Join us as we welcome Alexandra Lowry of The Wisdom Alliance Way for this pioneering, nature immersion program, “Shinrin-yoku” or "forest bathing."
Come join us for this special terrarium building workshop - the gardening world’s most rewarding make-and-take workshop.
Discover how trees grow, reproduce, and interact with their environment across days, weeks, seasons, and years and over varying scales.
Disturbed Earth: A Natural History of the Potter's Field with JoeAnn Hart - Backyard Gardening Series
JoeAnn Hart will give a talk on the natural history of Potter’s Field at the Bartlett Arboretum, which was used by the city of Stamford to bury its poor or unclaimed dead for 100 years, before going into a long state of neglect after it closed in 1970.
Advanced Master Gardener and Bartlett’s Board Chairman, Peter Russell, will define and discuss the characteristics of invasive plants, the five key invasive plant questions homeowners need to address and how to identify and control some of the most common invasive plants you are likely to find in your backyard.
Worried about the world? Just by being a gardener, you are already making a big difference. Want to do more? Gardens offer so many opportunities to link with nature and rescue the world. This lecture is filled with ideas from gardeners who rallied their acreage in backyards large and small to make a difference.
Many pollinator species have suffered serious declines in recent years. But most of our landscapes offer little in the way of appropriate pollinator habitat and forage. Learn simple strategies to create a “Pollinator Victory Garden” to support an array of pollinators and help win the war on pollinator decline.
Our Summer Sunday Concert Series continues with Gunsmoke. The concert will take place on the Great Lawn or in the Silver Educational Center if there's rain. Bring chairs or a blanket, and a picnic dinner. Gunsmoke is proud to be recognized as a leader in carrying the torch for the sounds of traditional country music.
DUE TO THE HEAT, TONIGHT’S CONCERT WILL BE INDOORS IN OUR SILVER EDUCATIONAL CENTER. WENDY’S WEENIES FOOD TRUCK WILL NOT BE ON-SITE. The Concert Series continues! The Cutouts is a classic rock quartet based in Connecticut with four decades of entertaining throughout the greater New England/NY-metro area. Come join us for a fantastic evening!
Advanced Master Gardeners will give a tour of the Bartlett’s Connecticut and New England Champion trees and other notable and interesting trees around the Great Lawn. The tour should last approximately 60 minutes. Flat shoes recommended. Meet in front of the Silver Education Center at 3:30 p.m.
TONIGHT’S CONCERT WILL BE HELD INSIDE OUR SILVER EDUCATION CENTER. For the second week of our 2019 Summer Concert Series, we are excited to welcome back the Sun Kings - Beatles Tribute! Sun Kings are a Beatles inspired band performing their songs spanning their 1963-1970 recording career. Major influence includes"The Beatles" and all the great music acts and artists from the 60's era.
Our Summer Concert Series kicks off with Tim Currie’s Motown Review Band! To see Tim Currie's Motown Review Band is not just a concert, it is an experience that in unmatched in Fairfield County. The group consists of 13 members and is as professional an act as they come. SHINE ONLY EVENT!
Welcome to Yappy Hour at the “Bark”lett! Bring your dogs and enjoy brew and bites ($10 donation appreciated.) In case of rain, the event will be indoors in our education building. For this event, we will be joined by Dr. Nolan Zeide of Bull’s Head Pet Hospital in Stamford.
SOLD OUT! Margaret Roach, after 15 years at Martha Stewart Living and a decade each at Newsday and The New York Times, now writes the nationally acclaimed blog A Way to Garden (dot com) and is author of the 2011 corporate-dropout memoir, “And I Shall Have Some Peace There,” about walking away from “success” for a quieter life lived closer to nature. “The Backyard Parables” (2013) blends garden memoir and how-to advice.
Would you like to learn more about Horticultural Therapy? A process of using plants, directed by a horticultural therapist, through which people receive psychological, physical, social and/or educational benefits. Join us for this very informative lecture by Erin Backus.