Using An Ecological Approach To Caring For Your Landscape

Robin in the Garden is an organic land care company doing consulting, garden care and landscaping to help you maximize the enjoyment of your property. We listen to your interests and assess your yard's growing conditions during consultations, design work and yard work.

Whether you would like to do the work yourself and just need expert advice or you want us to take care of all of the details from start to finish, we will enjoy the challenge of helping you give your yard the look and feel that you desire. We emphasize the use of native and low maintenance plants in our designs to reduce your future maintenance costs and labor. We use natural and organic gardening methods to increase the health of your landscape and its surrounding ecosystem.

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Certified Organic Land Care Professional


Connecticut Master Gardener


Ecological Landscape Alliance


Promoting healthy ecosystems in our own yards and community

Robin in the Garden is a landscaping company specializing in organic land care with an emphasis on native and low maintenance plants in garden installations.

We stress building healthy soil and matching plants to a client’s unique soil and shade conditions to encourage healthy plants.

Robin in the Garden is a sole proprietorship run by Robin Franklin. A biologist with a Master’s Degree in Land Resources, she has been certified in Organic Land Care by the New England Farming Association (NOFA) since 2008 and a certified Connecticut Master Gardener since 2010.

Certified Organic Land Care Professional


Mission Statement:

Robin in the Garden promotes the use of healthy, organic methods of lawn and garden care for clients and for public spaces in the community.

We think holistically of the client’s land as an ecosystem. A healthy ecosystem is self-sustaining, and a healthy yard provides more pleasure with less work. It also provides places for native birds, pollinators and animals to live.


Robin in the Garden provides organic land care of clients' landscapes as well as consulting, planning and installation services for improvements in clients' yards and gardens.

The array of services includes: