Landscape Ideas, Designs, Plans with Kathy Connolly

Covering Ground

February, 2016
Your Brain on Houseplants: Consider the Research

Houseplants for better mental and physical health? Here's a sample of studies that, one by one, make a positive case for plant life in the great indoors:

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Leaf Blowers: New Electric Models Are Quiet as Well as Powerful

Fall leaves on lawns block light, reduce air flow, and encourage fungi. Those are just a few of several reasons why November becomes the month of the "leaf blower serenade," a loud song that stirs ill will across the land. But now, battery-powered electric leaf blowers offer more power and a lot less noise. There may even be a few models that handle the demands of landscape crews. 

Speaking Events

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 -
12:45pm to 1:45pm
Madison, CT
Thursday, February 18, 2016 -
11:00am to 12:30pm
Connecticut Flower & Garden Show, Hartford, CT
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 -
12:45pm to 1:45pm
Mystic, CT
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 -
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Norwalk, CT
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Cheshire Library, Cheshire, CT
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Canton, CT