The 1730 Conant House is open all year, Monday-Friday, 10 am to 3 pm for self-guided tours to see our exhibit, “Falmouth: Changing with the Times”. Our Cultural Center rotates exhibits throughout the year. Additionally, the Museums on the Green offers a full range of adult and family programs, including our 2019 Lecture Series. Costs to most lectures are $ 5 for members and $ 10 for non-members, and are usually held at our Cultural Center, 35 Katharine Lee Bates Road, Falmouth unless otherwise noted. We also offer historical trolley rides on Wednesdays during the fall (reservations required), and in the Spring and Summer, walking tours of Falmouth on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 10 am (weather permitting).
Sand and Soil: Creating Beautiful Gardens on Cape Cod with C.L. Fornari
August 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm$10.00
TO BE HELD AT THE FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
68 MAIN STREET, FALMOUTH
While some aspects of Cape and Islands gardening have remained the same for decades, there are other facets of growing in this area that have changed. Warmer falls and newly introduced insects or diseases present challenges or prompt changes in some landscaping practices. Data from the latest research and adjustments in how we choose to support wildlife or protect our waterways mean altering old ways of maintaining yards and gardens. And many new plant varieties mean greater choices for our landscapes. Learn about what’s new and be inspired by photos of lovely plants and gardens.
BIO: C.L. Fornari is the author of eight books and numerous articles, including her latest, Sand and Soil; Creating Beautiful Gardens on Cape Cod and the Islands. She’s currently the host of GardenLine, on WXTK and co-host of the Plantrama podcast. CL speaks to horticultural trade shows, gardening groups and public gatherings. She writes and runs a consultation service for Country Garden, a garden center in Hyannis. Her not-so-secret mission is to put horticulture back into popular culture… in the meantime, she cultivates plants at Poison Ivy Acres on Cape Cod and blogs at www.GardenLady.com