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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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 […]
Throughout his life, Robert Herman has enjoyed almost parallel careers in both education and horticulture. He spent more than 30 years as a professional horticulturist, almost seven of which were spent in Europe as “Meister” for the Countess von Zeppelin Nursery in Germany. At the Missouri Botanical Garden he served in the horticulture and education […]
Master Gardener and CT Hort Member Rose Riley is the current official caretaker of the Webb House Colonial Revival garden in Old Wethersfield. An article about her long-term association with the garden appeared in the Wethersfield edition of Courant Community on July 3rd.