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Greenwich,CT06831United States
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September 2018

Mindful Mini Yoga – Age 4 – 6 – Session 1

September 11, 2018 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
$100.00 – $125.00

3 monthly sessions, 4 classes each Session 1: September 11, 18, 25 & October 2 Session 2: October 23, 30 November 6, 13 Session 3: November 27, December 4, 11, 18 Tuesdays, 4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Cost per session: M $100 N/M $125 Registration Required Bring a mat, block & towel.  A wonderful introduction to yoga for your little ones! Children will learn to pay attention to their bodies through various poses and instruction. Caregivers must remain on-site.  

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October 2018

“Orange You Glad Fall is Here!” Harvest Cocktail Party

October 12, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
$20.00 – $80.00

Gather with us as we toast the 20th Anniversary of our Director of Horticulture, Lisa Beebe!           ORANGE you glad we are hosting another fall party? They are back by PULPular demand Supporting the Greenwich Botanical Center is always so FRUITFUL Rather than CONCENTRATE on why we selected ORANGE Come and enjoy the GLOW of a warm fire Remember, this is NACHO average party With ORANGE we will create a FANTA sea Between now and October 12th keep…

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A Historic Walk in the Pinetum Park

October 17, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
Free – $10.00

Wednesday, October 17 @ 1:00 PM Join Lisa Beebe, Director of Horticulture of the Greenwich Botanical Center as you look at how the landscape has changed over the past 75 years.  Dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes.

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Mindful Mini Yoga – Age 4 – 6 – Session 2

October 23, 2018 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
$100.00 – $125.00

3 monthly sessions, 4 classes each Session 1: September 11, 18, 25 & October 2 Session 2: October 23, 30 November 6, 13 Session 3: November 27, December 4, 11, 18 Tuesdays, 4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Cost per session: M $100 N/M $125 Registration Required Bring a mat, block & towel.  A wonderful introduction to yoga for your little ones! Children will learn to pay attention to their bodies through various poses and instruction. Caregivers must remain on-site.  

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Daniel Stone, Author, Food Explorer

October 25, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
$35.00 – $45.00

The Food Explorer: Daniel Stone NY Times best-selling author 6:30 p.m. - Cocktail reception 7:00 p.m. - Lecture Cost: M $35 N/M $45 The true adventures of globe-trotting botanist, David Fairchild, who collected our very own Montgomery Pines located in the Montgomery Pinetum Park, Cos Cob.

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Ghouls in the Garden, Family Fun

October 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
$75.00 – $100.00

Join us for a ghoulishly delightful day of family fun! Come in your Halloween costume! Enjoy games, crafts, refreshments, and an amazing pumpkin decorating contest! A pumpkin and other goodies are provided with your ticket. Additional pumpkins and treats will be available for purchase.

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November 2018

Paperwhites & Amaryllis Potting Workshop

November 7, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
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$10.00

Amaryllis and Paperwhites are classic holiday flowers that can brighten up your home during the dark days of winter. They are perfect for hostess and teachers gifts. Bring your favorite container or purchase one of ours. Please specify Amaryllis or Paperwhites when registering. Cost: $10 plus materials ​

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Paperwhites & Amaryllis Potting Workshop

November 7, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
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$10.00

Amaryllis and Paperwhites are classic holiday flowers that can brighten up your home during the dark days of winter. They are perfect for hostess and teachers gifts. Bring your favorite container or purchase one of ours. Please specify Amaryllis or Paperwhites when registering. Cost: $10 plus materials ​

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Bellinis, Blossoms, & a Second Bloom: Cathy Graham’s, Art of the Table

November 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
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$75.00 – $150.00

Joint event with CCI  “Second Bloom is an essential guide for those   looking to perfect the art of welcoming guests into their home and creating a lasting impression”. . . Cathy Graham  Through imagery and illustration, humor and grace, Cathy will share her personal journey and her book Second Bloom which showcases her easy and foolproof entertaining techniques, revealing the  essentials of party planning that can make every event shine. Books available for purchase

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Thanksgiving: Farm to Table Centerpiece

November 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
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$20 – $215.00

Pincushion Protea, Mini-Pumpkins, Autumnal Chrysanthemums, Sunflowers, Brussels Sprouts, Indian Corn, Fresh Herbs, Fall Leaves and Vines in Moss Container. Leave class carrying a glorious thanksgiving arrangement spilling over with the bounty of nature and a warm welcome to family and friends. Create a colorful autumnal arrangement for your thanksgiving table with long lasting pincushion proteas and chrysanthemums in stunning shades of orange/yellow/red, bright and beautiful sunflowers, mini pumpkins, brussels sprouts and Indian corn…all set in a moss container ablaze with…

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Family Cornucopia Workshop

November 17, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
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$15.00 – $25.00

Create a cornucopia perfect for your Thanksgiving table. Learn about gourds, flowers, and so much more. Combine your creativity and nature to share a special handmade treat with your family. Cost: Members: $15 per family (up to 5 family members) Non-Members: $25 per family (up to 5 family members)

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Holiday Wow at Your Front Door

November 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
$100.00 – $125.00

Come join us and arrange beautiful evergreens, berries, pinecones and more in container inserts for your outdoor planters. Multiple times available: 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., Noon, 4:00, 5:00 or 6:00 p.m. Indicate time slot when registering.

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Holiday Tidings Trimmings and Toast Wreath Making

November 29, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
$60.00 – $75.00

Shop Sip and Socialize ​ Includes a (14" ring/ 20" overall) decorated wreath. Join us in the GBC greenhouse for some holiday cheer and get creative designing a festive wreath for your home! A variety of evergreens and holiday plants will be available for purchase. Multiple times available: 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., Noon, 4:00, or 5:00 p.m. Indicate time slot when registering.

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December 2018

Hawaiian Holiday Breakfast with Santa

December 8, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
$10.00

Shake off the cold and step into a tropical treat for the whole family. Enjoy crafts, music, and yummy refreshments with a Hawaiian flair. Even Santa will be riding a wave in to greet you! Registration required. Cost: $10 per person (3 years & up) Children’s crafts included.

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Holiday Winter White Centerpiece: English Garden Roses Master Class

December 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
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$200.00 – $220.00

Registration online deadline: December 7 Elegant English Garden & Spray Roses, Dutch Ranunculus, Italian Lisianthus, Dutch Hydrangea, White Hypericum Berries, Silvery Dusty Miller, Princess Pines Branches & Pine Cones, Spiral and Flat Leaf Eucalyptus Branches with Berries in Silver Faux Mercury pedestal container. Late registration contract Trish: text 917-328 4893 MEMBERS: Materials Fees:   $100 Class Fee:  $100 Total $200 NON MEMBERS: Materials Fees:   $100 Class Fee:  $120 Total $220 Gallery Viewing: M $20  N/M $25   Limited Seating   Leave class with…

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Holiday Tea Returns!

December 12, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
$10.00 – $100.00

An elegant multi-generational holiday tea party featuring ... Decadent Delicacies; Silent Auction; Nature-based Children's Activities and tons of holiday spirit!

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January 2019

Teachers & Caregivers Workshop with Deanna Novak

January 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
$25.00 – $35.00

Cancelled due to the Weather Poetry in the Pinetum with Deanna Novak The Pinetum and greenhouse offer welcome green in winter. Let's look forward to welcoming spring growth together! Calling all storytellers, healers, activists, and peacemakers Join us as we cultivate a sense of place in the Pinetum with Poetry! Workshops will include fun and simple prompts: -Journal a reflective practice outdoors -Dedicate contemplative and creative time to Benevolence -Tackle civic ecology stewardship challenges together with resilience and will include…

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Beekeeping 101

January 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
$10.00 – $20.00

Members:$10 | Non Members: $20 Are you considering apiculture as a new hobby? Beekeeping, or apiculture, is the management of honeybees that live in a 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 the ideal time to get started. This honey of a class will help take the mystery out of beekeeping. Bring your questions…

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Grey Gardens

January 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
$10.00 – $20.00

Members: $10 | No-Members: $20 This film is based on the life stories of the eccentric aunt and first cousin of Jackie Kennedy, both named Edith Bouvier Beale. The elder "Big Edie” was the sister of Jackie Kennedy's father John Vernou Bouvier III. Her daughter was referred to as "Little Edie". The Beale women were members of NYC high society, but in their later years, withdrew from the New York City life, taking shelter at their Long Island summer estate…

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February 2019

Lunar Moon Paint Night with Margery Scotti

February 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States

SOLD OUT Member: Class Fee $35 + Materials $20 - $55.00 Non-Member: Class Fee $45 + Materials- $20 - $65.00 This class will bring out the Picasso in everyone! Come celebrate the Lunar New Year at the GBC with a Paint Night. In this class you will be guided through two lively hours of creativity and at the end of the night you will leave with your own unique, winter wonderland scene to hang on your wall. Bring your own…

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Valentine Red Ruffled Garden Rose Topiary with Red Velvet Ribbon

February 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
$195.00 – $215.00

Registration Online Deadline: February 8 Late registration contact Trish: text 917-328 4893 Members: Materials Fee $95 + Class Fee $100 - Total $195 NON-MEMBERS: Materials Fee $95 + Class Fee $120 - Total $215 Gallery viewing: M $20 N/M $25 Limited Seating Join us as we sculpture a romantic topiary with Dutch “Hearts” ruffled roses. The beauty of this large garden rose with a velvet texture is breathtaking… a rose named “Hearts” is simply perfect for Valentines Day. Easy tips…

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Cancelled-Parents & Children Poetry with Plants Workshop

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States

Register by February 13th View Video Here Build a terrarium in the greenhouse! We will learn to look closer, notice and explore together with the help of the small ancient wonders that thrive in terrariums. Then join us for a poetry-peppered walk in the Pinetum. With mindful writing exercises and poetry prompts, you can help us to map out the best places to explore the mosses and ferns of the Montgomery Pinetum. Perhaps your time with ferns and mosses will…

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The Gardener

February 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
$10.00 – $20.00

Member: $10 Non-Member $20 (Note: Snow date is Feb. 28th) Influential gardener and horticulturalist Frank Cabot recounts his personal quest for perfection at Les Quatre Vents, his 20 acres English style garden and summer estate. Nestled in the rolling hills of the Charlevoix County in Quebec, Les Quatre Vents has become one of the world’s foremost private gardens. Created over three generations, it is an enchanted place of beauty and surprise, a horticultural masterpiece of the 21st century. Through the…

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Smartphone Photography with Anne Friday

February 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
$35.00 – $40.00

Learn tips and trick on shooting, editing, apps, sharing and more with Anne Friday.

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Ranunculus Flash Sale

February 27 @ 9:00 am - March 4 @ 4:00 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
$7.50 – $15.00

Order Deadline: March 4 | Pick up Date: March 8 Spring is only a few weeks away, but if the doldrums of winter have got you down, Ranunculus are the answer. Ranunculus flowers look almost too perfect to be real. Their rose-like, long-lasting, origami-like flowers feature layer upon layer of tissue-thin petals, and come in colors that range from cream and pale yellow to apricot, pink, orange, red and burgundy. Their straight stems make them excellent as cut flowers and…

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March 2019

CANCELLED-Friends, Flowers and Philadelphia Flower Show! FLOWER POWER

March 4 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
$130.00 – $150.00

Cancelled due to weather! Leave GBC: 8:00 am (130 Bible Street) | Return to GBC: 7:00 p.m. Members: $130 | Non-Members: $150 Deadline to register: February 28 Cost includes admission, continental breakfast, transportation & snacks. The 2019 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show will celebrate "Flower Power"! The Greenwich Botanical Center is excited to be heading to the 2019 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show on March 4th! Join us as we spend the day in Philadelphia viewing this spectacular annual indoor flower show…

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Soil Health & Its Impact on Climate Change

March 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
$10.00 – $20.00

Soil Health is one of the five pillars of sustainability. Often overlooked or under recognized, soil health is a key factor impacting climate change. Come listen to Agricultural Economist and Sustainability Expert Lilian Ruiz, Executive Director of CT Council on Soil and Water Conservation, explain elements critical to professionals and property owners alike as she applies soil science concepts of carbon sequestration on water quality and the role of fertilization on soil structure to our region. She'll share what's new…

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Blue/Purple Delphinium & French Lavender in a Tall Leaf-Lined Container

March 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
$175.00 – $195.00

Registration Online deadline: March 1 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 The modern floral design trend in cottage garden flowers has the magnificent Delphinium with it rare blue color front and center. Learn the easy techniques for designing a tall perfusion of delphiniums in a glass cylinder lined…

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Divine Sleep® Yoga Nidra with Helena Svedin

March 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
$30.00 – $40.00

Members: $30 | Non-Members $40 (Minimum 5 attendees to hold the class.) Advanced Registration Required Divine Sleep® Yoga Nidra is a practice that can take you to the next level; a relaxed body, fluid mind, and supercharged intuition. Guided meditation laying down. Bring your own mat, bolster and blanket. Divine Sleep® Yoga Nidra, translated as yogic sleep, is a five-stage process that begins with a body scan to engage one's physicality. It incorporates meditation on the breath, the balancing of…

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The Life and Gardens of BEATRIX FARRAND

March 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
$35.00 – $45.00

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),…

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Pruning 101

March 28 @ 11:00 am
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
$20.00 – $40.00

Members: $20 | Non-Members: $40 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.

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April 2019

Adding Native Plants to the Home Landscape

April 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
Free – $25.00

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.

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

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
$10.00

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…

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Frolic in the Forest Sip ‘N Shop

April 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
Free

An Evening of Shopping and Merriment in Support of GBC Youth Programming. Join the Greenwich Botanical Center for a Frolic in the Forest Sip ‘N Shop and celebrate the arrival of spring with wine, lite bites and seasonal shopping.  Event Co-Chairs: Jen Butler, Kim Caravella and Kay Sterling. Local Retailers:  Barefoot Books, Beauty Counter, Cathy B. Graham, Christ Church Books + Events,  habitatgreenwich, India Hicks. Jane Cowles, Katie Bartels, Monogram Mary, Pampered Chef, Park City Honey Company, Petit Maison K,…

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Qigong with Donna Bunte, Chinese Medical Practitioner

April 16 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
$20.00 – $30.00

With roots in Chinese medicine, philosophy, and martial arts, qigong is traditionally viewed as a practice to cultivate and balance qi (chi), translated as "life energy". Qigong practice involves moving meditation, coordinating slow flowing movement, deep rhythmic breathing, and calm meditative state of mind. Donna has been practicing Chinese medicine, acupuncture and nutrition for twenty years. She opened her practice in 1995 in New York and moved her practice to Old Greenwich, CT where she has been helping people since…

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Easter Centerpiece: Heirloom Apricot Tulips & Pink Hydrangea

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
$175.00 – $195.00

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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“Earthrise” Celebrate Earth Day with Us

April 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
$5.00 – $10.00

Earthrise is a 2018 documentary by Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee. The film tells the story of the first image captured of the Earth from space in 1968, as recalled by the Apollo 8 astronauts. Reception at 6:00 p.m. reception, 6:30 p.m. 30 minute screening and talk.

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Dahlia 101 Workshop

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
$25.00 – $30.00

Featuring Pamela Schaefer, winner of last year's Queen of Show, to talk about the history of Dahlias and the different types of dahlias. Also, renown grower, Susan Hut, will explain how to grow, tend to and store dahlias. It will include potting and special Dahlia care topics and you will receive 3-4 tubers to take home.

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Frolic in the Forest

April 28 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States

Family admission 5 family members included & a GBC Family Membership

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May 2019

NYC Floral Market Tour – Peony Madness

May 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
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$65.00 – $85.00

Registration Online Deadline: April 26 Late registration contract Trish: text 917-328 4893 Member: $65 | Non-Member $85 No refunds only transfer of attendee Join us as we explore Peony Madness in the NYC flower market, located in the Chelsea District of Manhattan. The spring flower market with Peony, Lilac, Hyacinths, Dogwood and Cherry Blossoms crowding the sidewalks is a sight of wonder filled with heady fragrances. Our tour will visit the leading fresh floral and branch suppliers along with Jamali,…

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Swing into Spring: A Cocktail Party Celebrating Karen Royce

May 1 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
$25.00 – $250.00

Wednesday, May 1 | 5:00 - 7:00 pm Please join us as we raise a glass in recognition of Karen's tireless dedication to Greenwich Botanical Center and her commitment to building the cornerstone of our community, the Horticulture Building. Guests are invited to preview and shop a limited quantity of May Gardeners Market inventory. Pollinator Plants | Deer Resistant Flower Plants | Organic & Heirloom Vegetables | GBC Propagated Geraniums

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May Gardeners Market

May 4 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States

trong>Back by popular demand! Saturday, May 4th | 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Free Admission - Rain or Shine Unique Selection of Plants & Vendors for Garden and Home. This annual community event helps support our Senior & Youth Outreach Programs.

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Smartphone Photography, Take 2-Anne Friday

May 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States

CANCELLED Anne is back with cool new tips on the latest innovative techniques, apps and tools to make your photos even better.

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Mother’s Day Gift of Beauty: Peony Dutch Still Life Floral Styling

May 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
$195.00 – $215.00

Registration Online Deadline: MAY 1 Late registration contract Trish: text 917-328 4893 Member: Materials Fees $95 + Class Fee $100 - Total $195 Non-Member: Materials Fees $95 + Class Fee $120 - Total $215 Gallery Viewing: M $20 N/M $25 Limited Seating It is magic time in the floral market with breathtaking colors and varieties of peonies, as they make their spring debut. We will create, with inspiration from The Dutch Masters, a natural floral styling that is lush, beautiful…

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SOLD OUT-High Yield Vegetable Gardening with Alan Gorkin at Sleepy Cat Farm

May 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
$35.00 – $45.00

Member $35 | Non-Member $45 Plan your vegetable garden and garner ideas for a successful crop. Join local horticulturist Alan Gorkin for a visit to Sleepy Cat Farm to tour the fantastic vegetable garden. Learn how to properly plant the beds so that they will be overflowing with summer produce. Alan will give you tips on staking, companion planting, the best organic fertilizers, water saving cultivation techniques and new trends in heirloom vegetable varieties. Always a sellout and always informative!…

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June 2019

European Hand-Tied Bouquet: Garden Pink Mondial Roses in Glass Containter

June 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States

Registration Online Deadline: MAY 31st Late registration contract Trish: text 917-328 4893 Member: Materials Fees $85 + Class Fee $100 - Total $185 Non-Member: Materials Fees $85 + Class Fee $120 + Total $205 Gallery Viewing: M $20 N/M $25 Limited Seating Taking celebrity status is the new showstopper rose, Pink Mondial. Pink Mondial is simply breathtaking, with an enormous ruffed head of pink and white pedals. Learn the simple techniques in crafting a floral bouquet in your hand for…

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August 2019

GBC Young Explorers with Alicia Pipher

August 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until August 15, 2019

Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
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$35 – $50

With kid friendly art history lessons and engaging hands on projects, GBC Young Explorers will spend summer afternoons discovering the stories and styles of famous artists and expressing their own individual creativity. GBC Young Explorers will also learn about the natural world around them through outdoor activities and crafts. Ages 4-10. Alicia Pipher is a member of the Greenwich Public Schools Pre-K Team. With her Art History background and experience in creative industry, she enjoys teaching an art enrichment program…

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My Grown-Up & Me with Alicia Pipher

August 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on August 15, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on August 17, 2019 at 10:00 am

Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
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$5 – $25

Instructor: Alicia Pipher Enjoy precious time with your special little someone having fun through art, movement, story and song. Designed for Ages 2-4. Child(ren) must be accompanied by parent or caregiver. Convenient 2 weekday + 1 weekend class schedule offers flexibility for working family members participation! Alicia Pipher is a member of the Greenwich Public School Pre-K Team. With her Art History background and experience in creative industry, she enjoys teaching an art enrichment program that she has designed for…

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GBC Young Explorers with Alicia Pipher

August 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until August 15, 2019

Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
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$35 – $50

With kid friendly art history lessons and engaging hands on projects, GBC Young Explorers will spend summer afternoons discovering the stories and styles of famous artists and expressing their own individual creativity. GBC Young Explorers will also learn about the natural world around them through outdoor activities and crafts. Ages 4-10. Alicia Pipher is a member of the Greenwich Public Schools Pre-K Team. With her Art History background and experience in creative industry, she enjoys teaching an art enrichment program…

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GBC Young Explorers with Alicia Pipher

August 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until August 15, 2019

Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
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$35 – $50

With kid friendly art history lessons and engaging hands on projects, GBC Young Explorers will spend summer afternoons discovering the stories and styles of famous artists and expressing their own individual creativity. GBC Young Explorers will also learn about the natural world around them through outdoor activities and crafts. Ages 4-10. Alicia Pipher is a member of the Greenwich Public Schools Pre-K Team. With her Art History background and experience in creative industry, she enjoys teaching an art enrichment program…

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My Grown-Up & Me with Alicia Pipher

August 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on August 15, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on August 17, 2019 at 10:00 am

Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
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$5 – $25

Instructor: Alicia Pipher Enjoy precious time with your special little someone having fun through art, movement, story and song. Designed for Ages 2-4. Child(ren) must be accompanied by parent or caregiver. Convenient 2 weekday + 1 weekend class schedule offers flexibility for working family members participation! Alicia Pipher is a member of the Greenwich Public School Pre-K Team. With her Art History background and experience in creative industry, she enjoys teaching an art enrichment program that she has designed for…

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GBC Young Explorers with Alicia Pipher

August 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until August 15, 2019

Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
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$35 – $50

With kid friendly art history lessons and engaging hands on projects, GBC Young Explorers will spend summer afternoons discovering the stories and styles of famous artists and expressing their own individual creativity. GBC Young Explorers will also learn about the natural world around them through outdoor activities and crafts. Ages 4-10. Alicia Pipher is a member of the Greenwich Public Schools Pre-K Team. With her Art History background and experience in creative industry, she enjoys teaching an art enrichment program…

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My Grown-Up & Me with Alicia Pipher

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on August 15, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on August 17, 2019 at 10:00 am

Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
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$5 – $25

Instructor: Alicia Pipher Enjoy precious time with your special little someone having fun through art, movement, story and song. Designed for Ages 2-4. Child(ren) must be accompanied by parent or caregiver. Convenient 2 weekday + 1 weekend class schedule offers flexibility for working family members participation! Alicia Pipher is a member of the Greenwich Public School Pre-K Team. With her Art History background and experience in creative industry, she enjoys teaching an art enrichment program that she has designed for…

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September 2019

Beekeeping 101: Tips, Tricks and Winter Prep

September 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
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$10 – $20

Please join GBC on September 7, for a continuing Beekeeping 101 seminar with local beekeepers Natalya Johnson and Carol Scott. Carol and Natalya will offer advice on equipment, storage, winter-readiness, honey extraction and how to get started selling your honey into local markets.

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Fall Mum Sale

September 9 - September 16
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
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$4.50 – $10

Featuring Fall Mums, 8" pots, Celosia, Pepper Plants and Cabbage/Kale. Pre-Order Only, Order Deadline: September 16, 2019 Pick Up Date: September 19, 2019 Note: Pictures shown may not be the exact color as the colors may vary in shades.

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Gentle Yoga with Helena Svedin

September 9 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating until June 30, 2020

Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
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$25 – $35

Enjoy 1-hour sessions of healing yoga with certified Positive Psychology Coach and Yoga teacher, Helena Svedin. Classes are weekly from September 9-June 30. No class on: Oct 14, Nov. 11,Dec. 30, 2019; Feb 17, May 25. “The highest form of spiritual practice is self-observation without judgment” Swami Kripalu The practice of yoga originates from India and is thousands of years old. Yoga is about controlling the thought waves in the mind. The mind is like an ever-flowing river, filled with…

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Greenhouse Garden Dinner with Chef Geoff Lazlo

September 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
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$125 – $140

We have a limited amount of tickets left. Email us if interested. 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…

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Gentle Yoga with Helena Svedin

September 16 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating until June 30, 2020

Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
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$25 – $35

Enjoy 1-hour sessions of healing yoga with certified Positive Psychology Coach and Yoga teacher, Helena Svedin. Classes are weekly from September 9-June 30. No class on: Oct 14, Nov. 11,Dec. 30, 2019; Feb 17, May 25. “The highest form of spiritual practice is self-observation without judgment” Swami Kripalu The practice of yoga originates from India and is thousands of years old. Yoga is about controlling the thought waves in the mind. The mind is like an ever-flowing river, filled with…

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12th Annual Dazzling Dahlias Show

September 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 22, 2019 at 10:00 am

Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
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The Dazzling Dahlias Show returns to GBC for its 12th annual show. Admission is free! Saturday, September 21, 2:00-4:00 P.M. Sunday, September 22, 10:00-3:00 P.M. A sale of flowers will take place immediately following the show at 3:00 P.M. For more information on the Greenwich Dahlia Society, click here.

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12th Annual Dazzling Dahlias Show

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on September 22, 2019 at 10:00 am

Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
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The Dazzling Dahlias Show returns to GBC for its 12th annual show. Admission is free! Saturday, September 21, 2:00-4:00 P.M. Sunday, September 22, 10:00-3:00 P.M. A sale of flowers will take place immediately following the show at 3:00 P.M. For more information on the Greenwich Dahlia Society, click here.

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Gentle Yoga with Helena Svedin

September 23 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating until June 30, 2020

Greenwich Botanical Center, 56 Locust Road
Greenwich,CT06831United States
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$25 – $35

Enjoy 1-hour sessions of healing yoga with certified Positive Psychology Coach and Yoga teacher, Helena Svedin. Classes are weekly from September 9-June 30. No class on: Oct 14, Nov. 11,Dec. 30, 2019; Feb 17, May 25. “The highest form of spiritual practice is self-observation without judgment” Swami Kripalu The practice of yoga originates from India and is thousands of years old. Yoga is about controlling the thought waves in the mind. The mind is like an ever-flowing river, filled with…

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