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

August, 2016
Bunny Blue sedge
Covering Ground with Native Ornamental Grass and Sedge

Turfgrass and ornamental grass share the same last name, but they are very different plants. What's important is that ornamental grasses and their cousins, the sedges, are great problem-solvers, capable of filling niches where turfgrass is faint of heart. Click the link to learn about five differences and find a plant list. 


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

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Haddam Extension Center, Haddam, CT
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Monday, October 17, 2016 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Wilton, CT
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 7:30pm
Naugatuck, CT
Thursday, December 8, 2016 -
10:00am to 3:30pm
Framingham, MA
Monday, January 9, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Ledyard, CT