Sunday, October 6 at 1:30 p.m.
At the Red Barn
345 Valley Falls Road, Vernon, CT

Speaker:  Kathleen Connolly
Native Plants for the Home and Community Landscape

Kathleen will discuss native plants and why they should be incorporated into our home and community landscapes.  Her talk will cover the role of native plants in supporting birds and pollinators, as well as approaches in a managed landscape.

Kathleen is a landscape designer and garden coach, as well as author of the “Green and Growing” column in the New London Day.  She holds a master’s degree in Sustainable Landscape Planning and Design.  Also, she is an Advanced Master Gardner, a member of the New England Wildflower Society, Connecticut Forest & Parks Association, and the Garden Writers Association.  Visit her website at

A short business meeting will precede the talk.

Directions: I-84 to Exit 66; head south on Bolton Road for one mile, then right on Valley Falls Road. Park at the Red Barn or in the parking lot at Valley Falls Park, just past the barn on the left.

ARTISTS DAY at the FARM – 2013

Sunday, August 25th
345 Valley Falls Road, Vernon CT

Public Viewing: 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm

  • Stroll around the scenic hillsides at Valley Falls Farm!
  • Visit with Connecticut plein air artists as they paint!
  • View the artists’ work for sale in the red barn!
  • Listen to the guitar/mandolin duo Handler & Levesque!
  • Join a historic tour of the Farm!

The public is invited between noon and 3:00 pm to enjoy these activities. There are no entrance fees.

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