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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.

Saturday May 2   9:00 - Noon

"All About Lilacs" with Jeff Young

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.

Qualifies as EMG-Education Hours

Members $10 Non-members $15

 

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Wednesday, May 6 5:30 - 7:30

"The Art of Evergreen Hedges" with Jeff Young

Jeff Young, a long-time park maintenance expert, will explain how to build and maintain that evergreen hedge, the types of plants to use in your zone, and the art of keeping the plants healthy, beautiful and under control.

Qualifies as  EMG-Education Hours
Members $10  Non-members $15

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Photo by Sally McCay

 
 
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Upcoming Events

   

2015 Calendar of Events, PDF

Online Calendar of Events

Hello Friends,

May is finally almost here, and with it, hopefully, warmer days. We have a wonderful line up of events for Springtime, including free presentations by UVM faculty and of course, our annual Bloomtime Open House. We hope you can join us!

Email:info@friendsofthehortfarm.org

Thank you from your Volunteer Board Members, Friends of the Horticulture Farm.

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    Branch Out Burlington  
 
     
 
   
 
 
   
American Conifer Society
 
 
 
 
 
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