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University of Delaware Botanic Gardens Events
Tuesdays January 5 thru February 5 - Back to the Basics: A Down & Dirty Introduction or Refresher for the Home Gardener 6:30-8:30
Snow dates: Wednesdays. Registration & Pre-payment required. Register and pay online or 302-831-2534 or email
January 15 - Introductory Botany
Dr. John Frett, UDBG Director and Professor of Landscape Horticulture, discusses basics to better understand how plants grow. Knowledge of the mechanics of plant activities results in understanding what plants need, when they need it, and how best to supply it. Result: stronger plants that produce more.
January 22 - Plant Identification
Perplexed by Latin lingo in ID books? Dr. Frett discusses basic morphological terms, nomenclature basics, and usefulness of keys for identifying plants.
January 29 - Great Garden Tools We Couldnít Live Without
Choosing appropriate tools for any garden task can result in less stress to the plants, your body, and save time. Join UDBG staff Andrew Adams, Donna Gerst & Valann Budischak, and professional gardeners Catherine Buckminster & Claudia Bradley as they show us their favorites along with maintenance tips to keep them in top working condition.
February 5 - Introduction to Soils and Soil Fertility
What comprises soil? How do soils differ in structure, texture, and properties (physical, chemical)? Knowing how to work with the soil in your landscape is key to the establishment of healthy plants. Join UD Assoc. Professor and Extension Specialist, Dr. Amy Shober as she explains the how, what, and why of soils.
University of Delaware Botanic Gardens
College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
531 South College Avenue
152 Townsend Hall
Newark, DE 19716

Winterthur Museum, Library & Garden Events
Now thru January 6, 2019 - Exhibit: Dining by Design: Nature Displayed on the Dinner Table
Explore feast of flora and fauna adorning hundreds of tableware from the 1600s to present. Nature designs in Western (primarily European) styles. Ancient themes include Aesopís Fables and Eden and Asian styles. Included with admission.
Now thru January 6 - Yuletide
Showcase, featuring tours of Henry Francis duPontís magnificent mansion decorated for Yuletide. Delight in a full season of festive celebrations!
Now thru January 5, 2020 - Outdoor Exhibit: Follies: Architectural Whimsy in the Garden
13 whimsical, classical and contemporary structures. Fee.
Winterthur Museum, Library & Garden
5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
Winterthur, DE 19735, 800.448.3883

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park Events
Now thru January 6 - Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around the World
42 Christmas and holiday trees and displays representing countries and cultures from across the globe. Railway Garden and holiday wonderland in 3 lush indoor garden spaces, including renovated Grace Jarecki Seasonal Display Greenhouse. Activities include: Original Dickens Carolers, Santa Visits, Rooftop Reindeer, Christmas Cabaret Gala, Winter-Time Walks, Christmas and Holiday Themed Classes
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
1000 E Beltline Ave NE
Grand Rapids
MI 49525

Ladew Topiary Gardens
3535 Jarrettsville Pike
Monkton, Maryland 21111

Lord & Schryver Conservancy Events
Lord & Schryver Conservancy
PO Box 2755
Salem, OR 97308-2755
(503) 838-0527,

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens Events
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens
18220 North Highway 1
Fort Bragg, California 95437

Garden Conservancy Events
Rain or shine. $7 a garden unless otherwise noted.
Open Days Program
The Garden Conservancy
11 Old Post Road
Cold Spring
Information: The Garden Conservancy: 845-265-2029

Stone Foundation Events
44600 Fish Rock Rd.
Gualala, Mendocino County, CA

UNESCO World Heritage Site Sengan-en Events
Kagoshima JAPAN

Hyland Garden Design Events
Hyland Garden Design
1114 SE Clay Street
Portland, OR 97214
518.929.0699 voice/text

Digging Dog Nursery Events
Digging Dog Nursery
31101 Middle Ridge Rd
Albion, CA 95410

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