Greenwich Botanical Center is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to promoting horticulture, conservation, and the arts.
Greenwich Botanical Center is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to promoting horticulture, conservation, and the arts.
Greenwich Botanical Center is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to promoting horticulture, conservation, and the arts.
Greenwich Botanical Center is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to promoting horticulture, conservation, and the arts.

Annual Event:
May Gardener's Market

SATURDAY, MAY 4, 2024 | 9 AM - 4 PM

Join us for a day of fun, education, food and shopping in support of GBC! May Gardener's Market will feature new educational opportunities and parking! Have a picnic on the grounds, learn about new skills and plants, and make a difference in your community by supporting Greenwich Botanical Center! On-Site Parking!

2024 Pollinator Kit 1:  Full Sun

Take the guess work out of planting for pollinators! GBC has curated perennial combinations that will grow together to deliver a long season of bloom welcoming bees and butterflies for years to come. These specially designed kits will transform your garden to a pollinator paradise! $100/Kit Includes: 5 plant species totaling 15 4" pots, a landscape plan, and planting directions for success!
DR= Deer resistant BF= Bird Favorite N= North American Native
Pick up the week of 4/29.

2024 Pollinator Kit 2:  Part Sun/Shade

Shop, Learn & Support at May Gardeners Market

This annual fundraiser helps support the Educational and Outreach programs Greenwich Botanical Center provides to the community. Make a day of it! This one-day market will feature educational opportunities, garden and plant vendors, and all things 'garden' in the Montgomery Pinetum. 

SAVE THE DATE
SATURDAY, MAY 4, 2024 | 9AM-4PM
ON-SITE PARKING!

2024 Vendors Include:
Amsonia Design
Gazy Brothers Farm
McCue Gardens
Moorefield Herb Farm
Smith Acres
Spear Head Spade
Turtle Moon Wellness

Presentations in the GBC Gallery:

10AM: Tiana Santasiere, GBC Horticultural Education Director
Tiana will be discussing how we can attract pollinators to our gardens, the best practices to improve their survival and why this is so important.

11AM: Dr. Greg Kramer, Greenwich Tree Warden
Dr. Kramer will be giving a walking and talking tour of the conifer collection, some of which are the most nationally and globally endangered species. We will also see some hardy palms, that in addition to conifers were a passion of Colonel Montgomery.

1PM: Alan Gorkin, Sleepy Cat Farm
What to do in the vegetable and flower garden now and how to prepare for succession cropping to make your garden the most productive it can be, with the least amount of work.

2PM: Emily Hammond, Amsonia Design
Digging Deeper into Plants of the Year: Designing with Perennials

Entertainment by Mark Zelenz 11AM-2PM

Gourmet Melts by Melt Mobile! 11AM-3PM

In Partnership With:
Greenwich Audubon Center
Greenwich Land Trust
Sleepy Cat Farm
Greenwich Tree Conservancy
UCONN Extension Service
Waste Free Greenwich

Mark Your Calendar for These Can't miss Events

Don't miss out on all the exciting events happening at the Greenwich Botanical Center! From nature walks to gardening workshops, there's something for everyone. Check out our events calendar now and plan your visit.

OUR DETAILS

Greenwich Botanical Center
130 Bible Street, P.O. Box 1600
Cos Cob, Connecticut 06807
+1 203-869-9242
info@greenwichbotanicalcenter.org
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Mon - Fri :  9:00AM - 4:00PM
Saturday : Closed
Sunday : Closed