Garden Chat

Garden Chat with Marissa

Wednesdays at 12pm, January-May
Every Other Tuesday at 12pm, Starting Jan 13th, 2021


Garden Chat with Marissa, hosts a different garden topic or Q&A session each chat. Marissa Ashbeck, Horticulture & Grounds Manager, will provide you with great information and guidance, while you engage her in questions of your own.   

Chats will be hosted online via Facebook Live (see how below) or at the Gardens. Check individual dates below for details. 

How to watch Facebook Live
At 12pm on Tuesdays visit our Facebook page to be able to watch the event.  Click on the LIVE tab on the left of the page to access the live video at 12pm on Tuesdays.  In the same place you can past Garden Chats too! You don't even have to have your own Facebook account to watch!


Wednesday, January 13th @12:00pm: Winter Interest at the Gardens

Wednesday, January 27th @12:00pm: Evergreens


Wednesday, February 10th @12:00pm: Caring for Cut Flowers

Wednesday, February 24th @12:00pm: Common Houseplant Problems


Wednesday, March 24th @ 12:00pm- Spring Pruning and Tool Care

Wednesday, March 10th @ 12:00pm- Seed Starting


Wednesday, April 7th @ 12:00pm- Preparing for Spring

Wednesday, April 21st @ 12:00pm- Spring Bulbs and Bloomers


Questions?  Email elise Schuler at

Marissa Ashbeck, Horticulture & Grounds Manager

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As long as I can remember, collecting pussy willow branches for spring decoration has been a tradition in my family. To this day, I scout the ditches on our family’s property for budding pussy willows. Once I see the first sight of those silvery buds, I call my Grandma and (more)
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