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Larry Weaner, FAPLD. Photo: Kim Sokoloff

Featured Upcoming Event on March 5 at 1:00 pm

Living in the Liberated Landscape with Larry Weaner

All too often in our gardens and landscapes we think of static compositions of carefully placed and managed plants. But our approach can be more dynamic—and arguably more rewarding—than that by taking advantage of plants’ natural abilities to reproduce and proliferate. Learn how Larry combines design with the reproductive abilities of plants as well as ecological processes to create compelling, ever-evolving landscapes that bring new meaning to partnering with nature. Using examples from his own property as well as diverse client projects, Larry will share how this give-and-take approach can result in compelling, low-maintenance landscapes that free plants to perform according to their natural abilities and liberate people from having to cater to their landscapes’ every need.

Bio: Larry Weaner, FAPLD, president and founder of Larry Weaner Landscape Associates, established New Directions in the American Landscape in 1990. He is nationally recognized for combining expertise in horticulture, landscape design, and ecological restoration. Profiled in national publications, his design and restoration work spans more than 20 US states and the UK. His book Garden Revolution: How Our Landscapes Can Be a Source of Environmental Change (2016) received an American Horticultural Society (AHS) Book Award in 2017. In 2021 Larry received the AHS Landscape Design Award and the Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD) Award of Distinction.

To register please visit the Hanover Garden Club.

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Mar
15
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MBP Executive Networking Breakfast

8:00 AM

Audience: Adults

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Mar
16
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Day for Science

10:00 AM

Enjoy a day packed with hands-on science activities for all ages and celebrate the importance of science during this special event — free admission and open to all members of…

Audience: Children, Families, Preteens and Teens

Cost: Free

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May
24
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Member Preview of Mindbender Mansion

5:30 PM

Enter an eclectic world of puzzles, brainteasers and interactive challenges guaranteed to test the skills of even the most experienced puzzlers. Visitors of all ages will enjoy…

Audience: Adults, Children, Families, Preteens and Teens

Cost: Free

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May
25
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Mindbender Mansion opens

10:00 AM

Audience: Adults, Children, Families, Preteens and Teens

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Jul
06
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Botanical Investigation Day

11:00 AM

11:00 Nature Up Close – Head outside to collect local plant samples and use our portable microscopes to find the unexpected. Science Park Pavilion. 12:00 Dissecting…

Audience: Adults, Children, Families, Preteens and Teens

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Jul
20
Special Event

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary

10:30 AM

Participate in hands-on science activities Learn about the technology used to send a person to the Moon Speak to an astronaut about life in space Discover the history behind…

Audience: Adults, Children, Families, Preteens and Teens

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Aug
02
Special Event

Montshire Block Party: An Outdoor Engineering Weekend

10:30 AM

There are no limits to your imagination when the Montshire’s outdoor space is transformed into a building site for your big, bold, and beautiful creations.

Audience: Children, Families, Preteens and Teens

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Aug
03
Special Event

Montshire Block Party: An Outdoor Engineering Weekend

10:30 AM

There are no limits to your imagination when the Montshire’s outdoor space is transformed into a building site for your big, bold, and beautiful creations.

Audience: Children, Families, Preteens and Teens

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Aug
04
Special Event

Montshire Block Party: An Outdoor Engineering Weekend

10:30 AM

There are no limits to your imagination when the Montshire’s outdoor space is transformed into a building site for your big, bold, and beautiful creations.

Audience: Children, Families, Preteens and Teens

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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