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Plant Clinic
Jun 01, 2015 Thru Sep 15, 2015
Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
You are welcome to bring your plant and garden related questions to Plant Clinic located in the Library in the Silver Education Building. Please bring your plant material or insects in tightly wrapped plastic bags.

A Summer Fete
Jun 04, 2015
Cocktails 6:30 p.m. Dinner 8:00 p.m.
An evening of fine food and drink, tony jazz riffs, camaraderie and a touch of French elegance amid the gardens.

The Garden Tour
Jun 06, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Visit exquisite private gardens with UCONN Certified Master Gardeners as guides and enjoy lunch at the Bartlett during the Marketplace Boutique under the tent!

Hydrangea: Lacecaps, Mopheads and Sterile Florets
Jun 17, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Hydrangeas are among the most impressive shrubs available to gardens for adding late season color and flair to the garden. In recent years the development of new forms has exploded with countless unique and exciting varieties now available. Join Broken Arrow Nurseries Propagation and Plant Development Manager, Adam Wheeler, for this informative lecture that demystifies this complex group of plants and showcases some of the very best new selections.

Adam Wheeler is the Propagation and Plant Development Manager of Broken Arrow Nursery, located in Hamden, CT. He graduated from the University of Vermont where he completed his BS degree in urban forestry and landscape horticulture. Additionally, he is an adjunct instructor on plant propagation and woody plant identification at Naugatuck Valley Community College. At Broken Arrow Nursery, Adam manages plant propagation and the acquisition and development of new plants. In his spare time he enjoys collecting rare and unusual plants, rock climbing, and competitive giant pumpkin growing.

In addition to sending your registration (please see the Adult Education menu for the registration form) to UConn for this class, please email Regina Campfield, to let her know you intend to attend. Use the email address: mastergardener@bartlettarboretum.org.

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Herb Garden Tour
Jun 28, 2015
11:00 a.m.
Master Gardeners responsible for the design and maintenance of the Herb Garden will be available to discuss specific herbs located in the four quadrants, representing culinary, medicinal, fragrance and economic uses. The tour should last approximately 45 minutes. Meet in the front of the Silver Education Center at 11 a.m.

Summer Camp Week One
Jun 29, 2015 Thru Jul 02, 2015

Flowering Plants, Butterflies & Honeybees (4-day session)
Our perennial garden, honeybee hives, and butterfly garden will be in full swing for this week. Campers will get up close and personal with exciting pollinators and the plants they interact with. We’ll use microscopes and magnifying glasses to take a closer look at these amazing insects and plants.