Useful Links

Environmental and Conservation Links

  • UCONN Connecticut Invasive Plant Work Group – to obtain a list of invasive plants in Connecticut: www.cipwg.uconn.edu

  • Energize Ct: For a fee, Energize CT will evaluate your home’s energy performance and will install basic energy-saving measures, usually valued at more than the fee: www.energizeconnecticut.com

  • Buy Nothing Glastonbury CT is an organization that offers members a way to give, share or lend any items. There is no buying or selling on this website: On Facebook, go to “Buy Nothing Glastonbury, CT”

  • Glastonbury Food Recycling Program – Residents may bring food waste to the Transfer Station for recycling (do not include plastic bags). The waste is sent to Quantum Biopower, a CT company that turns waste into electric power and compost.

Gardening Links

  • Connecticut Gardener – CT calendar of events, articles and other resources: www.conngardener.com

  • Perennial Resources – Perennial Encyclopedia features plant pictures, plant specifications, care and

companion plants as well as search function: www.perennialresource.com

  • UCONN Home & Garden Education Center (HGEC)

    • Provides gardening information (e.g. monthly garden tips), plant database, article archives.

    •  UCONN tests soil and provides detailed report for $12.

    • HGEC Plant Submission app will provide plant identification and/or problem diagnosis

after receiving a digital photo: www.ladybug.uconn.edu.

  • The Connecticut Agricultural Experimental Station (CAES) – Free soil testing with detailed report.

Provides answers to plant and insect problems as well as tick testing: www.portal.ct.gov/caes.

Other organization Links

  • Connecticut Audubon Center in Glastonbury:  www.ctaudubon.org, then select “Glastonbury Center”