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December 2017

Seasonal Inspiration for The Winter Garden

December 2 @ 1:00 pm EST - 2:30 pm EST
Garden in the Woods, 180 Hemenway Road
Framingham, MA 01701 United States
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18$ - 21$ 4 tickets left

Sometimes the best way to think about your own garden is to visit someone else’s for inspiration. Enjoy a walk around Garden in the Woods with Botanic Garden Director Mark Richardson to learn about some of his favorite plants for the winter garden.   Mark Richardson New England Wild Flower Society. Mark Richardson oversees the New England Wildflower Society’s botanic garden, Garden in the Woods, and its native plant nursery operation, Nasami Farm in Whately, Massachusetts. He studied ornamental horticulture…

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Meadows 1 2 3

December 9 @ 10:00 am EST - 4:00 pm EST
Garden in the Woods, 180 Hemenway Road
Framingham, MA 01701 United States
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73$ - 88$ 22 tickets left

No one can grow an instant meadow, but in this one-day seminar you can quickly increase your understanding of what it takes to create one. The topics covered include: what a meadow is; what makes a good meadow site; how you can prepare for planting, select plant species, and find seeds or plugs; how to plant; and what to expect from your meadow in years one, two, and three. Class taught by Kathy Connolly, Landscape Designer at Speaking of Landscapes,…

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February 2018

Designing Gardens for Small Spaces

February 6, 2018 @ 8:30 am EST - 12:00 pm EST
Garden in the Woods, 180 Hemenway Road
Framingham, MA 01701 United States
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120$ - 144$ 6 tickets left

Two day class - February 6 and February 13. Small garden spaces present the designer with the challenge of how to realize big ideas in tight quarters. Yet small sites don’t mean the garden must lack interest. This hands-on design workshop will tackle the garden as a composition by exploring enclosed space, lighting, plant characteristics, and personal expression. Instructor: Cheryl Salatino is a Landscape Designer, with a Certificate in Landscape Design from Radcliffe Seminars of Harvard University and a Certified Massachusetts Horticulturist.…

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Native Plants for Urban Design

February 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am EST - 11:00 am EST
Garden in the Woods, 180 Hemenway Road
Framingham, MA 01701 United States
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15$ - 17$ 6 tickets left

Join Amy Nyman to learn about native plants for urban design. She will identify native plants that can be used in urban landscapes and explain the specific design characteristics those plants offer. She will also include an overview of urban challenges and strategies for supporting plant resiliency. Instructor: Amy Nyman is a Landscape Designer and owner of Ruby Leaf Design providing landscape planning and ecological solutions including site analysis, landscape restoration, water management, native plant use, hardscaping, master plans, planting…

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March 2018

Native Plants For Landscape Design

March 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am EST - 11:00 am EST
Garden in the Woods, 180 Hemenway Road
Framingham, MA 01701 United States
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15$ - 17$ 6 tickets left

Native plants offer as much design value as the traditional exotic plants used in most American landscapes - and they provide considerably more in terms of ecosystem value. This class will identify native plants formerly unused in the designed landscape and discuss the characteristics they offer in specific site conditions.   Instructor: Amy Nyman is a Landscape Designer and owner of Ruby Leaf Design providing landscape planning and ecological solutions including site analysis, landscape restoration, water management, native plant use,…

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