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Learn about the evolution of Greenwood Gardens this Sunday!
The Evolution of a Historic Garden: Stewardship,
Design, and Direction for the Future A Lecture by Sonia Uyterhoeven
Sunday, June 12, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
are dynamic in nature – sometimes evolving slowly and sometimes
moving at a rapid pace. Over the past several years, Greenwood
Gardens has made profound changes to the landscape, breathing new
life into a historic garden.
Since 1911, Greenwood Gardens has evolved with artistic direction
from the Day and Blanchard families, whose visions were quite
different from one another. Now, Greenwood is entering a new phase
of evolution as a public garden informed by its past and inspired
by future possibility.
On Sunday, June 12 at 3:00 p.m., Sonia Uyterhoeven, Greenwood
Gardens’ Head of Horticulture, will discuss the vision and the
planning that went into the process of revitalizing the gardens – a
process that is continuing to unfold.
Following the lecture, cookies and iced tea will be
Adults only, ages 13 and up; limited to 70
attendees $20 members; $25 non-members
The weather looks ideal for
spending time in the garden on Sunday, June 12th. After you stroll
in the garden, join us under the tent on the West Terrace at 3:00
p.m. for Sonia Uyterhoeven's lecture on the evolution of Greenwood
Sonia Uyterhoeven is Head of Horticulture at
Greenwood Gardens. Sonia has worked in the field of
horticulture for nearly two decades at several leading botanical
institutions, including The New York Botanical Garden, The Garden
Conservancy, The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, and the
New England Wildflower Society. She also performs the role of
an educator at Greenwood, providing hands-on instruction and
lectures to Master Gardeners, local garden club members, and the
public. She is the President of the Garden State Gardens
Consortium in New Jersey. She is certified in NOFA Organic
Land Care. Sonia holds an A.B. degree in History and
Science from Harvard University, and an M. Phil. (master’s) in
the History of Science and Medicine from the University of