Beginning Wednesday, May 31 and continuing every Wednesday through August 30, Hollister House Garden welcomes artists and photographers to come and be inspired by the beauty of the garden in the morning light. Admission $10 per person.
Join Edwina and Page for a very special workshop on sustainable garden practices followed by lunch. Using the garden, fields and wood at Page Dickey's Church House as her canvas, Edwina von Gal will share her thoughts on toxic-free landscapes and the many ways we can work toward achieving that goal. This is a unique ... Read more
The early autumn garden at Hollister House provides endless examples of richly hued foliage and flowers to draw and record in a garden journal. Whether you’re just starting or have been journaling for some time, artist Betsy Rogers-Knox will provide plenty of drawing and watercolor tips to expand your garden record keeping. This class will ... Read more
Some gardens speak to us, others don’t. What do they say, and how do we learn to listen? Learn how to create a richer experience by building on what already exists in our gardens by pushing the five senses in unexpected ways. Horticulturist and professional gardener James McGrath will share the lessons he has learned ... Read more
In recent years, seeds have been celebrated for the beauty they add to the garden. For centuries seeds have meant one thing to gardeners more than anything else -- the possibility of having more plants for oneself and to share with others. This practicum, a brief talk on the art of collecting seed, followed by ... Read more
FEARLESS PRUNING This presentation will take the mystery out of pruning, so that lilacs, roses -- all trees and shrubs, in fact -- can be pruned to look their best and be in vibrant health. After going over the many benefits of pruning, we’ll take a look at the tools for the job and then -- ... Read more
Using the gardens and surrounding landscape as inspiration, we’ll be exploring the art of collage during this three hour workshop. Collage describes both the technique and the resulting work of art in which pieces of paper, photographs, fabric and other ephemera are arranged on a supporting surface. Participants will learn how to create a composition ... Read more
Join watercolor artist Betsy Rogers-Knox for our last art workshop of the 2023 season and create a special gift for someone in your life. In celebration of the season, create a watercolor painting of the stunning and much loved Amaryllis with its large, colorful trumpet-shaped flowers. A template will be provided along with step-by-step demonstrations ... Read more