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Solutions for Backyard Invasives

Hollister House Garden 300 Nettleton Hollow Rd, Washington, CT

In our backyards invasive plant species alter the ecosystem by crowding out our native plants that support pollinators and birds.   Christian Allyn will share solutions to help us identify and remove these unwanted troublesome invaders. He will take a close look at the characteristics of five of the worst offenders in our region  and give ... Read more

Enhancing Your Spring Garden With Bulbs

Hollister House Garden 300 Nettleton Hollow Rd, Washington, CT

From snowdrops to alliums, spring bulbs can enliven your garden, adding interest and splashes of color while taking little room. In this illustrated lecture Page will show and describe a succession of bulbs, some well loved, others little known, to consider and successfully plant.Page Dickey is a garden writer, lecturer, and designer. Her latest book, ... Read more

The New Heirloom Garden

Hollister House Garden 300 Nettleton Hollow Rd, Washington, CT

Learn to grow the best tasting vegetables and the most fragrant flowers for next years’ garden! Get a head start planning next years’ garden and take home fresh ideas for designing your kitchen garden, featuring Ellen’s six steps to an heirloom garden. Discover what vegetables to grow for the best flavor and what flowers for ... Read more

Opening Day

Hollister House Garden 300 Nettleton Hollow Rd, Washington, CT

The garden opens for the season on Friday, April 22, 2022 Visiting hours for the 2022 season: Wednesdays and Fridays 1-4 Saturdays 10-4  

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