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Horticulture Reports 2024

                                          Pollinator Pathways

Learn about Pollinator Pathways, Pesticides and Invasive Threats.  
Find resources that establish pollinator-friendly habits and food sources for bees, butterflies and other pollinating insects and wildlife. 

Pollinator Partnership’s mission is to promote the health of pollinators, critical to food and ecosystems, through conservation, education, and research.

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Local Preserves

Aspetuck Land Trust - A non-profit membership organization whose mission is the preservation & conservation of open spaces including farmland, forest land, and natural resources in Easton, Weston, Fairfield & Westport.


Earthplace, in Westport, is a donor supported, non-profit organization committed to building passion and respect for the natural world and a more sustainable future for our communityA nature discovery & environmental learning center.  

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Haskins Preserve  22 Green Acre Lane Westport, CT
Southport Wildflower Preserve, 360 Westway Rd, Southport, CT
H. Smith Richardson Wildlife Preserve  39 Sasco Creek Road Westport CT

Websites  The Federated Garden Clubs of CT, Branford, CT   

Local Nurseries selling Pollinator Plants


​Gilberties:  trees, shrubs, perennials, herbs, vegetables, supplies.  7 Sylvan Rd, Westport, CT, 203.227.4175.


Native:  trees, shrubs, perennials. 

1899 Bronson Rd, Fairfield, CT, (203) 658-7475


Natureworks:  shrubs, perennials, annuals, herbs, info, supplies.  518 Forest Rd, Northford, CT



Broken Arrow Nursery:  native and exotic trees and shrubs, on-line catalog.  13 Broken Arrow Rd, Hamden, CT, 203.288.1026

Ganim's Garden Center:  Enduring nursery offering an array of plants & flowers, plus fertilizers, garden decor & soils.  320 Kings Hwy Cutoff, Fairfield, CT, 203.333.5662


Learn more about gardening with Margaret Roaches podcast

Some Vegetable Gardening Resources:

Great Read & Watch

Learn about Hurricanes & Climate Change here:  Ocean Encounters: Hurricanes


How to Create a Pollinator Garden 
rticle by Mary Lou McGuire

Recommendation from Chris Cook:  The Honey Bus
Good Read:
Noah's Garden: Restoring the Ecology of Our Own Backyards"

Check out www.NYTimes/Opinion/MargaretRenkl on April flowers

Native Plant Inventory  at local Gardens GFGC Supports

Thanks to Charlie Stebbins

  • Audubon Smith Richardson

  • Audubon Larsen Burr Street

  • Fairfield Country Day

  • Oaklawn Cemetery

  • Memorial Garden GGHC Church

Movies on Farming - for Entertainment:
The Biggest Little Farm
Clarkson's Farm on Amazon Prime

Barbara Harman recommends a fun movie about the winner of the Chelsea Garden Show in the early 2000's.  It's free with Amazon Prime and it's called, "Dare to be Wild".  

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