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Rhododendron Walk and Talk

SUNDAY, JUNE 5, 2-4

Beth Gutwin, Curator of the Rhododendron Collection, will give a slide presentation and lead a walking tour of the Hort. Farm's acclaimed collection of Rhododendrons and native Azaleas.  Come learn about the cultural requirements and landscape uses of these plants, and see a spectacular display of blooms.  Tea and refreshments will be served after. 

  Members $10  Non-members $15  Qualifies for Master Gardener-Education Hours

Rhodies

Botanical Illustration
SATURDAY, SUNDAY, JUNE 11 & 12, 9-12
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 6-8

All levels welcome.

Sessions 1 & 2: Illustrator Jean Carlson Masseau will teach observation skills to facilitate the process of drawing botanical subjects from life, and the basics of painting with watercolor paints.  A review of historical and contemporary botanical art and Jean’s professional samples will provide insight into the planning, drawing and painting process.  Working with fresh or dried flowers, students will achieve a likeness in pencil before painting parts of their subject in watercolor.   In-depth information will be shared in a supportive atmosphere.

Session 3: Students will learn Jean’s “quick capture” techniques for drawing in the field, and review a variety of ideas for page composition before venturing outside for a fun drawing session at the Horticulture Farm. This course is offered as a three part program.  Individual classes are not available.   Class limit is 12 List of materials that students will need to bring will be supplied.  

All three sessions:  $180

Payment in Advance needed. Please mail your check to:

FHF PO Box 64788, Burlington, VT 05406-478

2016 ANNUAL BENEFIT PLANT SALE

Saturday, July 16, 2016

10am to 3pm, Members Only Preview, 9am to 10am

Help us get the word out about our sale, print and share our poster: 2016 Poster

Like to help out? Here is all the information you need:

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2016 Plant Sale Poster 

 

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.

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    Branch Out Burlington  
 
       
   
   
 
 
   
American Conifer Society
 
 
 
 
   
 
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