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We are a group of Plant Enthusiasts dedicated to “Grow Beyond the Zone” through Education, Sharing & Cultivating.

We love to share our knowledge of horticulture with all it’s trials and tribulations… join us as we interact with our speakers and members before, during & after the presentation. Our meetings are very interactive & we enjoy each others company in a small group setting.

Leslie Shields

President

Ellen O. Bender

Vice President

MARYANNE GRYBOSKI

Treasurer
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Mary Anna Martell

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Rose Riley

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Kathy Simmons

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Keri Milne

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Fun loving group of horticulturalists

Last year I had such a great time making a garland at the Hardy Plant Society's December meeting. Ellen Bender snapped this kooky shot of me in action. This group loves fun as much as they do plants! This year, Dec. 7, @ 7pm in the Solomon House, Wethersfield, I will be their speaker, demonstrating how to scan evergreens! All are invited...
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Permaculture, Pollinators, Herbs & Afternoon Tea… 2-5pm May 26th, 2016

May. 25, 2016 by

In May we will feature our 2nd trip to a personal garden. Join us starting at 2pm on Thursday, May 26th, 2016 as we explore Terri’s garden, then enjoy an herbal tea & cookie repast as we absorb the scented

“Pollinators and the Plants That Support Them” 7pm Wednesday April 27th, 2016 **note location change… Wethersfield’s Pitkin Community Center

Apr. 22, 2016 by

Meet our next speaker, Pamm Cooper. Wednesday, April 27th, 2016 Pamm will present “Pollinators and the Plants That Support Them”. Pamm is shown here taking amazing shots of TAC’s Praying Mantids hatching after a Master Gardener’s Hot Topics Class.  

New, Exciting Hardy Trees and Shrubs (Natives Too!!) for the Forward Thinking Gardener Sunday, March 20th, 2016

Mar. 20, 2016 by

TONIGHT’s Meeting… “New and Exciting Cultivars for the Forward Thinking Gardener” is a date change to get Vincent Simeone as our speaker…. Sunday night March 20th, 2016 at 7:30 pm. At the usual location… The Solomon Welles House in Wethersfield,

Charley Eiseman’s Blog “BUG TRACKS”

Oct. 21, 2015 by

Charley is a freelance Naturalist based in Western Massachusetts and working throughout New England.  His passion is to continually deepen his connection with natural surroundings and help others to do the same.  He is presenting “Native Plants as Insect Habitat: 

Variegated Plants-Part 1

Variegated Plants-Part 1

Sep. 15, 2015 by

Tom Cox is our speaker on Wednesday, September 16th, 2015  Here is a blog posting of his on Variegated Plants…  to whet your whistle about his talk on “Pendulous Plants and Variegated Plants” Variegated Plants Part 1 Like the Japanese,

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