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A big THANK YOU to the local clubs that support the Connecticut Horticultural Society. Visit their sites for more gardening events:
- Cherry Brook Garden Club
- Colchester Garden Club
- Farmington Garden Club
- Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut
- Gardeners of Simsbury
- Garden Club of Madison
- New Britain Garden Club
- Suffield Garden Club
Mon. November 11, 12:30 p.m. – Farmington Garden Club presents Landscape Designer, Amy Sampson. Amy will take the guesswork out of using color effectively in the garden. Her presentation will provide practical examples of successful color combinations. Bring a color wheel, if you have one. Location: Stanley-Whitman House, 37 High Street, Farmington. Fee: Guests $5. For more information: FarmingtonGardenClub.org . FGC is always happy to meet potential members.
Mon. thru Thurs. November 12-15, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m each day – NOFA Organic Land Care Program offers its 30-hour, 4-day course for land care professionals and environmental educators at Goodwin College in East Hartford. If you are interested in becoming trained in organic landscaping practices and principles, or would like to send an employee, please fill out this scholarship form. Funding was received from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s Long Island Sound Futures fund to provide 100 scholarships that will be granted on a first-come-first-serve basis. Don’t wait to apply! This training is normally $695 per person. Contact Accreditation Manager Jeremy Pelletier at 203-308-2584 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Sat. November 17, 9 a.m. to noon – Connecticut Iris Society Fall Cleanup of their iris beds at Elizabeth Park. Participants are asked to bring their own gloves and tools. The rain/snow date for the event is scheduled for December 1.
Tuesday, Nov. 27, 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. – Auer Farm and UConn Hartford Cooperative Extension Council present, The Power of Water. What is your water footprint? Learn about the impact of water on your community, the environment and agriculture. UConn professors will educate and entertain you. A panel of experts representing business, environment, and the government will also inform you how they view “water issues” in CT. For more information, see www.auerfarm.org/water.
Mon. January 14 – Farmington Garden Club brings back a favorite speaker – Margery Winters. Her presentation, entitled Soil-It’s Not Just Dirt, will explain the millions of living creatures that make up each spoonful of healthy soil. Learn why you should care about this intriguing ecosystem. Location: Stanley-Whitman House, 37 High Street, Farmington. Fee: Guests $5. For more information: FarmingtonGardenClub.org .