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Regenerative Farming – What is it and why is it important?

Regenerative Farming from ‘Organic’ to ‘Regenerative Organic’ – It Starts in the Soil What does ‘regenerative farming’ really mean? Well, It’s the process of replenishing nutrients in plots of land that have been exploited for decades and then ultimately repairing the damage. It can completely transform a landscape and return biodiversity to an otherwise starved…

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#NoMowMay: Four Reasons to Hold Off on Mowing Your Lawn in May!

Two weeks are left in this glorious spring month and we want to talk a little more about how not mowing your lawn, for just one month, can really allow the wildflowers to bloom, which in turn will support the bee, and other pollinator, population. Here in CT, the buzz of lawnmowers is a weekly…

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Pollinator-Friendly Garden – Spring to Fall

Did you know that although bees are not colorblind they see color in a completely different way than humans? Bees use UV light to locate their food sources and will zero in on flowering plants that bloom in their favorite colors (meaning those most visible to them), which are yellow, purple, blue, white, violet and…

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Today is National Seed Swap Day!

With the mega-frigid temperatures we’ve been enduring here in CT, it is extremely hard to imagine the sweet warmth of spring. However, today must serve as a reminder to us all that spring is indeed just around the corner, because it’s National Seed Swap Day! We have to admit, seed swapping is not something we’ve…

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