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February 2020

The Winter Bee Lectures

February 29, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street
Bloomfield, Ontario Canada

Interested in bees? Think you may want to become a beekeeper? Want to know more about these amazing little creatures? This six-part series will explore the lives of honey bees: learn the difference between queens, workers, and drones; discover how (and why) bees make honey and wax; find out what's involved in keeping bees and what it takes to get started; learn how honey is harvested and participate in a guided honey tasting; find out how beeswax is harvested and…

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March 2020

Garden Design with Ben O’Brien from Wild by Design

March 1, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street
Bloomfield, Ontario Canada

Wild by Design Lecture: Naturalistic Planting in the Public Realm With the success of high-profile public projects like New York's High Line Park, and increasing environmental concerns surrounding climate change, habitat loss, and the decline of biodiversity, naturalistic planting design is gaining popularity in the horticultural world. Perhaps the most exciting aspect of this movement, led by the influential Dutch designer Piet Oudolf, is a focus on creating naturalistic gardens in public spaces, especially in cities. This inspiring and informative…

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Wild by Design Workshop: Naturalistic Planting – Putting Plants Together

March 8, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street
Bloomfield, Ontario Canada

While naturalistic planting may look remarkably carefree and informal, it actually requires a tremendous amount of planning to execute. The focus of this workshop will be helping participants understand the methods used by various naturalistic planting designers (profiled in the preceding lecture) to create their gardens.  Instructor Ben O'Brien will give an opening lecture outlining how plants can be put together based on their unique growth habits and architecture to make beautiful and easy-to-maintain combinations. In the workshop that follows,…

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The Winter Bee Lectures

March 14, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on February 1, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on February 29, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on March 14, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on March 28, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on April 11, 2020 at 1:30 pm

Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street
Bloomfield, Ontario Canada

Interested in bees? Think you may want to become a beekeeper? Want to know more about these amazing little creatures? This six-part series will explore the lives of honey bees: learn the difference between queens, workers, and drones; discover how (and why) bees make honey and wax; find out what's involved in keeping bees and what it takes to get started; learn how honey is harvested and participate in a guided honey tasting; find out how beeswax is harvested and…

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Travelogue – Where to Go, What To See, and How to Get There

March 23, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on March 23, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street
Bloomfield, Ontario Canada

Guided by a seasoned traveler learn to plan, book and access insider tips to create your ideal vacation. We will travel to the four corners of the world starting with Croatia. In future sessions we’ll explore France, Mexico away from the resorts, and southern Italy. No pre-registration needed. Suggested donation of $5 to Baxter Arts Centre. Monday January 20, 7 to 9 pm - Croatia Monday February 10, 7 to 9 pm - France and Spain Monday March 23, 7…

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The Winter Bee Lectures

March 28, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on February 1, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on February 29, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on March 14, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on March 28, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on April 11, 2020 at 1:30 pm

Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street
Bloomfield, Ontario Canada

Interested in bees? Think you may want to become a beekeeper? Want to know more about these amazing little creatures? This six-part series will explore the lives of honey bees: learn the difference between queens, workers, and drones; discover how (and why) bees make honey and wax; find out what's involved in keeping bees and what it takes to get started; learn how honey is harvested and participate in a guided honey tasting; find out how beeswax is harvested and…

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Wild by Design Workshop: Naturalistic Planting – Putting Plants Together

March 29, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street
Bloomfield, Ontario Canada

While naturalistic planting may look remarkably carefree and informal, it actually requires a tremendous amount of planning to execute. The focus of this workshop will be helping participants understand the methods used by various naturalistic planting designers (profiled in the preceding lecture) to create their gardens.  Instructor Ben O'Brien will give an opening lecture outlining how plants can be put together based on their unique growth habits and architecture to make beautiful and easy-to-maintain combinations. In the workshop that follows,…

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April 2020

Floralora Spring Centerpiece Workshop

April 4, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street
Bloomfield, Ontario Canada
$95.00

Participants will learn to create wild, garden inspired, centerpieces featuring beautiful Ontario grown flowers. We'll learn how to get the shape, colour palette and depth you want in your arrangement with wire, tape and other tricks of the trade! Participants will leave with their gorgeous creation in a centerpiece vessel to take home. About the instructor: Sas Long has owned and operated Floralora Flowers, a seasonally inspired floral design studio and flower farm, for 6 years in Prince Edward County.…

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The Winter Bee Lectures

April 11, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 1, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on February 29, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on March 14, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on March 28, 2020 at 1:30 pm

One event on April 11, 2020 at 1:30 pm

Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street
Bloomfield, Ontario Canada

Interested in bees? Think you may want to become a beekeeper? Want to know more about these amazing little creatures? This six-part series will explore the lives of honey bees: learn the difference between queens, workers, and drones; discover how (and why) bees make honey and wax; find out what's involved in keeping bees and what it takes to get started; learn how honey is harvested and participate in a guided honey tasting; find out how beeswax is harvested and…

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