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Mind Your Matrix: Successful Plant Combinations to Create a Living Landscape

Hollister House Garden 300 Nettleton Hollow Rd, Washington

Robert Clyde Anderson returns to Hollister House Garden to share his methods for the technique of Matrix planting. If you haven't heard about matrix planting, you will soon. Essentially the planting of three to five equally competitive plants that are vigorous enough to act as a "living mulch" to provide weed suppression and moisture retention around ... Read more

Color in Nature

Hollister House Garden 300 Nettleton Hollow Rd, Washington

Careful observation of all the subtle hues and values in nature helps in creating accurate, colorful and unique paintings. Using watercolor in a series of exercises, learn to mix and match these subtle earth tones found in a variety of leaves, petals and other treasures of the garden. The watercolor workshops at Hollister House Garden ... Read more

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Life in the Studio

Hollister House Garden 300 Nettleton Hollow Rd, Washington

Join Frances Palmer as she discusses the links between her exquisite pottery and the beautiful flowers that she grows just outside her studio in two bountiful cutting gardens.  The planting of both gardens has been organized for seasonal blooms beginning in early spring and continuing through to the last chrysanthemums in November. In this illustrated ... Read more

The Sweet Sounds of Spring

Hollister House Garden 300 Nettleton Hollow Rd, Washington

As part of their Music in Great Spaces series the Waterbury Symphony presents The Sweet Sounds of Spring with Harmonia V Woodwind Quintet. This concert will take place in the barn at Hollister House Garden. Seating is limited and advance purchase is required. Masks required in the barn. Additional information and reservations here

The Story of a Garden: Creating Coltsfoot

Hollister House Garden 300 Nettleton Hollow Rd, Washington

Over the past sixteen years Juliet and John Hubbard have created an enchanting cottage garden around the colonial house that has been in the Hubbard family for over 100 years. Local scenery frames a series of perennial and vegetable gardens which are formal in composition but softened by the informal planting of old-fashioned roses, peonies, ... Read more

Go Beyond the Basics: Smartphone Photography for the Garden

Hollister House Garden 300 Nettleton Hollow Rd, Washington

Nearly all smartphones/tablets offer simple-to-use, professional-level camera systems. Go beyond the basics of your device’s camera, and learn how to integrate these controls and create images of your garden, house, and landscapes.  Taught by our highly experienced instructor and professional photographer Thad Kubis, this class will provide a hands-on, application-based introduction to composition, editing, posting, ... Read more

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