margaret’s 2016 events
YOU’RE INVITED! Come to an open garden day at my place, or one of my new, expanded in-the-garden workshops, or to a lecture I’m giving near you. My 2016 calendar so far, so you can mark your calendars–with ticket links and full descriptions to be updated by late January:
events i’m hosting nearby
Saturday, February 13, 10:30 AM-1 PM: Seed Smarts “garden club” class at Hillsdale (NY) Home Chef. Details and tickets.
Saturday, March 19: 6th annual Seedy Saturday at the Copake Grange, with guest lecturer Alana Chernila on growing a garden for year-round eating, plus shopping from Turtle Tree Seed and Hudson Valley Seed Library and Hillsdale General Store. Plus: morning how-to workshop on growing from seed. Details plus tickets.
April 2, 3: Cheesemaking classes with Alana Chernila. Details and tickets.
April: Bird walk in the Taconic State Park, Copake Falls, NY, TBD.
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Saturday, May 7: New! Half-day workshops and garden tours, in collaboration with Broken Arrow Nursery, for those wanting more one-on-one than we can provide visitors at bigger Open Day events. Details and tickets.
Also on May 7: Plus: Afternoon wildflower walk in adjacent Taconic State Park with Carol Gracie (separate event organized by Margaret; does not include visit to Margaret’s garden unless purchased as add-on to above workshop ticket, but can be done separately).
Saturday, June 4: Garden Conservancy Open Day, plant sale from Broken Arrow Nursery, plus “Succulent Love” lecture by Kathy Tracey of Avant Gardens Nursery, and afternoon succulent workshop. Details and tickets.
Saturday, June 11: Hands-on drip-irrigation workshop with Lee Reich.
July 23, 7:30-10:30 PM: third annual Moth Night in the Taconic State Park, Copake Falls, NY.
Saturday, August 20: Garden Conservancy Open Day, plant sale from Broken Arrow Nursery, plus town-wide Copake Falls Day events. Guest lecturer Thomas Rainer, author of “Planting in a Post-Wild World,” plus afternoon workshop on designing plant communities for resilient gardens.
Saturday, September 17: New! Half-day workshops and garden tours, in collaboration with Broken Arrow Nursery, for those wanting more one-on-one than we can provide visitors at bigger Open Day events. Sign up here; the May edition sold out fast. Plus: Afternoon fall bird migration walk.
Saturday, November 12: Lichen walk and talk with James Lendemer, New York Botanical Garden, for Friends of Taconic State Park.
lectures i’m giving elsewhere
Saturday, March 12, 3 PM: Seed Smarts talk at Chatham (NY) Library.
Wednesday, April 20, 9:30 AM: 365-Day Garden lecture for Heritage Village River Garden Club, Southbury, CT.
Wednesday, May 25: Seed Smarts talk for Westchester Master Gardeners, at John Jay Homestead, Katonah, NY.
Saturday, October 1, 2:30 PM: 365-Day Garden talk, for Massachusetts Master Gardener Symposium, at Westford Performing Arts Academy, Westford, MA.