As this year has shown, our growing season in the Northeast is often shorter than desired, especially for those trying to grow longer season crops. But you don’t have to build a whole greenhouse in order to grow long into the winter. Come out and learn some simple ways to extend your growing period. This […]

Ever wondered when was the right time to prune a tree? Want to learn how to identify, treat, and prevent damages or injuries to trees? Interested in learning more about Hartford’s tree diversity? Come join us for KNOX’s 2016 Tree Tenders Workshops where you will learn from experts how to maintain and nurture your neighborhood […]

Nourish your imaginative gardening side with this hands-on workshop led by fairy garden enthusiast and Hartford resident Susan Peters! Reimagine the spaces in your yard that can create tiny worlds for kids and adults alike to enjoy. Find nooks in old tree roots that can give rise to whorled doors. Thatch together mini roofs with […]

How to Attract Monarch Butterflies with Visual Appeal Learn native strategies for gardening to attract monarch butterflies in this workshop led by Teri Powell. Monarch butterfly populations have suffered in recent decades due to habitat destruction by humans. Monarchs are important pollinators as well as a food source for many birds and caterpillars. Their health […]

City Forester Heather Dionne and the Tree Advisory Commission have scheduled two workshops to train people to identify Ash trees and record information about them.  This is intended to prepare people to assist with efforts assessing the extent of the City’s Ash trees and the impact of the Emerald Ash Borer.  We need all the […]

City Forester Heather Dionne and the Tree Advisory Commission have scheduled two workshops to train people to identify Ash trees and record information about them.  This is intended to prepare people to assist with efforts assessing the extent of the City’s Ash trees and the impact of the Emerald Ash Borer.  We need all the […]

Learn about KNOX’s Incubator Farming Program and tour the Hartford Grown Headquarters farm. In partnership with UConn, KNOX will host a yearlong urban farmer training program in Hartford starting in the fall of 2016. This program is perfect for community gardeners who would like to scale up their production levels to sell at local markets. […]