Partner Program with the Montclair Institute for Lifelong Learning
Dates: Tuesdays, Oct 7 – Nov. 18th (no class on 11/11)
Location: Van Vleck House & Gardens
Time: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
This class is a Partner Program with the Montclair Institute for Lifelong Learning. Registration link
Oct 7 – Seasonal Hike – See the garden from a horticulturist’s point of view. Join Laura
Roberts, Director of Horticulture at Van Vleck House & Gardens, for a refreshing stroll
through the grounds to discover the beauty of the season. Tour will feature all that is
exciting at the moment from enchanting details to majestic specimens.
Oct 14- Fall bulb planting – Learn what a true bulb and bulb-like structures are, their
seasonal cycle, how and what tools are used to plant them. By planting bulbs in the fall,
a splash of color can be added to your garden from early spring to autumn. Join
Michelle Christie, Groundskeeper and Botanist for an informative class. Please meet at
the Visitor Center Patio.
Oct 21- Composting – What is compost? Different types of composting and what can
be put into a compost bin will be discussed. Michelle Christie, Groundskeeper, will show
you Van Vleck Gardens display of compost bins and our functional compost bin in action.