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Grow Your Own Meadow, Large or Small

Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 1:00pm - Sunday, May 31, 2015 - 2:45pm
CFPA Headquarters
16 Meriden Road
Middlefield, Connecticut 06481
Event Type: 
Event Description: 

Join landscape designer Kathy Connolly for a two-hour seminar on the establishment, care, and feeding of a meadow. Kathy will define the terms, discuss meadow ecology and the role of native species, look at helpful tools, and explain steps you can take from June to December to start a new meadow or encourage an existing one.

After the seminar from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., there will be a plant sale featuring native seedlings grown especially for this event by New England Wild Flower Society's Nasami Farm in Whately, MA. Books and other reference materials will also be available for purchase. Cash or checks only; no credit cards. This portion of the event is open to the public.

For anyone registered by Friday, March 27: You have the opportunity to pre-order a "meadow kit" of 50 plants (grasses and flowering species). The kits are designed for different sun and soil conditions and they will fill an area of approximately 10' x 12' or larger. Additional information will be sent to anyone who registers before the end of the day on March 27.


To register, enter your name into the Sign-up option at the bottom of this page. Then please send payments in the form of cash or check (payable to the Connecticut Forest & Park Association) to:

Connecticut Forest & Park Association
16 Meriden Road
Rockfall, CT 06481

Visa or MasterCard payments may be made by calling (860) 346-TREE. All payment types may be made in person during CFPA Office Hours (Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

Inclement Weather: 
Rain or Shine
Registration Fee: 
CFPA Members: $26; Non-members: $32
RSVP Requirement: 
RSVP required
For Questions, Contact: 
Liz Fossett, Events and Volunteer Coordinator
(860) 346-TREE

This event is jointly sponsored by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association and New England Wild Flower Society