Saturday, July 20, 2019 – Sunday, July 21, 2019, 10:00 AM-3:00 PM
Included with Admission
Celebrate plant inspired tattoos and botanical art at this fun event weekend. Watch live tattoo demonstrations and enjoy our tattoo art display and collaborative art projects. Listen to live music, and unleash your creativity with temporary and henna tattoos, face painting, crafts, and much more!
An apple a day keeps the doctor away… but who takes care of the apples? Join ELA and THGB for an afternoon of orchard information exchange. Topics will include: The Davenport Collection Through the Years, Orchard Management Practices, Adaptive Strategies for Dealing with Fire Blight and Other Orchard Challenges, and Creating a More Resilient Orchard for the Future.
The daylily has come a long way from the original few species found in nature. Through hybridization and conversion of chromosome number, the colors, shapes and sizes of the blossoms among other traits have been expanded. Hybridizers, both professional and amateur, are still working to create even more spectacular plants. This talk will show examples of some of these changes and present a brief introduction on how to hybridize and grow from seed.
Monday, August 05, 2019 – Friday, August 09, 2019, 8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Initiated under the leadership of DC Water and the Water Environment Federation, the National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP) sets national certification standards for green infrastructure (GI) construction, inspection, and maintenance workers.
Designed to meet international best-practice standards, the certification advances the establishment of sustainable communities by promoting GI as an environmentally and economically beneficial stormwater management option, supporting the development of proficient green work-forces, and establishing a career path for skilled GI workers.
Master Gardener Training Class Massachusetts Master Gardener Association (mmga)
The 2017 MMGA Master Gardener Training Class will begin in April and run through October. For more information & registration: massmastergardeners.org.