York Street gardens and Chatfield Farms are open on July 4.
York Street gardens will close at 3 p.m. on July 10 and July 15 for concerts, and close at 3 p.m. on July 14 for a private event. Other early closings.
Andrea Wulf has plumbed a rich story line of gardens and botanical exploration, following the shipments of plants and seeds from American colonists back to royal Britain, and the subsequent flowering on both sides of the Atlantic. With a lecture titled "Revolutionary Gardeners: Britain, America and...Read more
Families are invited to join us on Earth Day, Friday April 22, to celebrate the many miracles of Mother Earth. From 5:30-8:30 p.m. in the Mordecai Children’s Garden, we’ll have many ways for you to explore, discover and celebrate nature. You’ll learn how to make a difference with special activities...Read more
Join the Gardens this Thursday (April 14) at 7 p.m. for a very special evening with acclaimed garden designer and author Lauren Springer Ogden as we celebrate the publication of an all-new edition of her best-selling book, The Undaunted Garden. In this original lecture, Lauren will talk about the...Read more
Lunch has been arranged at the farm and the food prepared by local Purepechas women. We are treated to fresh guacamole, hot blue corn tortillas made right in front of us, beans, and a squash dessert in addition to other treats.Read more
Garden Camps offer kids the perfect opportunity to dig into the world of plants, science and nature for a week. This year’s camps offer opportunities to go behind the scenes and meet the professionals, design and plant a garden, travel back in time and experience life on a working farm, explore...Read more
The island of Janitzio consists of terraced housing packed along the hillside and has a population of about 3,000 people. At the top of the hill is the statue of José Maria Morelos, a leader of Mexican independence. Within the statue are paintings by Ramon Alba de la Canal and other great Mexican...Read more
On this third day, we leave early to the El Rosario Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary, which is about an hour’s drive from town. A major portion of the road to the sanctuary is unpaved and hence we are transported to the site on a pick-up truck. A major portion of the hike through the forest has paved...Read more
We start our day with a walk from our hotel to the Museo del Dulche (Candy Museum). This museum was created to preserve the candy making history of the local people. We are greeted by staff dressed in vintage costumes dating back to the 1900s and are given a demonstration of the candy making...Read more