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Plants That Clean the Air

July 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Jeff The Plant Guy Jeff will talk about the wonders of plants. Experience an educational and fun presentation by Jeff, the plant guy.  Jeff will amuse you as he takes you on a journey exploring the many indoor plants that actually remove toxins from the air that we breathe.  Hear about plants that traveled through space and the NASA study. Laugh about plants living the lifestyle of the rich and famous.  Are plants electrifying?  Fall in love with indoor plants and improve your health and well-being from their many benefits.  Join Jeff with his depth of knowledge, insight and visual imagery will keep you engaged.  He’s funny, historic, sometimes dramatic and otherwise quite entertaining.

If you have a question about a specific plant, please bring a picture, leaf, cutting or the whole plant, for an assessment by Jeff the Plant Guy for identification and or bug eradication.  If you have a plant to swap or a cutting to share please bring it along as well.

Presenter: Jeffrey Eleveld, CHT: A therapeutic Horticulturist owner of The People Plant Connection, brings therapeutic horticulture programs to adult communities and people in the four-state area.  Jeff also has invented The Go 2 Garden, a raised bed garden planter that is comfortable to garden at when either sitting or standing and is fully wheelchair assessable.  Another division, Awesome Fronts brings unique planting designs to the front planters of homes and businesses with plants that correspond to the season.  Something new every season.   The Li ‘l Plant Shop, Opened in October of 2017 in Downtown Plainville, CT. the store fetchers, Tropical Plants of all sizes, Flowering Plants, Herbs, Plant Jewelry, Dish Gardens & Terrariums, Bonsai, Holiday Arrangements, Kokedama and a rustic self-serve potting bench for P.I.Y. (plant you own) with 100s of small plants and accouterments such as mosses stones and lichens to choose from. Facebook@lilplantshop52

Jeff is lovingly named and referred to by his communities as Jeff, the plant guy. Jeff has over forty-five years’ experience in horticulture.  He is an avid bonsai enthusiast and plant collector boasting over two hundred plants in his personal collection and over one hundred deciduous and conifer bonsai that are kept outdoors. He has traveled extensively across Europe and South America visiting botanical gardens along the way.  Jeff is a soon to be published author, penning his own book on plant care.  Jeff has written articles for the Hartford Courant, The Green Thumb Print and Knox Park Foundation, presently Jeff writes a monthly article on plants and care in the Home Town Connection Newspapers.   Jeff is a past founding member of the Petit Foundations, Michaela’s Garden’s 4 O’clock Project.

Jeff, the plant guy and his brother Eric, bring therapeutic horticulture workshops and programs to over 1200 Individuals each month in assisted living communities, senior centers, senior communities, skilled nursing homes, libraries, hospitals and schools across Connecticut, Western Massachusetts, Southern Rhode Island and Eastern New York.

Register for this program using the form below, or download: Plants That Clean the Air


July 11
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Our Lady of Calvary Retreat Center


Our Lady of Calvary Retreat Center
31 Colton Street
Farmington, CT 06032 United States
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