The Hollister House Garden presents the following event in September. Go to hollisterhousegarden.org for more information and to register. The Hollister House Garden is located at 300 Nettleton Hollow Road in Washington, CT. Call 860-868-2200.
September 10 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Cocktails and Preview Buying at the Sale of Rare and Unusual Plants
Enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and a special opportunity to purchase plants suitable for fall planting from many of New England’s premier nurseries before the sale is open to the public on Sunday. Participating vendors Include Atlock Farm, David Burdick Bulbs, Falls Village Flower Farm and more! Click here for registration information.
Sunday, September 11th 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Sale of Rare and Unusual Plants
The Sale of Rare and Unusual Plants is a special opportunity to shop from some of New England’s premier nurseries, including Broken Arrow Nursery, Cricket Hill Garden, Tiny Meadow Farm and more! Click here for registration information. Discount available for advance registration.
Friday, September 16th 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
Art Workshop: Bumblebees in Colored Pencil
Jeanne Reiner, co-founder of the Tri-State Botanical Artists, will lead participants in the study of the anatomy of bumblebees, followed by instruction on the use colored pencils and special drawing techniques to illustrate these fuzzy creatures. Click here to register.
Saturday, September 17th 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Barn Talk: The History and Development of Hollister House Garden
Join George Schoellkopf as he tells the story of how he started the garden at Hollister House over forty years ago and how he has shaped its growth through the intervening years. Click here for registration information.
Saturday, September 24th 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Barn Talk: Propagation by Cuttings with Adam Wheeler
Join Adam Wheeler, Horticulture and Container Production Manager at Broken Arrow Nursery for this fun-filled, hands-on workshop focused on the propagation of plants from stem cuttings. Click here for registration information.