EVENTS

OPENING DAY

On Friday April 28, 2017

Event Time 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Celebrate spring and opening day at Hollister House Garden.

The early garden is gentle with only a hint of the exuberance to come later in the season. Come join us as we welcome a new season in the garden.

Our 2017 Opening Hours

Friday 2-5PM

Saturday 10AM-4PM

We will open at 8AM for “early birds” on the following Saturdays:

June 3, July 1, August 5 and September 2

 

SPRING PLANT SALE BROKEN ARROW NURSERY

On Saturday May 6, 2017

Event Time 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join Chris Koppel, Sales Manager at Broken Arrow Nursery as he sets up shop beside the barn and helps you select exciting new plants for your garden. Expert advice, fabulous plants and a visit to the garden – the recipe for a perfect spring Saturday!

MUSIC FOR THE SUMMER SOLSTICE

On Sunday June 18, 2017

Event Time 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Hollister House Garden invites garden and music enthusiasts to celebrate the official beginning of summer with a concert presented by The New Baroque Soloists led by creative director, Douglas Myers. ‘Festive Music for the Summer Solstice’ also known as ‘Music in the Garden’ will be held on the main lawn of the garden on Sunday, June 18th at 5pm.  All are invited to bring a picnic – rose wine and sparkling water are provided. Do bring a chair or a blanket!

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.