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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 02/01/2021

Feb
01
Program

Cars Go Zoom Virtual Workshop, Session 1 (for ages 4-5 with a caregiver)

9:00 AM

In this virtual workshop for children ages 4–5 and an adult, we’ll be designing and testing vehicles all month long. From building our own toy cars to testing hot wheels…

Audience: Children, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $85 (members), $100 (non-members)

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Feb
01
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Cars Go Zoom Virtual Workshop, Session 2 (for ages 4-5 with a caregiver)

10:00 AM

In this virtual workshop for children ages 4–5 and an adult, we’ll be designing and testing vehicles all month long. From building our own toy cars to testing hot wheels…

Audience: Children, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $85 (members), $100 (non-members)

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Feb
01
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Cars Go Zoom Virtual Workshop, Session 3 (for ages 4-5 with a caregiver)

10:45 AM

In this virtual workshop for children ages 4–5 and an adult, we’ll be designing and testing vehicles all month long. From building our own toy cars to testing hot wheels…

Audience: Children, Programs for Preschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $85 (members), $100 (non-members)

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Feb
02
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Messy Mixtures Virtual Workshop, Session 1 (for children ages 6-8)

10:00 AM

In this virtual workshop for children ages 6-8, we will mix, experiment and get messy with science. Each week we will focus on a different experiment, use a variety of…

Audience: Children, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $85 (members), $100 (non-members)

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Feb
02
Program

Hanover Garden Club: Make A Day-Brightening Bouquet At Home

1:00 PM

Join Priscilla Clark and learn how to put together a floral arrangement to brighten your ongoing time at home. Create a lovely bouquet using supermarket flowers and a favorite…

Audience: Adults, Hanover Garden Club

Location: via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: Free

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Event Notes: This program will be conducted on Zoom. Once you have registered, a link will be sent to you the day before the program.

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Feb
02
Program

Messy Mixtures Virtual Workshop, Session 2 (for children ages 6-8)

3:30 PM

In this virtual workshop for children ages 6-8, we will mix, experiment and get messy with science. Each week we will focus on a different experiment, use a variety of…

Audience: Children, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $85 (members), $100 (non-members)

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Feb
04
Program

Artful Insects Virtual Workshop, Session 1 (for ages 9-12)

10:00 AM

Learn about the intricate beauty, anatomy, and adaptations of insects during this three week series as we meet the museum’s live insect collection up close on your screen,…

Audience: Children, Preteens and Teens, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $85 (members), $100 (non-members)

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Feb
04
Program

Discovering Norwich: Prickly Neighbors in the Woods

6:30 PM

Norwich’s nonprofits have teamed up to offer a program series ON ZOOM to help the community get out and about to explore Norwich and meet neighbors. ​Join Montshire Educator…

Audience: Adults, Children, Families

Location: Via Zoom

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Feb
10
Program

Science Story Time: Ice Challenge

10:30 AM

Explore the world of ice fishing in One Frozen Lake by Deborah Jo Larson, then try to extract your own fish from a block of ice.

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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