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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 08/07/2021

Sep
07
Program

Hanover Garden Club: Nature’s Best Hope

1:00 PM

Recent headlines about global insect declines and three billion fewer birds in North America are a bleak reality check about how ineffective our current landscape designs have…

Audience: Adults, Hanover Garden Club

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Cost: Free

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Sep
09
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Nature Inspired Design for Homeschoolers ages 6-8

10:30 AM

Come ready to explore inside and out, using the Montshire’s teaching collections, 110 acres, and your creativity to engineer mechanisms and structures inspired by nature.…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers

Location: On-site at the Montshire

Cost: $100 (members), $120 (non-members)

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Sep
09
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Nature Inspired Design for Homeschoolers ages 9-12

1:00 PM

Come ready to explore inside and out, using the Montshire’s teaching collections, 110 acres, and your creativity to engineer mechanisms and structures inspired by nature.…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers

Location: On-site at the Montshire

Cost: $100 (members), $120 (non-members)

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Oct
04
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Cars Go Zoom Virtual Workshop for ages 4-5 with a caregiver

10:00 AM

Design and test cars all month long. From building our own toy cars to testing hot wheels under scientific conditions, we’ll bring out the car mechanic and engineer in every kid!

Audience: Children, Programs for Preschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $70 (members), $85 (non-members)

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Oct
04
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Cars go Zoom Virtual Workshop for ages 6-8

1:00 PM

In this virtual workshop for children ages 6-8, design and test cars all month long. From building our own toy cars to testing hot wheels under scientific conditions, we’ll…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $120 (members), $140 (non-members)

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Oct
05
Program

Hanover Garden Club: Designing a Right-Sized Foodscape

1:00 PM

Foodscaping is all about making the most of the square footage that is available. Discover strategies to cultivate a smaller footprint while still growing the flowers and food…

Audience: Adults, Hanover Garden Club

Cost: Free

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Oct
06
Program

Test Tube Science for ages 4-6

10:00 AM

Predict, experiment, and make observations as we create our own unique mixtures each week. It’s the perfect blend for a gleeful and messy science time.

Audience: Children, Programs for Preschoolers

Location: On-site at the Montshire

Cost: $100 (members), $120 (non-members)

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Oct
07
Program

Airplay for Homeschoolers age 6-8

10:30 AM

Explore air, including its physical properties, how objects interact with it, and how moving air can be a force that behaves in interesting ways.

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers

Location: On-site at the Montshire

Cost: $100 (members), $120 (non-members)

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Oct
07
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Airplay for Homeschoolers ages 9-12

1:00 PM

Explore air, including its physical properties, how objects interact with it, and how moving air can be a force that behaves in interesting ways.

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers

Location: On-site at the Montshire

Cost: $100 (members), $120 (non-members)

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