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LITCHFIELD — The Litchfield Land Trust and The White Memorial Conservation Center will offer native plants at their Pollinators Sale from April 1 to May 14.

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The Watertown Knights of Columbus Council #3594 will host an Easter Flower sale fundraiser at 1175 Main St. across from Dunkin Donuts in Watertown from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, April 2, Saturday April 3 and Easter Sunday morning from 8 a.m. until sold out. Cash or credit cards will be accept…

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LITCHFIELD — The White Memorial Conservation Center will offer the program, Spring Wildflowers in Connecticut with Peter and Barbara Rzasa at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 10 via Zoom. 

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TORRINGTON — The Arc of Litchfield County has been awarded a grant from Thomaston Savings Bank Foundation to create a sensory garden behind the agency’s 314 Main Street offices in Torrington. The sensory garden will be an important part of LARC’s new Autism Resource Center as a place for pro…

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WATERTOWN — A team of AmeriCorps volunteers came to assist the Watertown Land Trust create a walking trail at their newly-acquired Franson Farmland on Plungis Road on Saturday, December 12. With rain threatening, Sophia Trueblood, Baylee Bluejacket and Tree Moses clipped and hauled Japanese …

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For the Watertown Garden Club, creating town planters is a year-round civic activity, and the holiday season is no different. “It’s something we enjoy doing,” said Christine Guiditta, after the festive containers were completed at the Oakville bus stop and the Watertown Post Office.

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COLORS AND BOUNTY OF AUTUMN — The Watertown Garden Club recently completed a community beautification project. Colorful seasonal planters were completed at, from left, the Watertown Town Hall, the Watertown Post Office, and the Oakville Bridge.

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WATERTOWN — After sifting through many qualified entries, the Watertown Garden Club couldn’t help but be impressed with one applicant in particular when looking to name its 2020 scholarship recipient. Claire Demers of Watertown, a 2020 graduate of Nonnewaug High School in Woodbury, was named…

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WATERTOWN — “You can’t beat good, fresh vegetables.” Those have been the words Anthony Calabrese of Watertown has lived by his entire 90 years, all of them spent in Watertown. He and his wife, Lillian Kuslis, are avid vegetable gardeners. He’s a man of his word, Anthony Calabrese, who has be…

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LITCHFIELD — The Litchfield Historical Society will present In the Garden with Olivia at 1 p.m. Friday, July 10, online on Facebook and YouTube.

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BETHLEHEM — The Bellamy-Ferriday House and Garden, 9 Main St. North, is due to welcome visitors from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 28, as part of Connecticut’s Historic Gardens Day. Those attending may stroll through the formal parterre garden designed in 1915 by Eliza Mitchell Ferriday and lo…

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LITCHFIELD — White Memorial Conservation Center will present Wild Edible Plants with Andy Dobos at noon Saturday, June 27, via Facebook Live.

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LITCHFIELD — Barbara Putnam will present Yoga for Gardeners from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 27, at Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center.

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BETHLEHEM — The Bellamy-Ferriday House and Garden, 9 Main St. North, has re-opened its grounds only to visitors from noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, by advance reservation.

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WASHINGTON — The Institute for American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Rd., has opened a redeveloped Outside Museum where staff and education directors have developed safe educational opportunities for visitors to experience on their grounds on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

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The Watertown Garden Club continues its civic development commitment by decorating planters at various locations in Watertown and Oakville. In this photo, Mr. Bunny displays a sign of the times amongst the seasonal plantings as he awaits their beautiful blooms. Those out doing some social di…

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Right on cue, Mother Nature provided us with a mild day on Friday, March 20, for the first full day of spring and evidence of the earth awakening for the season became a joy to behold. As the clouds parted later in the afternoon to let in a little sunshine, a honeybee in Bethlehem took advan…

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WOODBURY — In the interest of public health and the well-being of staff, volunteers, members and friends, the Glebe House Museum has postponed all programs and events through the end of April. The Gertrude Jekyll Garden remains open to the public, seven days per week, dawn to dusk.

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BETHLEHEM — Soil specialist Cat Buxton will present a workshop titled Edible Landscapes and Soil Health at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 21 in the Leever Room of the Bethlehem Library, 32 Main St.

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WOODBURY — Cathy Ritch will present a lecture on the topic Clever Creative No-Fuss Designs for the Home and create four unique designs at the next meeting of the Pomperaug Valley Garden Club, 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 10, at the Woodbury Fire House, 25 Quassuk Rd.

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OAKVILLE-WATERTOWN — The annual penny auction was a highlight at last week’s meeting of the Watertown Garden Club, Thursday, February 13 at Union Congregational Church, 161 Buckingham St. Those attending bid on an array of items donated by members, including an orange tree sapling, candles, …

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THOMASTON — Master gardener George McCleary will give a series of talks from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on four Saturdays beginning February 8 at the Thomaston Public Library, 248 Main St. Mr. McCleary will offer information and advice for novice and seasoned gardeners as to how to optimize pl…

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BETHLEHEM — A free talk about rain gardens is set for 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, January 25, at the Bethlehem Library, 32 Main St. South. Cynthia Rabinowitz of the Northwest Conservation District will talk about what rain gardens are and how they are beneficial to water quality, and  discuss t…

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Members of Swift Middle School’s Junior Garden Club, including (back, from left) Abegail Diezel, Greta Hima, Emily Matozzo and Kylie Pienczykowski; and (front) Andrew Singletary, Jace Kiernan and Brianna Roman, hold up the mini Christmas trees they created during their monthly meeting. The c…

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WATERBURY — The Waterbury Garden Club will present its annual holiday tea and floral demonstration of festive holiday arrangements at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, November 23 at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 937 Chase Pkwy.

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WOODBURY — The Pomperaug Valley Garden Club will present a lecture on Thieves, Charlatans, and James Bond: The Murky History of the Top 10 Plants, at 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 8 at the Woodbury Senior Community Center, 265 Main St. South. Dr. Richard Benfield, a professor of geography at Cent…

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OAKVILLE — Designer, instructor and National Garden Club judge Cathy Ritch will present Cute, Clever, Classic, a Floral Design for Every Lifestyle, at the next meeting of the Watertown Garden Club.

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LITCHFIELD —The Litchfield Hills Audubon Society and Sharon Audubon Center will host a presentation by Dr. Douglas W. Tallamy, author of “Bringing Nature Home,” 7 p.m. Friday, September 13 at the Litchfield Community Center.

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National Garden Club Judge Cathy Ritch will present Cute, Clever, Classic, a Floral Design for Every Lifestyle at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, September 12 at the Watertown Garden Club meeting at Union Congregational Church in Oakville.

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Cathy Ritch will demonstrate her floral design skills at the September Watertown Garden Club Meeting at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, September 12 at the Union Congregational Church, 161 Buckingham St., Oakville. Ms. Ritch brings an international perspective to her designs which have won top awards at…

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The Hollister House Garden, 300 Nettleton Hollow Rd., Washington, will be open from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, August 2. As the light fades and day turns to evening, visitors are invited enjoy the beauty of the garden’s intimate outdoor spaces, bordered by dramatic hedges and overflowing with exube…

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WATERTOWN — The Parks and Recreation Department has announced the farms that will be participating this season at the Watertown Farmers’ Market.

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WATERBURY — The Mattatuck Museum will host its annual Julia Q. Keggi lecture with a talk by Vivian Knussi titled Purpose and Prestige in the Public and Private Gardens 1650-1950.

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WATERBURY — The Mattatuck Museum will host a free family art activity from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 1 at its temporary Rose Hill location, 63 Prospect St.

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Thomaston Beautification Committee volunteers Will Cummings (left), Stephen Johnson, Mary Beth Johnson, Neil Johnson, Rob Ross and Frank Mitchell completed a six-week effort of weeding, outlining, mulching and planting eight public gardens. The mulch was donated by Fred LeMay and the Rotary …

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WATERTOWN — The Watertown Garden Club will host a plant sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 25 at the Adam’s Parking Lot, 1667 Main St. 

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LITCHFIELD — The White Memorial Conservation Center will host a 12-week Yoga in the Garden event from 8 to 9 a.m. starting Wednesday, June 5, at the center, 80 Whitehall Rd.

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WOODBURY — Certified Landscape Professional and Naturalist John Root will present a lecture on Edible Perennials for New England Landscapes at the next meeting of the Pomperaug Valley Garden Club, 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 14, at the Woodbury Fire Headquarters, 25 Quassuk Rd.

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OAKVILLE — The Falls Avenue Community Center and Senior Services offers monthly special programs in addition to its recurring weekly activities for area adults 55 years of age and older. All events take place at the Falls Avenue Community Center and Senior Services at 311 Falls Ave.