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October 2019

Greenhouse Garden Dinner with Chef Geoff Lazlo

October 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
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$125 – $140

Learn more about Geoff Lazlo's latest venture, Geoff Lazlo Food, here. Join GBC and award-winning Chef Geoff Lazlo for a farm-to-table dinner series. Dinner will include a specialty cocktail, passed hors d’oeuvres and a three-course meal inspired by the seasonal vegetables and herbs grown in the GBC teaching vegetable garden. Each salon-style event will encourage discussion, led by Chef Geoff and GBC Board President Meg McAuley Kaicher, about the importance of ecologically sound cuisine that is seasonal and grown in…

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Behind the Scenes at Versailles Farm

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
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$20 – $30

Join us for this rare opportunity for a behind the scenes tour of Versaille Farm, a local, active commercial grower of food located in backcountry Greenwich, Connecticut. Owner and curator Steve McMenamin considers himself blessed with beautiful soil and close proximity to his customers: “We operate in harmony with the land to grow for flavor, nutrition and good digestion. Our market garden uses French-Intensive methods to grow 4 acres of food on 1.5 acres. Our methods are labor intensive which…

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A Historical Walk in the Pinetum

October 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
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Free – $10

FREE for members! Connect with nature and go back in time. Join Lisa Beebe, Director of Horticulture of the Greenwich Botanical Center, as you look at how the landscape of the Pinetum has changed over the past 75 years. We will compare photos and history of the majestic “Wild Acres Estate” with the beauty of what has become the Montgomery Pinetum. Wear comfortable shoes and come dressed for the weather.

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November 2019

GBC Lunch & Learn: Meet Award Winning Landscape Designer, Frederico Azevedo

November 20 @ 10:30 am - 12:45 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
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$50 – $75

Creating a landscape involves weaving intentionality into the unpredictability of nature in a way that creates something new, something that is live in a different way. Federico Azevedo Meet famed Brazilian Landscape Designer Frederico Azevedo, the owner of Unlimited Earthcare based in Bridgehampton, New York. Frederico will be introducing his new book, available for sale and signing: Bloom: The Luminous Gardens of Frederico Azevedo from Pointed Leaf Press. He will discuss the methodology behind his design concepts and present a…

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