RESOURCES

Soil Labs and Testing Facilities

University of Connecticut Extension

Basic soil-testing for pH, calcium, lime, etc.

Logan Labs 

This lab does more extensive testing and provides an explanation of any deficiencies. 

Tools and Seeds

Johnny's Selected Seeds

A full service catalogue of seeds and tools. A favored supplier 

Chas C. Hart Seed Company

Local seeds from Wethersfield, CT

Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds 

Some interesting old varieties

High Mowing Organic Seeds

Organic seeds grown for our climate

Lancaster Agriculture Products

One-stop shopping for bionutrient supplies and seeds for healthy soils

Farmtek 

Greenhouse supplies

Rimol

Greenhouse systems

Organizations
Prefered Nurseries & Hardware

Burnett's Country Store  380 New London Road (Rte. 85), Salem, CT  

Smith's Acres  4 W. Main Street, Niantic, CT 

Malerba's Farm  634 New London Tpk, Norwich, CT 

Holdridge Home & Garden Showplace  749 Col. Ledyard Hwy, Ledyard, CT

Johnson's True Value  40 Fort Hill Road, Groton, CT

Cash True Value Home Center 

1561 Main St., Willimantic, CT

300 Flanders Road, E. Lyme, CT

9 Hendel Drive, Mystic, CT

United Builders Supply

45 Richard's Grove Rd., Waterford, CT

31 Industrial Park Rd., Niantic, CT

Other Resources

Blue Slope Farm

Beautiful animal compost for large gardens

Compost

Many town dumps supply free composted leaves which are perfect for beds and walkways, but it needs extra nutrients added to use as soil

Seaweed

Many private property owners are happy to have you harvest the seaweed on their beaches. Some towns will deliver seaweed to larger gardens. Call the Public Works department

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