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Events Fall 2006

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Fall 2006 Events:

  • September 16  
    10 a.m. - noon
    Introduction to the Diversity of Vermont Ferns: A Tour of the Skinner Fern Garden
    Presenter: Dr. Dave Barrington, Professor of Botany, and Director of the Pringle Herbarium at UVM, area of research: Plant systematics and evolution. Join Dr. Barrington as he explores the fern collection at the Hort. Farm.
  • September 23
    10 a.m. - noon
    Heirloom Perennials Flowers & Phlox
    Presenter: Rachel Kane, Garden Proprietress -Perennial Pleasures, E. Hardwick, VT.  Slide Lecture & Walk

  • October 7
    11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Mushroom Walk
    Guides: Robert Resnik and Stephanie Miner.  A fun and informative walk & talk in the woods followed by a lively discussion of your "finds" and if lucky: tasting.

  • October 7
    Ethan Allen Homestead- Autumn Fair
    COST: $5.00

  • October 14
    10 - 11:30 a.m.
    Bulb Planting Workshop
    Presenter: Dr. Leonard Perry, UVM Extension Horticulturist, area of research: Herbaceous perennials. Learn the ins and outs of bulb planting while assisting Dr. Perry in planting his test beds located in the Perennial Collection at the Hort. Farm.

  • November 18
    1 - 2:30 p.m. Winterberry Talk & Tour
    Presenter: Dr. Mark Starrett, UVM Plant & Soil Science.  Join Dr. Starrett for an in depth look at one of the more popular landscaping choices. These vibrant red berries attract people, birds and animals alike.

  • December 9
    4 - 6 p.m.
    Elegant Structures in Garden Design
    Presenter: Ann Milovsoroff, landscape architect, Horsford Nurseries; formerly of the Royal Botanical Gardens, Hamilton, Ontario.
    Anne will show how well-designed architectural and sculptural elements make a backyard planting into a garden that is both inspiring and satisfying through spatial definitions.

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