GREENS FARMS GARDEN CLUB
your one-stop shop for all things pollinator & more.
So happy to share an important article sent to us from Taylor Martin, an avid beekeeper along side her grandmother on the importance of bees and pollination. Thanks Taylor.
You can find the article here.
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. https://www.pollinator.org
Take the Fairfield Pollinator Pathway Pledge
What's Buzzing around Town
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 community. A nature discovery & environmental learning center.
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
www.ctgardenclubs.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.
1899 Bronson Rd, Fairfield, CT
www.anativeplantnursery.com, (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
Ganim's Garden Center: Enduring nursery offering an array of plants & flowers, plus fertilizers, garden decor & soils. 320 Kings Hwy Cutoff, Fairfield, CT
Learn more about gardening with Margaret Roaches podcast
Some Vegetable Gardening Resources:
Great Read & Watch
Learn about Hurricanes & Climate Change here: Ocean Encounters: Hurricanes
Beware of the Spotted Lanternfly
Pollen & Nectar Plants for your Pollinator Pathway Garden article by Mary Lou McGuire
How to Create a Pollinator Garden
article by Mary Lou McGuire
"Noah's Garden: Restoring the Ecology of Our Own Backyards"
Recommendation from Chris Cook: The Honey Bus
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
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".