Holly Kocet

  • A Glimpse of the Garden: Local Organizations Join To Renew Hilltop Gardens

    “A Glimpse Of The Garden” is a seasonal miniseries focusing on the heart of a gardener’s work — a special spot, an extraordinary plant, a place of respite, or a place that evokes a heartfelt memory.

  • Garden Club Celebrates 60th Anniversary

    Carefully planned and crafted centerpieces were found at each table last week during The Garden Club of Newtown 60th anniversary celebration. Each of the 16 tables blossomed with living floral arrangements created by members of the club.

  • Battling Plants At Home: Garden Club Display Helps Residents ID Invasives

    Do you know what’s growing in your backyard?

    Thanks to the Garden Club of Newtown members’ efforts, residents can take a look at some of the problem plants that are thriving in Newtown. Information and photos of these plants are now on display at C.H. Booth Library.

  • Keeping Backyard Birds Healthy And Happy 'A Feel-Good Thing To Do'

    Birds are “amazing,” said Garden Club of Newtown President Holly Kocet. Recently she noticed, “The birds were so busy at the feeders.”

    But as temperatures dropped to frigid single digits and lower this month, she wondered how they can survive the freeze.

    Ms Kocet, who contributes to the garden club’s newsletter with informational pieces about wildlife, again put her thoughts down in an e-mail to The Bee.