By joenesgarden, 1 year and 11 months ago

Don’t Miss the CHS Plant Sale & Auction

The timing could not be better … a pre-Mother's Day plant sale and auction that supports scholarships for horticulture students all courtesy of  The Connecticut Horticultural Society (CHS) this Friday, May 11, 2012 at the Tolland County Agricultural Center, 24 Hyde Ave., Vernon.

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By joenesgarden, 2 years and 1 month ago

Native Plants for Connecticut Gardens

Connecticut gardeners have another opportunity this week to learn more about landscaping with native plants, shrubs and trees. The UConn Garden Conference on March 16, 2012 is one (click on the highlighted link to learn more). Another is at the monthly meeting, Thursday, March 15, 2012 of the Connecticut Horticultural Society when landscape designer Larry Weaner will discuss how to use Connecticut's native plants to create beautiful, low maintenance landscapes that fit well into the local environment.

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By joenesgarden, 2 years and 1 month ago

A Sustainable Lawn … You Can Grow That

Just as sure as blades of green grass are beginning to show in the lawn outside my office window, thoughts of lawns will start creeping into Connecticut home owners' heads. This spring I want Connecticut lawn owners … no, I want lawn owners across the U.S. to repeat this phrase: You can grow that sustainable lawn.

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