Over the last hundred years, as working farms gave way to emerging woods, trees have come to define the look and feel of Wilton, this handsome old pilgrim town whose character is present in every woodland, stream, and old stone wall.
As long as she can remember, Pepe Maynard has marked family birthdays, deaths, anniversaries, and other special ocassions by planting trees. Trees are the leitmotif of her Bedford garden and her gardening in general.
Adam Wheeler, manager at Broken Arrow Nursery in Hamden, has a unique hobby of growing marvelously large pumpkins. He talks about the journey from sod to the judge’s scale and how it requires total commitment.