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Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Natureworks & Native Works
My garden club, Connecticut Valley Garden Club held its monthly meeting today.While I always look forward to these meetings, today I was especially excited as a friend of mine was the speaker.Nancy DuBrule-Clemente who is the founder and owner of Natureworks of Northford came to speak about successions of bloom with native plants.Nancy is as crazy about gardening as I am (this can be hard to find) and her enthusiasm over plants is contagious. I love Nancy! She is a super green gardener who uses native plants and organic products a lot.
Nancy talked about over 80 plants offering flowers, exceptional foliage or fruit throughout the year.The following few plants are ones that I find exceptional and hope to add to my plant family (a.k.a. Garden) this year:
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