Recap: The event was well attended and Ellen Bender’s lecture was educational. The seed collection kits were fun to make and helpful when collecting seeds. The tour was engaging as we collected seed around John O’Brien’s Nursery.
The day was most enjoyable, despite the cold, damp weather and those who visited lingered and engaged in lengthy conversation about cacti and succulents. Cindy Elliman worked hard to get everything in shape for her Saturday visitors and she has all sorts of interesting plants and gardens to share!! Cindy was very generous with her […]
Clouds hung low and the forecast included possible showers the afternoon of June 13, but we were spared. The outdoor venue at Earth Tones Native Plant Nursery in Woodbridge paired with Dan Jaffe, native plant aficionado, author, and Propagator and Stock Bed Grower at New England Wild Flower Society, was a perfect match. Dan’s recent […]
Join Master Gardener Barry Avery as he teaches an encore series on “Beginner Vegetable Gardening.” Classes will be held at Naugatuck Valley Community College in Waterbury. There will be three two-hour sessions, March 3, 10 and 17, with a ‘snow date’ of March 24.
Featuring Diane St. John of Natureworks Saturday, August 26, 10 a.m. to noon at Natureworks in Northford Natureworks raised and released over 700 monarch butterflies from eggs and caterpillars collected in their organic gardens in 2016. Their work continues in 2017. Join Diane St. John to learn how this is accomplished. The life cycle of […]
Although the day was a scorcher, there were a couple of dozen who braved the temps to listen to Nancy Ballek Mckinnon and Nancy DuBrule-Clemente eagerly discuss all the possible ways to keep the growing season going well into and through the fall. Luckily the shade provided a respite as the conversation between these two […]
C.L. Fornari’s Entertaining People, Pollinators and Birds Workshop is a Hit! Members were treated to a spectacular day at the June 15th workshop with C.L.Fornari, that evening’s speaker. Lynn Cavo’s meticulous Farmington garden was the setting and you couldn’t have asked for better weather. Huge thanks to Lynn and her family for preparing her garden […]