Fairfield Library to hold horticultural program
Published 7:25 pm, Thursday, April 7, 2011
Fairfield Public Library's Woods Branch, in partnership with Fairfield Organic Teaching Farm, will launch its new Seed-To-Seed Library April 13 at 7 p.m. at the Pequot Library, 720 Pequot Ave. Doors will open at 6 p.m. for the public to meet with vendors.
The Seed-to-Seed Library orientation will take place April 16 from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Fairfield Woods branch at 1147 Fairfield Woods Road.
Tovah Martin, a garden writer and lecturer, will talk about garden stewardship, including horticultural preservation and how gardeners grapple with change at the event launch on April 13. She will address the challenges of bringing landscapes into the next generation. She will also discuss plant preservation and heirloom varieties and honoring the people who have worked to preserve vintage ornamentals.
Funding for the Seed-to-Seed Library, which will be housed at the Fairfield Woods branch, was provided by Fairfield Earth Day Committee, while the seeds for the Seed-to-Seed Library were donated by Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Co. in Mansfield, Mo., Comstock Ferre in Wethersfield and Renee's Garden in Felton, Calif.
Registration is required. Call 203-255-7308 or visit www.fairfieldpubliclibray.org.