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Discover & Dine: an experience with chocolate, cheese & succulents

  Discover & Dine: an experience with chocolate, cheese & succulents

Join us for an evening of experience, learning and creating. If you’re looking for an interactive and unique date night or Mother’s Day gift, join us for an expanded version of our popular charcuterie & cheese event. This time we are layering charcuterie, cheese, chocolate and plants. The event will begin with a little mingling […]

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Spring Plant Swap

  Spring Plant Swap

Join us for our beginning-of-season, clear-out-space-in-your-garden beds plant swap! Categories will include bulbs, hostas, peonies, dahlias, daylilies, succulents, and anything else that is taking over your garden space. Drop-off/set-up will start at 2pm, with the swap starting promptly at 2:30. This event is free, but please RSVP to the Herb Center to participate. Open to […]

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A Container Herb Garden

  A Container Herb Garden

If you have limited time and space to grow plants, but long for fresh herbs at your fingertips, this class is for you. Find out the best combinations of herbs to start in outdoor pots, and what mixture of soil, water and fertilizer will allow them to continue to grow so you can enjoy them […]

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NEXT: Redesigning Plants for Energy, Fuel, Light

David Staley David Staley NEXT: Redesigning Plants for Energy, Fuel, Light

Researchers at MIT recently unveiled a project where they inserted the enzyme that makes fireflies glow into a watercress plant. The result is a plant whose leaves glow for about four hours. At present, the glow produced is quite dim, but the engineers hope that via this technique they can convert the watercress into a […]

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Grow Native Workshop

  Grow Native Workshop

Naturalist Bob Harter will explain the proper seed germination and cultivation techniques of native plants. Also share the importance of native plants to our environment, including where and how they grow. Each participant will receive a packet of seeds to take home. Information sheets will be available. $20 per person, advanced registration is required. Register […]

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Seed Starting at Stratford Ecological Center

  Seed Starting at Stratford Ecological Center

Learn the basics of starting your favorite veggies, herbs and flowers from seed. From the right organic soil mixture to watering and lighting, you will come away with confidence to grow your own plants for your garden. $10 per person, advanced registration is required. Register at www.stratfordecologicalcenter.org.

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Spring Seed Swap

  Spring Seed Swap

Bring your seeds, plants, catalogs, and skills to share. Be inspired by other gardeners and take a tour of Stratford’s naturally heated greenhouse. Leave with new seeds and plants! No registration required – Free!

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The Urban Living Tour returns (with strict safety guidelines) on Aug 30!

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