Barbara Stern

Barbara taught landscape history and design at the New York Botanical Garden for many years and has traveled frequently to England to visit gardens. She has led numerous Osher at Dartmouth courses on garden history and other topics, most recently "The Gilded Age." She lives in Lyme.

Course Title: English Gardens A Social History (Spring Term 2019)
Participant Testimonials:

Barbara is very knowledgeable about gardens, garden history, and plants. The classes were well-paced, and we always had enough time. The material was covered in an organized manner.

What a great class. The choice of the textbook was excellent. Lectures were delivered well with supporting pictures. Barbara included students' own experiences. It shouts out again, and I would take another class from her.

Barbara is a very organized teacher. She presented a fantastic course...excellent slides and readings.

Exactly what I expected and hoped for; very enjoyable!


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