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The Life and Gardens of BEATRIX FARRAND

March 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Life and Gardens of BEATRIX FARRAND Introduction and Q & A with Producer/Director Karyl Evans, Six-time Emmy Award Winner Members: $35 Non-Members $45 LACES Program Reception to follow Film (Snow date March 27th) The first documentary ever produced about the life and gardens of Beatrix Farrand, the most successful female landscape architect in early 20th century America and one of the founders of the American Society of Landscape Architects. This compelling film chronicles the life of Beatrix Farrand (1872-1959),…

Pruning 101

March 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Members: $20 | Non-Members: $40 (Snow date March 28th) Improve your trees’ performance and take the mystery out of pruning. Join local Arborist, Peter Orsulak of the Care of Trees and learn correct timing for pruning to ensure optimum blooms and practice techniques to give your trees proper shape and improved habit. We will walk out on the Montgomery Pinetum property and evaluate some of the specimens and determine proper pruning practices.

Mindful Mornings Yoga

March 25 @ 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Monday, repeating until June 24, 2019

Gentle Yoga:  9:30 - 10:30 am on Mondays Bring your own mat, blocks and other props you like to use. Fee: Members: $25 | Non-Members: $30 No class on January 21, February 11, February 18, April 15 and May 27 The Greenwich Botanical Center (GBC) is a perfectly-placed, wooded oasis in the heart of Greenwich, CT - this is where we meet, twice a week, to connect, practice and learn. Led by certified yoga instructor and Riverside resident, Helena Svedin, Mindful…

Greenwich Youth Film Festival 2019

March 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

It's time to start submitting films for GYFF 2019! SUBMIT YOUR FILM HERE Free Admission | Open to the Public Please mark your calendars for 6:30 PM on Monday, March 25, 2019 at our GYFF partner Greenwich Library’s Cole Auditorium. Please confirm with us that your school is participating again by emailing gyff@greenwichbotanicalcenter.org. Thank you for your participation, support, and enthusiasm for the Eighth Annual Greenwich Youth Film Festival. GYFF is supported by our community partners Greenwich Library, Greenwich Arts…

Mindful Mornings Yoga

April 1 @ 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Monday, repeating until June 24, 2019

Gentle Yoga:  9:30 - 10:30 am on Mondays Bring your own mat, blocks and other props you like to use. Fee: Members: $25 | Non-Members: $30 No class on January 21, February 11, February 18, April 15 and May 27 The Greenwich Botanical Center (GBC) is a perfectly-placed, wooded oasis in the heart of Greenwich, CT - this is where we meet, twice a week, to connect, practice and learn. Led by certified yoga instructor and Riverside resident, Helena Svedin, Mindful…

Adding Native Plants to the Home Landscape

April 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Members: FREE | Non-Members: $25 Native plants provide your yard with year-round beauty while providing essential habitats and food sources for ever-increasingly threatened wildlife. Micah Slavkin, of Symbiotic Ecological Design, will discuss what makes a plant "native", why you should consider incorporating them into your garden, and which native plants are best suited for the home landscape.

All Ages Family Self-Guided Poetry Walk in the Pinetum and Wildflower Seed Balls

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

April 6, Celebrate Earth Month and Poetry Month! 10:00 a.mm - 11:30 a.m. We've been collecting wild words and fun stories in preparation for this welcome back for the wildflowers! Follow a self-guided map and trail in the Pinetum. Invite a friend to this early Spring opportunity to enjoy this beautiful park. You'll notice the growth around you with new eyes and ears. With simple writing prompts and a wildflower seed ball activity, maybe this Earth Month you will: Dedicate…

Mindful Mornings Yoga

April 8 @ 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Monday, repeating until June 24, 2019

Gentle Yoga:  9:30 - 10:30 am on Mondays Bring your own mat, blocks and other props you like to use. Fee: Members: $25 | Non-Members: $30 No class on January 21, February 11, February 18, April 15 and May 27 The Greenwich Botanical Center (GBC) is a perfectly-placed, wooded oasis in the heart of Greenwich, CT - this is where we meet, twice a week, to connect, practice and learn. Led by certified yoga instructor and Riverside resident, Helena Svedin, Mindful…

Frolic in the Forest Sip & Shop

April 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Sip & Shop will feature retailers participating in the Frolic Fashion Show as well as others. Kinney Lane, a local mom that owns a prepared food delivery company, will provide light bites for this event (kinneylane.com). Sponsorship and underwriting opportunities are available. Proceeds from this event benefit GBC Youth Programming. MARK YOUR CALENDAR: The second annual Folic in the Forest is scheduled for Sunday, April 28 from 3:00 pm until 5:00 pm at the Greenwich Botanical Center. The multi-generation…

Easter Centerpiece: Heirloom Apricot Tulips & Pink Hydrangea

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Registration Online Deadline: April 12 Late registration contract Trish: text 917-328 4893 Member: Materials Fee $75 + Class Fee $100 - Total $175 Non_Member: Materials Fee $75 + Class Fee $120 - Total $195 Gallery viewing: M $20 N/M $25 Limited Seating Perfect Easter and springtime centerpiece for dinning, coffee or entry tables that will evoke a sense of elegance inspired by modern tablescape floral styling. We will capture the spring season to perfection with charming and chic “Apricot Beauty”…

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