PETER HVIZDAK — NEW HAVEN REGISTER
NEW HAVEN >> His role in the assembly line may have been the messiest, but for Robert Guarino, he wouldn’t spend his day any other way than with his hands immersed in a big bucket of soil.
“I love planting and being outside,” Guarino, of East Haven, said. “It’s one of my favorite things to do.”
Guarino was working in the Greenbrier Greenhouses in Edgerton Park Wednesday, helping to move seedlings of Eupaturium Perfoliatum, or bonesets, to larger containers as they continue to grow. Eventually, they will be planted in the Pond Lily Nature Preserve.
This is all part of a project for Save the Sound that is focused on repopulating area watersheds with local plants — vital for filtering pollution, restoring habitat, and bringing native…