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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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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.

24 August 2016  |  Posted by Eric  |  Calendar Announcement

On Wednesday August 31, at 4:00 PM, we will be honored to host Jose Luiz Alvarez, who will speak about the need and current status of saving the Monarch Butterfly habitat in his native Mexico. Please join us for this special additioin of the Green Cafe, a series of interactive presentations coming to you through the Gendron Lab and Marsh Botanical Garden.

24 August 2016  |  Posted by Eric  |  Calendar Announcement

Join us Sunday August 28 for our open hours, from 11 to 3. Docent-led tours will start at 11, 12, 1 and 2. All are welcome. Admission is free, and donations are gratefully accepted. We are wheel-chair accessible. 

13 June 2016  |  Posted by Eric  |  Calendar Announcement

We will not be offering weekend hours until the last Sunday of August, 08-28-2016. Please visit during our normal work hours, M-F, 9-5. Thank you!

31 May 2016  |  Posted by Eric  |  Calendar Announcement

Join us Thursday at four, as we present our last Green Cafe of the spring schedule. Eric Larson will be highlighting the Rose family, Rosaceae.

24 May 2016  |  Posted by Eric  |  Calendar Announcement

The previous news items incorrectly gave the date of the alumni tour and our open hours as Saturday May 25. Both events are Saturday May 28, the Alumni tour starting at 9 and the open hours for the general public starting at 11.