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112th Plant Science Day

The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station(CAES) Plant Science Day is held at Lockwood Farm in Hamden on the first Wednesday of August every year, beginning in 1910.  This one-day event features reports on research, field plots, […]

tiger swallowtail
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Plant for the pollinators this winter!

The Seed Library at Hamden Public Library is distributing seeds of plants that boost the work of our dwindling pollinators. Many of these plants are native either to the Northeast or to Connecticut; others are […]

squash plant with flowers
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Veggies to plant now

Wasn’t it just Spring? and now we are in mid-summer? That’s Connecticut for you. Procrastinate no more! Take a look at this guide to sowing seeds directly into the garden, courtesy of The Old Farmers’ […]