97 & 103 Main Street, South Paris, ME 04281 info@mclaughlingarden.org 207-743-8820

Garden Events and Programs

February

Wednesday, February 20 (3:30 tea, 4:00 lecture)
Lecture Series: Tom Estabrook, “How to Use Under Used Plants in Your Garden.”

Wednesday, February 27
Lecture Series: Mike Schwindt, “From Seeds to Trees.”


March

Wednesday, March 6
Lecture Series: Donna Anderson, “Pleasure Gardens for Kings, Queens, and Commoners:  500 Years of Historic Gardens at Hampton Court.”

Wednesday, March 13
Lecture Series: Cindy Creps, “Growing and Arranging Cut Flowers.”

Wednesday, March 20
Lecture Series: Ted Anderson, “Heard But Not (Often) Seen:  Discovering the Hidden Birds of Western Maine.”

Wednesday, March 27
Lecture Series: Aurelia Scott, “Alliums Alive! Growing Garlic, Chives, Scallions, and Decorative Alliums in Flower Beds and Containers.”

March 28-31 (Thurs.–Sun.)
Maine Flower Show in Portland


May

Friday, May 10
McLaughlin Garden Opens

May 10-12 (Fri.–Sun.)
Wildflower Celebration

Saturday, May 11
Lecture by Jean Potuchek, “Invasive Plants and the Challenge of Ethical Gardening.”

May 24-27 (Fri.–Mon. / Memorial Weekend)
McLaughlin Garden Lilac Festival


July

Friday, July 19
Garden Illuminated for Children

Saturday, July 20
Garden Illuminated for Adults


August

Saturday, August 17
Annual Benefit Auction


October

October 18-19 (Fri. – Sat.)
Jack-o’-lantern Spectacular