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‘Art in Bloom’ at Flinn Gallery Radiates with Natural Beauty

The Flinn Gallery presents ‘Art in Bloom’ at the Greenwich Library through March 8. An exhibition of colorful, flower-filled and nature-inspired paintings by five regional artists. Escape the winter blues. This exhibit radiates a colorful, happy glow! Continue Reading →

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“Pollinator Potluck” Series Continues with Emphasis on Encouraging Pollinators

On April 28 at 5:30pm Steve Conaway, Conservation and Outreach Director, The Greenwich Land Trust, presents: The Practical Pollinator…principals of habitat improvement to encourage pollinators and other wildlife into your home landscape. The GLT Mueller Conservation Preserve is located on Round Hill Road www.gltrust.org

May 25 is Pizza PlotLuck in Greenwich Community Gardens (GCG) at Armstrong Court with its new pizza oven and fresh vegetables. Patty Sechi, GCG President and Founder www.greenwichcommunitygardens.org demonstrates gardening for pollinators. May 26th is the rain date. Continue Reading →

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Winning Big in the Lettuce Challenge at Garden Education Center

The first annual Lettuce Challenge among 22 second-grade classrooms in Greenwich Public Schools involved some stiff competition. Winners were selected by a panel of judges at the Garden Education Center on Sunday. Judges included Lisa Beebe of the Garden Education Center, Jeff Bischoff of Back 40 Mercantile, who donated copies of his book The Boy, The Farmer to Greenwich grade schools, Cai Pandolfino of Green & Tonic, Patty Sechi of Greenwich Community Gardens and Pam Sloane of GIVE (Garden Initiative for Vegetables in Education). Continue Reading →

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Forager’s Feast at Garden Education Center: Sold Out Farm-to-Table Dinner in the Heart of the Pinetum

Local residents Urling Searle and Chris Nichols co-chaired the sold out evening featuring cocktails in the greenhouse and an exciting meal at the farm table highlighting seasonal ingredients from area farms. Continue Reading →

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