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Hops, Ales and Brewing, Oh My!
Saturday 26 August 2017, 10:00am - 04:00pm

When: Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Where: The Gardens at Elm Bank & Barleycorn's in Natick

Meet us for a full day on hops and their use in brewing!

Dr. Heather Darby, Agronomist and Soils Specialist with the University of Vermont will cover the basics for growing hops in the Northeast, including information on site selection, variety selection, fertility management, irrigation systems, and pest management. Protocols to determine harvest times, harvest equipment, drying requirements, and storage will also be covered. Come and learn from UVM's vast experience in growing hops in our region. 

After, we will harvest hops from our Seed to Table Garden and rejoin at Barleycorns in Natick, where we will use those hops to brew our own 3 Goddess Pale Ale.

$60 members
$85 general admission

*Add $50 to bring home a case of the brew

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Sat Jan 20 @10:00AM - 02:00PM
Greenhouse Growing and Maintenance
Tue Jan 23 @ 7:00PM - 08:30PM
Botany for the Home Gardener
Wed Jan 24 @10:00AM - 04:00PM
Digital Photography: Capturing Botanic Images
Wed Jan 24 @10:00AM - 02:00PM
Designing the Winter Landscape
Thu Jan 25 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
Landscaping and Planting Design
Tue Jan 30 @ 1:00PM - 05:00PM
Garden Designs to Bridge Culture and Time: A Garden History Symposium
Thu Feb 08 @ 6:30PM - 08:30PM
Fruit Trees: Maintenance and Propagation
Tue Feb 13 @10:00AM - 11:00AM
Hydroponic Tour: Little Leaf Farms
Thu Feb 22 @ 9:00AM - 04:00PM
Mass Hort's School Garden Conference: Growing for Experience
Mon Mar 05 @10:00AM - 11:30AM
Tour: Lyman Estate
Thu Mar 22 @ 7:00PM - 08:30PM
Rev Up for Spring: Seed Sowing, Growing and More!
Thu Mar 29 @ 7:00PM - 08:30PM
Vegetable Gardening: Planning, Preparing and Maintaining Your Victory Garden