and identify horsehair, grass, twigs and other...
Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
This class will cover the basic differences between these three similar-looking plant families, providing pointers that will help in the identification of plants in all three groups. Using the book Grasses, Sedges, Rushes: An Identification Guide by...
Saturday, June 5, 2021 - 10:00am to 2:30pm
Join outdoor guide Raei Bridges for a day of forest bathing, meditation and community building. Participants will engage in sit-spots, movement practices and creative collaboration with other LGBTQ+/BIPOC folks. Please come prepared for a full day on the...
Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 9:00am to 10:00am
The slow, gentle movements of traditional Tai Chi and Qigong (energy cultivation) are extremely effective in managing stress, enhancing health and increasing mental focus, balance and energy. Instructor David Crowe will share several ancient and powerful...
Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Our June bird walk with Mass Audubon. Birding around the Botanical Gardens is offered the second Thursday of every month throughout the season. This monthly bird walk will celebrate the amazing birds that live amongst the trees, grasses and flowers. Bring...

Pages

Help Our Garden Grow!

Your donation helps us to educate and inspire visitors of all ages on the art and science of gardening and the preservation of our environment.

All Donations are 100% tax deductible.