Griffin Hospital will host a free
talk about getting active through lawn care on Wed., March 29 at 6 p.m. at the
hospital, 130 Division Street, Derby.
Are you green with envy for your
neighbor's lawn? Learn the secrets of the professionals and golf courses to
keep your lawn green and healthy. Experienced horticulturalist Francine
Vallillo will present “All about Lawns,” providing tips on improving your lawn
by selecting the right seed mix, knowing when to fertilize and how to mow
properly. The talk will identify types of insects, diseases and weeds and how
to prevent and control them.
According to the Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention yard work is a moderate-intensity level
activity, which the CDC recommends two and a half hours of each week to help
prevent chronic health conditions.
This series is part of Griffin
Hospital's Healthy U program, a series of free wellness talks featuring Griffin
Hospital medical experts and community partners providing trusted health
information and answers to questions on a wide range of topics. Light
refreshments will be served.
To reserve your spot or for more
information, call 203-732-1511 or visit the calendar at griffinhealth.org.