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.


Click here for event details.

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

The symposium is sold out.

If you would like to be added to the waiting list please call

the Hollister House Garden office at 860-868-2200

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

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 late season planting from some of the Northeast’s premier specialty nurseries.

Vendors include:

Broken Arrow Nursery Hamden, CT
Cricket Hill Garden Thomaston, CT
Falls Village Flower Farm Falls Village, CT
Garden Vision Epimediums Templeton, MA
Huntington & Hope Washington, CT
Linden Hill Gardens Ottsville, PA
McCue Gardens Wethersfield, CT
Meadowbrook Gardens New Milford, CT
Oesco, Inc Conway, MA
Opus Plants Little Compton, RI
Rare Find Nursery Jackson, NJ
Snug Harbor Farm Kennebunk, ME

Sale of Rare and Unusual Plants

On Sunday September 10, 2017

Event Time 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

On Sunday the Sale of Rare and Unusual Plants continues. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to shop and learn from these truly outstanding vendors.

Vendors this year include:
Broken Arrow Nursery Meadowbrook Gardens
Cricket Hill Gardens McCue Gardens
Fall Village Flower Farm Oesco,Inc
Garden Vision Epimediums Opus
Huntington & Hope Rare Find Nursery
Linden Hill Gardens Snug Harbor Farm

$10 per person includes entrance to the garden.No advance reservations required.

Please note that the garden will remain open until 4.