Events

This is where you can find out about up and coming events:

Dry Stone Wall Building Workshop
Saturday-Sunday, Sept 28th, - Sept 29th, 2019 (Two-day Workshop)
9:00 am-4:00 pm

Who: Andrew Pighills

Where:   Stonewell Farm in Killingworth, Connecticut, 06419

This two-day, hands-on, dry stone wall-building workshop instructs homeowners and tradespeople the structural techniques involved in building a dry stone wall. The outdoor classroom provides the setting for practicing proper dry stone walling methods including safety, batter, hearting, throughs, and coping.  Knowledge gained will prepare students for their own projects and help train their eyes to identify proper walling techniques in all dry-stone walls. Registration is limited to 8 participants, who must be 18 years of age or older. Cost includes an evening "Pizza Rustica' dinner, prepared on-site in a hand-built stone, wood-fired oven crafted by the instructor.
Cost: $400
To register:Contact Workshop Administrator
tel. 860-575-0526
andrewpighills@englishgardensandlandscaping.com

Participants from our Spring 2018 workshop


Our on site wood fired oven


                                
                                         Relaxing with beer, wine and pizza                                   

                                                                                                                                                        


Speaking Engagements


Greenwich Library
101 West Putnam Ave Greenwich CT.
1pm Sept 21st 2019
THE STONE WALLS & STRUCTURES OF ENGLAND & NEW ENGLAND: AN EVOLUTION
Concentrating on the stone structures of England and New England, this lecture draws comparisons, similar and dissimilar, between the geology, building styles and techniques, and follows the evolution of stone walls and structures from colonial times to the present day and explains how they fit into the garden and broader landscape, past and present.

Mystic Garden Club
11am Oct 22nd 2019
THE  STONE WALLS & STRUCTURES OF ENGLAND & NEW ENGLAND: AN EVOLUTION
Concentrating on the stone structures of England and New England, this lecture draws comparisons, similar and dissimilar, between the geology, building styles and techniques, and follows the evolution of stone walls and structures from colonial times to the present day and explains how they fit into the garden and broader landscape, past and present.