margaret’s upcoming talks and events
- Saturday March 14, Spring Garden Day, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County. (518) 272-4210. This popular, day-long annual event in Troy, New York, includes a choice of classes, from growing orchids at home to successful vegetable gardening. I’m the midday keynote speech at 2 PM, on making a 365-day garden. Call for information and signup (no online registration).
- Saturday, April 25, Garden Day, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County. (845) 340-3990. A daylong series of 16 workshops (choose 4) focused on how-to, frugal-minded gardening. I’m giving the keynote lecture, on making a 365-day garden, at 9 AM. Call for information and tickets.
- Sunday, May 31, Open Days, the Garden Conservancy, gardenconservancy.org. I’ll be open from 10-4, when theoretically the featured plants would include collections of alliums, perennial geraniums, lilacs, and a whole lot of good foliage. $5 per person (donated to the Conservancy).
- Opening June 6, through the season, Berkshire Botanical Garden, Stockbridge, Mass. In collaboration with Bob Hyland of Loomis Creek Nursery, Hudson, New York, to help celebrate the 75th anniversary of BBG, I’m co-creating an exhibition called “Contained Exuberance: A Fresh Look at Gardening in Pots.” (413) 298-3926.