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COMMUNITY NOTES: Order Deadline Today For Conservation District’s Earth Day Plant Sale; Pooch Palace To Host ‘Business After Hours’ Tonight; Exhibition Packed With Talent At Senior Center On Wednesday

Last Day To Order Plants For Earth Day Plant Sale

Today, April 3, is your last chance to order plants from the Northwest Conservation District’s 30th Earth Day Plant Sale catalog. The catalog was mailed to everyone’s home but a copy of it is available online on the Conservation District’s website. Pre-ordered plants will be available for pick up during the three-day Earth Day Plant Sale during the weekend of April 20 through April 22 held at the Goshen Fairgrounds.

Plants available in the catalog are:

  • evergreen seedlings such as Norway Spruce and Balsam Fir;
  • native shrubs and ornamentals such as Guinevere Butterfly Bush and Kaleidoscope Mountain Laurel;
  • shrubs and trees such as Spice Bush and ‘Young Lady’ Smoke Tree;
  • edibles such as peach and apple trees, berries and asparagus;
  • ground covers such as pachysandra and periwinkle.

To place your order online, visit the Northwest Conservation District’s Earth Day Plant Sale store.

There are also a number of perennials including astilbes, clematis, peonies, etc. which cannot be pre-ordered but which will be available for purchase during the three-day sale at the Goshen Fairgrounds. To see a full list of the perennials available see the Perennials list on the NCD’s website.

This Plant Sale is the biggest fundraiser benefiting the Northwest Conservation District. Help support this great organization by buying your garden plants from them during their 30th Earth Day Plant Sale.

‘Business After Hours’ This Evening At Pooch Palace

Pooch Palace is hosting a ‘Business After Hours’ this afternoon, Tuesday, April 3, from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 welcome the business community to their new location at 196 Main Street in the Pine Meadow section of New Hartford. Invited to the event are New Hartford Business Council members, Canton Chamber of Commerce members and prospective members of either organization. There will be appetizers, a variety of beverages and desserts.

Charlene Martel, the owner of Pooch Palace, will give a brief presentation to introduce everyone to the newly-expanded services she offers at her business. There will also be a brief Business Council update given by acting President Ron Miller.

For more information about Pooch Palace visit the Pooch Palace website. For more information about the New Hartford Business Council visit the Business Council’s website.

Got Talent? Come & See The Work Of Those Who Do!

The following is information we received regarding the Talent Exhibition being held at the Senior Center tomorrow, Wednesday, April 4:

You’re Invited to a Talent Exhibition being held on Wednesday, April 4 from 12:00 noon until 2:00 pm at the New Hartford Senior Center.

Come join us in celebrating the talented members of our community! Meet the artists who: draw, paint, sew, knit, crochet, make furniture, garden, make pottery, dance, photography, craft, write, etc. Artists will be available to chat about their craft, answer questions and share their knowledge.

The Talent Exhibition is free; refreshments will be served.

For more information contact Jean Barnicoat, Senior Center Director, at 860-379-3980 or email Jean at

Some of the artwork that will be displayed at the Talent Exhibition. Photo: Mary Femniak

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  • Jean B.

    I hope lots of people come to see what amazing talent there is in New Hartford!


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