CLASS SCHEDULE FOR COMSTOCK, FERRE & CO
We are happy to announce our schedule of continuing classes here at Comstock!
All classes are held on Sundays at our location at 263 Main Street, Wethersfield, Connecticut. Unless otherwise noted, classes are free of charge. We do request that anyone planning to attend register in advance by calling or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org and providing your name and contact information.
July 8, 2012
NARGS MEETING: JULY 8, 2012
Comstock Ferre will host the North American Rock Garden Society, Connecticut Chapter's July 8th meeting at 10:30 a.m. The public is welcome.
Speaker: James H. Lockear
Topic: The View from Phlox Mountain
Phlox is a genus of 60 species that includes many of America’s most beloved wildflowers, and has yielded plants that are cultivated by gardeners around the world. This illustrated presentation will explore the ecology of phlox species in the wild and the history of their use in the garden. The presentation will be tailored to emphasize species of local or regional interest.
James Locklear has worked in the field of public horticulture for 25 years, serving 5 years as director of the Dyuck Arboretum of the Plains in Kansas and 14 years as director of the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum. He has introduced several Great Plains native wildflowers into commercial production and also has conducted research on imperiled plants for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Nature Conservancy.
July 15, 2012
July 22, 2012
Horticulturist Fabienne L. Audette of Nibbling Brook Gardens will be speaking about the fundamentals of preparing the soil, planting and cultivating fail-proof perennials in your garden. Come hear her at 10:00 A M.
July 29, 2012
At 2:00 P.M., Dr Maria Mammone, N.D., who holds a doctoral degree in naturopathic medicine and teaches and lectures on nutrition and homeopathy, will conduct a class on healthy eating from your garden.