Horticulture, Nature and Health

Timothy O. Matson
Fridays, May 4- June 8|6:30-9 a.m.

Explore the bluebird trail, watch busy bobolinks, or be rewarded with a rare sighting of Henslow’s Sparrow. May and June are busy months for birds. A continental breakfast will be available at the Pink Pig following each morning’s activities.

Located in the Greenhouse Parking Lot

Peggy Wertheim
Tuesdays, May 8-29|1–4 p.m.

Discover, create and explore the exciting techniques of Batik and Silk Painting inspired by the natural beauty of Squire Valleevue Farm.

Limited enrollment. A materials fee of $35 is payable to the instructor on the first day of class.

Located in the Honey House

Patricia Sigmier
Fridays, June 1-29|10 a.m.–2 p.m.

In this course, we will explore painting in the outdoors using watercolor or the medium of your choice. Students of all skill levels, including beginners, are welcome. Each student will be instructed individually and work at his/her own pace. Bring a bag lunch.

Limited Enrollment

Jay Abercrombie
Wednesdays, June 6-20|10 a.m.–noon

This field seminar provides a close look at the plants, wildlife, and geology of Squire Valleevue Farm.  No strenuous hiking will be involved, but participants should be able to maintain an active pace over generally moderate but occasionally hilly or wet terrain. Meet in the Greenhouse Parking Lot.