Kathleen Connelly

Kathleen Connelly

Let Your Foundation Garden Say “Welcome Home” to Native Plants

Kathy Connolly is a landscape designer from Old Saybrook, CT, who places special emphasis on native plants and naturalized designs. She is a regular columnist for The Day community newspapers, which circulate throughout southeastern Connecticut. Connolly gives about 25 talks each year on foundation gardens, meadow development, groundcovers, vegetated buffers, deer resistance strategies, and other “green and growing” topics. She has a master’s degree in sustainable landscape planning and design from the Conway School, is an advanced master gardener, and a NOFA-accredited organic land care professional. Her website is www.SpeakingofLandscapes.com.

Native Plants for the Home

Let Your Foundation Gardens Say ‘Welcome Home’ to Native Plants

Room 11

How can we help beautiful native plants thrive in that traditional bastion of boxwoods and pachysandra, the foundation garden? In this one-hour session, landscape designer Kathy Connolly will focus on native shrubs, small trees, and perennials that suit foundation area gardens. She’ll also explore some of the special design challenges associated with this part of […]

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