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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… Read more

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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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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.

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LITCHFIELD — The Litchfield Hills Audubon Society will have its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, May 6, at the Litchfield Community Center, 421 Bantam Rd.

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LITCHFIELD — Andy Dobos will host a wild edible plants program from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at White Memorial Conservation Center, 80 Whitehall Rd.

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WATERTOWN — The Watertown Garden Club hosted a garden therapy event Thursday, April 18 at the Watertown Convalarium. Garden club members led a flower basket assembly craft for residents. They handed out bunny-themed baskets and a collection of pastel colored artificial flowers to choose from.

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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.

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GOSHEN — The 37th annual Earth Day Plant Sale sponsored by the Northwest Conservation District is set for Friday, April 26 to Sunday, April 28 at the Goshen Fairgrounds, 116 Middle St., Route 63.

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THOMASTON — Master gardener George McCleary, “The Plant Doctor,” will answer questions about plant care from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 20 at the Thomaston Public Library, 248 Main St.

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BRISTOL — The 36th annual Connecticut Cactus and Succulent Society Show and Sale is set for Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14 at the Bristol Senior Community Center, 240 Stafford Ave.

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WOODBURY — The Pomperaug Valley Garden Club will host Matthew Sanford for Made in the Shade, a lecture on plants adapted to growing in partial shade to full shade environments, at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 9 at the Woodbury Senior Center, 265 Main St. South.

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WOODBURY — Tovah Martin, an avid gardener indoors and out, will present a lecture on “The Garden in Every Sense and Season” at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 12, for members and guests of the Pomperaug Valley Garden Club.

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Nonnewaug High School’s Agriscience Program will offer adult education classes from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday evenings from Tuesday, March 5, to Tuesday, April 9, at the high school, 5 Minortown Rd. in Woodbury. Classes range from beekeeping to phone photography to cooking and many more. Each c…

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FALLS VILLAGE — The Mad Gardeners Symposium is set for 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at Housatonic Valley Regional High School, 246 Warren Turnpike.

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SOUTHBURY — Arts Escape is accepting registration for a one-day Holiday Topiary workshop with floral designer Jan Peterson at 10 a.m. Wednesday, December 5, in the gallery at 88 Main St. South.

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OAKVILLE — The Watertown Garden Club’s annual fundraiser will take place from 11 a.m to 3 p.m. Saturday, October 20 at the Grand Oak Villa, 550 Sylvan Lake Rd.

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OAKVILLE — The Watertown Garden Club’s 2018 annual Fundraiser will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, October 20 at the Grand Oak Villa, 550 Sylvan Lake Rd.

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WOODBURY — Marie Hayes of Gardens Unlimited will present a lecture and informational session on Victorian Gardening at 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 9 at the Woodbury Senior Center.

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Ann Bowden, historian of the Watertown Garden Club and a life member of the Federated Garden Clubs of America, released a butterfly on Thursday, September 13, as students from TLC Learning Center looked on, during the Watertown Garden Club’s monthly meeting at the Union Congregational Church…

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WATERTOWN — Watertown High School’s robotics team Black Magic Robotics Team 237 will be extending their Mum Fundraiser for another week so that the students who didn’t have enough time to sell mums can still earn money for their travel accounts.

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WASHINGTON — Judea Garden will host its annual Open Garden from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, August 25, at Macricostas Preserve, 124 Christian St., New Preston.

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SOUTHBURY — Imagine the perfect summer afternoon... a stroll through a secluded garden, perhaps, with fragrant blossoms and ample shade; festive music, something cool to drink and some tasty bites to go with it. All this and more is planned for a Garden Party and Tour to benefit the Southbur…

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BETHLEHEM — George McCleary, the Bellamy-Ferriday House and Garden site horticulturist, will lead a conversation about herb gardening from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, August 5 at 9 Main St. North.

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WATERTOWN — Under a pitched tent on the front lawn of the Hedberg residence, the Watertown Garden Club met for the annual garden luncheon on Thursday, July 12. Members socialized and shared gardening knowledge while touring the Hedberg property. Guests visited four other member-household gar…

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WATERTOWN — Local residents Shelley and Bill Hedberg gave a tour of their constructed 7.5-acre New England Cottontail habitat to members of the Watertown Garden Club.

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LITCHFIELD — A Garden Helpers program will take place for families of all ages from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Sunday in July in the Tapping Reeve Meadow, 82 South St.

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The May 26 Watertown Garden Club annual plant sale was a major fundraiser that the club sponsors . Several Boy Scouts assisted members during the sale. The Watertown Garden Club provides beautification projects in many areas around  Watertown and Oakville  including plantings at both post of…

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WATERTOWN — The Watertown Garden Club wants to help with garden plantings this season. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 26, the garden club will be holding its annual plant sale at the Adam’s Market parking lot, 1167 Main Street, Watertown.

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WATERTOWN — The Watertown Garden Club is happy to welcome Matthew Sanford, plants man, hybridizer, and Watertown resident, at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 10, at the Union Congregational Church, 161 Buckingham Street, Oakville. Mr. Sanford’s gardens contain hundreds (probably thousands) of varieties…

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WATERTOWN — The Watertown Garden Club wants to invite local residents to vote in its 2017 Winter Planter Design Contest. The voting deadline is 8 a.m. Thursday, December 14. Members of the community may access the club’s website and vote on their favorite designs at www.watertowngardenclub.org.