Community Events

KNOX offers a variety of exciting events for members, volunteers, gardeners, and the public. For more information on events, contact KNOX at 860-951-7694. Reserve your spot and lunch at volunteer events by contacting Nicola Allen, Community Outreach Manager.

  • Green Team Event – KNOX Greenhouse

    May 20, 2017 9:00 am

    Join the Greater Hartford Green Team in the KNOX Greenhouse. We’ll be arranging and planting flowers in the giant planters which will be placed around downtown. E-mail and let her know you’re coming! The Greater Hartford Green Team meets the third Saturday of each month from March Through October 2017 from 9 am to 1 pm. We will be […]

  • Fruit Tree Tenders – Urban Roots Workshop

    May 20, 2017 11:00 am

    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 […]

  • Native Gardening in Connecticut: How to Attract Monarch Butterflies with Visual Appeal

    June 11, 2017 1:00 pm

    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 […]