Upcoming Talks By Karen Bussolini

See Upcoming Talks

2018 |2019

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2015 | 20162017

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January 27, 2018

10:00-12:00 a.m.

The Unsung Season: Gardens in Winter

Master Class and on-site walk, weather permitting

Sponsored by UConn Master Gardeners

The Bartlett Arboretum
151 Brookdale Road
Stamford, CT 06903

 For more information and registration visit https://uconnmastergardeners.gosignmeup.com/public/Course/browse?courseid=12021

Pat Carroll, Master Gardener Coordinator

Books will be available for purchase and signing



February 3, 2018

4:00 p.m.

Jazzing Up the Garden With Color, Contrast and Movement

Scoville Memorial Library
38 Main St.
Salisbury, CT 06068


(Free and open to the public)

February 24, 2018

2:00 p.m.

Herb Liberation!

Kent, CT Town Hall
41 Kent Green Boulevard
Kent, CT

Sponsored by the Kent Memorial Library and Kent Garden Club to benefit The Kent Seed Library


Bring a packet of seeds – or several – for the Kent Seed Library for a chance to win one of my books 

The Naturescaping Workbook 

Admission $5.00

March 3, 2018

(March 4 snow date)


Mad Gardeners Symposium

Designing with Plenty for Pollinators

Housatonic Valley Regional High School
246 Warren No. 1 Turnpike (just off Rt. 7)
Falls Village, CT 06031

Symposium registration


April 17, 2018

11:00 a.m.

Planting the Year-Round Pollinator Garden

North Country Garden Club of Long Island (GCA)
Locust Valley, NY 11560

(Members and invited guests only)

April 18, 2018

Naturescape Your Yard

Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut Annual Meeting and Luncheon

Aqua Turf Club
556 Mulberry St.
Plantsville, CT 06479

May 8, 2018

11:00 a.m.

Bringing It All Home: Garden Photography, Garden Making and The Art of Seeing

The Stamford Garden Club (GCA)

(Members and invited guests only)


May 15, 2018

9:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon

40 (+) Great Plants for New England Gardens

The Rye Driftwood Garden Club

Rye Congregational Church Fellowship Hall
580 Washington Rd.
Rye, NH 03870

Open to the public

(9:30 social time, 10:00 meeting, 10:20 speaker)

Donations (optional) appreciated


May 15, 2018

7:00-8:30 p.m.

Naturescape Your Yard

Memorial Hall Library

2 North Main St.

Andover, MA 01810


For more information

Stefani Traina, STraina@mhl.org

October 16, 2018

7:00 p.m.

Planting the Year-Round Pollinator Garden

Gentian Garden Club

Scituate Community House
546 West Greenville Road
North Scituate, RI 02857

Open to the public, $5.00 at the door

October 20, 2018

Design Dilemmas

Special day long garden gurus problem solving event

With Nancy DuBrule, Karen Bussolini and Christine Froehlich-Sanguedolce

Northford, CT

Watch for details later in the season, here and on the Natureworks website



2019 Talks

April 6, 2019

10:00-12:00 a.m.

Jazzing Up the Garden with Color, Contrast and Movement

Hamilton College Arboretum

Kennedy Auditorium

Taylor Science Center

Clinton, NY 13323

Free and open to the public


April 22, 2019

Bringing It All Home: Garden Photography, Garden Making and The Art of Seeing

The Worcester Garden Club

Tower Hill Botanic Garden

11 French Drive

Boylston, MA 01505

June 9, 2019

2:00-3:30 p.m.

Gardening with Kids: Opening Eyes and Doors

The Horticultural Alliance of the Hamptons

Bridgehampton Community House

2357 Montauk Highway

Bridgehampton, NY 11932

Open to the public 

$10.00 charge for non-members. Members free