Tag Archives: Gardening

Let It Grow


Conventional wisdom says Mother’s Day is the time to begin planting most summer crops, when the danger of frost is pretty much past. Still, many New Haven gardeners had already plunged their hands into the dirt well before last Sunday …

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Bright and Early


You’re not imagining things. …

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Taking the Flora


Marsh Botanical Garden’s greenhouses are lush and warm as summer, home to many plants that wouldn’t stand a chance out in the elements. …

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Organic Chemistry


“Just make sure my garden looks pretty.” That’s what customers used to say to Nancy DuBrule-Clemente. …

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Hive Mind

Bee hive

This article about a busy bee, updated for 2014, was originally published on May 2, 2012. Enjoy!

Ben Gardner’s day might sound oddly bucolic for a small business owner in New Haven. Sunrise often finds him in his backyard, collecting …

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Down to Earth

Van Wilgen's Garden Center in North Branford

If there is one thing Connecticut residents want after a cold and gray New England winter, it’s a bit of color to reinvigorate our weary souls, and our landscapes, too.

Now’s the right time to officially trade mittens and insulated …

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Romance! Surrealism! Funk!

State Ballet Theater of Russia at The Shubert

Most of us know the story of Romeo and Juliet, just not like this. The State Ballet Theater of Russia twice performs Sergei Prokofiev’s presentation of Shakespeare’s bittersweet love tale on Saturday February 18 at 3pm & 8pm.…

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