RPTA/RG Social

All are welcome as we host a Fall Social with the Rowayton Paddle Tennis Association.  We’ll have soup tasting, a garlic bulb sale, and great activities for kids, including pumpkin bedazzling, and creating gourd people!  Stop by and see us at the Potting Shed.

Paper White Tea – Join Us!

Plant a lovely bulb arrangement while you enjoy some ‘Secret Garden’ tea and nibbles. We’ll provide the bulbs, instructions and a hands-on program on how to force Paper White Narcissus. Bring your own container (glass, ceramic, or metal) and take home a special holiday gift for yourself, a friend or family member. Date & Time: …

Potting Shed Cleanup

This crazy un-spring-like weather has made it difficult to arrange a decent clean-up at the Potting Shed this month.  As many of you might have noticed, the grounds surrounding the Potting Shed are in pretty bad shape.  The district hauled out an old septic tank / line and have left quite …

Plant Sale Prep

The entire week of April 27th will be devoted to getting ready for the Spring Plant & Tag Sale! If you can come by any time that week between 9:30 am and 2:30 pm, you’ll be able to join other worker bees who are buzzing around the Potting Shed to …

Plant Sale Prep

The entire week of April 27th will be devoted to getting ready for the Spring Plant & Tag Sale! If you can come by any time that week between 9:30 am and 2:30 pm, you’ll be able to join other worker bees who are buzzing around the Potting Shed to …

Plant Sale Prep

The entire week of April 27th will be devoted to getting ready for the Spring Plant & Tag Sale! If you can come by any time that week between 9:30 am and 2:30 pm, you’ll be able to join other worker bees who are buzzing around the Potting Shed to …

Plant Sale Prep

The entire week of April 27th will be devoted to getting ready for the Spring Plant & Tag Sale! If you can come by any time that week between 9:30 am and 2:30 pm, you’ll be able to join other worker bees who are buzzing around the Potting Shed to …

Perennial Transport & Setup

On the morning Friday, May 1st, we will need volunteers to help move the plants from Tammy’s house to the Community Center starting at 9:30 am. Let Tammy know if you can help with transportation. Note that our “digs” will likely take place the last two weeks of April due to the …

Fall Family Harvest Festival

Join us on Sunday, September 20th from 4-6 pm as we enjoy a fun afternoon at the Potting Shed filled with a variety of garden events and activities for the entire family, followed by a communal potluck harvest dinner (BYOB).  There will be scarecrow making and pumpkin be-dazzling, woodworking, Fairy World and …

UCNS Visits the Potting Shed

On Tuesday, October 6th, United Church Nursery School will take a Field Trip to the Potting Shed. Activities from 10 to 11 am will include a little puppet show and small lesson on sustainability, complete with a scavenger hunt, a story, snack and a little light gardening work. We always love …

RPTA/RG Social

There will be more details to come about this fun afternoon at the Potting Shed as we join our friends at the Rowayton Paddle Tennis Association Social. Come check out the activities and events from 12:30 to 3:30 pm on Sunday, October 11th.

Carvathon @ the Potting Shed

Everyone is welcome for the 3rd annual Potting Shed Carvathon on Monday and Tuesday, October 26th and 27th from 3:30-5 pm.  Parents and volunteers will help kids create their own jack-o-lanterns just in time for Halloween! Please sign up below and send payment to secure a space (instructions will be …

Carvathon @ the Potting Shed

  Everyone is welcome for the 3rd annual Potting Shed Carvathon on Monday and Tuesday, October 26th and 27th from 3:30-5 pm.  Parents and volunteers will help kids create their own jack-o-lanterns just in time for Halloween! Please sign up below and send payment to secure a space (instructions will be …

Amaryllis Tea

Join us at our annual holiday inspired morning with bulb planting, tea & goodies, poetry, & fabulous gift-buying tips! The cost to attend is $25 members/$30 non-members. Please submit your registration below and send your check for the amount due to Amy Tyson, 6 Point Road, Norwalk, CT 06854.  Note that …

Thanksgiving Potluck Dinner

What fabulous fun – an evening to share and sample creative and healthy options for your Thanksgiving feast with your friends from town. The charge is $25 per person (due by November 11th and non-refundable). Please submit  the form below and then send your check made out to Rowayton Gardeners to: Samira …

Fooling Around with Flowers

Kids Workshop with Potting Shed friend and floral guru Justin Cox Kids will enjoy a fun & artistic approach to floral design with this great hands-on workshop. Children will design & create their very own spring floral arrangement. No tools or gear necessary. Snack & all materials included. Date:  Friday, …

Mother-Son Dirt Fest

Registration is full for this event.  Please contact Tory Woodruff if you would like to be put on a wait list. This is the rowdy evening mothers and sons (6 to 12 years old) have been dying for. Come get dirty with us at our 2nd Annual Mother-Son Dirt Fest on April 22nd …

Spring Market

The Rowayton Gardeners’ Annual Spring Plant Sale fundraiser will be held Saturday, May 7th (rain or shine), from 9:00am – 12:00pm at The Potting Shed, located behind the Rowayton Community Center at 33 Highland Avenue. The plant sale will showcase freshly-dug perennials and shrubs just in time for spring planting, …

Farmers Market Camp

Our first children’s program of the fall season! Come fulfill your farmer dreams at the Potting Shed! At our two-part work shop, children will learn what it takes to setup, promote and run their own farmer’s market. Set-up will takes place on Friday after school and the market will run the next …

Soccer Saturdays

Soccer Saturdays at the Potting Shed are designed for soccer players AND their families and run from September 10th to October 29 from 9:30 to 11:30 am.  There is no fee, but all are welcome, as are their donations.  Check out our super-fun lineup of programs for 2016 and stop …

Soups, Salads and ‘Scapes

Please join us for a magical, informative and inspiring evening at the Potting Shed! Our talented Potting Shed Team will share tips, techniques and recipes that will help reduce anxiety when you’re preparing for entertaining at home for family and friends. You’ll enjoy a smorgasbord of regional and international aromas and flavors …

Soccer Saturdays

Soccer Saturdays at the Potting Shed are designed for soccer players AND their families and run from September 10th to October 29 from 9:30 to 11:30 am.  There is no fee, but all are welcome, as are their donations.  Check out our super-fun lineup of programs for 2016 and stop …

Fall Harvest Fest

It’s back!  Our 4th annual September Harvest Fest is rapidly approaching. You won’t want to miss one of our best events of our year. Come help us kick off the fall season. We will be featuring all your favorite activities: scarecrow making, mini gourd painting and bedazzling, and lawn games for …

Soccer Saturdays

Soccer Saturdays at the Potting Shed are designed for soccer players AND their families and run from September 10th to October 29 from 9:30 to 11:30 am.  There is no fee, but all are welcome, as are their donations.  Check out our super-fun lineup of programs for 2016 and stop …

Soccer Saturdays

Soccer Saturdays at the Potting Shed are designed for soccer players AND their families and run from September 10th to October 29 from 9:30 to 11:30 am.  There is no fee, but all are welcome, as are their donations.  Check out our super-fun lineup of programs for 2016 and stop …

Soccer Saturdays

Soccer Saturdays at the Potting Shed are designed for soccer players AND their families and run from September 10th to October 29 from 9:30 to 11:30 am.  There is no fee, but all are welcome, as are their donations.  Check out our super-fun lineup of programs for 2016 and stop …

Honey Tasting Night

Join us for an evening of Honey Tasting with Marina Marchese & Red Bee at The Potting Shed Our special honey tasting evening is back! Do you LOVE honey?  Come spend a sweet evening with Marina Marchese of Red Bee Honey, apiarist & friend to the Rowayton Gardeners. Along with Marina’s fascinating tales …

Soccer Saturdays

Soccer Saturdays at the Potting Shed are designed for soccer players AND their families and run from September 10th to October 29 from 9:30 to 11:30 am.  There is no fee, but all are welcome, as are their donations.  Check out our super-fun lineup of programs for 2016 and stop …

Soccer Saturdays

Soccer Saturdays at the Potting Shed are designed for soccer players AND their families and run from September 10th to October 29 from 9:30 to 11:30 am.  There is no fee, but all are welcome, as are their donations.  Check out our super-fun lineup of programs for 2016 and stop …

Carve-a-Thon

On Wednesday, October 26th and Thursday, October 27th, the Rowayton Gardeners will sponsor a Carve-a-Thon at the Potting Shed to celebrate Halloween.  All are welcome and help will be provided to create spooky or spoofy Jack-o-Lanterns. The sessions are scheduled after school from 3:30 to 5 pm, and we will enter …

Carve-a-Thon

On Wednesday, October 26th and Thursday, October 27th, the Rowayton Gardeners will sponsor a Carve-a-Thon at the Potting Shed to celebrate Halloween.  All are welcome and help will be provided to create spooky or spoofy Jack-o-Lanterns. The sessions are scheduled after school from 3:30 to 5 pm, and we will enter all …

Soccer Saturdays

Soccer Saturdays at the Potting Shed are designed for soccer players AND their families and run from September 10th to October 29 from 9:30 to 11:30 am.  There is no fee, but all are welcome, as are their donations.  Check out our super-fun lineup of programs for 2016 and stop …

Winter Wreath Making

It is drawing near to that time of year where we find ourselves huddled up inside dreaming of green leaves and warmer temps.  As Gardeners, we love to surround ourselves with those “gorgeous garden fresh memories” so as to remind us that all seasons have inspirational green features. These reminders help to …

UCNS Puppet Show and More

We have a new show/new set/new fun garden education program to entice our littlest gardeners.  The new show, Olivia’s Garden, features our wise old owl who wants desperately to grow her own veggie patch but has a tough time with those pesky wings of hers. With the help of her …

Mother-Son Dirt Fest

Back by popular demand! This is the rowdy evening mothers and sons have been dying for. Get dirty with us at our 3rd Annual Mother-Son Dirt Ball!  You’ll be able to: Participate in our very own Potting Shed Garden Olympics.  Create your own Kokedama moss garden to bring home. Build …

Succulent Social

Have you ever dreamed of creating a whimsical succulent garden on a beautiful foraged log? Now is your chance! Please join us and our local succulent expert Trish O’Sullivan as we nibble some tasty assortment of apps courtesy of Maikana Foods, sip a seasonally inspired cocktail & plant up a truly …

Beekeeping 101

Is beekeeping for you?  Back by popular demand, our Potting Shed friend Marina Marchese of Red Bee Honey in weston is offering a guided tour on Tuesday, September 12th, from 6 to 8:30 pm. She will lead us on a walking tour to 3 outstanding and unique beehives located in …

Fall Harvest Fest

Our annual fall Harvest Fest is today, Sunday, September 17th, from 4 to 6 pm. We will be featuring all your favorite family activities: scarecrow making, hayrides on our old red farm tractor, mini-gourd painting and bedazzling and lawn games for the whole family.  It’s an afternoon not to be missed! We …

Members Cocktail Party

Members and their spouses/significant others are invited to our annual cocktail party at the Potting Shed!  Contact Sally Tepas to let us know you are coming and bring a small plate of hors d’oeuvres to share.  The gathering will take place from 5 to 7 pm – you won’t want …

Backyard Birds 101

Have you always wanted to collect fresh eggs from your very own backyard chicken coop?  Do you have enough space and what it takes to be a suburban chicken farmer? Yes, you do!  Come meet Traci Torres, the CEO of mypetchicken.com. She will answer all of your questions and help …

Carve-a-Thon 2017

Please sign up now to reserve a pumpkin! We will provide the carving tools, the pumpkins, a yummy after-school snack and our ever-charming Potting Shed ambiance and friendly volunteer staff. We offer two afternoons (October 25 and 26) of carving followed by an evening “Pumpkin Stroll” (October 27) where we …

Carve-a-Thon 2017

Please sign up now to reserve a pumpkin! We will provide the carving tools, the pumpkins, a yummy after-school snack and our ever-charming Potting Shed ambiance and friendly volunteer staff. We offer two afternoons (October 25 and 26) of carving followed by an evening “Pumpkin Stroll” (October 27) where we …

Pumpkin Stroll 2017

Please sign up now to reserve a pumpkin! We will provide the carving tools, the pumpkins, a yummy after-school snack and our ever-charming Potting Shed ambiance and friendly volunteer staff. We offer two afternoons (October 25 and 26) of carving followed by an evening “Pumpkin Stroll” (October 27) where we …

Herb Boxes To Go Workshop

Please, join us on Tuesday, May 8th, from 10 am to noon for this ‘Kick Off to Spring’ program at the Potting Shed. Linda Fleming, Master Gardener, Expert Herbalist and a frequent lecturer at garden clubs and the Herb Society of America’s Connecticut Symposium, will share valuable tips on making our own unique …

Soccer Saturdays

Soccer Saturdays are every week from September 8th to October 20th from 9:30 to 11:30 at the Potting Shed. Kids will take part in nature-inspired workshops including bird and fairy house building in our wood shop; pickling 101; gourd guy creation; leaf printing; pumpkin decoupage and much, much more! The …

Soccer Saturdays

Soccer Saturdays are every week from September 8th to October 20th from 9:30 to 11:30 at the Potting Shed. Kids will take part in nature-inspired workshops including bird and fairy house building in our wood shop; pickling 101; gourd guy creation; leaf printing; pumpkin decoupage and much, much more! The …

Soccer Saturdays

Soccer Saturdays are every week from September 8th to October 20th from 9:30 to 11:30 at the Potting Shed. Kids will take part in nature-inspired workshops including bird and fairy house building in our wood shop; pickling 101; gourd guy creation; leaf printing; pumpkin decoupage and much, much more! The …

Soccer Saturdays

Soccer Saturdays are every week from September 8th to October 20th from 10 to 11:30 at the Potting Shed. Kids will take part in nature-inspired workshops including bird and fairy house building in our wood shop; pickling 101; gourd guy creation; leaf printing; pumpkin decoupage and much, much more! The …

After the Bell

After the Bell is an enrichment initiative for students in Norwalk’s Public Schools. These Thursday sessions will include fun and learning for Rowayton Elementary School students in grades 2-5 about art, yoga, gardening, nature and healthy eating, among other terrific topics. The Rowayton Gardeners are thrilled to collaborate with Rowayton School’s Green Team on …

Soccer Saturdays

Soccer Saturdays are every week from September 8th to October 20th from 9:30 to 11:30 at the Potting Shed. Kids will take part in nature-inspired workshops including bird and fairy house building in our wood shop; pickling 101; gourd guy creation; leaf printing; pumpkin decoupage and much, much more! The …

After the Bell

After the Bell is an enrichment initiative for students in Norwalk’s Public Schools. These Thursday sessions will include fun and learning for Rowayton Elementary School students in grades 2-5 about art, yoga, gardening, nature and healthy eating, among other terrific topics. The Rowayton Gardeners are thrilled to collaborate with Rowayton School’s Green Team on …

Soccer Saturdays

Soccer Saturdays are every week from September 8th to October 20th from 9:30 to 11:30 at the Potting Shed. Kids will take part in nature-inspired workshops including bird and fairy house building in our wood shop; pickling 101; gourd guy creation; leaf printing; pumpkin decoupage and much, much more! The …

After the Bell

After the Bell is an enrichment initiative for students in Norwalk’s Public Schools. These Thursday sessions will include fun and learning for Rowayton Elementary School students in grades 2-5 about art, yoga, gardening, nature and healthy eating, among other terrific topics. The Rowayton Gardeners are thrilled to collaborate with Rowayton School’s Green Team on …

Soccer Saturdays

Soccer Saturdays are every week from September 8th to October 20th from 9:30 to 11:30 at the Potting Shed. Kids will take part in nature-inspired workshops including bird and fairy house building in our wood shop; pickling 101; gourd guy creation; leaf printing; pumpkin decoupage and much, much more! The …

Carvathon: Wednesday Session

Join us for one of our most popular family activities! We will provide the carving tools, the pumpkins, a yummy after-school snack, our ever-charming Potting Shed ambiance and friendly volunteer staff. As always, we’ll offer two afternoons (choose either Wednesday, October 24th or Thursday, October 25th from 3:30 to 5 …

Carvathon: Thursday Session

Join us for one of our most popular family activities! We will provide the carving tools, the pumpkins, a yummy after-school snack, our ever-charming Potting Shed ambiance and friendly volunteer staff. As always, we’ll offer two afternoons (choose either Wednesday, October 24th or Thursday, October 25th from 3:30 to 5 …

After the Bell

After the Bell is an enrichment initiative for students in Norwalk’s Public Schools. These Thursday sessions will include fun and learning for Rowayton Elementary School students in grades 2-5 about art, yoga, gardening, nature and healthy eating, among other terrific topics. The Rowayton Gardeners are thrilled to collaborate with Rowayton School’s Green Team on …

Carvathon: Pumpkin Stroll

Join us for one of our most popular family activities! We will provide the carving tools, the pumpkins, a yummy after-school snack, our ever-charming Potting Shed ambiance and friendly volunteer staff. As always, we’ll offer two afternoons (choose either Wednesday, October 24th or Thursday, October 25th from 3:30 to 5 …

After the Bell

After the Bell is an enrichment initiative for students in Norwalk’s Public Schools. These Thursday sessions will include fun and learning for Rowayton Elementary School students in grades 2-5 about art, yoga, gardening, nature and healthy eating, among other terrific topics. The Rowayton Gardeners are thrilled to collaborate with Rowayton School’s Green Team on …

After the Bell

After the Bell is an enrichment initiative for students in Norwalk’s Public Schools. These Thursday sessions will include fun and learning for Rowayton Elementary School students in grades 2-5 about art, yoga, gardening, nature and healthy eating, among other terrific topics. The Rowayton Gardeners are thrilled to collaborate with Rowayton School’s Green Team on …

After the Bell

After the Bell is an enrichment initiative for students in Norwalk’s Public Schools. These Thursday sessions will include fun and learning for Rowayton Elementary School students in grades 2-5 about art, yoga, gardening, nature and healthy eating, among other terrific topics. The Rowayton Gardeners are thrilled to collaborate with Rowayton School’s Green Team on …

After the Bell

Students from Rowayton School join our Rowayton Gardener team to have fun and learn about garden-related things after school this spring as part of the Norwalk Public Schools “After the Bell” program. Participation is arranged through Norwalk Public Schools.

After the Bell

Students from Rowayton School join our Rowayton Gardener team to have fun and learn about garden-related things after school this spring as part of the Norwalk Public Schools “After the Bell” program. Participation is arranged through Norwalk Public Schools.

After the Bell

Students from Rowayton School join our Rowayton Gardener team to have fun and learn about garden-related things after school this spring as part of the Norwalk Public Schools “After the Bell” program. Participation is arranged through Norwalk Public Schools.

Pickling 101 for Kids

Pickling is kind of a big DILL! Kids in grades K-5: Come RELISH in it at the Potting Shed! On Wednesday, May 1st, from 3:30 to 5 pm, kids and parents will be learning about why people pickle vegetables, sample a variety of pickled veggies and then assemble their own …

After the Bell

Students from Rowayton School join our Rowayton Gardener team to have fun and learn about garden-related things after school this spring as part of the Norwalk Public Schools “After the Bell” program. Participation is arranged through Norwalk Public Schools.

After the Bell

Students from Rowayton School join our Rowayton Gardener team to have fun and learn about garden-related things after school this spring as part of the Norwalk Public Schools “After the Bell” program. Participation is arranged through Norwalk Public Schools.

Spring Market 2019

The 2019 Spring Market will be held at The Potting Shed, located behind the Rowayton Community Center at  33 Highland Avenue on Saturday, May 18th from 10 am to 1 pm.   Knowledgeable Rowayton Gardeners will be on hand to assist with your purchases of freshly-dug perennials and shrubs, a …

After the Bell

Students from Rowayton School join our Rowayton Gardener team to have fun and learn about garden-related things after school this spring as part of the Norwalk Public Schools “After the Bell” program. Participation is arranged through Norwalk Public Schools.

After the Bell

Students from Rowayton School join our Rowayton Gardener team to have fun and learn about garden-related things after school this spring as part of the Norwalk Public Schools “After the Bell” program. Participation is arranged through Norwalk Public Schools.

After the Bell

Students from Rowayton School join our Rowayton Gardener team to have fun and learn about garden-related things after school this spring as part of the Norwalk Public Schools “After the Bell” program. Participation is arranged through Norwalk Public Schools.

Earth Matters

Children ages 2-4 and their caretakers are invited to join us in our summer Rowayton Library program at the Potting Shed! This year we will be focusing on nature inspired and upcycling projects: Please register 1 child at a time for each session so we can have an accurate headcount. …

Earth Matters

Children ages 2-4 and their caretakers are invited to join us in our summer Rowayton Library program at the Potting Shed! This year we will be focusing on nature inspired and upcycling projects: Please register 1 child at a time for each session so we can have an accurate headcount. …

Earth Matters

Children ages 2-4 and their caretakers are invited to join us in our summer Rowayton Library program at the Potting Shed! This year we will be focusing on nature inspired and upcycling projects: Please register 1 child at a time for each session so we can have an accurate headcount. …

Earth Matters

Children ages 2-4 and their caretakers are invited to join us in our summer Rowayton Library program at the Potting Shed! This year we will be focusing on nature inspired and upcycling projects: Please register 1 child at a time for each session so we can have an accurate headcount. …

A Fascination with Pumpkins

Please join us for a special evening at the Potting Shed on October 15th from 5:30 to 7 pm when Terrain Designer, Deborah Herbertson, will present “A Fascination with Pumpkins.” Everything’s coming up PUMPKINS for this demo and hands-on program with one of our favorite presenters.Ms. Herbertson will demonstrate how …

Carvathon: Carving Session #1

Join us for one of our most popular family activities! We will provide the carving tools, the pumpkins, our ever-charming Potting Shed ambiance and friendly volunteer staff. As always, we’ll offer two afternoons (choose either Monday, October 21st or Tuesday, October 22nd from 4 to 5:30 pm) of carving, followed …

Carvathon: Carving Session #2

Join us for one of our most popular family activities! We will provide the carving tools, the pumpkins, our ever-charming Potting Shed ambiance and friendly volunteer staff. As always, we’ll offer two afternoons (choose either Monday, October 21st or Tuesday, October 22nd from 4 to 5:30 pm) of carving, followed …

Carvathon: Pumpkin Stroll

Join us for the 2019 Pumpkin Stroll (Wednesday October 23rd from 6 to 7 pm) where we award each Carvathon pumpkin special accolades, offer apple cider and treats, games and a chance for the kids to see their creations all aglow. Intended for carvers, their families and friends – no …