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Abbreviated from our newsletter from Carol Shear Hummingbirds are wonderful pollinators attracted to flowers by color, not scent. They prefer flowers that are tubular, pendant, and those with petals curved out or back. They are most attracted to red, pink, or reddish-orange blossoms.
Great Local Websites
www.aspetucklandtrust.org Stamford, CT. 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. For February Events, check out here
www.earthplace.org Westport, CT. A nature discovery & environmental learning center.
www.pollinator-pathway.org Provides pollinator-friendly habitats. Offers events and info on how to participate and become involved.
wwwctgardenclub.org 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 www.gilbertiesorganics.com, 203.227.4175.
Native: trees, shrubs, perennials: www.anativeplantnursery.com, 2940 Redding Rd. Fairfield, CT 203.658.7475
Broken Arrow Nursery: native and exotic trees and shrubs, on-line catalog; www.brokenarrownursery.com, 13 Broken Arrow Rd, Hamden, CT 203.288.1026
Learn more about gardening with Margaret Roaches podcast
Learn about Hurricanes & Climate Change here: Ocean Encounters: Hurricanes
Beware of the Spotted Lanternfly
Pollen & Nectar Plants for your Pollinator Pathway Garden by Mary Lou McGuire
Check out www.NYTimes/Opinion/MargaretRenkl on April flowers
Thanks to Charlie Stebbins
Audubon Smith Richardson
Audubon Larsen Burr Street
Fairfield Country Day
Memorial Garden GGHC Church