Presentations and Workshops

photo by K. Fryer, Shoreline Publishing Events Calendar

Kathleen Groll Connolly, speaker on landscape planning, garden design and horticulture


I offer workshops, tours, and seminars for organizations, garden centers, libraries, garden clubs, master gardeners, community colleges, and professional associations.

Recent topics: 

10 Trends and Ideas That Professional Landscapers Wished Home Gardeners Knew

5 Ways to Cover Ground and Give the Lawnmower a Rest

Grow a Meadow, Large or Small

Foundation Gardens: Designs that Say "Welcome Home"

Deer in the Garden: Strategies for Coexistence

Native Plants for the Home & Community

What Happens When Naturescaping Meets Main Street?


"Kathy's presentations are always lively and well prepared." Bill Basel, Cheshire, CT, library

"You did such a great job teaching the deer-resistant landscapes workshop." Elizabeth Farnsworth, New England Wildflower Society. 

"What a wealth of common-sense knowledge you brought to us," Ann Letendre, Friends of Valley Falls, Vernon, CT

“Kathy Connolly’s warm and engaging teaching style brings her passion for sustainable landscaping directly to the classroom." Ian Canning, Director of Business and Industry Services, Middlesex Community College, Middletown, CT

To see more endorsements, please visit Great Garden Speakers.

See the event calendar.

YouTube:  The Spring Landscape

Podcast: Meadows, Lawns & More