In the News
Portrait of An Aquifer: 'Our Sole Source' to Premiere June 22
Both a dream and a labor of love, a 37-minute film that took shape over the past three years delves into both the beauty and the problems surrounding Newtown’s water quality. Our Sole Source, a Pootatuck Watershed Association (PWA) film, will be premiered on Friday, June 22, at 7 pm, at C.H. Booth Library.
Boxwood Blight A New Concern For Landscapers And Gardeners
Gardeners need to be cautious, but there is no need to panic over the news that boxwood blight, caused by the fungus Cylindrocladium buxicola, has been identified in Fairfield County, said Dr. Sharon M. Douglas of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES) in New Haven.
The Huge Task Of Clearing The Roadside Before The Snow Flies – Again
A Greener Backyard Is Not About Grass
How green is your grass? If the lawn is plush and emerald, it probably is not “green” at all.
Earth Day Schedule, Vendors Filling Up
March’s weather coaxes early buds on trees and the first moist scents of life in a landscape waking with spring in the weeks before Newtown’s annual Earth Day celebration.
Environmentally Sound Landscaping Program Planned
The town will present an informational program on environmentally responsible landscaping for residential properties at a session scheduled for late this month.