Small Backyard Patio Designs with Kathy Connolly

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Kathy ConnollyKathy Connolly is a talented garden designer, writer, coach and speaker.  She has a fabulous gardening blog at  Kathy has worked with beautiful landscapes for 30 years, including meadows, woodland edges, shade plants and foundation gardens.  She loves working with native plants and organic techniques.  Kathy is a regular columnist for The Day Zip 06 in New London CT and writes for


In This Episode You Will Discover:

  • tips for overwintering leeks, potatoes and herbs based on zone
  • smart lawn alternatives – no-mow, low mow and meadows
  • perennial grasses and flowers – self-sustaining natives for pollinator support
  • “Little Bluestem”, fescues, moss and winterberry discussions
  • garden design ideas for landscaping inspiration
  • Chester thornless blackberries, winter savory and Black-Eyed Susans



Gardening Resources Mentioned

Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center –

New England Go Botany –

Johnny’s Selected Seeds –
Attracting Native Pollinators: The Xerces Society Guide to Conserving North American Bees and Butterflies and Their Habitat

Urban and Suburban Meadows: Bringing Meadowscaping to Big and Small Spaces

This is the book Kathy mentioned on the show! 

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Listen To Kathy tell us about small backyard patio designs Here: