Tag: Orchard Valley Garden Club

Experts in the grass…and with glass

Several members of the Orchard Valley Garden Club met at a member’s home to create glass flowers, which they will be selling this May at their annual plant sale to benefit their scholarship fund. Above, from left, Paula Liebovitz, Kristen…

Farm to table

With help from two DePaolo staff and L.E.A.F. exec. director Mark Ramsay, local students are able to grow enough produce to have their own table at the Farmers Market on the Green on Fridays. The gardens were completed with help…

Meetings listed in Aug. 25 edition

ONGOING SOUTHINGTON CHAMBER IN THE MORNING. 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. at The Orchards, 34 Hobart St. on the third Wednesday of the month. Sponsored by the Southington Chamber of Commerce. Seminar offers business-building information, networking. Attendees encouraged to bring…

A grant for growing at Plantsville school

Orchard Valley Garden Club recently awarded Plantsville Elementary School a $500 grant for their plans to create Foxy’s Vegetable Garden. The applicants were first grade teacher Regina Albee and parent partner Bonnie Plourde who plan to build three organic raised…

Local gardeners reap the awards

The Orchard Valley Garden Club (OVGC) of Southington were honored with two awards at the Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut meeting in October. The local garden club received the Luckner Youth Award and the Pamela C. Hebert Garden of Youth…