Now that the gardening season has passed, lose yourself in the pages in some of our holiday garden book choices. Before you know it, it will soon be spring and time to put what you’ve learned to use in the garden again!
News of interest to the gardeners and nature lovers of Connecticut.
The seeds of the Master Gardener Program were sown during the early 1970s in the Pacific Northwest when agricultural extension faculty at Washington State University began receiving an increasing number of plant-related inquiries from homeowners. The educators had primarily been delivering programming on crop production and commercial horticulture, but as local communities flourished, it led […]
Besides writing award-winning garden books and articles, making cider and winning awards, you’ll find Tom Christopher on the radio these days—that’s internet radio iCRV. “iCRV Radio is the stream that feeds the Connecticut River Valley with constantly updated information on what is happening where…complete, current, and interactive.” Tom describes his show as, “A soothing conversation […]
Plant breeder (and 2016 Mehlquist Award recipient) Professor Mark Brand is working with Assistant Professor Dennis D’Amico to develop a nutritious brand of UConn-made yogurt. Most of us are familiar with the delicious ice cream made from UConn cows’ milk. We may soon find ourselves waiting in line for a serving of UConn yogurt flavored […]
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We’d like to extend a warm welcome to the newest CT Hort members who just joined for the 2018-2019 season! Do you know any of them?
Joan Ellen Allen May 24, 1958 – August 15, 2018 Born in Battle Creek, Mich. Resided in Granby, Conn. It is with deep sadness that we report the sudden and untimely passing of Joan Allen, wife, mother, friend, gardener and educator. Joan was an instructor at UConn Home & Garden Education Center where she taught […]