MY 2010 SCHEDULE OF TOURS AND WORKSHOPS includes many in collaboration with my old friend Bob Hyland, co-owner at nearby Loomis Creek Nursery, Hudson, NY. The April and September workshops begin in my garden with light breakfast, tours and teaching, then we all head over to Loomis Creek for two-plus hours more learning. I am also open for Garden Conservancy in May and Copake Falls Day in August (details below). Hope to see you.
Saturday, March 27 – Spring Forward: Tips and Techniques for 365 Days of Gardening, workshop by Margaret Roach and Bob Hyland of Loomis Creek Nursery, at Berkshire Botanical Garden, Stockbridge, MA; or berkshirebotanical.org, or call 413-298-3926.
Saturday, April 17, 8:30am-1 pm (rain/snow date Saturday, April 24) – Spring Gardening 101 at the garden of Margaret Roach and Loomis Creek Nursery, near Hudson, NY. Hands-on workshop led by Margaret Roach and Bob Hyland with a focus on pruning basics, border cleanup, soil management, spring ephemerals, spring frost protection, cool-season vegetable gardening & more from the experts. Light breakfast included; $45/person with $5 Loomis Creek Cash coupon toward next nursery visit. ***Registration details, bottom of page***
Thursday, April 22, 7:30 pm – Friends of Rocky Hills lecture series, at the Chappaqua (NY) Library, free lecture on “Nonstop Plants: Making a 365-Day Garden.” More information and directions under the Adult Programs tab at the Chappaqua Library site.
Sunday, May 23, 10am-4pm – Garden Conservancy Open Day and Plant Sale – Loomis Creek Nursery on-site plant sale here at the garden featuring plants I grow and love; www.gardenconservancy.org for directions.
Saturday, May 29 (Memorial Day Weekend), 11am-1pm – Contained Exuberance: Container Design Workshop at Loomis Creek Nursery, with Bob Hyland and Margaret Roach. Learn to design and maintain exuberant pots with flowers, foliage, edibles, and woody plants; $18/person with $5 Loomis Creek Cash coupon good toward next nursery visit. ***Registration details, bottom of page***
Saturday, August 21, 10am-4pm – Copake Falls Day; garden open for tours with Loomis Creek Nursery on-site plant sale, plus other local events. Details at www.copakefallsday.org.
Saturday, August 28 – 8 am to 5 pm – Hollister House Garden Study Weekend and plant sale, Washington, CT. My lecture on “The 365-Day Garden” is part of the program; details to follow from www.hollisterhousegarden.org.
Saturday, September 11, 8:30am-1 pm – Shade Gardening 101 at the garden of Margaret Roach and Loomis Creek Nursery. Practical hands-on workshop with approaches for designing, planting and/or rejuvenating a shade border. Light breakfast refreshments included. $45/person with $5 Loomis Creek Cash coupon toward next nursery visit. ***Registration details, bottom of page***
***To register for Loomis events marked with asterisks: Mail a check to “Loomis Creek Nursery,” including names and phone numbers of all registrants OR email firstname.lastname@example.org with name and return phone number to contact for credit card info.