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Plant Clinic Opens for the Season Today

Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

The Uconn Master Gardeners host a Plant Clinic four days a week. You are welcome to bring your plant and garden related questions to the Plant Clinic located in the Library in the Silver Educational Center. Please bring your plant material or insects in tightly wrapped plastic bags or containers.

Contact Information: 203-883-4049

Looking for a fun & educational summer day camp ?
Members Receive a Discount!

The Bartlett is offering a S.T.E.A.M. (science, technology, engineering, art, math) day camp for ages 4-11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (with after-care available through 5 p.m.). 
Lots of nature-related themes from rain forest ecology to reptiles and amphibians will be taught in an engaging, hands-on environment. 

For details and SUMMER CAMP registration, please click here.

For additional questions, please contact 
Director of Children's Education Todd DuPont


Our annual Eat Fresh/Plant Native Plant Sale is on May 14. Building on our success from last year, we are asking all in the Bartlett gardening community to help out by donating divisions from their own gardens. Because of the sale's focus, we are looking for specific species of native or near native plants. Click here to learn more about donation details and native plant list.

Invasive Plant Alert!

These two pretty flowers are blooming now in our area.

Why you should cut them back, dig them out and throw them in the trash!


                                                                                             Japanese Barberry                                          Lesser Celandine/Fig Buttercup

                                                                         Barberry is associated with Lyme disease:         Lesser Celandine crowds out every small plant in its path:

                                                                                                     Read More                                                                                            Read More

Tell us your Bartlett Arboretum Stories
We are writing a book on the history of the Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens from its founding in 1965 to present, which will be published by Arcadia Publishing.
Come share your fondest memories with us to make sure we capture the entire story. 
We are holding information gathering sessions on the following dates. 
Please bring pictures, slides, and other memorabilia. 
Refreshments provided.
All sessions run from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. 
in the Silver Educational Center.
May 16: 1965-1979
May 17: 1980-1990
May 18: 1991-2001
May 19: 2002-present
Please contact Jane Alpert at if you are interested in sharing your stories.

New Bartlett Arboretum Mobile App

Download the Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens App from the App Store on your phone.

Come by soon and take the tour!

Job Posting

A full-time teaching position with the Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens is open immediately for our school, camp, outreach, after-school, and public programming. The Ideal candidate will be comfortable teaching a wide variety of ages from pre-school-aged children through adults. Botany and horticulture knowledge required. General knowledge pertaining to other environmental education topics, such as sustainability, environmentalism, STEM-based learning, is also necessary. For complete job description, click here.
Send all inquiries to: Kim Tuffarelli, Vice Chair,

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Loft Artist Association Members, 
Rosa Colón and Clair Koch:
"Spring is Here"
Silver Educational Center Gallery
Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Weekends by Appointment 
Rosa's work, which primarily features oils, watercolors, pressed flower and leaves, embodies a multi-hued, hyper-realist style that emphasizes her character and personality. Learn more about artist Rosa Colon at her website:
Claire's portfolio spans a vast spectrum.  It inspects our world and its components ranging from panoramas to floras, to the celebration of special relationships or conflicts within our world, to the vistas of her life, travels and fantasies. To learn more about artist Clair Koch, visit her website:



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OPIN Dog Training 

Meet in the basement of the Silver Educational Center

(Enter through the basement door in the back).

Outreach to Pets in Need, OPIN is offering FREE dog training every Wednesday from 6:30 - 7:30.  Rob Mullin, Trainer, K-9 Wizard & Co  begins the hour class at 6:30.  Please bring proof of rabies vaccination and your dog's license as well as a six foot training leash!

  Plan your next event at the Arboretum!

   The Arboretum offers many untraditional and traditional opportunities for your next party!  

   Contact Gretchen Orr to book your event!, 203-487-5263


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Donor Honor Roll/Annual Report.