Great Spangled Fritillary butterfly in a wildflower planting Hillside before invasive weed removal, Westport, CT Quarter-acre hillside after invasive weed removal, Westport, CT Before invasive weed removal on marsh-side buffer garden, Old Saybrook, CT After one year at marsh-side buffer garden, Old Saybrook, CT Lakeside buffer planting, fall 2015 Laurel Brook, Wadsworth Falls State Park, Middletown, CT North Cove Guard Rail, Old Saybrook, CT

Landscape Ideas, Designs, Plans with Kathy Connolly

Covering Ground

October, 2016
Galium odoratum, Sweet Woodruff
No need to tiptoe

"Don't step on the garden fairies," my grandmother used to admonish. It was her way of making me walk carefully in her beautiful vegetable gardens. It took me a long time to get over the fear of stepping on garden fairies, but in reality some plants can take some foot trafffic. Visit the link above. 

As Seen On

Moss Removal in Lawns: Myths and Realities

Some people love moss, but more dislike it. To be specific, they dislike it in their lawns. Many people today, including some golf course turf managers, use a solution of four ounces dish soap mixed with one gallon of water. Does it work? Please read this post about moss and lawns

Speaking Events

Thursday, December 8, 2016 -
10:00am to 3:30pm
Framingham, MA
Monday, January 9, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Ledyard, CT
Monday, February 6, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Essex, CT
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Barrington, RI
Saturday, March 25, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Framingham, MA
Saturday, June 24, 2017 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Lake Hayward, East Haddam, CT