04/22/19 5:55am

Veggies from the Mattituck garden of Nick Ranieri. (Credit: Krysten Massa)

Using your garden as a springboard to refresh your home may sound like a tall order for some. From growing fruits and veggies to attracting colorful birds and pollinators, there are a variety of workshops scheduled on the North Fork that can make it simple to better connect your home and garden this spring.  (more…)

07/20/18 1:28pm

Friday, July 27, 6 p.m.: North Fork Environmental Council sponsors a tour of a native plant garden, 132 Promenade Dr., Aquebogue. Visit Mark Haubner’s garden and learn why native plants are best for the environment, why maintenance is much easier and more about the good you do when you choose these plants for your garden. RSVP: 631-298-8880, nfec1.org.

06/28/18 5:08pm

Saturday, July 7, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.: Garden tours and open house at Cornell University’s L.I. Horticultural Research & Extension Center, 3059 Sound Ave., Riverhead. Garden tours, lectures, demonstrations, plant sale, children’s activities. Free. Rain or shine. 631-727-3595. LongIslandHort.cornell.edu.