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  • Stratford Student Club Helps The Environment

    Stratford Student Club Helps The Environment
  • What Poinsettias, Hydrangea and Bougainvillea Have In Common

    What Poinsettias, Hydrangea and Bougainvillea Have In Common
    Poinsettias, hydrangeas and bougainvillea don’t look alike or do they? Well, the plants have different shapes and they are of different colors. So how are they somewhat the same? Here it is – what we call flowers are all modified leaf...

    Perlite and vermiculite: Your soil's important minerals

    Look up the word "vermiculite" in Henry Beard and Roy McKie's hilarious "A Gardener's Dictionary" and you'll see it defined as an "obscure order of nuns devoted to gardening." In fact (as opposed to in fun), it is a silicate material similar to mica...

    Towns Offer Classes In Growing Your Own Food

    A fresh picked tomato from a garden is wonderful to eat, and healthy too. So why not grow some? That's the point of a free home gardening program offered this month to Berlin, Newington, Rocky Hill and Wethersfield residents by the regional health...

    On Gardening: Chinese fringetrees appear to be covered in snow

    The Chinese fringetrees have been on the spectacular side the last week or so, and they will be the same in your garden as they have in Savannah, Ga. Botanically speaking they are known as Chionanthus retusus, with Chionanthus meaning snow flower. Snow...