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+ March 18, 2017 - April 22, 2017 +

Hamilton College Arboretum’s 2016-17 Third Saturday Series

  • March 18, 2017 - April 22, 2017
  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Phone: 315-859-4892
  • www.hamilton.edu

Hamilton College

198 College Hill Road
Clinton, NY 13323

The Hamilton College Arboretum’s 2016-17 Third Saturday series continues 10 a.m. in the Taylor Science Center’s Kennedy Auditorium on Hamilton’s campus. This lecture is free and open to the public.

Coming up in the 2016-17 Third Saturday series:

March 18 –  The Hamilton College Arboretum’s 2016-17 Third Saturday Series continues with Marta McDowell, a landscape gardener and writer. She will speak about the history of the White House gardens on Saturday, March 18, at 10 a.m.

In April 2016, McDowell’s All The Presidents’ Gardens was published by Timber Press. The book chronicles the untold history of the White House grounds, from the seed-collecting plant-obsessed George Washington to Michelle Obama’s focus on edibles. This book will serve as the basis for her lecture. McDowell has published two other books, and currently has a fourth under contract with Timber Press. She has written for publications as diverse as Woman’s Day, Fine Gardening and the New York Times.

In 2000, she opened Marta McDowell Landscape Gardening, which provides consulting services on landscape design, preservation and gardening. McDowell earned a certificate in landscape design from the New York Botanical Garden, and has taught there and at Drew University.

Parking is available near the building. All Arboretum events are free and open to the public, and everyone interested in gardens and landscapes is encouraged to attend. Pre-registration is not required.

 

 

April 22 – “Getting it right from the start: creating great landscapes” by Nina Bassuk, a professor at Cornell University’s School of Integrative Plant Science

Parking is available near the building. All Arboretum events are free and open to the public, and everyone interested in gardens and landscapes is encouraged to attend. Pre-registration is not required.

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