Fine Gardening Institute

Saturday, May 6, 2023

8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Heritage Museums & Gardens, Sandwich, MA

This inspirational program provides expert advice on designing, planting, and caring for a low-maintenance, high-impact,
pollinator-friendly flower garden.

Sponsored by Garden Design and Proven Winners

About the Fine Gardening Institute

The premier program takes place on Saturday, May 6, from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. on Cape Cod at the Heritage Museums & Gardens in Sandwich, MA. Topics include:

  • Site Assessment and Bed Preparation (sunlight and soil analysis, bed preparation (for new and existing gardens)
  • Plant placement for three seasons of bloom from perennials, shrubs and annuals
  • Sensational perennials, flowering shrubs and annuals that benefit both gardener and pollinator
  • Clever design tips for ever-blooming, low-maintenance gardens, including teaching examples from before and after design projects
  • Routine and seasonal garden care including: recommended mulches & fertilizers; eliminating weeds; dividing perennials; pruning flowering shrubs; putting gardens to bed in fall; and much more!

Sponsored by Garden Design and Proven Winners

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Fine Gardening Institute Registration

The registration fee includes:

  • extensive handouts and gardening catalogs
  • class gift
  • refreshments
  • door prizes
  • admission to Heritage Museums & Gardens (in addition to the event day, participants may also enjoy the gardens the day before OR after the program, May 5th or 7th)
  • CEU form for Master Gardeners and green  industry professionals

Registration Rate: $105 per person

Note regarding lunch:  Participants can bring their own lunch OR box lunches can be pre-ordered in advance from Lilly's Cafe on the Museum grounds. Details will be provided on the registration page.

Cancellation Policy: Refunds - partial or full- will be considered by Heritage with requests prior to April 6th.  If your plans change after that, we encourage you to find someone to take your place OR we will be happy to mail you the program packet and welcome gift.

To Register: Please click here to be directed to the Heritage Museums and Gardens registration page.   

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Payment Options

To pay by CHECK

To register and pay for the Fine Gardening Institute by check, download the registration form below, complete it and mail it with your check to the address indicated on the form.

Cancellation Policy: Refunds will be honored until March 28.  If your plans change after that, we encourage you to find someone to take your place OR we will be happy to mail you the program packet and welcome gift.

To pay by CREDIT CARD

Click the button below to pay and register for the Fine Gardening Institute.

Cancellation Policy: Refunds will be honored until March 28.  If your plans change after that, we encourage you to find someone to take your place OR we will be happy to mail you the program packet and welcome gift.

Accommodations

Special Overnight Room Rates for Registered Fine Gardening Institute attendees.

The Dan'l Webster Inn and Spa.  149 Main Street, Sandwich, MA. Discounted room rates for FGI attendees start at $260.10 per night, plus tax. No two night minimum. Room rate includes a $15 breakfast voucher per room. Mention the Fine Gardening Institute to get this rate. Rooms are limited. Offer expires 4-/5/23. Call the Inn directly to reserve a room: (508) 888-3622.

 

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