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The Friends of the Horticulture Farm is a grassroots organization dedicated to protecting, enhancing and promoting the significant plant collections and natural areas of the UVM Horticultural Research Center in South Burlington, Vermont for education, research, and public enrichment.

 
 

 

Full Workday at the Farm

Saturday April 19

9:00 am to 4:00 pm

          Join us for either "All About Lilacs" with Jeff Young, or, Perennial Garden Wake Up


Saturday April 19th offers multiple opportunities to learn, gain experience, and help preserve the unique lilac collections at the UVM Horticulture Research and Education Farm. Practice pruning on our trees, then go home and take care of yours!

All About Lilacs, Sat April 19  9:00 to Noon
Hort Farm Lilac Curator and nationally recognized lilac expert Jeff Young will share his knowledge about many of the 2000 kinds of lilacs;  how to care for them, when and how to prune, sun and soil needs, diseases, and maintenance. Practice your new skills during the afternoon pruning workshop using the Hort Farm collection. (1:00 to 4:00)

Cost: FHF members and Master Gardeners $10/ General Public $20
Presentation=EMG-Education Hours --Pruning=EMG-Volunteer Hours


Perennial Garden Wake Up! 9:00 to Noon No Fee
Master Gardeners and volunteers needed to help wake up the Perennial Garden. Come take part in spring clean-up to prepare for our May 17th Bloomtime Festival. Bring pruning shears/ weeding tools.
EMG-V


Please pre-register by emailing info@friendsofthehortfarm.org


Lilac

Please make sure to check out:

"THROUGH THE SEASONS AT THE HORT FARM"
by Ron Krupp

GeesebyJenMills
Photo by Sally McCay

GeesebyJenMills
Photo by Jen Mills


 
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2014 Calendar of Events, PDF

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Hello Friends,

Have a suggestion or idea for an event/workshop? Send us your feedback.

Like to get more involved with the Friends? Find out how you can help.

Contact us at our email:

Email:info@friendsofthehortfarm.org

Thank you, Board Members for the Friends of the Hort Farm.



 
 
 
   
PLEASE ALSO VISIT THE WEB SITES OF SOME OF OUR LOCAL GARDENING FRIENDS/SUPPORTERS:
 
 
     
 
     
 
    Branch Out Burlington  
 
     
 
   
 
 
   
American Conifer Society
 
 
 
 
 
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