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Snow & Bird House January 10, 2007  019 (2)
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Potting Shed Beds Are Put to Sleep for Winter

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A valiant crew braved gusts of wind on an otherwise mild and sunny December day to neaten up the Potting Shed beds for winter.  Pictured here are just a few of the diligent souls who got the area neat and clean, cutting back perennials, raking leaves and filling planters with lovely greens for the next few months.  Bravo!

Potting Shed Patch Fence Emerges!

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Funded by donations and fees from Potting Shed workshops and events with additional Rowayton Gardeners underwriting, the fence for our organic teaching garden is in the midst of installation.  Stop down and take a look!  It will match the fence behind the rose garden when it is completed and will serve to keep plantings safe from hungry critters.  For more photos of the progress on the fence, new greenhouse door (thanks, 5th Taxing District!) and the late season cleanup, click below…

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Field Trip to NYC on January 22nd – Sign Up Now!

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The date for our much anticipated NYC outing has been set as Thursday, January 22nd!  Members (only) are encouraged to join us  for a trip to the Museum of the City of New York and catch a glimpse of the visual culture of elite New York in the late-19th and early-20th centuries. After our tour, the group is invited to lunch at the fabulous NYC apartment of Rowayton Gardener Lilly Langotsky.  For more details about the Museum and specifics of transport, cost and time, click below.

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Hill Top Gardeners Masterpieces

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Following up on their fall centerpieces and decorations, the Hill Top Gardeners spent time with our “Garden Therapy” Committee and put leftover Christmas Market greens to good use. Their resulting centerpieces were beautiful and festive. Click below for photos of the work session.

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Dangerous Winter Holiday Plants for Pets

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If you have resident or visiting furry friends for the holidays, please refresh your memory about the toxicity of many of our favorite seasonal decorations.  Thanks to Pet MD for this important rundown of the dangers!