save the date(s)! 2017 events in margaret’s garden and nearby
THOUGH TICKET SALES are not open yet for most of them (soon!), I’ve heard from lots of you asking when my open garden tours, hands-on workshops and other such programs are happening in 2017. Here’s the list:
Saturday March 25: Seed Events
7th annual Seedy Saturday, a day of hands-on workshops at Turtle Tree biodynamic seed company at Camphill Village in Copake, NY, to benefit nonprofit Turtle Tree and Friends of Taconic State Park; tickets on sale and more details at this link.
Saturday May 6: Open Day and Rock Garden Talks
8:30 AM bird walk with Will Yandik in Copake Falls, NY (co-hosted by Friends of Taconic State Park)
10 AM-4 PM Garden Conservancy Open Day at my garden, plus plant sale with Broken Arrow Nursery
11 AM lecture on rock gardening by Joseph Tychonievich (learn more about Joseph and his new rock-gardening book or reserve a ticket now)
1:30 PM DIY trough-gardening workshop with Joseph Tychonievich (reserve a ticket now; very limited space)
Saturday May 13: Wildflower Walk
Wildflower walk with Carol Gracie (co-hosted with Friends of Taconic State Park); learn more about Carol here
Saturday June 3: Workshops with Broken Arrow
“Open-Day Plus” half-day workshops in my garden, co-taught with Broken Arrow Nursery’s Adam Wheeler (for those wanting more one-on-one than we can provide visitors at bigger Open Day events). Plus plant sale. Reserve a spot now (space very limited).
Saturday June 24: Lee Reich Drip-Irrigation Workshop
Half-day, hands-on drip-irrigation workshop with Lee Reich. Learn how to finally set up a proper watering system yourself. Read all about the event and reserve a ticket now (space very limited), or learn more about Lee Reich. (Rain date Sunday the 25th.)
July 22, evening: Moth Night
Fourth annual Moth Night, part of National Moth Week, in Taconic State Park, led by expert entomologists (co-hosted with Friends of Taconic State Park)
Saturday August 19: Open Day and Native Plant Talks
10-4 Garden Conservancy Open Day at my garden, plus plant sale with Broken Arrow Nursery
11 AM native plant lecture by Claudia West of North Creek Nursery, co-author of “Planting in a Post-Wild World”
1:30 native-plant gardening workshop with Claudia West
Saturday September 2: Mushroom Walk
Mushroom Walk with John Michelotti, president of the Mid- Hudson Mycological Association (co-hosted with Friends of Taconic State Park).
Saturday September 16: Workshops with Broken Arrow
“Open-Day Plus” half-day workshops in my garden, co-taught with Broken Arrow Nursery’s Andy Brand (for those wanting more one-on-one than we can provide visitors at bigger Open Day events). Plus plant sale. Reserve a ticket now (space very limited).