HELPFUL LINKS

Here are some helpful links. The Enfield Garden Club is a member of Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut, New England Region and National Garden Clubs.

Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut, Inc. (FGCCT)
National Garden Clubs, Inc. (NGC)           
New England Region (NER)


Other Garden Clubs within the Region:
The Garden Club Federation of Maine, Inc.
The Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts, Inc.
New Hampshire Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc.
Rhode Island Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc. 


University of Connecticut
Ladybug Blog -- UCONN home and garden education center
Email garden questions to: ladybug@uconn.edu  

UCONN Extension Service
www.extension.uconn.edu 

Connecticut Invasive Plants
Connecticut Invasive Plants Working Group and List

Connecticut Agriculture Stations

Tolland and Windsor are both a short distance from Enfield.  They have many helpful programs and you can get your soil tested there.

Connecticut Association of Wetland Scientists

Connecticut Gardener pertinent information for our location here in Connecticut.  Check out what's happening on their calendar
National Resources Conservation Service -- Connecticut USDA

Gardening with Native Plants
Connecticut Botanical Society
Connecticut Audubon

 Birds
 Cornell Lab of Ornithology  

Town of Enfield Public Library
Helpful information about many things. Something new is the Enfield Press is digitizing old issues of the newspaper.  Go to the above link, scroll down to resources,  Under newspaper indexes you will find the Enfield Press.  Explore the various articles about Enfield.  There is a May 1884 article about Super Phosphate.

Here are some other interesting and helpful sites and destinations. 
Connecticut Horticulture Society
Elizabeth Park Conservancy
The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Florence Griswold Museum
Berkshire Botanical Garden


Wistariahurst Holyoke, Massachusetts
Wickham Park
Wickham Park, Manchester CT. There are many different gardens there to visit. The newest is the Scottish Garden and the English Garden.

Plant Identification
www.theplantlist.org
www.plantipedia.com


Texas A&M University AgriLife Extension
Take a course and get a certificate in their Earth-Kind Master Gardener program.  Also lots of helpful information from A to Z....also check out the roses for sustainability. 

About Bees and Butterflies
The Xerces Society of Invertebrate Conservation
www.crownbees.com



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