Saturday, July 17, 2021
Times: Begins at 11:00 am
Meets in the Fitch Garden
PLEASE NOTE: This program will begin at 11:00 am instead of 10:00 am. Old Sturbridge Village is open special hours on this date, 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm, for our Craft Beer and Roots Music Festival. Members registered for and attending this Garden Thyme program in person will be allowed in shortly before 11:00 am.
All programs require preregistration. All programs will have a capacity limit and are subject to change due to COVID-19 guidelines. All programs will also have a virtual version, either live or recorded, depending on the nature of the program.
Registration for this program opens on June 16, 2021.
Join us for a highlight tour of the ornamental gardens at Old Sturbridge Village. This talk will focus on the ornamental species growing in the Towne, Fitch, and Parsonage gardens. Learn the histories and significance of many period ornamentals as described and illustrated in The Florists Manual by H. Bourne (1833). If attending the in-person program, please make sure to arrive a few minutes before the program starts in order to check-in at the Visitor Center and walk to the program location.
Garden Thyme programs are held on a select Saturday each month and are FREE for members of Old Sturbridge Village. Led by Village horticultural and agricultural staff, these programs and workshops are held at various sites and deal with a variety of plant-related themes and topics.