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Find out about up-coming events and read our online newsletter postings. We will highlight interesting plants in our garden or in the New Haven area. We will also use the newsletter to more extensively cover events and people connected with the garden.

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22 March 2017  |  Posted by Eric  |  Calendar Announcement

We proudly support under-graduate classes at Yale, where lectures are given 'down campus,' and the lab sections hiking up to our bijou niche. We will be closed to the public during the following dates and hours: Tuesday March 28, 1:30 to 2:45; Wednesday March 29, 1:30 to 2:45; Thursday March 30, 1:30 to 2:45; Tuesday April 4, 1:30 to 2:45; Wednesday April 5, 1:30 to 2:45 and Thursday April 6, 1:30 to 2:45. We sorry for the inconvenience and hope that you will visit back soon.

22 March 2017  |  Posted by Eric  |  Calendar Announcement

The Institute for Learning in Retirement will be here at the garden on Thursday March 23 at ten for a tour. Please contact that program to join us.

21 March 2017  |  Posted by Eric  |  Calendar Announcement

Our tropical greenhouses will be open to the public from 11 to 3 this Sunday, March 26. With chocolate, grapefruit, jackfruit, bananas and many other tropical fruit trees, along with cinnamon and other spice sources, our greenhouses provide a welcome respite from winter's late season grab. Also includes extensive desert display and carnivorous plant collection. 

22 February 2017  |  Posted by Eric  |  Calendar Announcement

Coffee Tasting! One World Roasters will be here for a cupping of different coffees, on Sunday February 26, from 2:30 to 5:00. Admission is free and all are welcome!

22 February 2017  |  Posted by Eric  |  Calendar Announcement

On Sunday February 26, we will open our doors to visitors. Docent-led tours start on the hour at 11, 12, 1 and 2. Admission is free and we are handicap accessible. Please join us for a whiff of the tropics.

27 January 2017  |  Posted by Eric  |  Calendar Announcement

Due to unforseen issues, we are cancelling the February Green Cafe, and will put extra effort into March's offering!

24 January 2017  |  Posted by Eric  |  Calendar Announcement

The calendar entries on this site are incorrect. Our doors are open from 11 to 3, NOT from 12 to 4. Please note.

4 January 2017  |  Posted by Eric  |  Plant of the Week

Our Agave sisalana (Sisal Agave) is about to flower: it's sent up a stalk that is twenty feet and climbing, sideways anyway. We are undertaking a lot of 'training' to get this thing to flower without breaking the greenhouse glass. Come by to view, but please call first. Tuesdays and Thursdays are preferred. 

4 January 2017  |  Posted by Eric

Because of the new Yale policy regarding safety and security, we will unfortunately have to limit access to our greenhouses. We are still open to the public but we strongly urge you to call ahead to make sure that we can accommodate you in visits to our greenhouses. The outdoor gardens are still open to all, but we warn you in advance that because of the access limitations, there will be no restroom facilities available. We will continue our last Sunday of the month program, and will have a docent available by appointment on Tuesdays and Thu... Read more »

4 January 2017  |  Posted by Eric  |  Calendar Announcement

We will open our doors to the public on Sunday Jan. 29, from 11 to 3. Admission is free, and all are welcome. The highlights of our greenhouses include desert display, a carnivorous plant collection, tropical fruits and many other plants wondrous to behold. Tours start on the hour at 11, 12, 1 and 2, with the doors closing at three. Join us for a taste of the tropics!

4 January 2017  |  Posted by Eric  |  Calendar Announcement

We will open our doors to the public on Sunday Jan. 29, from 11 to 3. Admission is free, and all are welcome. The highlights of our greenhouses include desert display, a carnivorous plant collection, tropical fruits and many other plants wondrous to behold. Tours start on the hour at 11, 12, 1 and 2, with the doors closing at three. Join us for a taste of the tropics!

5 December 2016  |  Posted by Eric  |  Calendar Announcement

An evening in the Happy Present Tense, with live music, light refreshments, tours of the glass houses and bon-homie in abundance. Join our celebration of the Solstice, the Season and the Sense that the Sun Returns...Admission is free, but we will pass the hat for the musicians, and your generous donations will help us to celebrate another open house in the spring.