Jun
22
5:00 PM17:00

Sip and Stroll with Allan Armitage

Join famed horticulturist, Allan Armitage, for a walk and talk through our gardens.

Refreshments will be served.

About Dr. Armitage:

Widely regarded as one of the world's foremost horticulturists, Allan M. Armitage is a professor at the University of Georgia, Athens, where he teaches, conducts research on new garden plants, and runs the University of Georgia Horticulture Gardens.

The recipient of numerous awards, including the Medal of Honor from the Garden Club of America and the National Educator Award from the American Horticultural Society, he was honored with a Quill and Trowel award from the Garden Writers Association of America, and Greenhouse Grower magazine named him one of the ten most influential people or organizations ever in the floriculture industry for "encouraging growers to expand their markets with new annuals, cut flowers, and perennials."

Born and raised in Quebec and Ontario, he later lived in East Lansing, MI and now resides in Athens, GA. He has worked with landscape plants and greenhouse crops in the North and South, and travels the world speaking and sharing his passion for plants. Armitage holds his B.Sc from McGill University in Montreal, his M.Sc. from University of Guelph, and his Ph.D. from Michigan State University.

Allan has written 17 books, countless academic papers and hundreds of articles for both professional and weekend gardeners alike; including a monthly column in the national greenhouse publication, Greenhouse Grower for over 30 years. To view informative, and instructional short videos filmed in his personal garden, visit his YouTube channel.

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Jun
23
1:00 PM13:00

Pollinator Friendly Plants with Allan Armitage

Renowned horticulturist and best selling author of numerous gardening books, Allan Armitage, will help us celebrate National Pollinator week by discussing how to design and care for pollinator friendly gardens.

About Dr. Armitage:

Widely regarded as one of the world's foremost horticulturists, Allan M. Armitage is a professor at the University of Georgia, Athens, where he teaches, conducts research on new garden plants, and runs the University of Georgia Horticulture Gardens.

The recipient of numerous awards, including the Medal of Honor from the Garden Club of America and the National Educator Award from the American Horticultural Society, he was honored with a Quill and Trowel award from the Garden Writers Association of America, and Greenhouse Grower magazine named him one of the ten most influential people or organizations ever in the floriculture industry for "encouraging growers to expand their markets with new annuals, cut flowers, and perennials."

Born and raised in Quebec and Ontario, he later lived in East Lansing, MI and now resides in Athens, GA. He has worked with landscape plants and greenhouse crops in the North and South, and travels the world speaking and sharing his passion for plants. Armitage holds his B.Sc from McGill University in Montreal, his M.Sc. from University of Guelph, and his Ph.D. from Michigan State University.

Allan has written 17 books, countless academic papers and hundreds of articles for both professional and weekend gardeners alike; including a monthly column in the national greenhouse publication, Greenhouse Grower for over 30 years. To view informative, and instructional short videos filmed in his personal garden, visit his YouTube channel.

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Jun
15
4:00 PM16:00

Ghost Fishing - Eco Justice Poetry Reading


The Ghost Fishing Anthology is “a groundbreaking collection of poetry that explores the links between culture, the environment, and social justice.” goodreads

Readers:

  • Melissa Tuckey, poet, anthology editor, Poet Laureate (Tompkins County, NY)

  • Rev. Kimberly Johnson, pastor for Unitarian Universalist Congretation of the South Fork

  • Ella Engel-Snow, poet, activist

  • Denise Silva-Dennis,  artist,  Shinnecock Nation elder

  • Kathy Engel, poet, Chair, Department of Art & Public Policy, Tisch, NYU

Join us for an afternoon of poetry and refreshments.


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May
26
1:00 PM13:00

Herb Thyme for Kids - Flower Wands

Does your child love to play with plants and flowers? Our herbalist will guide you to create your own magical wand. Be inspired by the bounty of flowers, foliage, ribbons and embellishments. For children ages 5 years and older. All materials provided.

Space is limited. Please call or email to reserve.

$25 includes all materials.

EMAIL: Info@marders.com
PHONE: 631 537-3700

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May
4
10:00 AM10:00

Herbal Workshop: Herbal First Aid

Create an herbal first aid kit with medicinal teas, herbal steams, herbal compresses and poultices. Learn about plants, herbs and oils that can be used for specific injuries and illnesses. Participants will make and take home a healing salve. Seating is limited. $65 includes all materials. Reservations by phone or email.

EMAIL: Info@marders.com
PHONE: 631 537-3700

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Apr
27
1:00 PM13:00

Herb Thyme for Kids - Fairy Gardens

Growing herbs is a great way to get kids excited about gardening. This hands-on workshop (suitable for ages 5 years and up) will teach participants about different herbs and how to grow and care for them. All participants will plant and go home with a mini garden.

Registration and prepayment required as space is limited.

$25 includes all materials.

EMAIL: Info@marders.com
PHONE: 631 537-3700

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Apr
20
1:00 PM13:00

Herb Thyme for Kids: Making Flower Crowns and Wands

Does your child love to play with plants and flowers? Our herbalist will guide you to create your own flower crown and wand, perfect for any magical occasion. Be inspired by the bounty of flowers, foliage, ribbons and embellishments. For children ages 5 years and older. All materials provided.

Registration and prepayment required as space is limited.

$25 includes all materials.

EMAIL: Info@marders.com
PHONE: 631 537-3700

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Apr
13
10:00 AM10:00

Spring Cleaning with Essential Oils

Do want to do your cleaning the natural way? Join us to learn to make cleaning products without harsh chemicals or toxins. Using essential oils and natural ingredients you will make various cleaning products to take home. Class includes instruction, recipes and all materials.

Reservations are required. Seating is limited. $65 includes all materials.

EMAIL: Info@marders.com
PHONE: 631 537-3700

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Mar
30
1:30 PM13:30

Herbal Preparations: Tinctures, Tonics, and Syrups (afternoon session)

Here is an opportunity to bring botanical flavors and remedies from your garden into your kitchen. Participants will learn the historic use of herbs and basic methods of extraction, and how to preserve your harvest by creating herbal syrups. Each participant will make their own syrup to take home.

Reservations are required. Seating is limited. $65 includes all materials.

EMAIL: Info@marders.com
PHONE: 631 537-3700

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Mar
30
10:00 AM10:00

Herbal Preparations: Tinctures, Tonics, and Syrups

Here is an opportunity to bring botanical flavors and remedies from your garden into your kitchen. Participants will learn the historic use of herbs and basic methods of extraction, and how to preserve your harvest by creating herbal syrups. Each participant will make their own syrup to take home.

Reservations are required. Seating is limited. $65 includes all materials.

EMAIL: Info@marders.com
PHONE: 631 537-3700

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