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Clark Botanic Garden Events
Clark Botanic Garden
193 I.U. Willets Road, Albertson, NY 11507

Wave Hill Events 2023
Open. Check website to schedule a visit. Register for events on website.
February 4,5 - Hibernators Weekend
Hunker down like a hibernator with activities in cozy indoor spaces or venture out into peaceful gardens to connect with creatures that animate the winter landscape. Meet live animals, create a hibernator's mask, look for animal tracks, chat with visiting artists, join a rejuvenating wellness class and explore the grounds. Afterwards, pop into the Café for a snack or warm drink. Bcome a member for free admission.
2023 Horticultural Lecture Series
Lectures are devoted to garden design and the meaning of our interactions with plants and the natural world. Registration required. The day before event you will receive an email with a private link. Following lecture, you will receive a link to its recording.
February 15 - Timelines: Glen Villa’s Quest to Make History Visible through Design 6-7
Virtual. Patterson Webster began gardening on her 750-acre landscape using conventional approaches and traditional principles. Once embarked, she began to examine the history and composition of her land. With a fresh perspective, Webster brings the garden to life with a voice distinctly its own. Her new book, Autobiography of a Garden, identifies events and risks taken that mark her place within the garden’s complex timeline.
Wave Hill
675 West 252nd Street, Bronx

New York Botanical Garden Events - 2023
February 9 - Native Food Sovereignty 6-7
Online lecture with Valerie Segrest, member of the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe. She discusses the many food sovereignty initiatives spearheaded by Indigenous peoples, including regaining legal control of ancestral lands, organizing harvest and berry festivals, and offering workshops on elk-processing, salmon filleting, and other traditional food preparation techniques. Register online. Fee.
February 16 - Finding Beauty in Fungi: Mushrooms and Lichens 6-7
Online with botanical artists Christiane Fashek, Lucy Martin, and Margaret Saylor. Each artist shows curated selection of their work and discusses how they collect, prepare, or photograph specimens for study, how they depict these tiny organisms in intimate detail, and why they remain fascinated by fungi. Those interested in submitting work for Unsung Allies, The Fifth NYBG Triennial, will gain invaluable insights from these experts. Register online. Fee.
February 18 thru April 23 - THE ORCHID SHOW: NATURAL HERITAGE
Acclaimed artist Lily Kwong, designer for The Orchid Show’s 20th year, presents a meditative and captivating design inspired by her ancestral connections to the natural world. Kwong’s vibrant and fantastical vision will envelop visitors in thousands of orchids, allowing them to reconnect to nature amidst perfect beauty. Get immersed in a mesmerizing array of orchids, enfolded into rolling mountains throughout the Enid A Haupt Conservatory. On select nights, adults 21 and over can experience the exhibition through Orchid Nights, with music, cash bars, and food for purchase. Stay tuned for dates. Wong's work has been featured in the New Yorker, Vogue, Architectural Digest, Domino, Forbes, Fast Company and in New York City at the High Line and Grand Central Station. Fee.
Winter Lecture Series
This year’s theme, Fostering Environmental Empathy, explores how immersive, responsive garden design can change how people interact with nature and foster a sense of individual responsibility to protect our shared natural world.
January 26 - Kona Gray: A Quest to Save the Planet Through Design 11-12
At NYBG. Award-winning landscape architect Kona Gray, FASLA,PLA, shares how his projects answer this question. Explore how his landscapes center on ecological sensitivity and cultural inclusivity—from Etéreo, an ecolodge nestled in the pygmy mangroves of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula to River Park Center, an urban green space in Miami-Dade County. He has 28 years of experience creating award-winning spaces that reinvigorate imaginations, solve meaningful global issues, and promote community in diverse neighborhoods in more than 30 countries. Gray is a Fellow of ASLA, a member of the Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board, and a leader of a variety of DEI initiatives in landscape architecture organizations and universities. Fee. Register online.
February 23 - Estudio Ome: An Ode to the Land 11-12
Online. Susana Rojas Saviñón and Hortense Blanchard share what makes their Mexico City practice unique, including their use of aromatic, edible, medicinal, and native Mexican plants, some of which they propagate from wild seeds they collect. The pair discusses award-winning Forest Garden, a residential landscape located within an ecological reserve that features a vegetable garden, natural pool, and fern garden. Fee. Register online.
March 30 - Harris Bugg Studio: Respecting the Spirit of Place 11-12
Online. Dubbed "pioneering design talents of their generation" by the Royal Horticultural Society, Charlotte Harris and Hugo Bugg believe both the landscapes they design and the business they run must be respectful, inclusive, and ethically responsible. They will highlight their ethos as they discuss Kitchen Garden at RHS Bridgewater, which includes an edible forest garden, a classic kitchen garden, and an apothecary/herbal garden, all situated amid the stunning historic walls of a previously derelict site. Fee. Register online.
New York Botanical Garden
2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx

Innisfree Garden Events
Innisfree Garden
362 Tyrrel Road
(845) 677-8000,

Nassau County Museum of Art Events 2022
Nassau County Museum of Art
One Museum Drive
Roslyn Harbor, New York 11576

Native Plant Center Events 2022
Westchester Community College
Classroom Building, Room C200
75Grasslands Road
914-606-7870, or

The Garden Conservancy Events 2022
Open Days
Garden Conservancy
11 Old Post Road
Cold Spring

Frederick W. Vanderbilt Garden Association Events 2022
Frederick W. Vanderbilt Garden Association
PO BOX 239
Route 9
Hyde Park
Info: 845-229-6432,,

The Madoo Conservancy Events
The Madoo Conservancy
618 Sagg Main Street
PO Box 362
Sagaponack, NY 11962

Battery Park City Parks Conservancy Events
Robert F. Wagner, Jr. Park, Battery Park City, Lower Manhattan (access: Battery Place) FREE! Information:
6 River Terrace Events
6 River Terrace (South end of River Terrace, north of the Irish Hunger Memorial)
Nelson A. Rockefeller Park (access: Chambers Street)
Battery Park City Events
At Battery Park City Parks Conservancy
Battery Place (corner of 2nd place and Battery Place)
Battery Park City Parks Conservancy
2 South End Avenue (access: West Thames Street)

Stonecrop Gardens Events
Stonecrop Gardens
81 Stonecrop Lane
Cold Spring

The Cultural Landscape Foundation Garden Dialogues
Patrons, garden owners and designers reveal creative process and collaboration that yields a great garden. Opportunities for small groups to experience beautiful gardens created by accomplished designers currently in practice. Fee.
The Cultural Landscape Foundation
1909 Que Street NW
Second Floor
Washington, D.C. 20009

Hudson Valley Garden Association Events
Hudson Valley Garden Association
PO Box 191, Gardiner, NY 12525
Info: 845-418-3640, ,

Rubin Museum of Art Events
Rubin Museum of Art
150 W. 17th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues)
New York

Old Westbury Gardens Events
Old Westbury Gardens
71 Old Westbury Road
Old Westbury, NY 11568

Friends of the Palisades Interstate Park Commission Events
Palisades Parkway Exit 19 or Route 9W

Sterling Forest State Park Preserve Events
Registration required. Trails can be steep and rocky, wear hiking shoes. Hike at pace of slowest hiker. Information or to register: 845-351-5907.
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site Events
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
44 Battlefield Rd., accessed from Park Rd. off Route 9W in Stony Point
845-786-2521 or
Minnewaska State Park Preserve Events
Pre-registration required for everything. Weather contingent. Wear appropriate clothing, footwear; bring snacks, water. Meet at Nature Center unless otherwise noted.
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Route 44/55, 5 miles west of intersection with Route 299
Rockland State Park Events
Friends of the Palisades Interstate Park Commission
Administration Building
Bear Mountain
845.786.2701, or

Planting Fields Arboretum Events
Planting Fields Arboretum & State Historic Park
Post Office Box 58
Oyster Bay, New York 11771
(516) 922-8676, [url=][/url

Neversink Valley Area Museum Events
Neversink Valley Area Museum
26 Hoag Road
Info: 845-754-8870

Landis Arboretum Events
Esperance 518-875-6935
518-875-6935 or

Arnot Forest
Schuyler County Route 13 (1 mile north of NY Route 224 between Cayuta and Van Etten) NY.
Directions and map: www.arnotforest.infot

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