Bartlett's Honeybees
Sep
24
11:00am11:00am

Bartlett's Honeybees

We will stop at one of the Barlett's honeybee hives where Backyard Beekeepers Association member and Advanced Master Gardener Cheryl Carter will discuss honey making, colony collapse disorder, and give us lots of fun bee facts! The tour will include the demonstration hive in the library. This is an excellent tour for younger children as well as adults. Meet in front of the Silver Education Center at 11:00 am. 

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Beer, BBQ, & Botany
Oct
12
6:30pm 6:30pm

Beer, BBQ, & Botany

The Bartlett's annual gala is sure to appeal to all: country band Gunsmoke will liven up the party and inspire dancers, barbeque is the featured dining experience, and beverages for all tastes, including beer, will get you in the mood for a bit of fundraising to support the Bartlett's education programs and collections.

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Barons Concert
Jul
30
5:00pm 5:00pm

Barons Concert

It's Doo Wop time! The Barons are one of the Tri-State's hottest "oldies" groups with over 30 years of performing experience. The vocalists consist of three males and one female and are supported by five dedicated musicians. Meet us on the Great Lawn for a wonderful evening!

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Highlights Tour
Jul
6
4:00pm 4:00pm

Highlights Tour

FREE! Join the new class of docents as they give you a tour of 6 highlights of the gardens, including tales of the Charter Oak and the Dinosaur Tree.  Suitable for visitors of all ages. Lasts approximately 45 minutes.  Meet in front of the Silver Education Building at 4:00 p.m.

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Monthly Perennial Tour
Jul
6
9:30am 9:30am

Monthly Perennial Tour

FREE! On the first Thursday of each month from May to October, a team of certified UConn Extension Master Gardeners, who tend the three perennial gardens, will be present to share their extensive knowledge related to growing the flowers in these gardens. 

 

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Highlights Tour
Jun
26
10:30am10:30am

Highlights Tour

Join the new class of docents as they give you a tour of six highlights of the Arboretum and gardens, including tales of the Charter Oak and the Dinosaur Tree.  Suitable for visitors of all ages. Tour will last approximately 45 minutes. Meet in front of Silver Education Center. 

 

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Rock the Bart
Jun
24
1:00pm 1:00pm

Rock the Bart

This full day of rock is sure to be a blast! Join us for the third annual Rock the Bart, a co-fundraiser for the Bartlett Arboretum and the Saint Joseph Parenting Center. Bring a lawn chair and pack a picnic. Leashed dogs welcome too!

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Bartlett Arboretum Highlights Tour
Jun
18
11:00am11:00am

Bartlett Arboretum Highlights Tour

Join the new class of docents as they give you a tour of 6 highlights of the gardens, including tales of the Charter Oak and the Dinosaur Tree.  Suitable for visitors of all ages.  The tour should last approximately 45 minutes.  Meet in front of the Silver Education Building at 11:00 a.m.. FREE!

Please pre-register to reserve your place. (Registering helps track visitors to the Bartlett).    

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Elisabeth von Trapp In Concert
Jun
11
5:00pm 5:00pm

Elisabeth von Trapp In Concert

For Elisabeth von Trapp, “the sounds of music “ are part of her earliest memories. Born and raised in Vermont, Elisabeth is the granddaughter of the legendary Maria and Baron von Trapp, whose story inspired The Sound of Music. Singing professionally since childhood, Elisabeth has enthralled audiences from European cathedrals to Washington D.C.’s Kennedy Center.

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Garden Tour
Jun
11
to Jun 12

Garden Tour

This year’s Garden Tour is about experiencing the amazing variety of gardens in our broader community. The expanded range of venues includes three in Stamford, one in New Canaan and two in Chappaqua, as well as the Bartlett Arboretum home grounds. Each venue offers something unique and different -- small, mid-size or large, there are things to catch every person’s eye or fancy and provide gardeners of all skill levels with ideas that they can embrace and use.

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Bartlett Arboretum Highlights Tour
Jun
8
4:00pm 4:00pm

Bartlett Arboretum Highlights Tour

Join the new class of prospective docents as they give you a tour of 6 highlights of the gardens, including tales of the Charter Oak and the Dinosaur Tree.  Suitable for children of all ages.  The tour should last approximately 45 minutes.  Meet in front of the Silver Education Building at 4:00 p.m. FREE!

Please pre-register to reserve your place. (Registering helps track visitors to the Bartlett).     

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Perennial Gardens Design Tour
Jun
4
11:00am11:00am

Perennial Gardens Design Tour

Learn what to plant in sunny or shady locales in your garden when Advanced Master Gardeners Nedra Gillette, Cathy Lynch and Beth Miller introduce visitors to the Cottage Garden, the Perennial Boarder, and the Sundial Garden. The Master Gardeners will identify the various early Spring perennials and bulbs currently in bloom and answer your gardening and design questions. Meet in the front of the Silver Education Center at 11 a.m. FREE!

Please pre-register to reserve your place. (Registering helps track visitors to the Bartlett).

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First Thursdays in the Perennial Gardens
Jun
1
9:30am 9:30am

First Thursdays in the Perennial Gardens

On the first Thursday of each month from May to October, a team of certified UConn Extension Master Gardeners, who tend the three perennial gardens, will be present to share their extensive knowledge related to successfully growing the flowers in these gardens. The public is invited to stop by, view the gardens, and ask questions.

 

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Plant Sale
May
20
9:30am 9:30am

Plant Sale

This is a very special plant sale! Of course you will be tempted by an alluring selection of native perennials and shrubs. You will be enticed by the sight and scents of our herbs and veggies. But you might also take home a Bartlett Heritage Heirloom: For one day only, Bartlett Japanese Maples and Eastern White Pine will be available – tree saplings that are offshoots of original Bartlett trees!

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Tomato & Potato Planting Demonstration
May
17
10:00am10:00am

Tomato & Potato Planting Demonstration

Are you planning on buying tomato plants at the Bartlett Plant Sale?  Do you want to know the best way to plant and care for them?  Do you want to grow potatoes, but aren’t sure how?  Then join the UConn Extension Master Gardeners who tend the Bartlett’s Vegetable Garden on May 17 from 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.  The Master Gardeners will demonstrate planting techniques for tomatoes and potatoes, and answer your questions about how to care for these plants to maximize your harvest.  Contact Jennifer Jackson at jshacjack@gmail.com with questions.

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Art at the Bart Opening Reception
May
7
3:00pm 3:00pm

Art at the Bart Opening Reception

Opening reception for the Art at the Bart's next exhibition, Loft Artist Association Member, Maria C. Friscia, "NATURE: LANDSCAPES". 

Maria C. Friscia attributes her love of art to her wonderful memories growing up in a small mountain village in Italy admiring the picturesque countryside and the Mediterranean Sea. 

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First Thursdays in the Perennial Gardens
May
4
9:30am 9:30am

First Thursdays in the Perennial Gardens

On the first Thursday of each month from May to October, a team of certified UConn Extension Master Gardeners, who tend the three perennial gardens, will be present to share their extensive knowledge related to successfully growing the flowers in these gardens. The public is invited to stop by, view the gardens, and ask questions. Join us May 4, and the gardeners' discussion will focus on proper mulching techniques and water-sense gardening.

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