Category Archives: Flora & Fauna

The Language of Flowers

A special invite extended to all our Friends and Members! Presented by the Hamden Land Trust, co-sponsored by Friends of Brooksvale Park, Inc. Speaker: Rebecca McMackin – Director of Horticulture for Brooklyn Bridge Park Lecture Title: The Language of Flowers: … Continue reading

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Take a Pic not a Plant – Please!

PLEASE…pLeAse, Puh-leeze DO NOT pick the wildflowers (or plants) that are blooming in the park. They are growing in the park where they are because they are in the perfect location THERE to do so. DO take pictures if you … Continue reading

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A Sweet Native

Trying to plant native species in your yard will help attract the right kinds of birds, bees, insects and critters to it. As compared to 20 years ago many nurseries, garden centers and even big box stores are more and … Continue reading

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