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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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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.

24 May 2016  |  Posted by Eric  |  Calendar Announcement

On Saturday May 25, our doors will open at 9 AM for a tour as part of the Alumni Weekend celebrations. This is for alumni only, and all reservations should be made through the Alumni Office at Yale University. We will be offering coffee and continental breakfast.

24 May 2016  |  Posted by Eric  |  Calendar Announcement

We will open our doors to the general public on Saturday, May 25 as part of our outreach program. Tropical fruit trees, orchids, desert denizens, carnivorous plants and many more are all on display, with interpretive tours offered on the hour starting at 11, the last one at 2. Admission is free and all are welcome. Donations are gratefully accepted. Hours 11-3. For more information, call 203-432-6320.

22 April 2016  |  Posted by Eric  |  Calendar Announcement

We would like to welcome all visitors as we open our doors on Sunday April 24, at 11. Docent-led tours will start on the hour, with interpretation of the desert house, the carnivorous plant collection and the tropical greenhouses. Admission is free, donations gratefully accepted. Doors close at 3 with the last tour starting at 2.

23 March 2016  |  Posted by Eric  |  Calendar Announcement

During the academic year, we offer open hours at the garden on the last Sunday of the month. Normally. But because of the Easter Holiday, we are moving the event to the following weekend, hence 'The Last Shall Be First.' Please join us on April 3 as we throw the doors open to our tropical plant collection, our desert house and the carnivorous plant display. Admission is free and donations are gratefully accepted.

21 December 2015  |  Posted by Eric

We will be closed from 1 PM on Wednesday Dec. 23 until 9 AM on January 4. We are sorry for this inconvenience for visitors, but we encourage our staff, volunteers and student interns to spend time with friends and family. Happy Holidays and we will see you next year!

20 November 2015  |  Posted by Eric  |  Calendar Announcement

We want our employees and docents to enjoy the full weekend with families and loved ones, so the greenhouses will be closed from noon on Wednesday, November 25 to 9:00 AM Monday November 30. The grounds are open for walk throughs.

 

20 November 2015  |  Posted by Eric  |  Plant of the Week

Plant of the Week
October 30, 2015
Common Witchhazel

Hamamelis virginiana
 
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