Midsummer 2021: Welcome Back Coffee dates | October luncheon dates … and more
September 2021: Welcome Back Coffee info | October luncheon invitation | November Program information | Civic Beautification photos | Triangle Chair fall notes | Lee Garden photos | Waveny Care sign ups | Zucchini Chocolate Cake | Asian Jumping Worms | Black and Gold Bumble Bee … and more
October 2021: October luncheon invitation | November program information: Kyle Riccoboni | Civic Beautification around town | History of Davenport Ridge monument | Lee Garden irrigation | Welcome coffee photos | Tortellini sausage soup | Gardening for birds … and more
November 2021: November program information: Kyle Riccoboni | Holiday Greens Workshop Sign Ups | Civic Beautification around town | Replanting triangle at Rt 106 and Weed St | Mrs. Trope’s Chicken Chili | Spotted Lanternfly Program registration | Native witch-hazel | NCBL vests … and more
December 2021: January program information: Kerry Ann Mendez | February program information: Sean Corenki | November program link: Kyle Riccoboni | Center Bell triangle | Bristow fernery | Lee Garden Witch Hazel ‘Harvest Moon’ | Lee Garden Wish List | Waveny Flower Arranging | El’s Apricot Bars | Classes as gifts … and more
January 2022: January program information: Kerry Ann Mendez | February program information: Sean Corenki | Holiday Wreaths and Greens photos | Town decorations | Leaf Swatting | Waveny Care December arrangements | Mango Chutney Chicken recipe | Native Plant Trust Plant Finder … and more
February 2022: February program information: Sean Corenki | March program information: Linda Larson | April program information: Kirk Brown as Frederick Law Olmsted | Little Free Library at Lee | Rare Azalea | Super Bread Bowl Spinach Artichoke Dip | Zinnias … and more
March 2022: March program information: Linda Larson | April program information: Kirk Brown as Frederick Law Olmsted | Flower Arranging Workshop | June Program information: Mather Homestead | New York Style Crumb Cake | Traveling Trowel dates | Lee Garden Visit celebration | Why Native Plants Matter … and more
April 2022:April program information: Frederick Law Olmsted: 200 Years of Growing America with Kirk Brown | Spring Buffet Luncheon info | June Program information: Mather Homestead | Triangle information including Jumping Worm links | Flower Arranging Workshop photos | NCBL Officers Slate for 2022-23 | Carrot Pineapple Cake | Karen Bussolini Registration … and more
May 2022: Spring Buffet Luncheon info | June Program info: Mather Homestead | Farmers Market in May | Memorial Day Parade | Waveny Care flower arranging help needed | Triangles and mulching information | Lee Garden photos and Open Garden Day | Civic Beautification spring photos | NCBL Officers Slate for 2022-23 | Blueberry Buckle | April Program photos … and more
June 2022:Triangle in need | Informal Garden Visits | October Luncheon Save the Date | Traveling Trowels: Library, Town Hall, and more | Dedication to Peggy Dannemann | Lee Garden May photos and Visit from Toby | photos from Spring Buffet and Luncheon | Annual Meeting photos | Coconut Shortbread Cookie … and more
September 2020-June 2021 Newsletters
September 2020: Thank You Volunteers! | Hanging Baskets | Mead Park | Triangles | Lee Garden | Morse Court | Zoom Meetings | Programs | Membership
October 2020: Program: No Place Like Home for your Plants | Friends of Bristow | Native Plant Sale | Pumpkin Bars with Yellow Cake Mix | Flowers at Waveny Care | Lee Garden in Fall | Triangle Signs | Nature Center Herb Garden | Hanging Baskets | Volunteer Opportunities | Honoring Faith Kerchoff | Peggy Dannemann’s Wedding Project | Weeding at Mead Park
November 2020: Program: Creating Decorative Winter Porch Pots | Native Plants for Lee Garden | Introducing Buds & Blooms | Apple Bread & Piccalilli Relish recipes | Fall Décor | No Rake Benefits | Spotted Lantern Fly | Lee Garden in Fall | New Bulbs for Lee | Triangle Fall Maintenance … and more
December 2020: January Program information: The Art of Gardening at Chanticleer | Note from Jenn Cipriano | Frances Palmer: Life in the Studio registration | Redbud at Lee Garden | SLOBs helping Civic Beautification | Raspberry-Brie Tartlets | Russian Teacakes | Leave the Leaves! | Losing a Giant … and more
January 2021: January Program information: The Art of Gardening at Chanticleer | February Program information: The Know Maintenance Perennial Garden with Roy Diblik | Recycling Christmas trees | Hellebores seen | Spotted Wintergreen at Lee Garden | Wreaths and Greens Workshop summary | Attracting Birds | Rob’s lights … and more
February 2021: February Program information: The Know Maintenance Perennial Garden with Roy Diblik | March Program information: Successful Hydrangeas with Lorraine Ballato | Saxe corner daffodil planting | Bugs in the winter | Super Bowl Bread Dip | and more …
March 2021: March Program information: Successful Hydrangeas with Lorraine Ballato | April Program information: Heroes of Horticulture with Barbara Paul Robinson | Historic slideshow of Lee Garden | Chamber Window plans | Mint Chocolate Pudding Cookie recipe … and more
April 2021: April Program information: Heroes of Horticulture with Barbara Paul Robinson | May Program information: Mount Vernon’s Gardens with Dean Norton | Triangle help needed | Hanging Baskets for 2021 | Lee Garden map | Remembering Joan Sargent | photos of Traveling Trowels | Native Plug Sale | Proposed Slate for 2021-2022 | Lemon Blueberry Bread … and more
May 2021: May Program information: Mount Vernon’s Gardens with Dean Norton | June Program information: The Cocktail Hour Garden with C.L. Fornari | Hydrangea information | Triangle help needed | | Lee Garden Historic Document | Gold Star Walk | Train Station Clean Up | French Toast Casserole | No Mow May | Native Plant Resources … and more
June 2021: June Program links for C.L. Fornari | Hanging Baskets revealed | Memorial Day Parade photos | Link to Welfleet Garden Club presentation | Lee Garden visit by Toby Winiarski and family | Plein Air Painters | Mead Park Postcard | New Board | Corn and Black Bean Salsa … and more
September 2019-June 2020 Newsletters
September 2019: Autumn luncheon information | LobsterFest information | Tallying hours | Mill River Park and more …
October 2019: November program info (Beatrix Farrand’s American Landscapes) | Waveny flower photos September | Triangle photos | Post Office drop off video | Town Hall for fall | Lee Garden coffee | buckeyes and more …
November 2019: November program info (Beatrix Farrand’s American Landscapes) | Annual Appeal Stuffing Party information | Holiday Greens information | NCBL ornament | October Waveny arrangements | Autumn luncheon with Jane Hurwitz summary and photos | new plantings at Lee | winterberry at Lee | members’ dahlias and more …
December 2019: January program info (The Art of Floral Design) | Greens Workshop Info | Mid-Winter Tea save the date | Bulb planting | Gold Star Walk | Morse Court Trees | November program (Beatrix Farrand’s American Lanscapes) review | NCBL Holiday Ornament | NCBL note cards and more …
January 2020: January program info (The Art of Floral Design) | Midwinter Tea information | Floral arranging in December at Waveny | Holiday Greens photos | Canoe Hill and Laurel Roads triangle | Annual Appeal update | Lee Garden winter walks announced and more …
February 2020: March programs: Doug Tallamy and Karen Bussolini | Flower Arranging Workshop | Triangle help needed | January Program review (The Art of Floral Design) | Tool Donation | Online Resources and more …
March 2020: March programs: Doug Tallamy and Karen Bussolini | Flower Arranging Workshop | April program: C.L. Fornari | Heroes of Horticulture with NCGC | Laurel Road / Canoe Hill Triangle | Midwinter Tea photos | Lee Garden snowdrops | members spring blooms | Gridiron event and more …
April 2020: Facebook Group | Doug Tallamy lecture link | Downloadable Weeding Reference from CAES and more …
May 2020: Facebook Group | Slate of Officers for 2020-2021 | Membership form | Lee Garden report and photos | Civic Beautification and Triangle photos | Elephant Ears | Virtual programs … and more
June 2020: Programs Plan | How to Zoom | New Board announced | Waveny flower pots | Heirloom Table download | Karen Bussolini review | Hanging Baskets | Lee Garden | Laurel Road triangle | Route 106 123 triangle | Mead Park patio | Gold Star Walk and bridge … and more.
September 2018-June 2019 Newsletters
September 2018 – Revisit our summer activities and read about our upcoming luncheon.
October 2018 – September photos | Town Hall still blooming | Thrift Shop triangle | West and Oenoke triangle | Fall sightings at Lee Garden | New Lee Garden terrace is built | Lobsterfest photos and more.
November 2018 – November program info | Volunteers needed | Waveny arranging photos | Town Hall in Fall | Lee Garden barn | Woodman donation | Tulip trees | Autumn luncheon summary (“All the Presidents’ Gardens” with Marta McDowell) | canna lilies and more.
December 2018 – January program info | Holiday shopping event | Wreaths and Greens photos | Tulips planted | Lee Garden report | November program summary (“City Green: Public Gardens of New York” with Jane Garmey) | boxwood blight | saffron | winterberry and more.
January 2019 – January program info | February program info | Copia workshop info | Annual Appeal 2019 | South Ave & Gerdes Road triangle dogwood | Lee Garden winterberry | Waveny flower photos | Against the Grain photos | Forcing paperwhites
February 2019 – February program info | March program info | Annual Appeal 2019 | 80th Anniversary Save the Date | January Program summary (“Impressionists in the Garden: From Vista to Vase” with ArtScapades) | Witch Hazel at Lee Garden | Grasses
March 2019 – April program info | February Program summary (“Spring Wildflowers of the Northeast” with Carol Gracie | Soil Testing with UCONN Extension | Moss Spores | Lending Library | Chocolate Spice Hearts Recipe | February photos | Winter Blooms | and more
April 2019 – May program info | March Program summary (View of the movie “The Gardener”) | Spring activities and help needed | New Mulch in Triangles and More about Mulch | White Oak Shade and Nursery Road Triangle photos | Droopy hydrangeas | Lee Garden March blooms
May 2019 – April program summary (Ken Druse: “The New Shade Garden: Creating a Lush Oasis in the Age of Climate Change”) | June program info | Membership renewal | Spring Activities Help Needed | Lee Garden Wish List | Big Dig at the Post Office Drop Off | Town Hall Tulips | Thrift Shop Triangle | George Fox at Lee Garden | Patrick Comins at Lee Garden
June 2019 – May program summary (Paulette Tavormina) | Post Office Drop Off Plantings | Hanging Baskets | Memorial Day Parade | Lee Garden SLOBs | Lee Garden Secret Garden | Lee Garden podcast | 80th Anniversary Review | Garlic Mustard
Summer Update 2019 – Autumn luncheon announcement | Annual meeting recap | Jeanne Gnuse’s garden tour | Kathy Lapolla’s garden bench dedication | Thank you coffee at Mead Park | and more …
September 2017-June 2018 Newsletters
September 2016-June 2017 Newsletters
September 2015-June 2016 Newsletters
FEBRUARY 2016 – Lots of exciting things are in the works for the next couple of months – Victorian Tea, Annual Appeal, growing our hanging basket flowers, Lee Garden… click here and out the February Newsletter!
JANUARY 2016 – Check out our January Newsletter! We’ve been busy over the past month helping to deck out town with festive holiday wreaths, bulb planting, and getting ready for new programs in the new year…. Click here to view the complete newsletter.
NOVEMBER 2015 – Everyone is getting ready for the holidays! Several events helping us do just that. We could still use some volunteers to help us with arranging and putting out flowers at Waveny Care Center. Click here to view the complete newsletter.
OCTOBER 2015 – Lots of exciting things happening this Fall! Town Hall’s dedication ceremony with the landscape design and plantings proudly donated by the NCBL, more planters downtown being added next year, and we still could use some volunteers to help arrange and put our flowers at Waveny Care Center. Click here to view the complete newsletter.
SEPTEMBER 2015 – Welcome Back! RSVP for our Autumn Luncheon, volunteer to help with Waveny Care flowers, come to the Lobsterfest, and enjoy pictures of summer in New Canaan! Click here to view complete newsletter.
September 2014-June 2015 Newsletters
JUNE 2015 – See pictures of our spring events! Click here to view the complete newsletter.
May 2015 – Our next meeting is on Wednesday, May 6th at the New Canaan Nature Center. Come hear about the beautiful gardens of the Hudson Valley. Click here to view the complete newsletter.
April 2015 – Plan to come to the Nature Center on April 1st for spring flower inspiration. Volunteer to help at Tablescapes and reserve your tickets as well. Click here to view the complete newsletter.
MARCH 2015 – Come to the next meeting on March 4th to hear about fabulous faux silk flowers! Also make your Tablescapes reservations and plan to participate ahead of time. Click here to view the complete newsletter,
FEBRUARY 2015 – Be inspired on February 4th to start a vegetable garden in any space you have! Click here to view the complete newsletter.
JANUARY 2015 – Come to the first meeting of the year on January 7th, see pictures of our holiday events! Click here to view the complete newsletter.
DECEMBER 2014 – Read Carol’s letter to inspire us to “decorate, celebrate and give thanks” for this holiday season, see fall pictures of Lee Garden, and plan to help with the annual appeal and Tablescapes. Click here to view complete newsletter.
NOVEMBER 2014 – Plan to come to the November 5th meeting and Bows workshop, see our board members and also fall pictures of New Canaan. Click here to view complete newsletter.
OCTOBER 2014 – Mark your calendars for the November meeting and Bows workshop and enjoy the Autumn Luncheon pictures. Click here to view complete newsletter.
SEPTEMBER 2014 – RSVP for our Autumn Luncheon, volunteer to help with Waveny Care flowers, come to the Lobsterfest, and enjoy pictures of summer in New Canaan! Click here to view complete newsletter.