Twilight In The Garden

On Saturday July 15, 2017

Event Time 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Savor the enchantment of the summer garden in the cool of the evening. Enjoy wine and nibbles with friends and fellow garden lovers as the sun fades.

Photography In The Garden

On Thursday July 20, 2017

Event Time All Day

Join photographer Rich Pomerantz for “Photography In The Garden”.

Thursday, July 20 at 7PM“Relax It’s Only Garden Photography”. Meet in the barn for light refreshments and a slideshow and lecture that will explain the basic principles of garden photography including camera functions, composition and lighting.

Friday July 21 Basic Garden Photography Workshop begins in the garden where you will photograph under Rich’s direction for 3-4 hours. Then into the barn to download your images, have lunch and do critiques. After a brief mid-day break it’s back to the garden for a second session in the late afternoon light.

Saturday, July 22 Capturing and Interpreting the Intent of the Designer. In this session you will use garden design principles to understand the intentions of the designer, interpret these intentions and design ideas to create a unique photographic vision.

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No cancellations after July 6


On Sunday August 6, 2017

Event Time 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Too Blue brings their wonderful mix of bluegrass, Celtic and swing for a rousing concert on the main lawn as the summer sun fades. Come, listen and maybe even tap your toes! Bring a picnic if you like and we’ll provide the rose´ You may be dancing in the garden!


No cancellations after July 23

Flower Arranging In The Garden

On Friday August 11, 2017

Event Time 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Learn how to use the bounty of the summer garden to create beautiful arrangements. This workshop, led by florist and horticulture professional Debbie Brown, will begin with a short lecture in the barn followed by a walk in the garden to learn about cutting and conditioning flowers. Then back to the barn where you will master the art of creating wonderfully unique arrangements by making one to take home with you. Bring your clippers and a favorite container. Locally grown floral material will be provided.

This workshop is limited to 20 participants.


On Saturday September 9, 2017

Event Time 8:00 am - 6:00 pm


Be inspired by a day long symposium featuring:
Jacqueline van der Kloet – celebrated Dutch landscape designer will talk about “Magical Mixes” in the garden
Tom Coward – on leading the restoration of William Robinson’s legendary gardens at Gravetye Manor
Andrew Bunting –  expert on woody plants and author on “Plant Lover’s Guide to magnolias”
Jane Garmey– noted author and passionate gardener on “A Sense of Place: Challenges, Approaches and Solutions to Creating Gardens”
The symposium is moderated by Todd Forrest of NYBG

Each reservation includes continental breakfast and lunch at the symposium and cocktails and preview buying at the Sale of Rare and Unusual Plants at Hollister House Garden.


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Patron $500 – includes invitation to the speaker dinner on Friday evening at Hollister House Garden and reserved seating at the symposium. ($200 of this ticket is tax deductible)
Friend $185 – HHG and Garden Conservancy members
Non-members $200
No cancellations after August 1

Preview Buying at the Sale of Rare and Unusual Plants and Cocktails in the Garden

On Saturday September 9, 2017

Event Time 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Enjoy cocktails in the garden and the opportunity to shop at the Sale of Rare and Unusual Plants
before it opens to the general public on Sunday.

Don’t miss this opportunity to shop for the late season garden from some of the Northeast’s premier specialty nurseries.

Vendors include:
Broken Arrow Nursery
Cricket Hill Garden
Falls Village Flower Farm
Garden Vision Epimediums
Huntington & Hope
Linden Hill Gardens
McCue Gardens
Meadowbrook Gardens
Opus Plants
Rare Find Nursery
Snug Harbor Farm