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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Is your new puppy still giving you trouble? FREE presentation from our friends at OPIN regarding behavior problem solving! This informative lecture is run by Rob Mullin Trainer and Owner of K-9 Wizard & Company.
With tick populations and tick-borne diseases on the rise, do you know all the methods of prevention? Neeta Pardanani Connally, Principal Investigator at WCSU Tick Lab and Associate Professor, WCSU Biology will share useful tick prevention tips. Jim Ferrucci. Please join us for this very informative lecture.
We will participate in the annual Stamford St. Patricks Day Parade. Come and join the fun!
We are excited to welcome Victoria Johnson for a lecture and book signing event. Victoria Johnson is Associate Professor of Urban Policy and Planning at Hunter College of the City University of New York. She is the author of American Eden.
Dr. Mitch Wagener teaches climate ecology, entomology, and related courses at West-ern Connecticut State University in Danbury. His research interests include the impact of historical events—such as the Industrial Revolution—on the environment.
Interested in a career in arboriculture or turf management? Courses held at the Silver Educational Center beginning 1/7/19 - 4/8/19. Online registration is now OPEN!
Join us for a yoga hike and herbal tea! Enjoy a fusion of yoga (and other movement modalities), blended into a walk and explored with different backdrops of nature. After yoga, return to the Bartlett’s Homestead and enjoy samplings of flavorful, calming, and refreshing herbal teas from the Arboretum’s Herb Garden’s favorite collection.
Visit our booth during the Stamford Spartan Race. We can’t wait to see you then.
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 11:00 a.m.