Squire House Gardens Announces Free, Saturday Winter Afternoon Garden “Talk & Tea” Series
The popular annual winter “Talk and Tea” series featuring informal and lively discussions on various garden topics led by Martin Stern, landscape designer, gardener and owner of Squire House Gardens, will be held on various Saturdays, January through April. All Talk & Tea events are free to the public with sessions held at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. for each topic. Complimentary tea is included.
The schedule of dates and topics includes:
Saturday, January 28 - “Truly Low Maintenance Gardens” - Learn how to select and combine hardy plants that require minimal care and offer lasting beauty throughout the seasons.
Saturday, February 25 - “Best of British Gardens” - Take an armchair tour of stunning examples of garden artistry in Britain—Hidcote Manor, Sissinghurst Castle and others– whose traditions represent the apotheosis of fine gardens over the last five centuries.
Saturday, March 4 - “Beautiful Container Planting” - Receive practical steps, examples and a live demonstration of how to combine color, texture and form to create and maintain exquisite and fuss-free pots and planters.
Saturday, April 11 - “New and Exciting Plants for 2017” - Get inspired with a preview of uncommonly good plants for the upcoming season including new introductions by award-winning plantsman/breeder Brent Horvath of Intrinsic Gardens in Hebron, Illinois.
Reservations for Squire House Garden’s “Talk and Tea” events are required in advance as space is limited. To make a reservation, please contact the shop at 651-436-8080, email@example.com, or visit the registration link on the Squire House Garden’s website at squirehousegardens.com.
Squire House Gardens is located at 3390 St. Croix Trail South in an 1870 historic home in the heart of the village of Afton, MN. To visit, go east of the Twin Cities on I-94 to Exit 258 and south 4.7 miles. Winter Gift Shop Hours, beginning January 19, are Thursday to Saturday 11 to 5, and Sundays 12 to 5.
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