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February 2020

Beekeeping 101

February 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 130 Bible Street
Cos Cob,CT06807United States
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Are you considering apiculture as a new hobby? Beekeeping, or apiculture, is the management of honey bees that live in hive. You will learn which equipment is essential for their proper care, how best to set up and maintain a hive and discuss its intricacies with local enthusiasts. Discuss the mechanics, cost, and ideal time to get started. This honey of a class will help take the mystery out of beekeeping. Pay at Door: Members $10 Non-Members $20

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Seed Starting with Director of Horticulture, Lisa Beebe

February 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 130 Bible Street
Cos Cob,CT06807United States
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$20 – $30

Learn how to grow your own plants from seed. Come to the Greenhouse and learn the basics of starting seeds at home. This hands-on workshop will review planting schedules, germinating techniques and which seeds should go directly into the garden. You will walk away with a plethora of information and a few little treasures to grow on your own. Registration required.

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March 2020

Nature’s Best Hope: An Evening with Doug Tallamy

March 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 130 Bible St.
Cos Cob,CT06807United States
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UPDATE: This event has been postponed until October 29, 2020. Join Doug Tallamy as he presents his new book: Nature’s Best Hope Recent headlines about global insect declines, the impending extinction of one million species worldwide, and three billion fewer birds in North America are a bleak reality check about how ineffective our current landscape designs have been at sustaining the plants and animals that sustain us. Such losses are not an option if we wish to continue our current…

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GBC Night at the Movies: The Pollinators

March 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Greenwich country day school, 401 Old Church Rd
Greenwich,CT06830United States
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$5 – $15

Update:  We are postponing this screening.  A new date will be determined shortly.  We hope to see everyone soon!   Join GBC for a screening of powerful documentary, The Pollinators: The Pollinators is a cinematic journey around the United States following migratory beekeepers and their truckloads of honey bees as they pollinate the flowers that become the fruits, nuts and vegetables we all eat. The many challenges the beekeepers and their bees face en route reveal flaws to our simplified…

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May 2020

Members Only East Hampton Garden Tour

May 13 @ 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 130 Bible Street
Cos Cob,CT06807United States
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Join us for a members-only trip to East Hampton to visit Ina Garten’s famous garden and that of Brazilian Landscape designer, Frederico Azevedo. The tour will also include a stop at Unlimited Earthcare, Inc., Acevedo's garden concept store. A large portion of Ina Garten's property was originally owned by one of East Hampton's oldest families and it took her 10 years to convince them to sell the land. "I'd call them every year," she confesses, "but they always said "no." …

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June 2020

2020 Grandiflora Garden Tour

June 5 - June 6
Greenwich Botanical Center, 130 Bible Street
Cos Cob,CT06807United States
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