Grace Farms Tour and Lunch
Jun
7
10:30 AM10:30

Grace Farms Tour and Lunch

Explore the River, The tour begins with complimentary tea in the Pavilion. Grace Farms River Walk.
Please wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather.
Please Note: I have asked for special focus on the gardens and water conservation system and lunch there is wonderful.

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FGCCT Annual Meeting
Apr
18
6:00 AM06:00

FGCCT Annual Meeting

FGCCT will conduct official business of the organization, enjoy the company of fellow Connecticut gardeners and to hear a program or presentation. Karen Bussolini, nationally renowned garden photographer, writer, speaker, and eco-friendly garden coach, will present “Naturescape Your Yard.” 

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April Meeting (first Friday)
Apr
6
11:00 AM11:00

April Meeting (first Friday)

EcoBeneficial Gardening for Spring

Your yard is more than a combination of trees, shrubs and perennials: it’s a complex system where all living things are connected, which contributes to species diversity by attracting and supporting more birds, butterflies and beneficial insects.

Kim Eierman, founder of EcoBeneficial, a horticulture consulting and communications company, will explain how design choices, plant selection, and maintenance practices can make a huge difference in creating a beautiful, healthy ecosystem.

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March Meeting
Mar
9
11:00 AM11:00

March Meeting

The Role of Wetlands and Their Impact on Long Island Sound and Flooding and Coastal Resources

Our well-known town employees, Katie DeLuca, Director of P and Z, and Patricia Sesto, Inland Wetlands & Watercourses Director, will take a team approach to this multifaceted subject that affects us all. Attend and become more informed.

Q and A session to follow.
Guests are welcome

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Horticulture Adventure
Jan
10
10:00 AM10:00

Horticulture Adventure

Horticulture Challenge

Members and their guests: Innis Arden Cottage

Learn how to grow our horticulture challenge! We will be learning how to force bulbs and grow avocado from seed. We will also have some of our favorite seeds and (almost) foolproof trays for anyone who can grow seedlings for our plant sale.

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Healthy Yards Workshop at GEC
Oct
18
8:30 AM08:30

Healthy Yards Workshop at GEC

Helping create a healthy and beautiful landscape that is water-wise and chemical-free.

Sustainable Greenwich's (a partnership initiative of the Greenwich Conservation Commission) workshop includes talks on healthy soil, avoiding harsh chemicals, water conservation, and several different discussions on compost and feeding the soil. 

This looks like a great session for anyone who wants a beautiful garden that isn't a chemical soup. You can register online. 

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Bi-Club Meeting and Small Standard Flower Show
Oct
11
11:00 AM11:00

Bi-Club Meeting and Small Standard Flower Show

  • Eastern Greenwich Civic Center (map)
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Georgia O'keeffe

 

Speaker: Simplifying Your Garden

Do you love to garden but find that the landscape you’ve created is too much work for you to handle? You are not alone! With more than twenty-five years of hands-on gardening experience, Nancy DuBrule-Clemente, owner of Natureworks Horticultural Services in Northford, CT, will help you to get a handle on the process of simplifying or possibly downsizing your gardens to accommodate your changing physical abilities or other realities. Determine your wants and needs and formulate asystematic approach to making the decisions necessary so your yard is a livable space for years to come. Begin enjoying your gardens again!

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