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Member: Kathleen Connolly

Company Speaking of Landscapes, LLC
Address 60 North Cove Road
Old Saybrook CT 06475
Phone Numbers Work: 8603880710
Cell: 8603880710
Primary Business Landscape Architecture/Design, Educational Institution
Other Primary Business Kathy Connolly is a landscape designer, writer, and speaker who helps people enjoy and care for their home and community landscapes. Kathy emphasizes earth-friendly designs such as meadows, low-mow lawns, and vegetated buffers, all featuring as many native plants as possible. Her clients include municipalities, state parks, homeowners, and nonprofit organizations. She has a Master’s degree from the Conway School’s graduate program in sustainable landscape planning and design. She is an accredited organic land care professional and an advanced master gardener. Kathy writes the Green and Growing column for The Day community papers, which circulate throughout southeastern Connecticut. She is the former lawn-alternatives editor for (formerly Her work has appeared in numerous other publications and websites, such as Lawn and Landscape, Connecticut Woodlands, and The Habitat. Connolly is a speaker for Native Plant Trust, Connecticut College Arboretum, Connecticut Forest and Park Association, museums, libraries, garden clubs, conservation organizations, master gardeners, and garden centers. She is active on the organizing committee for the Connecticut Invasive Plants Working Group. Her website is
Specialties Ecological Restoration,
Invasives Removal,
Native Plants,
Certifications Master Gardener,
Organic Land Care
Other Certifications Memberships: GardenComm Association for Garden Communicators, Native Plant Trust, Connecticut Forest and Park Association, NOFA AOLCP, Connecticut Botanical Society, Connecticut College Arboretum
Memberships MasterGardener, nofa

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