The 4000 square-foot Greenhouse opened in 1983. Designed by architect Donald Watson, this building won national awards for energy conservation and solar design. The interior includes living exhibits, including exotic species, along with work areas and a classroom. Many of the Nature Center's horticultural programs are presented in the greenhouse space. The greenhouse is open to the public.

On the southeastern corner of the Greenhouse is a Lath House constructed in 2002-03 as an Eagle Scout project with funding from the Chilton Foundation. It is used to harden off and house plants from the greenhouse.

Upcoming Horticulture Programs

Secret Gardens Tour
Friday, June 5
10:00A.M. - 4:00P.M.

Mark your calendars and save the date for this spectacular celebration. Join your friends and venture on tour to very unique and stunning homes in New Canaan with gardens and landscape designs to take your breath away.

You're invited to spend a day touring spectacular New Canaan gardens.

Tickets can be purchased by calling (203) 966-9577 x50 or click on the link below to order them online today.

Tour & Lunch Ticket: $75 ORDER NOW >

Tour Only Ticket: $50 ORDER NOW >

Tickets will be available at the Nature Center for $60 on the day of tour.

Click here for more information.

Ages: Adults.

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