Tired of that same old hosta plant that comes up every year? The Mattatuck Museum will present a lecture by noted garden expert and master gardener Katherine Neville followed by a fabulous private garden tour on Sunday July 10, 2011 at 2:00pm.

   Katherine Neville is a lifelong gardener and garden designer. She is the past president and current board member of the Westchester Fairfield Horticulture Society, as well as a master gardener and a mentor for the master gardener program. She teaches at the New York Botanical Garden and lectures for the Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut.
Ms. Neville will give tip on how to add color and texture with plantings that  will keep your garden looking interesting at different times of the year and give it an identity. Learn how to keep your garden interesting in all season by using various combinations of plant material, annuals, perennials, and herbs.

   Admission to Garden Variety with Katherine Neville is $10 for museum members and $15 for non-members. Join the museum to immediately qualify for the member discount. Please register in advance at www.MattatuckMuseum.org or by calling (203) 753-0381 ext. 10. 

   For more information on all of the museum’s programs, events, and exhibits visit the website at www.MattatuckMuseum.org or call us at (203) 753-0381. The Mattatuck Museum is operated with support from the Connecticut Commission on Cultural & Tourism, and is a member of the Connecticut Art Trail, fifteen world-class museums and historic sites (www.arttrail.org). Located at 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, the museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.  Convenient, free parking is located behind the museum on Park Place.