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Alice in Wonderland Un-Birthday Party!
A botanical tea-making workshop and Mad Hatter tea party
Saturday, January 24, 2015

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll’s “Alice in Wonderland,” The Hort and e.t.c. are offering an Alice-inspired tea-making workshop and very merry unbirthday tea party for the whole family! Parents and kids will concoct their very own blend of teas using a variety of herbs and botanicals. Hort educators will teach you and your kids about the natural properties of herbs and help you design the maddest tea around! Then enjoy a tea party with your family, complete with Mad Hatter hat making and festive Alice inspired treats!

Kids and parents are encouraged to come in costume. Enjoy your Mad Hatter tea as Alice, the White Rabbit, or the Cheshire Cat! You’ll get to top off your costume by handcrafting your own custom Mad Hatter hat.

Noon to 2pm
Recommended Children’s Ages: 4 to 12

Non-Members: Adult: $65; Child: $45

Members: Adult: $55; Child: $35

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A Trade Show and Symposium for Gardeners and Horticulturists
Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Jumpstart the 2015 Garden Season!

Join the Hort at the 17th Annual
A Trade Show and Symposium for Gardeners and Horticulturists

Brooklyn Botanic Garden
990 Washington Ave

Metro Hort Group's mid-winter horticultural trade show and symposium annually attracts 800 –1,000 horticulture professionals from the New York City tri-state region to preview plants, products, and services from 50 exhibitors (wholesale growers, specialty nurseries, pottery vendors, soil specialists, etc.) and to hear talks by nationally-recognized nurserymen, landscape architects, garden designers, and authors.

Reserve seats in either morning or afternoon speaker sessions:

Doug Tallamy speaks on CREATING LIVING LANDSCAPES. Tallamy wrote the best-selling book Bringing Nature Home and co-authored The Living landscape with Rick Darke in 2014.

Ruth Clausen talks about ESSENTIAL NATIVE PERENNIALS. Clausen co-authored Perennials for American Gardens in 1989 and has updated that work with Thomas Christopher in the new book Essential Perennials.

JOBS FAIR — A brand new Plant-O-Rama event where you can check out job and internship opportunities for 2015.

Registration required
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