Enrich your knowledge and understanding of the rich history of Greenwich and the Greenwich Historical Society through a variety of lectures, workshops and demonstrations that connect lessons of the past with contemporary hands-on learning experiences.
February 23, 2023
The new buzz word in floral design is Modern Farmhouse, with a focus on a loose and romantic meadow design. Our flower/field soft floral palette will include heirloom roses, tulips and ferns along with field flowers, vines and grasses all crafted in a farmhouse “Creamware” vase. Discussion for long-lasting and vibrant floral arrangements without chemicals or oasis will be explored.
March 16, 2023
Join Greenwich Historical Society in welcoming Neal J. Powless of the Onondaga Nation as he shares an in-depth and detailed history of the indigenous roots of lacrosse and discusses the game’s significance...
April 25, 2023
The Farm to Table movement is our inspiration in creating an abundant spring centerpiece busting with heirloom tulips, hyacinths, pansies, mini daffodils, fresh herbs, kale and artichokes. Our farmhouse tablescape will be crafted in a wooden container for garden charm. Discussion for long-lasting and vibrant floral arrangements without chemicals or oasis will be explored.
June 6, 2023
It is magic time in the garden with breathtaking peonies making their spring debut. We will create, with inspiration from our floral superstar, Constant Holly MacRae, a natural floral design style lush and romantic in composition. Glorious shades of pink peonies, royal queen Ann’s Lace and soft ranunculus will tumble over the sides of a glass container lined with heirloom ferns. Discussion for long-lasting and vibrant floral arrangements without chemicals or oasis will be explored.
September 21, 2023
Arranging dazzling dahlias, ranunculus, fall foliage and black berries in a pedestal container creates a sense of elegance and exuberance in floral design. Country garden glamor designing has a loose and romantic meadow inspired vibe for today’s lifestyle. With hands-on demonstration we will explore the techniques of complementary colors, creating depth with textures and balance in shape. Learn the tips on keeping flowers fresh and long lasting without chemicals.
December 12, 2023
Connecticut farmhouses will inspire our classic Greenwich holiday Winter White centerpiece in a white “Creamware” ceramic vase. Designers will capture the festive season to perfection with white Dutch amaryllis, white garden roses, white hydrangea,...