Presentations, Webinars, and Workshops

photo by K. Fryer, Shoreline Publishing Events Calendar


I offer workshops, tours, and seminars for organizations, museums, botanic gardens, garden centers, libraries, garden clubs, master gardeners, and professional associations.

Recent topics: 

Grow a Meadow, Large or Small

Site Preparation for Landscape Transformation

Native Plants, Birds, and Insects

10 Trends and Ideas That Landscape Professionals Wished Home Gardeners Knew

5 Ways to Cover Ground and Give the Lawnmower a Rest

What Happens When Naturescaping Meets Main Street?

Create Foundation Gardens That Say "Welcome Home" to Native Plants

Native Plants for the Home & Community


“Kathy is one of those rare people who can guide us to the indescribable relationship between the plant kingdom and our landscape that so many of us hope to nurture and embrace.” Mark Lavoie, Lavoie Horticulture, Granville, MA

"Thank you all SO much for this wonderful event. I enjoyed it and learned so much. I started the day wearily and filled up with such energy by 3 o’clock. It was so much good experience  all around." Jane Snell Copes after the 2019 meadow tour, Branford, CT

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

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

To see more endorsements, please visit Great Garden Speakers.

See the event calendar.

Below, from the meadow tour, 2018:

Kathy Connolly leading meadow tour.