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A scene from the 2014 festival.

Robin Hood Festival relocating to North Haven

From a press release: NORTH HAVEN – The Robin Hood Springtime Festival is relocating their annual event from Guilford to the North Haven Fairgrounds to create new opportunities for the festival. The
Andrea Wulf

America’s influence on British gardens discussed

From a press release: HARTFORD – Author Andrea Wulf will recount how plants native to the Americas led to an English national obsession when she discusses her book, “The Brother Gardeners,” at the
Julie Foldesi Band performing its 2014 songwriting contest winner at last year's festival, “This Part of Town”

Songwriters sought for Podunk Music Festival August 6-9

From a press release: HEBRON — The Podunk Bluegrass Music Festival has announced that it will once again be offering its annual songwriting competition. Winners receive cash awards and other
A scene from the upcoming Flanders winter horticulture hike.

Flanders to offer a winter horticulture hike

From a press release: WOODBURY — The Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust is holding a winter horticulture hike for the public on Wednesday, March 25 at their Van Vleck Sanctuary. The group will
To humans, bees are among the most important animals on the planet.

Easton Garden Club to discuss bees on March 11

From a press release: The Easton Garden Club will hold its Monthly Meeting on Wednesday March 11th at 11:30 at the Easton Library Community Room, 691 Morehouse Road, Easton. The public is welcome to
Third grader Cassie Ferraro is excited to meet Katie Douglas.

WNBA’s Katie Douglas visits St. Mark School

From a press release: STRATFORD — WNBA Connecticut Sun basketball player Katie Douglas recently visited St. Mark School in Stratford. Katie met with grades 3-8 and spoke to them about her personal

Quantum friction offers idea for data storage

From a press release: New Haven — Physicists at Yale University have observed a new form of quantum friction that could serve as a basis for robust information storage in quantum computers in the
The Shakespeare Garden at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s 34rd annual Making Brooklyn Bloom set for Saturday, March 14th

From a press release: Brooklyn, NY—Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) is pleased to announce the 34th annual Making Brooklyn Bloom, Brooklyn’s annual kickoff of the spring gardening season, presenting a
On March 10th, raptor expert Larry Fischer for an in-depth look at the local owls found west of the Connecticut River.

Owls of Western Connecticut focus of Flanders program

From a press release: WOODBURY — On Tuesday, March 10th at 7 o’clock, Flanders will host raptor expert Larry Fischer for an in-depth look at the local owls found west of the Connecticut River. This
These sweet peppers are called Cajun Belle.

2015: The Year of the Pepper

We received this note from the National Garden Bureau: Sweet peppers bring a rainbow of colors and a plethora of shapes to the table. It is easy to value them for looks and flavor alone, but the sweet