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A Summer Fete
Jun 04, 2015
6:30 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!

Mehlquist Collection Tour
Jun 07, 2015
11:00 a.m. Rain Date: June 14th
Arborist and Master Gardener, Andy Kijewski will lead a tour of the collections he has been working on for the past four years. The tour starts in front of the Silver Education Center. Some of the trails are uneven so flat, comfortable shoes are recommended. The tour should last approximately 75 minutes. For more information about the Mehlquist Garden please see the Mehlquist Collection under Our Collections. Please meet in front of the Silver Education Center

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.