Solving Garden Design Dilemmas Handouts

For those wonderful gardeners who joined us for Solving Garden Design Dilemmas on October 20, Here are the promised handouts for winter gardens, pollinator plants and my favorite great problem-solving plants.

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  • Karen Bussolini Eco Friendly Garden Coach project

Solving Garden Design Dilemmas Workshop – Symposium

Want to jazz up a tired landscape, reduce maintenance or garden more sustainably? Karen Bussolini, Nancy DuBrule-Clemente and Christine Froehlich will show you how...

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Dioecious Native Shrubs for Wildlife – Just Published in The American Gardener

Dioecious plants bear male and female flowers on separate plants. Both males and females produce nectar, but only males provide the pollen so critical to bee and plant reproduction. Read all about bees and berries in the latest issue of The American Gardener.

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The Beauty of Gardens in Winter

Now that we’ve seen some of winter’s worst, I’d like to share the beauty of gardens in winter. Come enjoy a photographic presentation that’s a sure-fire cabin fever cure, filled with planting ideas to brighten next winter, followed by a walk in the Arboretum, weather permitting. January 27, 2018, 10:00-12:00  Master Class sponsored by UConn [...]

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Garden Beauty with Plenty of Pollinators

I'm incredibly honored to have been invited by the ELA (Ecological Landscape Alliance) to speak on native plants for pollinators at their Ecological Plant Conference in Prospect Park, Brooklyn on November 30. Here's a link to the event.http://www.ecolandscaping.org/event/ela-ny-ecological-landscape-conference/ And they published my piece about supporting birds through the winter in the newsletter too! http://www.ecolandscaping.org/11/wildlife-habitats/for-the-birds/

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It’s Connecticut Flower & Garden Show Time

As the snow falls I'm dreaming of that wonderful fragrance of living plants that hits you when you walk into the Connecticut Flower & Garden Show in Hartford. This year I'll be doing 2 talks - an Eco-friendly Garden Coach Interactive Problem Solving Brainstorming Session on Friday, February 24 at 3:30, and on Saturday morning, February 25, at 11:00 I'll be presenting my latest talk, Planting the Year-Round Pollinator Garden.

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Karen Bussolini speaking on the pollinator garden in Kent

Although I speak on ecological gardening all over the country, I'm especially tickled to be presenting a slide lecture full of information and inspiration to support pollinators right here where I live in Kent. Come feast your eyes  and learn about Planting the Year-Round Pollinator Garden at Kent Town Hall this Saturday 

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Naturescaping book event at the Stamford Museum

Art and Nature being my two great passions, The Stamford Museum and Nature Center is my kind of place. And I can really get behind their Salon Series, devoted to inspiring cultural conversations and lifelong learning, so I'm especially pleased to be presenting a slide lecture, Naturescape Your Yard on Thursday, January 26, 2017. A wine [...]

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Fall Garden Event at Red Lion Inn, October 20

October 20, 2016 - Join nationally recognized speakers and authors – Karen Bussolini, Jan Johnsen, and Kerry Mendez – as they share time-tested pointers for gorgeous flower gardens that provide non-stop color plus are plant and eco-friendly.

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