Adult Programs

The New Canaan Nature Center provides a wide variety of programming for adults. Pre-registration is recommended.

To register for NYBG classes please call (718) 817-8748 or call (800) 322-6924 and ask for the Continuing Education Department.

For all other programs and classes please call (203) 966-9577. Visa, MasterCard and American Express accepted.

Winter Farmer's Market in the Greenhouse
Every Tuesday
January 27- March 31
11:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Come shop for local winter produce & sundries from Connecticut based vendors.

Participants include*:
Butternut Gardens, Gazy Brothers Farm, Goatboy Soaps, Olive Oil Factor, Ox Hollow Farm (beef, pork, eggs), Bongo & Capacci frozen pasta, Bridget’s Breads (gluten-free, allergy-free), Carrot Top Kitchens (pickles, hummus), Connecticut Gourmet (bread), Dague Gourmet Popcorn, Du Soleil (prepared food), Garden Fresh Baby (baby food), Simply Delicious (chips, dips, coffee, tea), Whistle Stop Bakery, With Love from the Cupboard (pastries)

* subject to change

The market is open to the public.

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NYBG: Perennial Plant Combinations
Saturday, February 7
10:30 A.M.- 3:00 P.M.


Whether in a shady corner or a sunny border,
selecting the right plant combinations makes the
difference between a ho-hum garden and one that
gets rave reviews. Concentrating on perennials,
learn to use color, texture, height, and bloom when
combining plants to create a harmonious look for
your garden come spring. Please bring lunch.

Sheri Forster | 153GAR173A

Please call (800) 322-6924 and ask for Continuing Education
Members: $69 / Non-Members: $79

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NYBG: Landscaping with Perennials
Tuesday, March 3
9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.


Learn the basics to successfully cultivate perennials in
a variety of garden settings. Discussion topics include
site selection, soil preparation, tools and planting
techniques, maintenance practices, plant selection,
landscape use, and design basics. Please bring lunch.

Michael Ruggiero | 153GAR231A

Please call (800) 322-6924 and ask for Continuing Education
Members: $115 / Non-Members: $125

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Upcoming Youth & Family Programs

OWL MOON Night Hike
Saturday, January 31
6:30 - 8:00 P.M.
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Community Sugaring Program
Saturday, February 7 Kick-off
10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.
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Winter Break Program Ages 3-8
February 18, 19 & 20 (Wed,Thur,Fri)
9:00 A.M. - Noon
Noon - 1:00 P.M. Lunch Bunch
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Boil Down Fridays
Friday, February 20 - the end of Syrup Season
10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.
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Saturday Boil Downs
Saturday, February 21 & 28
10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.
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