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 […]

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 […]

Join orchardist Peter Montgomery at the Earle Street Community Garden to learn basic skills in fruit tree pruning and maintenance. Peter will share best practices for encouraging productive and healthy trees, as well as insights into the history of fruit trees in Connecticut and the East Coast. Stay afterwards for a potluck cookout at the […]

Learn the basics of the cutting edge way to grow protein and fresh produce. Hydroponics uses water and micro/macro nutrients while aquaponics uses water with fish waste as the replacement for those nutrients. The class will include layouts of different designs and different uses for an economical and efficient way to grow food. It will […]