A Trip to Costa Rica: Gardens, Volcanoes and Waterfalls

Join Garden and Nature Tours with C. Colston Burrell, local guide Vernon Campos and Brett Isaacson of Friendship Tours in San Jose, Costa Rica to explore a tropical paradise for 10 nights/11 days. Click through to Friendship Tours for all the info: https://www.friendshiptours.net/tours/costa-rica  

“Designing with Native Plants” with James Dillon

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James Dillon, landscape designer and horticulturalist, views landscape design as the integration of science, nature and art. He will show us how to meld all of that together with native plants to create a beautiful garden. James Dillon, PCH is a Certified Horticulturist with over 20 years of experience working in the green industry. With …

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“New Perennials: A Love Story” with Deborah Chud

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“New Perennials:  A Love Story” is a personal introduction to the design principles of the New Perennialists, who gave rise to the hottest gardening trend in the world today—naturalistic landscaping.  In the US, their influence can be seen in New York’s High Line, Chicago’s Lurie Garden, the Oudolf Meadow at Delaware Botanic Gardens, and Oudolf …

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A Visit to Chile Feb. 27-March 8

Experience the majesty and culture of Chile with Garden and Nature Tours with C. Colston Burrell, Friendship Tours, The Minnesota State Horticultural Society and Meme Larivière. Join us for an unforgettable autumnal journey of discovery to magnificent and varied landscapes, gracious private gardens, monumental public parks, museums, wineries and spectacular scenery.

“Poppies, Peacocks and Parterres – Gardens of Scotland” with Nancy Stevens

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From 17th century Renaissance parterres to a garden of cosmic speculation, gardener and author Nancy Stevens will fill us in on gardens from the likes of General Eisenhower and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and size up your garden wall status. You’ll learn about everything, from a 17th century Renaissance parterres to a garden of cosmic speculation; from …

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“Nibbling on Natives in Your Back Yard and Beyond” with Russ Cohen

Emanuel Synagogue 160 Mohegan Drive, West Hartford, CT

There’s an increasing interest among homeowners, property managers and others to utilize more native species in their landscaping, thanks to books like Doug Tallamy’s Bringing Nature Ho me, which extol the virtues of native plants over exotic ornamentals for attracting and sustaining beneficial insects. Yet, for some people, this alone may insufficient motivation to “go native.” The …

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