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2016 Classes/Tours

​Landscaping for Birds, Sunday Feb 28, Nashua River Watershed Association/Groton Garden Club. NRWA River Resource Center, 592 Main St. (Rte 119), Groton MA. Click for Details.


Supporting Pollinators in the Home Landscape, Sat. March 5, 2016. URI Master Gardeners Spring Symposium. Register Here


Pollinators and the Plants They Need - How Every Cape Cod Backyard Can Support Pollinators, Sunday March 6, Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, Brewster, MA. Click for Details.


Integrating Edibles into the Designed Landscape, Thurs. March 10, ELA (Ecological Landscaping Alliance) Annual Conference, UMass Amherst. Click for Details.


Native Plants and Pollinators - Making the Connection (Keynote), Sat. March 12, Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners Spring Garden Day, Troy, NY. Details Click for Details.


Habitat Farm Tour, Sat. July 23rd, through the ELA (Ecological Landscaping Alliance). Click for Details.



Pollinator-friendly Landscaping

Landscaping with Northeast Native Plants

Gardening Under Trees

Spring-blooming Native New England Plants

Earth-friendly Landscaping 101

Creating Bird-and Beneficial  Insect-friendly Gardens

Habitat Landscaping

Growing Food Gardens from Seed


Classes for 2016

Turkey Hill Brook Farm tours demonstrate the concepts of organic vegetable gardening and landscaping, composting, gardening to support birds, beneficial insects and wildlife, and other earth-friendly garden practices.

Farm Tours


Classes, Workshops & Farm Tours

Garden clubs are welcome to hold their meetings on the lawn before/after a tour.

Ellen Walther Sousa offers classes and workshops across New England for garden clubs, New England Wild Flower Society, Tower Hill Botanic Gardens, NOFA, the Ecological Landscape Alliance and many other organizations. Please contact me to book a class or tour.