CT Master Gardeners are holding a can’t-miss book sale of recently published Timber Press horticulture books. Titles include Doug Tallamy’s latest, Nature’s Best Hope, and Michael Dirr’s Tree Book.
By Sarah Bailey, State Coordinator, UConn Extension Master Gardener Program and CT Hort member Winter is a good time to plan for the upcoming growing season; taking stock of last season’s disappointments and delights and mapping out this year’s garden plans. Catalogs tempt with descriptions of new plant varieties and must-have tools, and that promise […]
Gordon DeWolfe’s initial response to three Granby residents looking to start an arboretum was “The first thing I’ll say is you’re crazy. Next is that you’ll need $10 million!”
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 Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens has announced plans to build a new Sensory Garden on its 93-acre property. This Sensory Garden is unique from traditional gardens, as it is designed specifically to stimulate the Five Senses: Seeing, Hearing, Smelling, Touching and Tasting. The Garden will provide each guest with an interactive journey through the senses, […]
The Simsbury Garden Club was recently recognized with five prestigious awards for Civic Development at the Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut’s annual Awards luncheon at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville, CT. The awards were presented to the club for creating a Pollinator Garden at the Gifts of Love Farm, a local community farm that […]
Tom Christopher is hosting a new radio program on WESU-FM at 88.1. It is called “Growing Greener” and airs live every Wednesday evening at 6 p.m. Tom’s emphasis on environmentally-informed gardening will include conversations with some of the leading voices from the field. Tom will also be interviewing some of the CT Hort speakers that […]