Rev Up for Spring: Seed Sowing, Growing and More!

When: Thursday, March 22, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM   

Where: Parkman Room of the Education Building

The groundhog has spoken. It’s time to start the garden. Flower farmer Evelyn Lee will introduce you to an array of flowers you can grow for your next arrangement or simply to enjoy in your garden. Evelyn will focus on indoor and outdoor sowing, planting methods and timing for annuals, hardy annuals, tubers, bulbs and more. Presentation will include a demonstration on the soil blocking method of starting seeds.

Evelyn Lee, flower farmer and floral designer at her specialty cut flower farm - Butternut Gardens in Southport, Connecticut – is a CT NOFA Accredited Organic Land Care Professional. Her farm is a certified Bee Friendly Farm. Evelyn grows just shy of 45,000 flowers a year for wholesale, retail, weddings and events. She received a Certificate in Gardening from New York Botanical Garden, was trained as a Master Gardener in Connecticut, and earned a Masters in Environmental Studies from Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. Evelyn combines her lifelong love of gardening and growing flowers with an environmentally sensitive approach to achieve beautiful natural-looking garden-inspired floral designs. Learn more at www.butternutgardens.com

$12 members
$20 general admission

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