About / Community Service Projects
- Created/donated floral arrangements for Fitch High School graduations since 2014.
- Awarded two $500 Environmental Steward college scholarships to local students in 2013.
- Built an outdoor classroom at Northeast Academy in Groton CT as part of Earth Day 2013.
- In honor of Army Staff Sergeant Edwin Rivera's sacrifice in Afghanistan, donated landscape, tree and lawn care services at his wife's home in Waterford.
- In honor of Ledyard's 175th Birthday, Sprigs & Twigs planted two trees in front of Town Hall.
- Sprigs & Twigs hosted a class of senior U.S. Coast Guard cadets who performed an internal audit of the company an instructional experience. The senior cadets used this field exercise to transition from learning in a classroom to putting their acquired knowledge to use.
- Sprigs & Twigs hosted the "Read and Seed" event at the Groton Public Library for Garden Days 2011. After reading to 30 children who attended the event, the Sprigs & Twigs crew educated the children on the fun and importance of organic gardening.
- Celebrated Earth Day 2011 by planting two red maple trees in Ledyard.
- Celebrated Earth Day 2010 and 2011 by planting two trees each year at Mystic Seaport.
- Donated Sprigs & Twigs professional services to Child & Family Agency of Southeastern Connecticut in 2010 and 2011.
- Donated folders and shopping bags to Ledyard Middle School students in 2011.
- Assisted David Fidyrich with his Eagle Scout project to clean-up the trail and area leading to the Ledyard Oak in 2010.
- In 2010, Sprigs & Twigs planted a Ginko tree at the Regional Multicultural Magnet School in New London in honor of Lia Scalas' winning poster "Trees are Terrific and Energy Wise", part of a nationwide competition sponsored by the National Arbor Day Foundation.
- Installed a memorial garden at the Preston Little League baseball field in 2010.
- Donated Christmas greens and trees to Mystic Seaport to decorate its grounds and ships in 2010-2014.
- Sprigs & Twigs landscape experts spoke on several topics and donated seed packets to the children for Mystic Seaport Garden Days 2010.
- For Mystic Seaport Garden Days 2009, Sprigs & Twigs donated evergreen saplings to children in attendance.
- Installed sod at Mystic Seaport's Anchor Circle in 2009.
- Sprigs & Twigs donated $4,000 to the Rose City Renaissance in celebration of the city's 350th anniversary to purchase 100 hanging flower baskets to line the downtown street poles.
- Participated in the nationwide volunteer project "PLANET National Day of Service" for Earth Day 2009 by donating and planting a new white oak tree to replace the 400-year-old Ledyard Oak that died in 1969. Sprigs & Twigs beautified the area surrounding the original and new Ledyard Oak and placed a stone sitting bench made from local granite donated by Mark Weber Stone Masonry of Ledyard.
- Featured on ABC's "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" as landscape volunteers to perform planting and tree services for the Girard family of Voluntown in 2008.
- Since 2001, Sprigs & Twigs designed, planted and maintained the gardens and grounds of St. David's Episcopal Church in Gales Ferry.
- 2017 Ledyard High School Music Booster
- 2010-2015 Ledyard Fair Sponsor
- 2013 Ledyard Fair Pageant sponsor
- 2013 Sailfest Fireworks sponsor
- Sponsored the new fence at Ledyard Animal Control - 2013
- 2013-2016 Boston Marathon Runner
- 2012-2016 Habitat for Humanity Bid to Build Auction
- Five Ledyard youth baseball teams during the 2012-2016 seasons
- New London County 4-H Camp 2012 Auction
- 2012 Rhode Island Riptides football team
- 2012-2016 Ledyard High School Senior Class Party
- Women's Center of Southeastern Connecticut, Inc.
- "Survivors in Fashion" in support of the Breast Cancer Survivor Fund at Backus Hospital
- 2010 Avalonia Land Trust Fundraiser
- 2009 and 2010 Relay for Life participants
- 2016 Relay for Life SECT Sponsor
- 2012-2016 Ledyard Rotary
- 2015-2016 East Lyme High School Senior Class Party
- 2011-2016 Ledyard High School Yearbook Sponsor
- 2017 Ledyard High School Varsity Baseball Uniforms
- Groton Youth Girls Basketball Team 2015-2017
- Ledyard Colonel Classic 5k Road Race 2014-2016
- Women's Center of SE Connecticut, Light the Way Breakfast 2011
- Gales Ferry Volunteer Fire Department
- Adopt a Grandparent 2013
- Ledyard High School Music & Drama Department
- Cats Ahoy Cat Club Show 2015-2016
- 2016 Pan-Mass Challenge Dana Farber Fundraiser
- 2010-2017 Mystic River Chorale
- 2013 Ledyard High School Music
- 2013 Florence Griswold Museum
- 2011-2016 Ledyard Youth League 5 Team Sponsor
- 2011-2016 Ledyard Lions Memorial Day Parade Sponsor
- 2011 Town of Ledyard Gold Birthday Sponsor
- 2011-2015 Ledyard High School Scoreboard Sponsor
- 2015 Ledyard Soccer Club
- 2015 Subase Women's Softball
- 2015 Ledyard Girls Softball
- 2011-2014 SE Conn. Youth Hockey Sponsor
- 2012 Academy of St. Theresa
- 2012 Groton Fire Department
- 2012 Stonington High School Drama Booster
- 2014 Ledyard Police
- Won the 2013 Patch Readers' Choice award for Tree Service
- Won the 2013-2016 Talk of the Town Customer Service Award
- From 2005-2016, Sprigs & Twigs gave presentations to the Colchester Garden Club, Ledyard Garden Club, Ledyard Library Friends, Mystic Aquarium, Mystic Marriott Home Show, Old Saybrook Garden Club, Duck River Garden Club, North Stonington Garden Club, Groton Senior Center, Mitchell College, Thames River Garden Club, Trillium Garden Club and East Lyme Garden Club.
- Fall 2010, taught a managerial accounting class at the US Coast Guard Academy using Sprigs & Twigs as the teaching example.
- Offered a $1,000 college scholarship to high school seniors who planned to study environmental sciences such as horticulture or botany in 2010, 2011, and 2012.
- Provided Sprigs & Twigs equipment to help create the Groton Community Garden in 2009.
- From 2006-2016, used Sprigs & Twigs trucks to deliver food to St. David's for its Christmas feast.
- Since 2006, filled a Sprigs & Twigs dump truck with Christmas presents and delivered them to St. Vincent de Paul homeless shelter in Norwich.
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Sprigs & Twigs was founded on and operates by a set of Values and Principles which all of our employees embrace. We are a family company and are committed to show dignity and respect to all of our customers and staff. We strive to build life-long relationships with customers and employees. At Sprigs & Twigs, one person's success is everyone's success. We support one another and exhibit a positive attitude at work - everyday! We continuously work to improve our quality and efficiency and are always open for thoughts and feedback from our customers and team members.