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Summer Bouquet

Hollister House Garden 300 Nettleton Hollow Rd, Washington, CT

Enjoy a peaceful, stress-free day and create a simple summer wildflower bouquet painting using a variety of watercolor techniques including masking, wet washes, dry brush and charging color. We’ll use local colorful plant material of the season. With demonstrations and a step-by-step approach this workshop is open to all skill levels. The watercolor workshops at ... Read more

Dahlias in Colored Pencil

Hollister House Garden 300 Nettleton Hollow Rd, Washington, CT

Autumn in New England is rightfully celebrated for its colorful foliage. But it's the bright, varied and colorful dahlias that capture our imagination  as summer ends and provide us with a rich and vibrant palette. These glorious blooms are the subject of this colored pencil workshop. Come and learn how to use color pencil techniques ... Read more

Gardeners Roundtable & Plant Sale

Hollister House Garden 300 Nettleton Hollow Rd, Washington, CT

A Day Dedicated to Plants and Gardeners! On Sunday, September 12, Hollister House Garden welcomes gardeners and garden lovers for a day of learning about plants from three extraordinary gardeners, buying plants from many of the premier nurseries in New England, and connecting with old friends. The day begins at noon with early buying at ... Read more

Plant Sale & Wine in the Garden – RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

Hollister House Garden 300 Nettleton Hollow Rd, Washington, CT

As summer fades into fall we have invited some of the premier growers in New England to set up shop at Hollister House Garden. This is a special opportunity to purchase choice plants from Broken Arrow Nursery, David Burdick Bulbs, Cricket Hill Garden, Falls Village Flower Farm, Issima and Mc Cue Gardens. Enjoy a glass ... Read more

Putting the Garden to Bed

Hollister House Garden 300 Nettleton Hollow Rd, Washington, CT

Get a head start on your best garden ever by taking care of it now! Daryl Beyers returns to Hollister House Garden to share his expertise on what you can do this fall to ensure a healthy garden next spring. Learn techniques to improve soil quality, protect perennials and shrubs through the winter, provide winter ... Read more

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

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