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National & International Calendar of Events

Mt. Cuba Center Events
Thursdays thru October 17 - Native Plants of Fall 10-Noon
6 sessions. Learn to identify 60 beautiful and functional native trees, shrubs, and herbaceous perennials that can enhance your garden. Through lecture and outdoor labs, examine the identifying characteristics, preferred site conditions, and the environmental significance of each plant. Fee.
Mt. Cuba Center
3120 Barley Mill Road
Hockessin, DE 19707
302.239.4244, www.mtcubacenter.org

Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens Events
October 26 - Spooky Pooch Howl-o-ween Celebration 3-6
Bring your best friend to Hillwood for Halloween fun. Explore Hillwood's 25 acres of gardens and natural woodlands with your four-legged friend, while enjoying the following activities. Costume Competition and Yappy Hour. Stop by Merriweather To Go to pick up a special Spooky Pooch signature cocktail, light snacks, and dog treats.
City Dogs Rescue. Rain or shine. If rain, costume contest will be in C.W. Post courtyard tent. Fee.
Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens
4155 Linnean Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
https://www.hillwoodmuseum.org/
(202) 686-5807

University of Delaware Botanic Gardens Events
October 23 - Emily Dickenson's Gardening Life 7-8
The Belle of Amherst was a gardener. She cultivated flowers on her fatherís property and in the glass conservatory that he added to the Homestead. Marta McDowell explores Dickinsonís gardens through excerpts of her letters and poems, and historic and modern images of her garden. Fee.
October 24 - Wine & Design: A Spooktacular Halloween Arrangement 5:30-7:30
Wine and floral art. Mix brilliant natives with pumpkins and foliage for tantalizing arrangement. Bring hand pruners and large box to transport finished arrangement home. Fee.
Fridays, October 25-November - Managing Invasive Species 10-2
Conquer aggressive non-native plants in your garden in 2-session dive into invasive species identification and management. Techniques help you conserve and preserve the well-being of native plants and wildlife. Fee.
October 26 & November 2 - Plan, Install, and Maintain a Meadow 10-2
Meadows: long-lasting beauty and high-quality habitats for beneficial insects and birds. Learn "why, how, what, when and where" of turning lawn into aesthetically rich and environmentally functional native plant community that conserves limited resources and requires fewer inputs. Fee.
University of Delaware Botanic Gardens
College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
531 South College Avenue
152 Townsend Hall
Newark, DE 19716
http://ag.udel.edu/udbg/

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens Events
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens
18220 North Highway 1
Fort Bragg, California 95437
www.gardenbythesea.org

JC Raulston Arboretum Events
November 5,7-9, 14-16 - Moonlight in the Garden 5:30 and 7:30
Two 2-hour showings each evening. Food trucks,live music, hot cider, roast marshmallows over fire pits, Air Bee & Bee 5-star urban habitat for pollinators. Fee.
JC Raulston Arboretum
NC State University
https://jcra.ncsu.edu//

Cape Fear Botanical Garden Events
Cape Fear Botanical Garden
536 N Eastern Blvd.
Fayetteville, NC 28301
910.486.0221, www.capefearbg.org/

American Horticulture Society Events
American Horticulture Society Headquarters at River Farm
7931 East Boulevard Drive
Alexandria, Virginia 22308
(703) 768-5700 ext. 138
www.ahsgardening.org

Winterthur Museum, Library & Garden Events
October 24 - Tailgate Tour: Winterthur's Great Trees 4:30 to 6
With Senior Arborist, Kevin Braun. Explore the Winterthur Estate on leisurely stroll through the garden and estate and learn about Winterthur's history, design, and plants. Stop at our tailgate for refreshments in picturesque locations to enjoy hors d'oeuvres with selection of hard and soft beverages. $30/Member and $35/nonmember. Registration required. Call 800.448.3883 to reserve.
November 8 thru 10 - 56th Annual Delaware Antiques Show
Sixty of the countryís most distinguished dealers present finest offerings of American antiques and decorative arts, including furniture, paintings, rugs, ceramics, silver, jewelry, more. In addition to exquisite antiques shopping, don't miss keynote lecture and weekend lectures with young scholars. Join us for cocktails and exclusive early shopping at Opening Night Party on Thursday, November 7, 5-9 at the Chase Center on the Riverfront. For tickets, call 800.448.3883.
Winterthur Museum, Library & Garden
5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
Winterthur, DE 19735
www.winterthur.org, 800.448.3883

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park Events
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
1000 E Beltline Ave NE
Grand Rapids
MI 49525 www.meijergardens.org

Garden Conservancy Events
Rain or shine. $10 a garden unless otherwise noted.
Open Days Program
The Garden Conservancy Headquarters
11 Old Post Road
Cold Spring, NY
www.gardenconservancy.org
Information: The Garden Conservancy: 845-265-2029

Stone Foundation Events
44600 Fish Rock Rd.
Gualala, Mendocino County, CA

Ladew Topiary Gardens
3535 Jarrettsville Pike
Monkton, Maryland 21111
www.ladewgardens.com/
410-557-9570

Lord & Schryver Conservancy Events
Lord & Schryver Conservancy
PO Box 2755
Salem, OR 97308-2755
(503) 838-0527, lordschryverconservancy@gmail.com
www.lordandschryverconservancy.org/

UNESCO World Heritage Site Sengan-en Events
Kagoshima JAPAN
Info: alex.bradshaw@shimadzu-ltd.jp

Hyland Garden Design Events
Hyland Garden Design
1114 SE Clay Street
Portland, OR 97214
518.929.0699 voice/text
bobhylandgardens@gmail.com

Digging Dog Nursery Events
Digging Dog Nursery
31101 Middle Ridge Rd
Albion, CA 95410
707-937-1130
business@diggingdog.com

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