The office will be closed Tuesday, Nov. 23 and Thursday, Nov. 25 due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Any membership renewals received during this time will be processed immediately upon our return. Emails will be monitored daily during this time, but phone messages will not be heard until the office reopens.
How do you know what you can still plant in late August? Natureworks’ own Nancy DuBrule-Clemente has created a Vegetable Crop Timing Handout to guide you. “If you are planting seeds, look on the package for the “days to maturity.” If it says 45 or less, you are good to go! Will row covers add […]
As summer fades into fall we have invited some of the premier growers in New England to set up shop at Hollister House Garden. This is a special opportunity to purchase choice plants from Broken Arrow Nursery, David Burdick Bulbs, Cricket Hill Garden, Falls Village Flower Farm, Issima and McCue Gardens.Enjoy a glass of wine […]
The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES) in cooperation with USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) announce the detection of the box tree moth, Cydalima perspectalis (Walker), at a single retail nursery in Connecticut on boxwood imported from a nursery in Ontario, Canada. As of May 27, 2021, APHIS had […]
Native Plant Trust, the nation’s first plant conservation organization and the only one solely focused on New England’s native plants, has planned a live virtual Author Book Talk Series featuring top plant scientists and landscape designers discussing their newest publications. The series will run through October 2021 and feature renowned experts Darrel Morrison, Jonathan Drori, Ellen […]
The NOFA Summer Conference is starting soon! Virtual workshops run July 30-August 6. This year you’ll have access to ALL workshops live and recorded, so you won’t have to choose between learning about soil remediation or blueberries — nutrient cycling, or chicken coop design. Attend every workshop at your own pace. New this year: Spanish language […]