On Tuesday, March 12th, at Rowayton Community Center, from 7 to 8:30 pm, Norwalk Land Trust, Rowayton Gardeners and Rowayton Library will present a forum about renewable energy options in Connecticut in the third segment of their “Our World: Your Call” series on environmental impacts and how we can make a difference.
Please join us on Thursday, March 7th, from 7 to 8 pm at the Darien Library Community Room. We will discuss ways in which we can increase the insect population. This valuable population has been on a steady decline since 1974, but we will discuss ways in which we can make changes in our environment to help this population thrive. We’ll talk about how we can build beautiful landscapes that will support the pollinators, herbivores, detritivores, predators, and parasitoids that run the ecosystem on which we depend.Continue reading“A Guide to Restoring the Little Things That Run the World – Doug Tallamy”
On Tuesday, February 26th, at 7 pm, at the Rowayton Community Center, Norwalk Land Trust, Rowayton Gardeners and Rowayton Library will present a film screening of the documentary, The Future of Energy.
This is a powerful film about the people and communities leading the way towards a renewable energy future and features some of America’s top energy specialists and ecological visionaries including:Continue reading“Our Earth, Your Call: The Future of Energy”
Garden Design Magazine has a lovely article on trees and shrubs with colorful berries. They say, “A garden really can have something lovely to look at in every season. Just remember the four F’s—flowers, foliage, form and fruit. The last one, fruit, is often the most overlooked and underutilized as a garden-design element. If you’ve been dozing in the flower-filled lushness of spring and summer, wake up! The unexpected beauty of berries can take your garden through crisp autumn days and snowy winter landscapes. They can even give wildlife something to snack on. “ See their choices and read more here.