Events - Awbury Arboretum

  • Ceremonial Plants Community Read Kick-off

    This year Longwood Garden’s Community Read program is featuring Robin Wall Kimmerer’s book Braiding Sweetgrass which explores indigenous plants, scientific knowledge and teachings of plants. Hear Wyck horticulturist and ethnobotanist Denise Forrest speak about ceremonial plants and introduce this fabulous book.

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  • Backyard Kitchen Garden Basics

    With Anna Herman of Anna Herman’s Backyard Farm School Spend a morning plotting and planning how to grow your own herbs veggies and fruits in your yard, or on your deck or back steps. ¬†Class will cover the basics of site selection & layout, soil health, when and what to start…

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  • Calming Our Spirits with the Use of Breath

    Learn to work with breath to support yourself and others. Explore the many opportunities we have each day to quiet our spirit using the gift of breath. Explore the ability to shift our own atmosphere in the midst of outside chatter and personal anxieties and fears. Learn to use breath…

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  • Roses: How to Grow the Queen of Flowers

      Few garden plants have been as popular for as long as the rose. Beloved for centuries, roses provide unparalleled beauty and fragrance. Learn about underused varieties, both antique and modern, that are best suited to our region and to urban gardens. Also covered will be how to successfully cultivate and…

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