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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.

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Program(s) starting 10/06/2020

Oct
06
Program

Balancing Act Virtual Workshop for ages 6-8 (Tuesdays)

10:00 AM

Feel the force and uncover the cool math and patterns of STEM toys, as we explore balance through engineering! Using playground science, mechanical advantage, and a variety of…

Audience: Children, Afterschool Programs, Homeschoolers

Location: Virtual program via Zoom

Cost: $100 (members), $115 (non-members)

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Oct
06
Program

Hanover Garden Club: The Art of Ikebana

1:00 PM

Learn more about gardening and the landscape of the Upper Valley at this monthly series, featuring a new topic each month. Produced by the Hanover Garden Club in partnership with the Montshire Museum of Science

Audience: Adults, Preteens and Teens, Hanover Garden Club

Cost: Free

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Oct
06
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Nature Photography Virtual Workshop for ages 9-12 (Tuesdays)

1:30 PM

Become a better observer of the natural world, using photography as your tool! Explore how changing your perspective and framing can alter what we notice and what we are able to…

Audience: Children, Afterschool Programs

Location: Virtual program via Zoom

Cost: $100 (members), $115 (non-members)

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Oct
07
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Nature Photography Virtual Workshop for ages 9-12 (Wednesdays)

10:00 AM

Become a better observer of the natural world, using photography as your tool! Explore how changing your perspective and framing can alter what we notice and what we are able to…

Audience: Afterschool Programs

Location: Virtual program via Zoom

Cost: $100 (members), $115 (non-members)

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Oct
07
Program

Balancing Act Virtual Workshop for ages 6-8 (Wednesdays)

1:30 PM

Feel the force and uncover the cool math and patterns of STEM toys, as we explore balance through engineering! Using playground science, mechanical advantage, and a variety of…

Audience: Children, Afterschool Programs

Location: Virtual program via Zoom

Cost: $100 (members), $115 (non-members)

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Event Notes: Program has been canceled

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Oct
08
Program

Homeschoolers Series: Geology Rocks (ages 6-8)

10:30 AM

The museum’s rock collection will be the focus of this four-week series on Earth Science. We’ll explore the formation of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks as we…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers

Cost: $100 (members), $115 (non-members)

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Oct
08
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Homeschoolers Series: Geology Rocks (ages 9-12)

1:00 PM

The museum’s rock collection will be the focus of this four-week series on Earth Science. We’ll explore the formation of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks as we…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers

Cost: $100 (members), $115 (non-members)

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Oct
16
Program

Mini Makers at the Museum: Imagine, Experiment, Create!

10:30 AM

Does your little one like to experiment and create things? If so, join us in our Mini-Makers program. This three-part in-person program is for children ages 4-5 and an adult to…

Audience: Children, Families, Programs for Preschoolers

Cost: $60 (members), $70 (non-members)

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Oct
17
Special Event

Twelfth Night Theater Production by Hanover High Footlighters

11:00 AM

The Montshire is pleased to host Twelfth Night, a romantic comedy by William Shakespeare, presented by the Hanover High School Footlighters. The show will take place outdoors,…

Audience: Adults, Children, Families, Preteens and Teens, Teachers

Location: Hughes Pavillion

Cost: Free (members), $10.00 (non-members)

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