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September 2019

Eco-tour: Effective Invasive Plant Management: Chemical-Free & So Darn Cute

Tue, September 24, 2019 @ 1:00 pm EDT - 3:00 pm EDT
Habitat Education Center, 10 Juniper Road
Belmont, 02478 United States
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To manage meadows and control invasive plant species, Habitat has incorporated a small herd of resident Nigerian Dwarf goats. The goats happily graze on invasive plants such as bittersweet, buckthorn, and multiflora rose, as well as successional saplings.

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Eco-Tour: Asters and Goldenrods Start to Finish

Wed, September 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am EDT - 12:00 pm EDT
Norcross Wildlife Sanctuary, 30 Peck Road
Wales, MA 01081
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Asters and Goldenrods Start to Finish will focus on different species with a focus on their use in the garden and will include discussion of species selection for different sites. Additionally, this tour will address the propagation of various species, including how to collect and sow seed.

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October 2019

Eco-tour: Brooklyn Bridge Park – Urban Oasis for Visitors in an Ecological Package

Thu, October 3, 2019 @ 4:00 pm EDT - 6:00 pm EDT
Brooklyn Bridge Park, 2 Old Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
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The park introduces a wide range of aquatic and terrestrial plant communities and habitats to the formerly desolate site and incorporates stormwater management techniques that capture runoff for irrigation. Ongoing park maintenance and upkeep is self-financed and funded through revenue generated from vendors, donations, and development parcels located within the park.

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Class: Residential Landscape Design

Thu, October 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm EDT - 4:00 pm EDT
Garden in the Woods, 180 Hemenway Road
Framingham, MA 01701 United States
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This five-session course tackles the different aspects of the landscape design process.

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November 2019

Class: Navigating Public Design

Fri, November 1, 2019 @ 10:30 am EDT - 2:30 pm EDT
Garden in the Woods, 180 Hemenway Road
Framingham, MA 01701 United States
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In this half-day workshop, learn a process to bring stakeholders together to collaborate in creating outdoor spaces of meaning and beauty.

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Class: Plant Adaptations

Fri, November 15, 2019 @ 12:00 pm EST - 2:00 pm EST
Garden in the Woods, 180 Hemenway Road
Framingham, MA 01701 United States
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This class will explore the myriad ways plants have adapted to different habitats, soil types, pollination and dispersal schemes. You will not look at plants the same way again!

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Class: Slow Gardening

Sat, November 16, 2019 @ 1:00 pm EST - 3:00 pm EST
Nasami Farm, 128 North Street
Whately, MA 01038
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Learn some passive, elegant, and simple techniques to let nature do the work for you. A little prep now will give you a fresh start come next spring.

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February 2020

Urban Tree Symposium: The Future of the Urban Forest

Thu, February 6 @ 8:30 am EST - 4:30 pm EST
Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Drive PO Box 598
Boylston, MA 01505
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Join the Ecological Landscape Alliance and Tower Hill Botanic Garden for a one-day symposium focused on answering questions relating to the health and welfare of the urban forest. Learn from some of the country’s leading experts about innovative efforts to plant, manage, protect, and preserve trees in urban and suburban settings.

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Class: Seeing Is Believing – A Visual Garden Design Workshop

Sat, February 22 @ 10:30 am EST - 3:00 pm EST
Garden in the Woods, 180 Hemenway Road
Framingham, MA 01701 United States
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This collaborative, hands-on workshop offers a different approach to exploring space, views, light, and plant selection.

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Class: NGICP National Green Infrastructure Certification Program

Mon, February 24 @ 8:30 am EST - Fri, February 28 @ 5:00 pm EST
Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Drive PO Box 598
Boylston, MA 01505
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This course prepares you to demonstrate your competency in green infrastructure areas.

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Class: Cultivating Your Plant Communities

Fri, February 28 @ 1:00 pm EST - 4:00 pm EST
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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March 2020

Class: A Holistic Guide for the Modern Land Steward

Sat, March 21 @ 10:30 am EDT - 2:30 pm EDT

(Conducted as a live webinar.) This land care guide will address regenerative design, green infrastructure, resilient landscapes, adaptive strategies, and building your own toolbox and rule book.

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