We are excited to welcome the October 2019 graduating class of Master Gardeners as our guests at the January meeting. This gives us the opportunity to showcase what we do and who we are. Please join me in a friendly welcome to all of those guests on January 16th. Look for visitors with name tags […]
The New Zen Garden: Japanese Design Styles for Home Gardens
with Christopher Tuccio, Professor of Horticulture, Naugatuck Valley Community College
on Thursday, January 16, 2020, 7 p.m.
Prof. Tuccio’s January 16 talk will focus on the key elements of creating a Japanese Zen Garden for the residential landscape. Chris will review the history, cultural significance and design elements of traditional Japanese Zen gardens and provide practical ways in which garden enthusiasts can adapt these strategies in their yards.
Doug Tallamy is a professor in the Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware, where he has authored 90 research publications and has taught Insect Taxonomy, Behavioral Ecology, Humans and Nature, Insect Ecology, and other courses for 37 years. Chief among his research goals is to better understand the many ways […]
Please join me in welcoming the latest graduating class of Master Gardeners to our January 17 meeting.
Paul Zimmerman (www.paulzimmermanroses.com) has given hundreds of talks and workshops on roses. From Rose Societies to Master Gardeners to the big shows like the Northwest Flower & Garden Show, the Philadelphia Flower Show and even in Europe. Paul’s talks are known for their energy, humor and simple approach to growing roses. Paul’s approach to roses is […]
Thanks for another great season of speakers!
See you in September. Once we have the 2017-2018 list of speakers finalized, we’ll post that info here.
Enjoy the summer!
June 16,2016: Ice Cream Social & The Art of Gardening at Chanticleer, R. William Thomas, Exec. Dir. Chanticleer Foundation. Our speaker, Bill Thomas, will bring you on a visual tour of Chanticleer and share some of their design and gardening tips and techniques. You’ll leave knowing more about garden practices specific to different conditions and plant palettes; how […]