News of interest to the gardeners and nature lovers of Connecticut.

Travel Now Booking: VA GARDEN WEEK 2015 4.21>27 :

VA garden week 2015

Historic Garden Week In Virginia: Now Booking! April 21- 27, 2015 – 7 days/6 nts Each spring visitors are welcomed to some of Virginia’s most beautiful gardens, homes and historic landmarks during “America’s Largest Open House.” This statewide event provides visitors a unique opportunity to see unforgettable gardens at the peak of Virginia’s springtime color, […]

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Three Ways to Overwinter Tropical Plants Without a Greenhouse


by Steve Silk

It started with houseplants. Before I owned a home and garden, I loved growing tropicals in the houses and apartments I rented over the years. When I finally started a real garden, I tossed the houseplants and grew bolder breeds of tropicals outdoors, as annuals.

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Lois Isaacson Dec.12, 1942-June 3, 2014


Sad news from our travel partners Friendship Tours: Dear Friendship Family, It is with a heavy heart, that we announce the passing of our mother, the founder of Friendship Tours, Lois Isaacson. Lois founded Friendship Tours in 1977, based on the principle of bringing joy to the people who traveled with her.  She had the […]

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