"The Earth Is Our Garden: Are We Doing Our Best?" This is a continuation of the Gardens and Spirit Lecture Series at Trinity Church, Copley Square, 206 Clarendon Street, Boston, Thursday April 7, 7:00– 8:30pm. Speaker: Bill McKibben, Environmentalist and Writer. Twenty years ago, with his book, The End of Nature, Bill McKibben offered one of the earliest warnings about global warming. Those warnings went mostly unheeded. His latest book, Earth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet, is his latest plea for each of us to consider deeply how we tread upon this earth.
Fee: $25 nonmember
Offered with Trinity Church
"Growing Plants from Seeds" Saturday April 16, 9:00am–1:00pm, with Jack Alexander, Plant Propagator at the Arnold Arboretum.Location: Arnold Arboretum, Dana Greenhouse Classroom
There’s nothing more satisfying to a gardener than growing plants from seeds. From annuals and perennials to trees and shrubs, success can be achieved if you understand what triggers germination. Expert propagator Jack Alexander will share techniques for starting various types of plants from seeds. Students will leave class with a selection of seeds raring to grow. Aftercare will be necessary. Level: Beginner. Fee: $55 nonmember
See a complete list of spring offerings, and register online at: my.arboretum.harvard.edu/Info
Lilac Sunday is May 8th. http://arboretum.harvard.edu/news-events/lilac-sunday/