Upcoming Events at the Beatrix Farrand Garden at Bellefield

 

12th Annual Bellefield Design Lecture

THOMAS RAINER - The Beauty of Biodiversity: Practical Strategies for More Lush, Abundant and Resilient Plantings

Date:  Sun,03-Jun-2018
Time:  2pm - 4pm

Thomas Rainer is a leading voice in ecological landscape design. He is a landscape architect, teacher, author and enthusiastic public speaker. Thomas has been featured in numerous publications including the New York Times, Landscape Architecture magazine, The Washington Post and others. While passionate about design and focusing on details, Thomas is a specialist in applying innovative planting concepts to create ecologically-functional designed landscapes. Come hear him share his insights on the beauty of biodiversity.

Tickets: $35.00 for Members and $45.00 for Non-Members
 

HANDS-in-the-DIRT Workshop 4/17/18

SPRING INTRODUCTION TO THE GARDEN

Date:  Tue,17-Apr-2018
Time:  9am - 11am Rain or Shine

Join us at the Beatrix Farrand Garden at Bellefield for an exploration of the season for which we are all waiting! Hear about the seasonal markers from winter to spring, insect life cycles, emergence of perennials, early weed identification and much more!

Tickets: $0 for Members and $10.00 for Non-Members
 

HANDS-in-the-DIRT Workshop 5/19/18

Fertilization and Soil Amendment

Date:  Sat,19-May-2018
Time:  9am - 11am Rain or Shine

Have you ever wondered why certain plants seem to do better in some areas more than others? Have you tried and tried to grow a prize winning plant your neighbor had success with only to find your blooms just don't hit the mark? Join us as we talk about testing soils, planting for the conditions you have, common soil amendments and the use of fertilizers in the backyard garden.

Tickets: $0.00 for Members and $10.00 for Non-Members
 

HANDS-in-the-DIRT Workshop 7/17/18

ALL ABOUT FLOWERS

Date:  Tue,17-Jul-2018
Time:  9am - 11am Rain or Shine

Flowers - Form and Function
As we arrive at the middle of the growing season, it's the perfect time to learn about the anatomy and function of flowers! Join us as we discuss pollination and fertilzation, including the fun of identifying our favorite pollinators who do so much work of us and need our watchul eye now more than ever. We'll learn about ways to encourage more blooms while thinking ahead to spent flower management and seed saving for future seasons.

Tickets: $0.00 for Members and $10.00 for Non-Members