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April 2021

Class: Eco-Restorative Garden Design

Tue, April 27, 2021 @ 2:00 pm EDT - 4:00 pm EDT

Explore the principles and specific steps to keep you engaged and confident in small-scale restoration projects.

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June 2021

Class: Deer-Tolerant Landscapes

Sat, June 12, 2021 @ 1:00 pm EDT - 3:00 pm EDT

Join us to learn about deer behavior and natural preventative measures to safeguard your garden.

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August 2021

Class: Shade Gardens: Embracing the Dark Side

Sat, August 14, 2021 @ 1:00 pm EDT - 4:00 pm EDT

This shade gardening workshop blends site-specific assessment, design strategies, and plant options to help enliven your imagination.

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Class: Navigating Public Design – Part 2

Thu, August 19, 2021 @ 1:00 pm EDT - 3:00 pm EDT
Garden in the Woods, 180 Hemenway Road
Framingham, MA 01701 United States
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In this workshop, we will build on the stakeholder collaboration processes to focus on vision-driven partnerships and fundraising.

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September 2021

Class: Cultivating Your Plant Communities

Wed, September 15, 2021 @ 10:00 am EDT - 1:00 pm EDT
Garden in the Woods, 180 Hemenway Road
Framingham, MA 01701 United States
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In this three-part workshop, learn to identify appropriate native plants and groupings for your site and create a personalized plant palette and design that is beautiful and enhances biodiversity.

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October 2021

Class: A Holistic Guide for the Modern Land Steward

Fri, October 22, 2021 @ 12:30 pm EDT - 4:30 pm EDT
Garden in the Woods, 180 Hemenway Road
Framingham, MA 01701 United States
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Through personal stories and observations of hundreds of installed projects, Trevor Smith covers a broad range of topics, including regenerative design, green infrastructure, adaptive strategies in the face of climate change, the importance of maintaining your own health and well being, and ways to challenge the norms in pursuit of authentic results.

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December 2021

Advanced Ecological Design Workshop with Larry Weaner

Wed, December 1, 2021 @ 1:00 pm EST - 4:30 pm EST

Advanced Ecological Design Workshop: Demand for high performing, ecology-based landscapes is increasing faster than the availability of the specialized knowledge needed for practitioners to achieve them. This intensive two-session course (December 1 and December 15) will provide concrete, real-world guidance for selecting and arranging native plants in gardens and restoration projects, as well as provide attendees with the opportunity to employ these techniques through an assignment between the first and second sessions.

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January 2022

Class: Plant Nutrients

Sat, January 29 @ 10:00 am EST - 12:00 pm EST

In this Plant Nutrient class, you will learn some mineral nutrient basics through an overview of soils, chemistry, and plant anatomy.

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February 2022

Class: Climate Change and Native Plants

Tue, February 15 @ 6:00 pm EST - 8:30 pm EST

This class will cover a brief history of climate change and address carbon and hydrological cycles, the earth’s heating and cooling systems, and the importance of wise landscape design, construction, and agriculture to mitigate climate change. We will also discuss the role of native plants in the climate change conversation.

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Class: Finding Your Environmental Ethic

Thu, February 17 @ 6:00 pm EST - 7:00 pm EST

In this introductory webinar, you will learn four philosophical models of human relationship with nature in order to gain deeper understanding of your own and others’ environmental ethics.

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March 2022

Class: Navigating Public Design, Part 1

Wed, March 2 @ 6:00 pm EST - 8:00 pm EST

In this class, you will learn a process for bringing stakeholders together to collaborate in creating outdoor spaces of meaning and beauty.

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June 2022

Eco-tour: Gardening for Insects: Native Pollinator Garden

Sat, June 18 @ 9:30 am EDT - 11:30 am EDT
Green Art Garden, 30 US-Route-1-Bypass
Kittery, ME 03904 United States
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Join us for a unique opportunity to explore the private gardens of an inspiring insect specialist, landscape designer, and passionate nature photographer.

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