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Sustainable, Ecological Landscaping Demonstrations

The Tolland County Agricultural Center is a demonstration site. Planning is underway for landscape practices such as lawn minimization, native plantings, rain water catchment, pervious surface alternatives, and others. The public can view practices and participate in hands-on workshops or self-guided tours.

Demonstration Photos

Tolland County rain garden. Rain Garden Demonstration at TAC.
Volunteers helping to install a butterfly garden. Volunteers help install butterfly garden demonstration.
Drought-tolerant planting demonstration at TAC. Drought-tolerant planting demonstration at TAC.
UConn Extension System staff take lawn samples. UConn Cooperative Extension System staff take samples during the lawn fertilization demonstration at TAC.
Volunteers removing milfoil from a local pond. Volunteers remove aggressive milfoil from pond -- part of an on-going vegetative management demonstration.