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Low-Impact Site Preparation for New Meadows and Groundcovers

Saturday, May 21, 2016 - 1:00pm - Sunday, May 22, 2016 - 1:45pm
CFPA Headquarters
16 Meriden Road
Middlefield, Connecticut 06481
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Event Description: 

The best way to start any new planting is by clearing old vegetation and weeds. Are we doomed to toxic chemical controls? Not necessarily.

Join us for a one-hour exploration of low-impact site preparation techniques. Landscape designer Kathy Connolly will outline some methods, tools, and, most importantly, the time needed for effective clearing. Please note: This session will not address phragmites or Japanese knotweed. An additional morning workshop, Grow Your Own Meadow, will be offered on how to establish and encourage a meadow. 


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: $15; Non-members: $20
RSVP Requirement: 
RSVP required
For Questions, Contact: 
Liz Fossett, Events and Volunteer Coordinator
(860) 346-TREE